Family Featured Food

    Family Recipe: Homemade Chicken and Dumplings

    November 5, 2018

    Now that I’m living nearby to loved ones again, I’m making it my mission to track down and make all the yummy family recipes. One of my favorite dishes my grandmother makes is homemade chicken soup with dumplings, and it’s the perfect time of year to make it. There’s truly nothing better than cuddling up with the roaring fireplace under a knit blanket while slurping a cup of soup — especially when carbs are added to it! This weekend was…

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  • Featured Parenting

    Preparing for Baby #2

    This post is sponsored by Sam’s Club but all thoughts and opinions are my own. I guess it’s about time that we talk about pregnancy #2, yeah? Let’s do it! I took a lot…

    November 1, 2018
  • Featured Parenting Travel

    The Key to a Happy Family Road Trip

    Thank you Maxi-Cosi for sponsoring this post. Keep your little adventurers comfy, safe & stylish with the Maxi-Cosi Magellan 5-in-1 car seat! Without any exaggeration, my husband and I get at least two comments…

    October 23, 2018
  • Featured Health

    I Got Contact Lenses!

    Something that you may not know about me is that I just got fitted for contacts for the first time this past spring.  I’ve always had 20/20 vision, but I noticed a change shortly…

    October 8, 2018
  • Buffalo Family Featured

    The Great Pumpkin Farm

    We spent the first day of fall at the local pumpkin patch celebrating and we’re sure glad we did! There were lots of first to be had including Fox’s first time having his face…

    September 29, 2018
  • Beauty Featured

    Relaxing Spa Night

    As much as I’d like to say that life has been a breeze lately, I’ve been dealing with more stress than I’d normally like to. With life’s everyday crazy moments and expecting my second…

    September 28, 2018
  • Featured Food Marriage

    Braided Leaf Apple Pie

    I joked on Instagram recently that I was going to go into pie making business to justify my excessive trips to the apple orchards this fall. Well, I made my first pie of the…

    September 19, 2018
  • Featured Food

    Easy Pressure Cooker Apple Crisp

    We brought home about 40 apples from the farm over the weekend and I knew I wanted most of them cooked up in dishes that would make our house smell like heaven. My first…

    September 11, 2018
  • Buffalo Featured Home

    Apple Picking at Becker Farms

    I had a long 8 years without fall in California. We tried to go apple picking there twice and it was hilariously bad — think dust devils and wearing flannel out of sheer disregard…

    September 10, 2018