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Mixology: Coconut Chai Hot Toddy

Since I’ve been intensely planning a trip for the past couple of days, I put myself in vacation mode a bit early with the most amazing cocktail and I have to share the recipe! It’s a creamy drink served hot that’s perfect for the…

February 19, 2016
DIY Featured Printables

Love You Tons! Free Valentine’s Printable

I was perusing Oriental Trading recently and could not pass up these adorable little barbell stress balls. Plus, Tyler helped me execute these “Love You Tons” Valentine’s Day printables so I could share with you guys who still have a Valentine in need –…

February 13, 2016
DIY Entertaining Featured Parenting Parties

Fox’s 1st Birthday Party

Fox turned one this past Sunday. Oddly enough, both Tyler and I noticed a major shift in Fox beginning right on his 1st birthday. He added the word “hi!” to his repertoire and adds a hearty wave along with it, his little voice shifted…

February 12, 2016
Beauty Featured Holidays

7 Gifts She’ll Want for Valentine’s Day

Hi everybody! I’m following up from my recent post on my top 7 men’s Valentine’s gifts with my picks for the ladies. I’ve never been a pink kind of gal, but seeing as 2016 is the year of rose gold it’s fitting that’s what I’ve been drawn to…

February 4, 2016
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Entertaining Featured Food

Mixology: The Life Preserver

“Want to soak up life for a while in laid-back mode. No boss, no clock, no stress, no dress code.” I’m channeling me some Kenny Chesney today with a little No Shirt, No Shoes, No Problems. (Except the shirt part, because no one wants…

January 29, 2016
Family Holidays Marriage Parenting

A Rawhide Ranch Christmas

You may remember a month or so back when I posted about our friend’s getting married at a place called Rawhide Ranch. This place was so neat. It looked like an old western town complete with farm animals, a saloon, stage and dance floor,…

December 17, 2015
Family Featured Holidays Parenting

Thanksgiving Roundup

The long weekend is wrapping up in my house with a busy Sunday, but I want to drop a quick note before it ends. We did Thanksgiving a bit different this year since we stayed in by ourselves as a trio. I cooked my…

November 29, 2015
Featured Food Holidays

Two Sweet and Salty Recipes + $10 PayPal Giveaway!

The day after Thanksgiving always marks the day that we put up our “family” Christmas tree. We love the holiday season around here so we technically have two trees – one that goes up pretty much right after Halloween that’s more for show (white lights,…

November 27, 2015
DIY Entertaining Featured Food Holidays Parties

Cherish the Present

Something funny happens when you get older. People tend to move away, get married and have children – everything changes. So when the holidays roll around it’s always interesting to see how deep-seated traditions stir into new ones. I’ve mentioned in past posts that…

November 25, 2015
DIY Entertaining Family Parties

Movie Night: Inside Out in a Fort!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #InsideOutMovieNight #CollectiveBias You may have seen my Instagram post this week where I admitted to going to not one, but two, Target stores in the very same day.…

November 8, 2015
DIY

Halloween Entertaining and Free Soda Bottle Printables

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CVS4FantaFun #CollectiveBias For someone who is almost entirely done Christmas shopping, I surprisingly found myself panicking about Halloween. As of yesterday we didn’t have any candy, pumpkins,…

October 25, 2015
DIY

Adventures in Pickling

I’d love to tell you that I’ve been up to some really cool things, but the truth is that it’s just TOO. HOT. This past weekend Tyler and I decided to go out on an adventure. We were going to start driving and stop…

October 13, 2015
DIY Uncategorized

DIY: Making Crayons

I’ve been taking some baby steps into being a little more crafty these days. I tend to get frustrated when things don’t work right for me the first time, and life with a 7-month-old doesn’t really allow for all the time that comes along…

September 5, 2015
Parties

Whitney Bond Rebranding Party

Over the last 4 years, LittleLeopardBook.com has become known as the go-to food blog for traditional recipes with a twist. Recipes from the blog can be found all over the web on sites like Buzzfeed, POPSUGAR, TODAY Show, Yahoo! and Huffington Post. Fans of…

August 25, 2015