Doesn’t everyone have dishes that you associate with home? These sweet and sour scallops hold that power for me. This was one of those meals we ate for special occasions. If it was my birthday or a graduation or mother’s day, sweet & sour scallops probably made the menu. And one of the best parts… Read More Grilled Sweet and Sour Scallops
August has arrived in all it’s sweatiness. I’m seriously unsure how people lived in Oklahoma before air conditioning. Confession: going back to the south this month, I was caught off guard by the southern humidity. But then I came back to Oklahoma and I’m sweating at 7 a.m., so who’s to say which is worse.
Earlier this month I spent ten days in Charlottesville, Virginia! My husband had a work trip and I had already made plans to be on the east coast, so of course I had to join him. One of the best things about the city is its food: Charlottesville restaurants are amazing! The sheer variety for… Read More Charlottesville restaurants
As promised, I’m sharing my one of absolute favorite Whole30 recipes! These carnitas are everything that’s great about Whole30: rich in flavor, versatile to use for many meals, and uncomplicated. Savory and fatty without being greasy, and the spices give just a hint of aromatics while still letting you control the heat factor on the… Read More Whole30-approved pork carnitas
June was full of regular life stuff: hosting friends for dinners, training the dog, realizing you have no shorts and going straight to the store. The heat has really kicked in here: a 110° day happened more than once. I continue to see hilarious things about my small town, such as noticing the pontoon houseboat… Read More Goals: July
AAAAnd it’s somehow already July. Insert reference to how fast the year has gone here. Earlier this week I sat down and did a six month check in on my annual goals. Looking at the bigger picture every few months has been crazy helpful, and I wish I did it more. Maybe I need to… Read More Halfway highlights of 2017
A refreshing summer drink with just the balance of sweet, tart, and fruity! This sparkling blueberry lemonade will become your go-to summer beverage, the perfect sip for sitting on the porch after work or taking to a barbecue.