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TRADER JOE’S RAVIOLI – 5 INGREDIENT MEAL HACK

As much as I love to cook elaborate meals and try new things in the kitchen, I equally enjoy having recipes up my sleeve that are delicious, simple, and FAST (25-minute Egg Roll Bowls, anyone?) With a newborn at home, I’ve never appreciated quick meals more…that way, I have even more time for baby snuggles 🙂 Enter: Trader Joe’s Meal Hacks. Specifically, this five-ingredient Trader Joe’s ravioli.

Before we dive in, let’s discuss how we are HUGE fans of Trader Joe’s in our home. Each time we go (after wandering the aisles and scoping out all of the new products for what feels like hours) I challenge myself to dream up a new “dinner hack” that meets the following criteria: five ingredients or less, inexpensive, relatively healthy, and quick.Read more

8 TIPS FOR AMAZING ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS

Kissing under the archway at the rail station
Unique architecture makes for eye-catching photos.
Rail Station at Liberty State Park, Jersey City, NJ

Even though it’s been a few years since we had our engagement photos taken, I thought it’d be fun to take a stroll down memory lane (way, way back to December 15, 2016 🙂 ) and re-visit the day. We were extremely happy with our photos, so here are our eight top tips to help you have an amazing engagement photo session and get pictures that you absolutely love!

1. Ask for location suggestions.

Unless you already have your heart set on a location you love (bonus points if it has a special meaning for you and your fiancé!),… Read more

HELLO, AND WELCOME!

Barry and Danielle

Welcome to our blog! Barry and I have been toying around with the idea of starting a blog for a while now, and we decided to finally take the plunge! This is place for us to share our memories and experiences so that we can look back on them in the future, especially since we recently became a family of three! We hope that you’ll find some value in these posts as well, and perhaps a tip or two to make life a bit easier and more enjoyable.

We’re glad you’re here!… Read more