Picking a Pine Tree

December 5, 2018

Last weekend we headed out to a local Christmas Tree farm and chopped down our tree! We have always got a real tree and living in the PNW it almost seems silly not to. After wandering through the field of trees for about half hour we found the perfect tree for us 🙂 Continue Reading…

Shepherd’s Pie

November 16, 2018

With Thanksgiving just around the corner (less than a week!!) food, specifically leftovers, have been on my mind! I am a huge fan, like huge huge huge fan, of Shepherd’s Pie. Everything about it screams comfort, it is so just so damn delicious. Another awesome thing about it? Continue Reading…

Christmas Decor Inspiration

November 12, 2018

2018 has flown by and here were are, less than 2 weeks until Thanksgiving! While I love Thanksgiving, I am a total Christmas fanatic. However, I do refuse to put up Christmas decorations until AFTER Thanksgiving…the day after to be exact 🙂 Continue Reading…

Halloween 2018!

November 1, 2018

I’ve never really been that into Halloween, but since having Luna it’s definitely been fun to partake in all the activities again. I will say, we really half-assed our costumes this year….whoops. But at least Luna looked adorable! I found her ‘winter unicorn’ Continue Reading…

Family Trip to Kruger’s Farm

October 15, 2018

This was our first family trip to the pumpkin patch this year. We go to the same one on Sauvies Island every year, Kruger’s Farm. Luna and I had gone once before this a couple weeks ago during the week and we were literally the ones at the farm. But this time it Continue Reading…

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

October 12, 2018

There is nothing more delicious than a chocolate chip cookie, but add a little pumpkin and it just takes it over the top! A lot of recipes for Chocolate chip pumpkin cookies often create a cookie that is too heavy on the pumpkin side for me. I want a nice balance of flavors Continue Reading…

Creamy Roasted Tomato Sauce

October 5, 2018

With the cold weather starting to set in it’s time to harvest the last of the many, many tomatoes from the garden, or in this case our neighbors garden. Our neighbor is this very sweet elderly man who lives alone and told us to treat his tomato plants as our own and come pick them Continue Reading…

Vaux Swifts

October 1, 2018

Every year the Vaux Swifts migrate south to Central America. And every year on their way down, thousands of these birds gather and use the chimney at a local elementary school as an evening roost. There are literally thousands of these birds. They start gathering Continue Reading…

Vanilla Bean Spice Popovers

September 21, 2018

This weekend marks the first official weekend of Fall and what better way to celebrate than with a cozy delicious breakfast treat. Full disclosure, this recipe kinda happened by accident but it turned out so damn delicious I decided to try to create the mistake again Continue Reading…

3 Year Anniversary

September 19, 2018

Today marks my husband and I’s three year wedding anniversary. We were together for 5 years prior, making for a total of 8 years!! So crazy. I feel like we have grown together as a couple so much over that time. I would be lying if I said it has been all butterfly’s Continue Reading…