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Mango Coconut Cream Popsicles

4 Aug

We’ve been having a beautiful summer in Wisconsin this year! It hasn’t been too hot and our weekends have mostly been rain free. But thankfully, we’ve gotten enough rain that we rarely have had to water our garden. It’s growing wonderfully!

Mango Coconut Cream Popsicles |


Coconut Devonshire Cream

9 Apr

One of our most favorite treats that Joanna and I make together are crumpets topped with Devonshire cream and lemon curd. It’s the perfect combination of tasty carbs, creamy goodness, and crisp lemony curd.

A craving for this tasty treat came over me the other day while I was shopping at Trader Joe’s. But they don’t carry Devonshire cream. That wasn’t going to stop me!

Coconut Devonshire Cream | (more…)

Spring Skin Renewal: 31 Ways to Prep Your Skin for the Warm Weather Ahead

31 Mar

Spring Skin Renewal: 31 Ways to Prep your Skin for the Warm Weather Ahead |

I don’t know about you, but my skin could use a little rejuvenation after this long, cold winter. Sometimes it just feels itchy (even after lotioning up) and my hands are sometimes dry and crackly. Admittedly, I have not been giving my skin the love it needed to get through this dry winter weather. Have you? Here is a collection of some great homemade recipes, along with links to a few tips and tricks for beautiful skin. We will be slipping into more skin revealing clothes in no time, time to get it in tip top shape! (more…)

10 Things Every Foodie Needs in Their Kitchen

17 Mar

10 Things Every Foodie Needs in Their Kitchen |

I’m not big on lots of kitchen appliances or gadgets. We’ve gotten by without a traditional blender for years (because of one of the items I have listed below). Many items take up too much room and just aren’t necessary. There are a few things that I cannot live without. The kind of items that are used often and food staples that when they run low, I get anxiety. Seriously. (more…)

The Best Tips for Feeding Your Baby Real Food

8 Mar

The Best Tips for Feeding Your Baby Real Food |

Starting baby on their first foods is exciting, but admittedly, it’s a bit stressful. You don’t know how they will react to new foods. Will they be allergic to the food? Will it upset their digestion? I remember wanting to sit in an emergency room parking lot the first couple of times we gave peanut butter to Lyla! Just in case. You might be wondering if you have all of the tools you’ll need to make homemade baby food and how do you even transition to that point? (more…)