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Strawberry Jalapeno Salsa

Strawberry Jalapeño Salsa

Fruit salsa is so underrated these days. Fresh spring strawberries combined with a little bit of pineapple and those spicy little green guys, jalapeños. I’m kind of a wimp when it comes to heat, so I go light in the spicy department, but you feel free to add as many jalapeños as you want! I […]

pink blood orange buttercream

Blood Orange Buttercream

Well, I officially have another toddler.  Ireland turned two last weekend, I can’t believe how quickly that happened.  We kept it low key, I always end up feeling a little guilty when that happens, but we were there as a family, showered her with love, and made a cake together.  In the end, family time […]

Moth Costume Inspiration

Moth Costume Inspiration

There is one constant in our house…  The girls LOOOVE to play dress up!  So naturally I took this as an excuse to buy a stupid amount of card board from our local art store, and play myself.  Cardboard boxes would work well too though. This isn’t exactly a tutorial of any kind, more of […]

Rattle Snake Lake, WA

Rattlesnake Lake, Washington

Such a great day trip if you are trying to find something picturesque but semi close to the city.  Rattlesnake Lake is open year round, and is only about 30 miles east of Seattle.  There’s a great hike to Rattlesnake Ledge, that is only about 2 miles one way to get there.  We didn’t attempt […]

Apple cider donuts on tray

Apple Cider Donuts

Donuts for Days! Have you ever tried making your own donuts at home?  It’s super easy, and everyone should give these a try, because they are simple baked donuts.  No scary deep frying here(that’s coming in a couple of weeks!), and they are super light, and not at all dense.    In fact you can […]

Roasted vegetable lentil salad in a bowl on blue napkin.

Roasted Vegetable Salad with Yogurt Dill Dressing and Family Date Night

  Family date night. Once a week, we try and really put a focus on dinner with each other as a family.  Max and I haven’t been able to have our own date nights in awhile, so we fix it by including the girls and elevating dinner a bit!  We add special touches like candle […]

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