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White Bean & Cabbage Slaw with Apples & Cider Vinaigrette

This refreshing, bright, and filling twist on traditional slaw makes a great side or light lunch, and has been a fun way for me to connect with my heritage through food. Thank you to AncestryDNA for sponsoring this post!  I'm excited to share this recipe with you guys today - not only because slaw is one of my favorite foods (that vinegar tang Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures Part 2

Hi guys! I'm back to recap part 2 of the weekend. If you missed part 1, check that out first! The big highlight of our weekend was my brother Steve and his fiance Roxanne's engagement party! They had the engagement party at a cool Airbnb in Old Town, Alexandria. It's a space specifically for parties - beautiful! Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures Part 1: Happy Hour + Fun Run

Hi guys! We did a lot this weekend so I'm breaking up the action into two posts. Here's part 1! On Friday night, Matt, Riese, and I had a fun outing - happy hour! It was sooo hot out but still nice to get out and about and mix it up. We both enjoyed a beer and shared some apps - seared tuna + deviled eggs. Both delicious! When we got home Continue Reading …

Recent Eats

Morning friends - happy Friday! I was glad to hear you enjoyed the look of my Berry Lemon Quinoa Breakfast Bake recipe from Tuesday! I wanted to mention that I made another variation of it earlier this week that was baby led weaning friendly - the details of what I left out/how I made it baby-friendly are in this Instagram post. Riese likes it! And Continue Reading …

Easy Salmon Dinner + Yoga Love

Hi guys! It has been HOTTTT and so humid here this week - who else is counting the days until fall?! This weather makes baby walks and outdoorsy adventures a lot tougher, that's for sure! Sidenote - Riese is in a phase now where she always tries to pull off her hats. Anyone have suggestions for kinds of hats that are harder for them to take Continue Reading …

Berry Lemon Quinoa Breakfast Bake Recipe

I'm excited to share this fresh and summery Berry Lemon Quinoa Breakfast Bake recipe with you guys today! It's lemony, bright, and perfect for brunch - give it a shot over the weekend and then enjoy the leftovers all week. This quinoa bake is a great alternative to baked oatmeal - although I do love my old fave Simple Baked Oatmeal recipe - Continue Reading …

Weekend

Hi guys! We had a low key weekend over here - I was feeling under the weather on Friday but thankfully some extra rest had me feeling a lot better by Saturday, and totally normal by yesterday. Whew! I was worried it would be another long-winded sickness like I had back in April... that cold lasted nearly 2 weeks! The big highlight of the weekend Continue Reading …

Day in the Life: 8 Month Baby Edition

Hi friends! I thought it would be fun to mix it up and do a day in the life post today. It will be nice to have this post to look back on later so I remember what a day was like when Riese was 8 months old! So, here's what Riese and I were up to all day yesterday. As you guys know, I'm home with her on Wednesdays and Fridays, and they are my Continue Reading …