Tis the season of eating festive food! Seriously, it seems like twice a week right now I’m headed to a party where I need to bring a dish. I love parties like that – nibbling on so many small servings is the best way to discover new favorites! Bonus: nobody really cares if you find… Read More Holiday desserts and side dishes round up
Happy December, everyone! Are you as excited about this month as I am?? I absolutely love the Thanksgiving-Christmas season. I know, so is just about everyone else, but it’s such a special time!
Our first weekend in Oklahoma, some friends invited us to go hiking. We weren’t sure what that would be like, since everything you can see is farmland. But Lauren & Austin grabbed their dogs and took us to Quartz Mountain State Park! These links contain affiliate links, which means I get a few cents (at no… Read More Quartz Mountain in Winter
Oh hey February! January has been.. something. Current events in our country are heartbreaking and scary and deeply painful, and I’ve been angry and sad about much of what’s happening. I don’t talk much politics on here, mostly because fighting over email or in the comments section feels unproductive. Those conversations are best in person… Read More Goals: February
An hour from Altus, Oklahoma sits the Wichita Mountains, which provide some proper hiking. So when Ben requested a hike, we piled in the car to Cache, home of the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. These links contain affiliate links, which means I get a few cents (at no extra cost to you) if you book or buy… Read More A Snowy Hike in the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge
This hearty soup is perfect for a winter weeknight dinner! The rich sweet potatoes combine with traditional Thai flavors for a soup that’s a little surprising and always irresistible. This dish hits most of my favorite things in a recipe: it’s easy. It’s tasty. It’s actually really healthy, but still tastes rich and filling. It’s ready… Read More Curried Sweet Potato Soup
Like most of the country (or so Instagram seems to be telling me), we got snow last weekend! The timing was perfect, because my brother came to visit the Wednesday before and it snowed Thursday night, meaning we got a good mix of Oklahoma winter and exciting snow days. As our first guest in town,… Read More Snow day memories