Pretty Eats on MADE BY GIRL // The Best Hot Cocoa & Peppermint Marshmallows

 Happy Holidays all! Today I’m on Made By Girl sharing a completely decadent treat, and THAT’S RIGHT I’m calling it The BEST Hot Cocoa!  Just a few ingredients make up this recipe, the only key is to use nice quality chocolate. As a festive decoration, I tried my hand at homemade marshmallows…and they are fantastic! More photos and[…]

Bourbon Cocktails // Pretty EATS on Made By Girl

I’m back on Made By Girl with a Bourbon Cider Cocktail that will bring big cheers to your holiday season. Step 1: Take your favorite bourbon and steep a handful of cinnamon and spice in it. Step 2: Well, that’s over on >> Made By Girl!  

Pretty EATS on MADE BY GIRL // Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash

Happy Thanksgiving, my friends! I’m back with Made By Girl with some edible inspiration. As we approach this delicious holiday, I thought, “Why not try a super healthy dish and drizzle it in cream sauce?” Why not?!  Run on over to Made By Girl for more images and full recipe for Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash with Honey[…]

Everything Buns & Bonus Points //

When I’m feelin extra-homemakerish, home-made burger buns earn me extra wife points and are a great way to start off Friday dinner right. My basic bread dough recipe seen here is just adapted a bit. Make plump bun shapes on a parchment-lined baking sheet and allow to rise for 30 minutes. Simply brush with egg &[…]

Pretty Eats on MADE BY GIRL // BASIL, FETA, & PROSCUITTO PIZZA TWISTS

Hi friends, I’m back with a new post on MADE BY GIRL, Basil, Feta, & Prosciutto Pizza Twists. Simple and completely customizable to your favorite ingredients. Crank up your oven and try something new tonight! // see more images and full post here

Morning DIY // Orange Blossom Rolls

Here’s a beautiful breakfast that’s perfect for a cozy weekend morning, Glazed Orange Blossom Rolls. These are lovely assemble-only buns that are pretty enough to serve for dessert, perhaps with a  scoop of frosty vanilla ice cream. As with most my recipes, I love the opportunity for readers to make this their own / I[…]

Pretty Eats on Made by Girl // Pomegranate & Roasted Delicata Squash Autumn Salad

 Today I’m back with  MADE BY GIRL serving up an Autumn-inspired salad. A seasonal celebration on a plate // see full post and more photos here!

The Pizza Thief // Shallot & Goat Cheese Pizza

I’m being conspired upon by the two young ones in my home, one human boy and one canine boy. They are a real-life Calvin and Hobbes duo with the goal in life to steal food while I’m photographing it. Good thing I think they’re both pretty cute. I keep a bit of pizza dough on[…]

Cabernet Gorgonzola Burgers with Edible SLO Magazine //

A benefit of working with Edible San Luis Obispo Magazine is all the new recipes I get to try.  This is how the Cabernet Gorgonzola Burger came into my life. How could these ingredients go wrong in one of humankind’s greatest creations, the BURGER. What made this extra mouth-watering is the Sriracha sauce and the[…]

Meatball Subs // Time Saver Recipe

I’m still getting the hang of this whole “Mom to a Kindergartener” thing. Life got a whole lot busier and sometimes I really struggle getting dinner on the table at a decent hour. I know, who doesn’t have that problem, kids or not. We have a couple late days where we don’t come home until[…]