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Lately

We were given a fancy swing set by some very sweet people. When we surprised Ellie with it, she said “Oh my gosh,” which is something s…

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Perfect Envelope Clutch

  This fire engine red clutch from Banana Republic is quickly becoming a favorite of mine for a lot of reasons:  It looks expensive. It’…

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Jennifer Greene

I’ve confessed it here before, but for years, (like over 20) I have loved romance novels. In middle school, I read Phyllis Whitney and Nora R…

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Fajita Bowls

Rice bowls are kind of having a moment, and it’s because of a lot of reasons. For starters, they are highly customizable. I’ve used bro…

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Cacio e Pepe Risotto

This recipe combines two of my favorite things – risotto and cacio e pepe. For the unintiated, cacio e pepe has the most lovely, simple flavo…

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Lately

This tree is in our backyard, and it is spectacular. I mean, come on. This was the first year we dyed eggs with Ellie. We went old school, and the …

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Feel Better Soon Banana Oatmeal

Since December, we’ve been sick on and off at our house. It has not been awesome, and from what I can tell, nearly everyone I know has had so…

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Lemon Blueberry Scones

Easter is coming up folks. What are you making? Not sure, yet? Can I recommend these scones? Several years ago, I was a scone making machine. I mad…

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Beauty Product Haul

My Sephora addiction continues. Here are the beauty products I’ve been obsessed with recently. (Left to Right) They’re Real Lengthening…

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Whiskey Sours

Have you had a whiskey sour before. A real one? With fresh citrus and a homemade simple syrup? Me neither. So, I researched different recipes and l…

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Our Favorite Beef Stew

This was the first recipe I ever developed, and oddly enough, it’s never made its way to this blog. Sure, it was on Crazybananas one thousand…

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#Basic: Leather Motorcycle Jacket

All photos by the uber-talented Megan of Crazy Bananas Creative Studio I’m not sure it gets more #basic than owning Justin Beiber’s CD.…

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Oatmeal Cookie Oatmeal

A bowl of this oatmeal is the perfect antidote to the cold weather. Make this for breakfast or even a snack. With just a handful of ingredients, it…

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15 Minute Side: Pancetta & Peas

This easy peasy side is a show-stopper. It has just six ingredients, one of which is pancetta. It also can be ready in around 15 minutes, which mea…