An Earthy Table Setting: Styled x3

I love entertaining and hosting gatherings.  The temptation is sometimes to think you have to spend a fortune decor.  Today's post shoots down that theory and gives you a little peek  makes the new dining area in the #staggreno. My sweet friend, Stacy Read More
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A GIRLS NIGHT OUT (sponsored by Brio)

I don't get out much.  Between caring for a toddler, blogging, working, running a household, a husband who works crazy hours, and other responsibilities, my idea of relaxing is getting a hot cocoa in the Starbucks drive-thru while running errands.  So Read More
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SUMMERTIME GRILLING: GRILLED ARTICHOKES & STEAK MARINADE

At my house, we are grillers.  We grill.  All summer, almost every night.  It's one of my favorite things about this time of year.  Nothing quite beats sitting out on the deck, and cooking up a feast of fresh food. Grilling is also pretty easy, Read More
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HOMEMADE CANNED MARINARA SAUCE

This recipe was born in an act of desperation.  I made it up after discovering I had forgotten to buy pasta sauce at the store, and had planned on spaghetti and my homemade french bread for dinner.  After contemplating takeout, I decided to instead Read More
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FAST, FUSS-FREE FRENCH BREAD

Bread is one of my favorite things to bake.  There is just something about the aroma filling your home and eating a slice of soft, warm bread straight out of oven with butter than is the ultimate comfort food for me. Making bread can be complicated Read More
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OLD FASHIONED POT ROAST

Everyone needs a killer roast recipe in their repertoire to call on for those Sunday dinners and special occasions. Actually it doesn’t have to be a special occasion around our house for a perfectly cooked and seasoned, tender roast with the best Read More
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