25 days of Elf on the Shelf for a Toddler

For as long as I can remember, I have waited to share the magic of the holidays with my children. Unfortunately, in the midst of a global pandemic, a lot of the traditions I’ve dreamt of passing along to my daughter are looking different. I’m struggling to make this year as special as possible. In a moment of pure desperation …

Cornbread Sausage Stuffing

Delicious gluten free Thanksgiving stuffing. Combines the traditional staples of cornbread, sausage, apples and cranberries to make a truly unique (and delicious) holiday side dish.

Butternut Squash Lasagna

Butternut Squash Lasagna

Labor day is next weekend, and I’m so excited that Fall is just around the corner. 2020 has basically been a dumpster fire, but I’m optimistic that we can find a few redeeming moments in Fall. 2020 can take away my public gatherings, beloved celebrities, and childcare, but it can’t ruin my favorite part of fall. Butternut squash lasagna.

Painting my Kitchen Cabinets

Before we even moved in to our apartment, I told my husband I was going to paint the kitchen cabinets. He thought I was nuts. Well, actually, what he said was “I think I have to be away that weekend.” While all I saw was the potential for an affordable and quick facelift for our dated rental kitchen, he saw …

Living Room Makeover

“It has good bones…” There are two types of people in this world. The kind who think “it has good bones” is a polite way of saying your place is a $h!thole, and those who are excited by the potential. We fall into the latter group. Half the fun of moving for me is the creativity that comes when trying …

Spicy Honey Garlic Chicken

Once upon a time and long ago, I used to fantasize about what life would be like if I could work from home. My floors would be immaculate, laundry would be folded, and I’d prepare healthy gourmet meals every night. Yeah…. about that… Home Office Mood    The Dinner Dilema It has been nearly 3 months since I started working …