Archive for March, 2013



Hope you all had a lovely Easter weekend! Ours was filled with Jesus, sunshine, family, dyed eggs, and fancy dresses. I can officially say that after sixty degrees this weekend […]


Carrot Cake Waffles

So, you guys know how making pancake versions of already-invented-and-well-loved cakes is about a jillion times easier than making an actual cake, right? Like these pancakes? Or these? (coincidentally, two […]


Dyeing Easter Eggs

This was Adrienne’s first time dyeing (and painting) Easter eggs. I think I was more excited than she was at first (I was up early getting things set up just […]


Almond Butter Saltine Chocolate Bites

Remember those toffee saltines? Yeah, I’ve completely worn them out. Every time I have to bring something to a gathering, or a new mama, or a potluck…I bring those. Just […]

AB 22 Months

Adrienne Bren [22 months]

I am so glad you guys liked the little video I put together last time. We have so much fun making them! Hard to believe that girl up there is […]


ten-minute stovetop granola

I WANT GRA-LA-LA. What? GRA-NA-LA-LA, PEASE? Hmmm. I don’t know, Sweet Pea…show me? With frustration, she takes my hand and drags me to the cupboard and starts reaching for the […]


today is my mama’s birthday

This photo is hanging in my kitchen. I smile/cry every time I look at it for more than three seconds. You know how you have those defining life events that, […]


the best brussels sprouts

Here’s what I’m thinking. If this recipe can get a wiggly toddler to ignore two dogs and sit down for a bowl of brussels sprouts (the sleepy great dane on […]


Spinach Salad + Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

You know the weather is getting warmer (for two seconds) when I start thinking about salad again. I swear I could be locked up in a windowless house for the […]


Walnut Mascarpone Muffins

I’m on a savory muffin kick. A mission to take everything I love (besides cake) and put it into muffin form. First it was the pistachio leek muffins (one of […]