Sparkling Fall Sangria

I love fall, and I love sangria. So, naturally, I love fall inspired sangria. I found this recipe on Pinterest and decided a Saturday evening spent hanging out with my mom would be the perfect opportunity to make it. I’m so glad I did! It was refreshing, bubbly, and not too sweet, with the perfect apple flavor…. [Read More]

Niece or Nephew?

A month ago my mom and I threw a gender reveal party for my brother and sister-in-law. It was the first I’ve ever attended as well, so we had a lot of fun brainstorming details and bringing it all together. The best part? Finding out the gender before everyone else ;) Here are some pictures… [Read More]

4th of July | Today is Beautiful

Hey, how was your 4th? Mine was a little different this year because my parents went to Montana and we weren’t able to join them, but we had a great holiday weekend nonetheless. Our 4th was spent with my brother and sister-in-law. We had the all American meal of burgers and fries together for dinner,… [Read More]

The Mini Golf Anniversary

June 23rd my husband and I celebrated our 3 year wedding anniversary. Since it fell on a Tuesday, we were planning on just making reservations at a nice restaurant in town. The more I thought about it, the more I realized I would much rather go be kids for the day with fast food, mini golf, and… [Read More]

Cinco de Mayo

Hola! I hope you all got to fiesta yesterday for Cinco de Mayo! I will never turn down an excuse to have tacos and margaritas. I wanted to try something a little different, so we made pineapple margaritas! I love pineapple. Here are some snapshots from our little Tuesday night dinner fiesta! Happy Wednesday! Half… [Read More]

Weekend Snapshots + A Decade

Hey, how was your weekend? I hope it was wonderful! Mine was pretty relaxed. It included lounging, beer & Wii with the husband, grocery shopping, and baking.  Does anybody else have dog siblings who like to use the other as a pillow? Or is it just my pups? Monday (yesterday) was my nephew’s 10th birthday…. [Read More]

National Siblings Day

HAPPY FRIDAY! Not only is it Friday- it’s National Siblings Day! I have three brothers. Yep, three. I’m the only one of my siblings and I that doesn’t have a sister. Because, well, I am the sister. And while I’m sure sisters are awesome, I wouldn’t have it any other way. I love my brothers. They’re pretty… [Read More]

Easter Weekend 2015

How was your Easter weekend? Mine was lovely! It was full of celebration, friends, family, and puppy cuddles. Saturday we went a short ways out of town to celebrate the birthday of one of Marty’s close friends. It was a surprise party, which is always fun. We rode with our friends Alec and Holly, and… [Read More]

Open That Bottle Night

You know how February 28th was Open That Bottle Night? (Let’s just assume for a second that you are like me and celebrate every single thing possible…) Well, my dear friend sent me a bottle of Coiled Wines 2014 Rizza, and I knew that Open That Bottle Night would be the perfect time for me… [Read More]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from me to you! Since I’m fighting off some sort of flu/cold, I’ll be keeping it low key this year. I’m just really hoping I’ll feel well enough to make green pancakes for dinner. I made green pancakes last year and they were SO good. Maybe even the best pancakes I’ve… [Read More]