Cooking, Recipes, Winter Recipes

Mom’s Christmas Cinnamon Rolls

Up until last year, Scott and I traveled to visit either his family or mine for Christmas. Last year, between my scary first trimester and everyone else having one health issue or another, we just couldn't make it work. This year, it's a choice. Marcus is such a little guy and already exposed to enough,… Continue reading Mom’s Christmas Cinnamon Rolls

Cooking, Fall Recipes, Recipes

Roast Turkey Breast with Honey Glaze and Roasted Veggies

Hey, I'm actually getting out ahead of the holiday with a holiday recipe! Normally, I don't get around to posting or trying these things way after the holiday, and once I find a recipe I'm happy with, instead of saving the recipe for a the lead-up to an appropriate holiday, I post it right away… Continue reading Roast Turkey Breast with Honey Glaze and Roasted Veggies

Building, Holiday + Seasonal, Home Decor

A Simple Fall Table

We're definitely ready for the Virginia humidity to give way to cooler weather, which is finally happening. Although the cool weather and thunderstorms on our forecast, which we're looking forward to, are a sober reminder that the cool weather coming in has brought hurricane after hurricane over the past couple years, devastating the Caribbean, the… Continue reading A Simple Fall Table

Adventures, Little Adventures, Virginia

A Very Vineyard Birthday Celebration

A little while ago, as I was getting set to celebrate my 39th birthday, my mom suggested that, since she'd be out our way for a conference and visiting us anyway, Scott and I take the opportunity to go have a date night out on the town and she'd stay with Marcus. Initially, it sounded… Continue reading A Very Vineyard Birthday Celebration

Family, Living

Motherhood :: Month 2

We're rapidly coming up on our Baby Bean's second month, and I'm torn between realizing that these months go very, very, very fast and understanding just how long a month can be. Time moves differently when you're a parent. This month has been a month of changes. Not only has our little man grown three inches and… Continue reading Motherhood :: Month 2

Cooking, Fall Recipes, Recipes

Crispy Garlic Butter Chicken

Let me give you a brief break from all things apples and fall and share a favorite that has a special place in my heart - and is wonderfully warm and comforting on a fall evening! I wish I knew where this recipe came from. I wish I knew how it came into being. But… Continue reading Crispy Garlic Butter Chicken