really quick vanilla latte

Happy New Year! We could probably all use a little coffee this morning, huh? I have to confess, this is a cheater recipe. I mean, it is not the real […]


christmas week

The last week has been a whirlwind. I can’t believe Christmas has come and gone. I drove to Texas and back to see my grandma early in the week, then […]


the porch portraits

    (I wiped off my cell phone lens after the first four…hah, it made such a big difference!)     These pictures just do it for me. The way […]


GIR kitchen tools giveaway! {CLOSED}

  I’m so excited for the opportunity to give you guys a chance to win a full set of GIR’s kitchen tools. THE ENTIRE COLLECTION! I own every single (yep, […]


Christmas hot chocolate

(he just had a spoonful of whipped cream…but he loved every lick!) We’ve been up to our eyeballs in commitments lately. All things I want to do, all fun things, […]


Whole Foods Bradburn

The little turkeys and I got the chance to preview a new Whole Foods store last week. It officially opens to the public on December 9th (tomorrow!) but we got […]


kale and roasted fruit salad

I hope you all had great Thanksgivings! That last week went so quickly, I had grand plans to blog and make Thanksgivingy recipes for you, and then ziiiing, it was […]


thanksgiving tree

joy is the settled assurance that God is in control of all the details of my life, the quiet confidence that ultimately everything is going to be alright, and the […]


three and half years old.

This beautiful little goofball. She turned three and a half this week, and I thought…you know, why not celebrate? If making a batch of cookies (from this cookbook, ps. they […]


twinkle light fort

(don’t worry, I stopped taking pictures and got the lights out of his mouth after this picture!) A couple of months ago, Meeker and I started loosing our marbles over […]