Sausage and Vegetable Soup

I made this at my friend’s house in Houston, based on an old recipe that had a list of ingredients and sparse directions. I improvised a bit, and the result is a staple I plan on making again and again until spring. I wanted to post it now because this soup is good the day […]

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Recipe Mastery: Lettuce Wraps

Remember my Recipe Mastery project? Well I found my favorite Beef Stew (I’m working on a summary post now where I’ll talk about what I tried and what I liked/disliked) and for my next recipe I’m going to tackle lettuce wraps. I’ve tried different recipes from Pinterest in the past, but nothing has been what […]

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Once A Month Mom Cooking and Freezer Stocking

I know I’ve done several sponsored reviews lately, so I want to clarify that this is me writing a post about something I paid for and chose to do voluntarily. The people at Once A Month Mom have no idea who I am (other than the two payments I’ve sent their way over the past […]

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Zucchini Cupcakes (They Don’t Taste Like Zucchini, I Promise)

I was in bed, flipping through blog posts from other people and I thought “I kind of want to write a blog post of my own”. It’s 8:30 and That Husband isn’t home from work yet… why not? I’ll start with something simple. I made these zucchini cupcakes with cinnamon cream cheese frosting a few […]

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Settling In (and a Few Recipes I Loved)

We’ve been in Palo Alto for a week now, and we’re almost entirely unpacked which means I can finally take a deep breath and attack other areas of my life that have been put on hold for weeks and months over our crazy summer. The amount of shopping I need to do is insane (including […]

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