So one of our very favorite things about Texas? The cooler labeled “warm tortillas” at HEB. It’s a problem, y’all. But figuring out how to turn those little gems of deliciousness into homemade tortilla chips? It’s either the best, or worst, news ever (depending on whether you’re judging from an addictive-yumminess standpoint or a waistline one). […]
I don’t love to cook (luckily I’m married to a guy who loves to cook!), but I do love having fresh herbs on hand- so many dishes are made better with a little fresh dill or a garnish of basil or a few sprigs of rosemary. I also like being able to bring said herbs […]
We have officially started transitioning into a new phase of birthday parties (at least with Burke)- to a more ‘big kid’ version. This year’s party was a smaller crowd (and no parents), with less organized activities (though, they played HARD in the neighborhood pool for the first half of the party) and no theme (unless […]
We make grilled pizza a lot. In Denver, in the summer, we probably made pizza almost every week. And then we made it in Saipan whenever we could find fresh mozzarella and goat cheese. And now we make it a ton in Texas. It’s such a nice trick to have in your grilling arsenal and takes […]
When I was sewing these Cairo dresses (pattern available here), I did a whole post with tips for batch sewing and promised cousin pictures of the girls in their dresses. And here they are! I wish I could bottle their sweet affection for each other, y’all. Cousins = the very best.
One of Piper’s favorite pastimes is flipping through wedding magazines whilst sitting on a beach or lounging by a pool. She is her mama’s daughter, that one. Last year, around the same time as her Unicorn Party, she became infatuated with the gorgeous, lush flower garlands that seem to be all the rage at bohemian weddings […]