Posted in October 2011

Grape Jam

Grape Jam

This is was a new adventure in the kitchen for us; last week we made jam! We had received a packet of pectin in the mail some time back, and so with some delicious black grapes from the local farmer’s market (that had seeds and thus motivated us to find another way to use them, rather than … Continue reading

Tablet Sleeve

Tablet Sleeve

Just a couple weeks ago we got a tablet. This past Friday we were leaving to go out of town for the weekend, to Stephen’s parents’ home. That morning, Stephen brought to my attention that we needed something to protect our tablet during our trip. I turned to Etsy for inspiration. (Love this website, explore … Continue reading

5 and 6 Months Old

5 and 6 Months Old

Time flies by…here’s Baby Girl over the past couple months. I can’t believe we’ve been parents for half a year! She’s getting harder and harder to take posed pictures of, always moving all around : ) Her first tooth came in on her 6 month “birthday,” and a second has quickly followed. We’re not to crawling … Continue reading

Buttermilk Cheddar Biscuits

Buttermilk Cheddar Biscuits

We had these biscuits tonight. They are so good : ) If you’re craving warm, cheesy goodness – then make these biscuits by the Barefoot Contessa. (good to know: if you don’t have buttermilk on hand, then you can add vinegar to milk (one to two tablespoons per cup is the ratio to go by) & … Continue reading

Pumpkins & Mason Jars

Pumpkins & Mason Jars

…. & Raffia! Raffia ribbon is one of my favorite ways to dress anything up for fall. So quick, easy, and festive. Here’s my second piece of decoration for the season! Pumpkins from Goodwill (score!), mason jars from Mom, and raffia leftover from last year : )

Cheesecake

Cheesecake

Best recipe ever. My wonderful friend from college, Megan, gave me this recipe with a spring form pan when Stephen and I got married. It took me way too long to get around to making it – but once I did, I made it a second time less than a week or so later! Yes, … Continue reading

Halloween Banner

Halloween Banner

Cardboard is my new favorite. There is always extra of it around the house – especially when ordering diapers every month! I’ve been thinking about it, and I love making something fun and new out of things that would normally be thrown away (diaper boxes) or just take up space in a closet (leftover present … Continue reading