Instant Pot Cauliflower Curry

If your picture of fall does not involve butternut squash and red lentils and cauliflower cooked in a coconut-creamy red curry sauce and po...

Heirloom Tomato Salad

I’ve thrown together a lot of tomato salads in my life. And certainly not all need to be highlighted here…That said, I made one over the wee...

Easy Dinner Ideas

If you’re like me, coming up with easy dinner ideas in the summer is simple. In summer, so many peak-season veggies and fruits are deliciou...

My Everyday Life: Week 36

Here’s what this past week looked like- My Everyday Life Week 36 Overwhelmed with color! I love when hydrangeas start changing colors.  G...

Easy Rosemary Garlic White Bean Soup

This past week I was talking to a reporter from MarketWatch and as I told the story of Budget Bytes I joked about being a broke college grad...

Sugar Cookie Sunnies

Want a sweet way to say hi or send someone your love? Well, I have the answer with these super cute sugar cookie sunglasses. I really love...

Friday Things #336

1. The boys had their first days of school this week! Joseph started pre-K (otherwise known as 4-year-old preschool, ha!) and Dominic had h...

Everything Basil Pizza

This epic basil pizza is all about BASIL. It’s got a thick layer of peppery basil pesto, and topped with loads of fresh basil leaves! Are y...

La Cidrerie

When I heard about La Cidrerie, I knew I wanted to go there. I like beer, but I don’t have the same capacity for it as locals do; young peo...

Easy Vegan Burrito Bowls

This recipe is sponsored by California Walnuts They’re juuust spicy enough to be fun. They’re filling but not heavy. They’re versatile and...

Here’s What We Know

Every Saturday… well, most Saturday nights, I settle in to write the Let It Be Sunday post for you.  It’s my favorite time of the week when...

Some News

Every New Year’s Day for the past few years — and by New Year’s Day, I of course mean, the first day of school — I’ve had the same resoluti...

Currently August 2019

Currently: August 2019 August was a big month. I went to Italy with my family and then right when we came back, I turned 40.  Summer ended ...