cooking experiments · I like to eat

Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies

So, we all know that I am not very adept in the kitchen, but I am very good at eating and definitely know a good recipe when I taste one. I mean, you would probably have to try to make chocolate chip cookies taste bad…but my mom’s recipe is way better than your average cookie.… Continue reading Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies

home and hearth

Choosing Ornaments, A Christmas Tradition

We are not what you would consider a traditional type family (we are kinda super nerds), and we don’t have a whole lot of holiday activities that we feel the need to partake in year after year…except for one, our ornament tradition. When my husband and I bought our house together three years ago, we… Continue reading Choosing Ornaments, A Christmas Tradition

wandering but not lost

An Affordable Weekend Getaway to New Orleans

Earlier this month, I took a short girl’s trip to New Orleans! Four of us hopped on a quick flight from Charlotte to NOLA on a Thursday morning and big easy-ed our way through the weekend until our flight home on Sunday afternoon. It was a fantastic time, jam-packed with all the New Orleans’ sights, that… Continue reading An Affordable Weekend Getaway to New Orleans

cooking experiments · family matters · home and hearth

8 Easy Dinners for School Nights

Sometimes I feel like school nights are the bane of my existence. Although my son does sooooo much better when he is on a routine (summer can lead to crankiness), the rush around during the school year can be a real pain. I work full-time so the roughly 4 hours between the end of work… Continue reading 8 Easy Dinners for School Nights

family matters · the Queen City

Trick-or-Treating Safely and In Style!

You may remember from last year that Halloween is my absolute favorite holiday and that I love everything about it, especially the costumes and trick-or-treating! There is just something about all that spooky fun that makes me crazy happy! I know that a big worry for a lot of parents is keeping the kiddos safe… Continue reading Trick-or-Treating Safely and In Style!

blogging

I Made My Own Ipsy Bag…Sort Of…

  Hello, everyone. I’m guessing you guys kinda thought I forgot about this wee site because I have been away so long but I didn’t, of course not. I’ve just been a bit busy…I know, I know. Everyone is busy, BUT I’ve been busy creating, and I think what I’ve created is pretty great. Not in… Continue reading I Made My Own Ipsy Bag…Sort Of…

cooking experiments · I like to eat

Grandma Jean’s Chicken Casserole Recipe

  Sometimes you just need a little comfort food to get you through the week. Enter my grandma’s super easy and delicious recipe for Chicken Casserole. I love this stuff, and I can get my little guy to eat it, so I call that a major win 🙂 I decided to play around on Prezi… Continue reading Grandma Jean’s Chicken Casserole Recipe