If you know me even the tiniest little bit, you know that reading is one of my great passions. For one, I am a librarian! But I just overall feel most myself when in the midst of a book, and in the midst of a book is where I always am. I finish one, and … Continue reading Favorite Books of 2022.
Truly think that everyone should have an easy breakfast casserole recipe in their back pocket. It's a crowdpleaser, everyone is always impressed, it takes no time at all, can be made ahead and you probably have all the ingredients on hand anyway. Bookmark this one for every brunch for basically the rest of your life. … Continue reading My Mom’s Breakfast Casserole
Every new year I sit down and write a lengthy list of goals. Last year I did it stream of consciousness style on a Google doc. Most years past I've used a notebook to jot things down. Neither are a bad way to do it, and it's always nice to read back through to see … Continue reading On Mundane, Practical Resolutions and Making Them Happen.
A little late, but links for cookie ideas for your own cookie box this year! Last year's box: Peanut Butter Blossoms Buckeyes Chocolate Chunk Shortbread Roll Out Sugar Cookies Gingerbread Peppermint Brownie Cookies Salted Caramels Molasses Cookies Dipped in White Chocolate New Cookies to Try Chocolate Covered Pretzels Fruitcake Cookies Brittle Peppermint Bark Christmas Cake … Continue reading A List of Recipes For Your Cookie Box
Two days until December and it's time to start thinking about how you're going to assemble those cookie boxes this year. If you want to! Of course, it's highly optional, but highly rewarding holiday gifting activity if you choose to do it! Growing up in small town Indiana as part of a close knit and … Continue reading How To Make a Cookie Box.
A post I've wanted to write for a while, but am just now getting around to. The overwhelm when it comes to trying to choose a functional, well laid out, everything I need in my life planner is a lot every year. I spent years making and printing my own planning sheets out because I … Continue reading A Look Inside My Golden Coil Planner.
Only have a handful of favorite Thanksgiving picture books! Sharing them all!
What could make a rainy day at home better? Homemade hot chocolate, of course.
Sunday - Lasagna with Caesar Salad. I use this recipe from my Betty Crocker cookbook. I'm sure there are much more complicated ones out there, but when I'm looking for a classic recipe I always look to Betty. She's never steered me wrong. She keeps it simple enough that it's manageable and she offers lots … Continue reading Meal Plan This Week.
A soup that I crave year round, but crave in these quiet, cozy weeks between holidays most of all. It's healthy, hearty, and bright. Basically it's fall sunshine in a bowl. Red lentil soup Olive oil1 white onion, diced2 carrots, diced5 cloves minced garlic8 cups veggie or chicken stock2 cups red lentils1 cup corn2 teaspoons … Continue reading Cozy and Bright Red Lentil Soup.