Baby · DIY · Holidays · Tips and Tricks

DIY Tile & Grout Cleaner

Do you have an old-fashioned bathroom with yucky grout that never gets clean? Try my “set it and forget it” tip for digging into those nooks and crannies using ingredients you can find in your pantry!


Beef Arepas! (Cornmeal Flatbreads) with Pickled Jalapeños & Avocado

This post is dedicated to my adventurous husband and daughter who bravely tried something that they a) had never heard of, b) knew was a little spicy, and c) couldn’t slather with melted cheese, as is their typical preference.  This dish was super easy, and can be made both vegetarian and mild very easily. (Or, you… Continue reading Beef Arepas! (Cornmeal Flatbreads) with Pickled Jalapeños & Avocado

Baby · Holidays · Recipes

Happy Father’s Day!

What a weekend. I’ve been so derelict in posting lately because we had LOTS of stuff going on at home — in particular, we threw a big party this weekend to celebrate Mark’s 30th birthday, and then the next day of course it was Father’s Day! Mark (prepare your shocked face) had to work all day,… Continue reading Happy Father’s Day!

Grow Your Own Way · kid-friendly · Recipes

Strawberry Mini Muffins

It is peak strawberry picking season in New England right now, so I thought it would be a great time to test some new dessert recipes. I could never get bored of my two favorites — strawberry shortcake & strawberry-rhubarb crumble — but it’s always good to experiment with new baking ideas! Inspired by how much Georgia loved… Continue reading Strawberry Mini Muffins

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Our trip to Myrtle Beach and Charleston, South Carolina

With winter suddenly back on the scene in New England (it was 50 degrees out this week and I wore a COAT to work!) I can’t help but fantasize about our next vacation. It seems like we’d only just installed our air conditioners for Memorial Day Weekend, only to have this rainy cold snap float through. While… Continue reading Our trip to Myrtle Beach and Charleston, South Carolina