Friday Things #337

1. We’re two weeks into the school year now (which means three non-Mom days for Dominic) and he’s still struggling a bit at dropoff. He seems to have fun once he’s there – he’s...

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19 of the Best Apple Recipes to Celebrate Fall

We’re well past Labor Day, school has started, and the mornings have decidedly crisp fall air swirling about when we first open the door to let the dogs out. If you are more than...

The Weekend Dish: 9/7/2019

Happy first Saturday in September! Are you doing anything fun or fall-y today? The weather has been beautiful here; looking forward to a weekend of catchup and doing things around the house. As always,...

Friday Things #336

1. The boys had their first days of school this week! Joseph started pre-K (otherwise known as 4-year-old preschool, ha!) and Dominic had his first day of preschool ever. Joseph was happy to be...

A basket of chicken wings with celery and ranch dressing.

Dry-Rubbed Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

You'll never believe these chicken wings were baked in the oven! Super easy, crispy skin, and meat that falls off the bone.

The Weekend Dish: 8/31/2019

How is it even the LAST DAY of August?! I seriously feel like school just let out at the end of May, yet somehow here we are, summer officially/unofficially over heading into Labor Day...

Friday Things #335

Hello hello! It feels like forever since we’ve caught up, doesn’t it?! 1. We had such a wonderful vacation last week! These three babes absolutely adored their time at the beach and LOVED being...

The Weekend Dish: 8/17/2019

Hello hello! Short and sweet today because we are headed on vacation! The site will be quiet next week, but I’ll be back the week of the 26th with recipes and stories for you!...

Friday Things #334

1. A couple of weeks ago when I took Isabelle to her swim lesson, my husband helped the boys build this massive castle with Picasso tiles. Amazingly, later that day or the next day,...

Chocolate chip cookies on wax paper with glasses of milk.

Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

These large, bakery-style thick and chewy chocolate chip cookies stay soft for days and are a huge family favorite. Made with melted butter, a high brown sugar to white sugar ratio, and an extra...