Cooking with Coffee

Obviously, as a new mom, I am knee deep in coffee by 9:00 a.m. Recently, I was tossing out some coffee grounds and my husband reminded me how useful they are in various recipes. His father uses them in his gravy recipe and as a rub on steaks – both of which are...

Shades of Pink

This past weekend, we caught a glimpse of a blooming Dogwood tree (North Carolina’s state tree, to be exact)! Last night, my husband and I sat outside by our fire pit and heard the sounds of crickets and frogs – precious reminders that warmth is around the...

Squeeze in a Sale

Yesterday afternoon, my husband and I took our daughter for a stroll near our house. We live fairly close to some restaurants and shops (which meant I had a hard time keeping up with Daddy and Daughter)! My eye was drawn to beautiful outfits lining every window of our...