entertaining, grill out, grilling, outdoor kitchens

5 Instagram-worthy Outdoor Kitchens: a Pinterest round-up

  Looking to spoil your husband or father this Father's Day? One easy way to do that is with an outdoor kitchen. While some outdoor kitchens are hugely expensive, there are several low-cost ways to build an attractive outdoor kitchen your whole family will love. This Pinterest round up will include five beautiful outdoor kitchens… Continue reading 5 Instagram-worthy Outdoor Kitchens: a Pinterest round-up

2022, diet, entertaining, event planning, food, health and safety, Pinspiration, Pinterest roundup

Fitness Fridays: tasty, lower calorie Super Bowl snacks

While most of us are probably not having a Super Bowl party, many of us are still making food and enjoying the game with our immediate family. Most of the well known super bowl party fare is delicious but fatty and high in calories. However, this doesn’t have to ruin the fun for those of… Continue reading Fitness Fridays: tasty, lower calorie Super Bowl snacks

2021, entertaining, grocery shopping, Thanksgiving

Things I Wish I Knew Before Cooking My First Thanksgiving

Last year, we found ourselves scrambling to make Thanksgiving plans amidst a global pandemic. Unable to gather with local family and unable to travel to out of state family, we decided to host our very own Thanksgiving celebration at home for the four of us. While I am a decent cook, I’m not a chef.… Continue reading Things I Wish I Knew Before Cooking My First Thanksgiving

2020, 24 Days of Christmas, dining room, entertaining, food, hosting

Setting a Christmas Table

Christmas will be here before you know it. Typically, we’d be planning our get togethers and deciding who to invite and what to prepare. Of course, this year, Covid has changed EVERYTHING. No dinners, no gathering and NO typical celebrations. Enter Zoom and intimate family gatherings within your bubble. BUT. Just because your family gatherings… Continue reading Setting a Christmas Table

entertaining, hosting, Pinspiration, Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Tablescapes: Simple and Eye catching

  I can't believe November is already upon us. I am furiously working to finish some house projects so we can concentrate on the holiday season- our fireplace project is coming right along, and our back porch project is coming together as well. I have begun to plan for Thanksgiving and Christmas, and I'll soon… Continue reading Thanksgiving Tablescapes: Simple and Eye catching