Peanut Butter Pretzel Popcorn Balls

October 30, 2016
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Halloween is tomorrow!! Months ago, possibly the day after Halloween last year, I decided that we should do a family costume theme this year. Somehow I talked everybody into dressing up as Peanuts characters this year. Having coordinating costumes has made

Get inspiration for beautiful Fall landscaping and DIY Fall wreaths!

Dream House Update: Fall Landscaping

October 12, 2016
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Things have been a little quiet here on the blog for the past two weeks as I’ve been traveling all over promoting Scandinavian Gatherings and putting on the second annual conference for creatives that I co-founded, The Hello Sessions.  It’s

Banoffee Pie starts with a buttery, graham cracker crust filled with an easy-to-make, sticky stove top caramel. Add some banana slices and a pile of whipped cream, and you've got yourself one amazing dessert!

Banoffee Pie

October 4, 2016
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Last week was a crazy whirlwind of airplanes, rental cars, delicious food, and book signings. My book, Scandinavian Gatherings, launched one week ago today, and life has been moving nonstop ever since! I have details and photos to share of

Scandinavian Gatherings: From Afternoon Fika to Midsummer Feast: 70 Simple Recipes & Crafts for Everyday Celebrations | Available Now!

Scandinavian Gatherings is Here!

September 27, 2016

Today is the big day! Scandinavian Gatherings is officially available! I’ve already started seeing pictures from people who have gotten their copy in the mail, and it makes me so happy to see how much everyone loves the book. At

These delicious peach crumb muffins are perfect at brunch, dinner, or alongside a cup of tea!

Peach Crumb Muffins

September 26, 2016
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It’s the start of a brand new week, and the start of a new/old contributing gig for Lulu the Baker. I’ve started creating recipes for Minted’s amazing blog, Julep, again! My first post went up earlier this month, and it

What are your secrets to a successful cleaning routine?

Our Family Cleaning Routine

September 21, 2016
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This post was created in partnership with Lemi Shine. Life if full of conundrums. During the school year, I can’t wait for summer vacation. I always think life will be so much more relaxed, that we’ll be able to get

Scandinavian Gatherings Book Events

September 20, 2016

Scandinavian Gatherings comes out 1 week from today!! That’s an exciting sentence to type. I leave on Friday for the first stop on my book tour, and then spend a crazy three weeks doing back to back to back book events,

Mom's pan-fried chicken is a quick, easy, and wholesome version of everyone's comfort food favorite!

Mom’s Pan-Fried Chicken

September 19, 2016

This post was created in partnership with Foster Farms’ Simply Raised Chicken New Comfort Food Movement. My mom has always made the best fried chicken in the whole world. It’s deliciously crispy on the outside, and juicy and tender on the

5 menu ideas to help inspire your weeknight dinner menu planning!

This Week’s Menu Ideas 15

September 17, 2016
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    It’s been a few weeks since I posted a round-up of our favorite menu ideas. We finished out the summer with several casual dinner parties with friends, spent Labor Day weekend camping, and have been back in school