Is anyone else as obsessed with their wedding song as I am?! No, just me? I’m already a sucker for a good love song, but make it one that has personal meaning and…I’m done for. πŸ˜‰ I am the worst with coming up with anniversary gift ideas, but Barry is the absolute best at it (lucky me πŸ™‚ ) I’ve been meaning to share with you one of my favorite gifts from Barry that has to do with (you guessed it – our wedding song!) I also wanted to share some other awesome personalized gift ideas for any occasion and anyone on your list from a fantastic Etsy small business.… Read more


When 2021 began, I felt like I was in a dinner rut. Even though the recipes I was cooking for dinner were all of our favorites, I felt like I was getting tired of cooking the same things over and over again. I decided to make it my goal to try one new recipe per week – super manageable, right? This recipe for Creamy Bacon and Leek Pasta was one of the first new ones I tried and let’s just say…I’ve made it three times already, and it’s only February! Whoops. πŸ™‚ I know that goes against my goal of trying more new recipes but trust me…this one is delicious.… Read more


These pumpkin mini muffins are full of wholesome, natural ingredients and are so easy to make. This recipe is super kid-friendly and tastes absolutely delicious, with just the right blend of spices!

I’ve clearly been on a mini muffin kick over the past few months, and with good reason – they’re perfect for little toddler hands to grab and gobble. πŸ™‚ They’re also just so much cuter than regular muffins, and are perfect for adults when they want just a little *pop* of something sweet. It’s been hotter-than-you-know-where here in New Jersey over the past several days, and between the heat wave and the pandemic…I’ve been dreaming of cool, crisp, Fall days.… Read more