Crafts

Whale Canvas Nursery Art

The past few months my main house projects have been putting together the nursery and a big boy room for my older son. I haven't been much of a decorator in the past but this time I really enjoyed it! I did a few crafty projects for both rooms and the one I wanted to… Continue reading Whale Canvas Nursery Art

Food

Easy Refrigerator Dill Pickles

The night before I went into labor I actually made four jars of dill pickles. Maybe it was an odd pregnancy craving but I was very determined to make homemade pickles in those last few days. This was my first time making homemade pickles. I used the following recipe: How to Make Dill Pickles @… Continue reading Easy Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Food

Roasted Cherry Tomato Pasta

The cherry tomato plant in our garden would be 10 feet tall if we had stakes that high.  What is it about the small tomato plants that makes them grow like crazy?  We grew those small yellow pear shaped tomatoes one year and it was absolutely out of control as well.  Grew up and over… Continue reading Roasted Cherry Tomato Pasta

Food

Parmesan Zucchini Rounds

One of our dinners last week consisted of pasta with the first batch of fresh homemade pesto from our basil plants in the garden.  I think homemade pesto might be my very favorite thing to eat.  Since we didn't have a garden last year, it had been two years (!) since I last had homemade… Continue reading Parmesan Zucchini Rounds

Food

Easy Summer Dinner: Salad Niçoise

It's been awhile since I last posted! We are really enjoying our summer and have been busy getting ready for baby #2. I thought I would share a quick post today on what's becoming one of my favorite summer dinners - Salad Niçoise. It's nice and light for hot summer nights and very quick to… Continue reading Easy Summer Dinner: Salad Niçoise