One year ago I was days away from my wedding, giddy with anticipation and in disbelief that the "big day" was drawing near. Today I find myself less than two weeks away from my due date in the same position, awaiting another "big day"... although there's no telling exactly when it will happen. I'm also … Continue reading What’s In A Year (Besides Waiting)?
I love beets. My husband love beets. Every time we eat beets we wonder to ourselves, "Why don't we eat more beets?". It's that rich, earthy, dirt flavor that drives us crazy I guess. Hot, cold, pickled, roasted, raw. Ugh, just shut up and give me some beets already! We also love soup. I take … Continue reading Great Grandma Sally’s Borscht + Bonus Chilled Cucumber Soup
Apparently being pregnant, buying a house, running a business, and having a few side hustles means that it can go from January to June (umm... basically July) in the blink of an eye. I'd love to blame my lack of consistent content on the fact that I've been growing a human for the past 30 … Continue reading Our First Home
Figuring out the flowers for our wedding was a little intimidating at first. We knew we had a budget and wouldn't be able to afford to hire a florist but I also had totally unrealistic Pinterest-inspired #goals for what I wanted our arrangements to look like (along with zero experience arranging flowers, of course). Luckily … Continue reading 10 Tips for DIY Wedding Flowers + Real Life Costs
Despite my interest in sewing and love for quirky fashion throughout my life, I honestly never thought much about my wedding dress before I got engaged. I know that some girls dream about their wedding gown from a young age (I'll be honest I had like, five things pinned on my *secret* wedding Pinterest Board) … Continue reading WHY I WORE A $200 WEDDING DRESS
This meatless "meatloaf" recipe is my go-to meatless main course. It is everything you crave in a meatloaf - a hearty, savory loaf that is perfect with mashed potatoes and your favorite gravy. It somehow manages to achieve a "meaty" flavor and even looks pretty "meaty" when you slice it up + serve it! I've … Continue reading MY FAVORITE MEATLESS MEATLOAF
Cakes + Bunting = Pure Cuteness. Just watch a single episode of The Great British Baking Show (or binge watch an entire season in three days) and you'll understand why these two make a perfect pair. Something about the simplicity of bunting makes it a perfect cake topper - it's festive, it's fun, and it … Continue reading DIY BUNTING CAKE TOPPER