I’m not feeling super chatty today but I do have a cute picture of my girls with giant cacti from our spring break trip. Let’s just say after the drive to Arizona and back home to Oregon I’m enjoying my quiet time.
Rich toasted hazelnuts and the unique punch of cardamom make these cookies a perfect, not too sweet accompaniment to your morning coffee or afternoon tea. Continue reading “Hazelnut Cardamom Shortbread Cookies”
We’re on our third snow day here in Bend so I thought it would be a good time to finally post this super simple hot cocoa mix recipe in case you run out of store-bought stuff. I wrote what follows a few weeks ago but I had no pictures to go along with it as hot cocoa is usually made spur of the moment and consumed quickly around here.
I love frosting. Don’t tell my husband or my dog but I kind of want it to be my Valentine. It shouldn’t be too fancy. I like a smooth European buttercream as much as the next person but give me a fluffy, sweet, powdered sugary American buttercream and I simply can’t stop eating it. It completes me. Continue reading “Peanut Butter Frosting”
They started digging on our lot this week and we couldn’t be more thrilled. Hailey took this picture on Monday which was day one and I love how the light is shining through the trees. I’ll keep updating progress in posts as construction moves forward. It will be cool to have a diary of the build. Continue reading “Quick Fresh Guacamole”
Hi. Apparently, I took the summer (and most of the fall) off. It wasn’t planned, I’m just letting life take me where it needs to these days. Yesterday it took me to this Bourbon Pecan Pie with Dark Chocolate, just in time for a Thanksgiving post. Continue reading “Bourbon Pecan Pie with Dark Chocolate”
There’s so much good stuff in this sesame ginger slaw. Fresh ginger, garlic, honey, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, tons of crunchy veggies, and cilantro. Addictively delicious and super nutritious; my favorite combination. Continue reading “Sesame Ginger Slaw”
No new recipe, I haven’t been in the mood. I decided to share this with you today though on the off-chance you might find it helpful or interesting. It’s a subject that has weighed heavy on my mind for way too long and now I have to navigate with my girls. I’d like to crush it. Any help or advice is appreciated. Continue reading “Boring”