Baseball, Fall, and Granny J’s Beef Stew

It’s fall y’all and you know what that means… Soups, chowders, and stews! Oh MY! Guys, this is my season. I’m certain of it. I mean… I’m a winter born baby, but autumn. It’s just in my veins. There’s something about this season that just makes my heart sing. The leaves changing, the brisk chill…

Fall in love with Amsterdam

Have you ever been somewhere and thought I’m never leaving here… I had never been to a place like this until I visited Amsterdam… Okay, so have you ever watched House Hunters International and been like… That’s all hype. Those people can’t love that city like that… Y’all… I’m telling you it’s legit. From the…

Finding Home

Finding Home…. How did I come up with that… This is the question that keeps getting asked whenever I tell people about the blog (which isn’t a lot) But it’s a question even I have had to ponder a bit these days as well… Finding home. What does it mean? What does it look like?…

Autumn Pumpkin Soup

Last night I hosted a book club for the first time… Me. The introvert. Guys… This is big. HUGE EVEN. I totally invited strangers into my house on purpose and I cooked. The best part about all this? I had fun. I laughed so hard. It was a blast! I can’t wait to host another…

When Parenting Wins Happen

This past weekend was full of epic parenting-ness wins. The Artist lost  a tooth. Mr. Foodie was on ToothFairy detail and like we all do sometimes he slipped up and well… The Sandman visited him and he FORGOT TO GET THE TOOTH!!!! Que panic, quiet panic mind you… but panic nonetheless… So… While we’re trying…

Ground Turkey Lettuce Wraps

This meal is a go-to quick one for our family of 6. Not only is it delicious, but it’s healthy as well, and… The kids love it. That alone makes it a no-brainer win in my book. I knew I would share it here, but I wasn’t sure when… Then I thought well…. It’s a…

The Real MVP’s… My Kids.

I just came from lunch with a friend and she said something during our discussion that stuck with me, “My kids are the real MVP’s.” It’s funny that she said that because just this morning I was debating on writing a similar sentiment, just not so eloquently put like that… Isn’t amazing how inspiration can…