• How to Cook Dried Black Beans
    Food

    How to Cook Dried Black Beans

    The short and sweet answer is – toss them in water and simmer until tender. Cooking dried black beans is really that simple. But there are a few things you can do to amp up the flavor of black beans…

  • Wedding Cake Tasting at Home
    Food

    Wedding Cake Tasting at Home

    Our wedding planning has been put on hold while we’re all in isolation. I could utilize the extra downtime to make more wedding decisions, but I just can’t bring myself to when the future is uncertain. Our cake tasting with…

  • Yarn Wall Hanging - Easy Home Decor
    Craft,  House

    Yarn Wall Hanging – Easy Home Decor

    All of this time working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic has me identifying home projects left and right. Many of our walls haven’t had decor hung on them yet. I’m extremely slow deciding what I want. I have a…

  • Lots of work from home lunch ideas.
    Food

    Work From Home Lunch Ideas

    There’s a lot of disadvantages to being stuck safe inside during a global pandemic. Lunch isn’t one for me. While working from home I’ve thoroughly enjoyed having lunches that I don’t normally have. These are all of my work from…

  • My favorite cooking tips, from mini peppers to freezing enchilada sauce.
    Food

    Cooking Tips for Everyone

    Cooking can be hard especially if it’s not something your used to doing. These are some cooking tips that can help your kitchen run smoother and make your food taste better. I truly believe everyone can learn to cook food…

  • putting Easter eggs in the window gives kids something to hunt for
    Craft

    Easter Egg Window Hunt

    With everything that’s going on in the world, I’m enjoying the creative ways people are coming up with to help out or provide joy to others. From small businesses pivoting to make masks to people setting up relief for restaurant…

  • An easy peanut butter sauce.
    Food

    Peanut Butter Sauce

    Ever have those nights where you’re craving something sweet after dinner but have no desire to bake? Or do much more than shuffle to the kitchen? That happened to me recently. I had Cinnamon Toast Crunch and peanut butter on…

  • A bowl with couscous, red peppers, & Boca's Chipotle Falafel Bites.
    Food

    Chipotle Falafel Bowls

    While we’re not vegetarian or vegan, we are trying to eat more meat free meals. Lately we’ve started exploring the “fake meat” frozen section at the grocery store. Boca’s Chipotle Falafel Bites were intriguing to me. The mix of chickpeas…

  • the best burgers in Richmond
    Richmond, VA,  Travel

    The 5 Best Burgers in Richmond, VA

    Richmond, Virginia has TONS of fantastic places to eat. It’s a city that’s always popping up on some foodie list or another. Sometimes that overwhelming amount of choice can be debilitating. If you’ve decided a burger is what you’re after,…

  • Printing card sentiments gives you more options, and more control than stamping.
    Craft

    Printing Card Sentiments

    I’ve made cards for several years now after a coworker invited me to a card making class. I find a lot of ideas on Pinterest, but sometimes don’t have sentiment stamps to work with card layouts I like. Recently I…