Patriotic Grazing Platter

It really isn’t a holiday until I come up with a creative charcuterie board to commemorate it. And the best thing about this Patriotic Grazing Platter? It can be used for BOTH Memorial Day and Fourth of July. So get the biggest bang for your buck—as well as for your eyes and tastebuds—by making your […]

Kick Off Spring at Pasquesi Home and Garden

Anyone else have the Covid Blues? It has hit me HARD and honestly I haven’t been able to find many things to snap me out of it—until I took a break from being a teacher/wife/mom/cook/housekeeper and escaped to Pasquesi Home and Gardens. I’ve already shared how much I love visiting during the holidays, but taking […]

Mother’s Day, Quarantine Style

After being home-bound since mid-March, my heart sunk when I realized that I wouldn’t be enjoying a Mother’s Day with my mom and sister as out tradition goes. But instead of throwing a pity party (you just know that EVERYTHING will open up by Father’s Day, right?!?!) I’m still embracing MY DAY (preferably filled with […]

Easy DIY Crayon Recipe

I live in a house full of artists with boys who have been known to draw on walls and hang onto hundreds of toilet paper rolls for future art projects. So to say that we fly through art supplies in our house is an UNDER STATEMENT, especially during quarantine. But instead of buying more and […]

Simple Easter Bunny Cake Recipe

One of the highlights of our Easter celebration every year is tracking down the weirdest looking Lamb Cake and fighting over who gets to cut its head off during dessert. It’s become one of our favorite traditions, even when the cake turns out to be disgusting, and my heart aches that one of our favorite […]

Best Games for Virtual Family Playdates

After a game of Minecraft turned the highlight of our day into the most stressful one, I started researching games that kids could play together virtually that are high on fun and low on drama. I’m pleasantly surprised that so many classics from my childhood have withheld the test of time and am certain many […]