summer


How to Make Cold Brew Coffee

Cold brew coffee is so good in the summer, right?  So expensive in the coffee shops too – and don’t get me started on how annoyed I get when I see a barista pour piping hot coffee over ice and hand it over in exchange for $4.  That just dilutes the good stuff down to […]

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Cucumber, Tomato, and Radish Salad

I also call this “Farmer’s Market Salad” because cucumbers, tomatoes and radishes are the most abundant vegetables at my farmer’s market right now. This is an easy, feel good salad that’s perfect alone for lunch or as a side salad with dinner.  You can make lots of different variations of this salad depending on what’s available and […]

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Strawberry Basil Gin & Tonic

During winter months I may have a glass of wine here or there, but when the weather starts warming up, I go in to cocktail mode.  Gin and tonics are my go-to drink ever since I discovered Hendricks (my favorite) but when I had some strawberry simple syrup left over from making Pocket Pies over […]

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Our Engagement Photos

Parker and I got married this past June and we were shocked when our (awesome) photographer, Nessa K, let us know she had secretly submitted our engagement photos to my most favorite wedding blog, Green Wedding Shoes, and we had been picked to be featured!  Then, we were shocked (and stoked!) again to learn that […]

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EASY PEASY DINNER SALAD

Planning meals is always a chore for me.  Finding delicious-yet-nutritious dinners especially gives me anxiety and most weeks I find myself pouring over the internet for much longer than should seem necessary.  But when I came across this vintage Cupcakes and Cashmere post, not even looking for recipes, I thought to myself “Oh. Duh, a roasted vegetable […]

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