The easiest surf & turf nachos you HAVE to try before the summers over!

The easiest surf & turf nachos you HAVE to try before the summers over!

It's been a while since I shared a recipe here and this one is easily one of my favorites ever. We've been making an extra effort to open up our home and prioritize community this summer, but sometimes that also means extra work and that can be enough to hold you back from extending an [...]

How to cultivate a positive family culture (+ an easy & kid friendly 4th of July recipe!)

How to cultivate a positive family culture (+ an easy & kid friendly 4th of July recipe!)

I've been thinking a lot about the power we have as women to shape the future memories of our family. Now that I'm a mom, I look back on fond childhood memories with a whole new understanding that there was very likely a parent behind that memory - fostering an environment, creating an experience, and [...]

5 Soups Your Family Will Love This Winter (& my best tip for building friendships this season!)

5 Soups Your Family Will Love This Winter (& my best tip for building friendships this season!)

Happy December!  As much as I LOVE providing great meals for my family, I don’t actually enjoy cooking all that much. Thats why I usually aim for meals that are homemade and delicious, but require minimal ingredients and time to prepare. Ideally, I like to make at least one meal a week that's a favorite [...]

How To Prioritize Self Care (+ The best Baked Oatmeal You’ve Ever Had)

How To Prioritize Self Care (+ The best Baked Oatmeal You’ve Ever Had)

This baked oatmeal is another recipe from my mom's cookbook - Have I ever told you that, for my wedding, she gave me a hand written cookbook of all my favorite recipes I grew up with? One of the most sentimental wedding gifts EVER! - what can I say? She's a good cook 😉 I'm [...]

How To Cultivate Deeper Family Relationships

How To Cultivate Deeper Family Relationships

As an adult, sitting down to a meal with my entire family is still one of my favorite things. Why? Because they're my best friends! A huge amount of that relationship building was done around the table as I grew up. My parents prioritized dinner time and this practice became foundational to our family culture. [...]