Mommy & Me Costumes

Mommy & Me Costumes


I like to tell myself that my daughter will always wear what I tell her to.

Especially when it comes to the Holidays. Sorry Sophie, you will be forever matching with momma for years to come.

As we get ready to celebrate our 3rd Halloween together, I’m flashing back to our last two.

Queen Bee and Baby Bee from 2015, and our Koala and Kangaroo onesies from last year.


Does your family wear matching or themed outfits at Halloween? Let me know in the comments below.




A Vegan Thanksgiving.

A Vegan Thanksgiving.


“What’s the plan’s for Thanksgiving” they asked me.

If only I could copy and paste the virtual looks I received when I told my meat loving family that I was providing a vegan Thanksgiving dinner.

“So we’re having Tofurky” they said? “No, we’re having real food. Whole foods” I replied. Well we did have tofurky gravy, but that remained a secret until now.

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Meal Prep Sunday: Texmex Stuffed Squash and Heirloom Pico De Gallo

Meal Prep Sunday: Texmex Stuffed Squash and Heirloom Pico De Gallo


Secret: I rarely meal prep. But I will for these.

I couldn’t believe how easy it was to make these. Cut squash – check. Remove seeds – check. Roast for an hour in the oven – check. And then the fun begins.

The fun actually started in my garden, where I harvested the last of my heirloom tomatoes. With a few additional organic produce items, I was able to get creative and make an easy, bright and flavorful pico de gallo. All you need is 4 ingredients really.


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Apple Picking at Willow View Farms

Apple Picking at Willow View Farms


Hello Autumn!

Boots, layers, falling leaves, crisp mornings, pumpkin everything and of course apple picking.

Apple picking is such a fun, family activity; especially when you’re supporting a local farm. We have a honey crisp tree in our own backyard, but as we went through those apples quickly we headed on over to Willow View Farms to stock up for some new recipes.

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