Thanksgiving looks quite a bit different this year and most of us won’t be traveling or entertaining like in years past. I wanted to share a turkey breast recipe that would be perfect for two. And quite honestly if roasting a big ‘ol bird intimidates you, this would be the way to go. It’s […]
Oh, Bob….. where do I begin. My love affair for these store bought potatoes goes waaaaaay back. I’m trying to think back as when I first discovered them. I believe it was a desperate attempt at a home cooked meal and then ran out of time. STORY OF MY LIFE. I think it was one […]
So maybe you’ve gotten stuck in your usual Thanksgiving menu? A new year, the same squash casserole you’ve been cooking for years. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all about traditions and making those special family recipes that have been handed down. But if you are looking to vamp things up or add something new to […]
PrintWHIPPED SWEET POTATOES Ingredients4 lbs sweet potatoes 1/2 heavy cream, let stand at room temp 4 tbs unsalted butter 2 tbs maple syrup salt + pepper InstructionsHeat your oven to 375 degrees. Place sweet potatoes on a foil lined baking sheet. Sweet potatoes have a tendency to ooze and this will save […]
PrintGRILLED CORNISH HENS + HARVEST RICE Ingredients6 Cornish hens 3 cups of cooked wild rice (we used Uncle Ben’s boxed rice- follow package directions) 3 tbs olive oil Spiceology Turkey Rub baking twine InstructionsPrecook wild rice (or your favorite type) and set aside to cool slightly. Prepare Cornish hens (thaw if frozen) by making sure […]
PrintBRIE + PEAR PYILLO BITES Ingredients4 oz brie cheese 1 ripe pear, chopped honey for drizzle 1 pkg mini phyllo shells fresh thyme springsInstructionsFill each cup with brie cheese. Top with a few pieces of chopped pear. Drizzle with honey. Bake at 350 for about 10 minutes or until cheese melts and pear softens. Remove […]
This one is my son, Luke’s FAVORITE thing I make. It’s a combination of all his loves. I mean what kid doesn’t like chocolate and carbs?!? Actually, I’m going to raise my hand too for this one. HA! It’s not just for kids. This one is a total crowd pleaser. Perfect for […]
My family loves popcorn- Yours too? It’s an easy quick after school snack but also a late night guilty pleasure. We’ve been using Spiceology for years and when they recently sent us their new popcorn seasoning gift set– I thought Steve was going to lose his mind! We ere so excited! I decided to put […]
PrintROASTED FIGS + GOAT CHEESE Ingredients12 fresh figs (I use brown turkey) 6 oz goat cheese 2 tbs chopped walnuts 2 tbs fresh sage, chopped 4 tbs honey (even truffle honey is divine) salt + pepper InstructionsPre- heat your oven to 400 degrees Cut stems of figs and make an X cut in […]
PUMPKIN DREAM CAKE Honestly, if you mention anything with pumpkin to me, I will probably already refer to whatever that may be as a dream. Yes, I am that girl. When Starbucks announces the pumpkin drink, my fall heart skips a beat. I mean, have you been to Trader Joe’s in the fall? It is […]
Do you shave your face? Wait, what Landyn?! Yep, I asked it because I’ve been shaving my face for 2 years now. I’ll never go back to the peach fuzz days and I’m here to bust all those myths you’ve heard.
First things first, let me say this…I am NOT a beauty blogger. I'm just a girl trying to get by in the morning while adding a little glam here and there. So yes, I know that sometimes I may not be applying the eyeliner
I’m your girl for finding the perfect white tee, the mother of all under eye concealer and a dinner your kids will actually eat. And if there something I haven’t found, you’ll be there when I do. My hope is to inspire you, be your daily dose of comic relief and that best girlfriend you never really knew you needed. So, pour that second cup of coffee, grab your girls and let’s go figure out this thing called life.