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    Castle Hill Inn Chocolate Chip Cookies

    A few weeks ago, Ryan and I had the pleasure of staying at Castle Hill Inn in Newport, Rhode Island for a friend’s wedding. It is a delightful boutique hotel with beach cottages…

  • Pineapple Apple Mint Juice (PAM). A DIY juice similar to the PAM in the lineup of juices from the Blueprint Renovation cleanse.. |

    P.A.M. Juice

    Last summer, Ryan and I attempted the 3-day BluePrint “Renovation” juice cleanse. We were fresh off a long trip to visit family and friends in Chicago that involved many nights eating…

  • Honey, Almond and Cranberry Granola. I love these for the delicious clumps of sweet, chewy goodness! I like to eat it with some vanilla yogurt. YUM! |

    Honey, Almond and Cranberry Granola

    Change is a brewin’. It may be the anticipation of warmer seasons or it could be the new full-time mom gig. But, whatever it is prompted me to give my health…

  • Chocolate Cupcakes with Nutella Frosting | A double dose of chocolate perfection with every bite of this dessert! |

    Chocolate Cupcakes with Nutella Frosting

    (Disclaimer: This entire post was written with an inquisitive and endearing 3-year old sitting on my lap. Please excuse any spelling errors, word omissions, run on or incomplete sentences.) Today, Faye had…

  • These homemade pop tarts are perfectly imperfect and 100% delicious! |

    Perfectly Imperfect Homemade Pop Tarts

    There are so many perfectly imperfect things around us: fluffy clouds, a newborn baby’s cry, distressed skinny jeans, the summer top knot, all of motherhood. That’s how I feel about these…

  • Chocolate Chip Heart Pancakes is the perfect Valentine's Day breakfast or brunch recipe! It doesn't get sweeter than this!|

    Chocolate Chip Heart Pancakes

    (Warning: some perfectly delicious pancake parts were destroyed during the creation of this post. Reader discretion advised.) My Valentine’s Day traditions have changed over time. A few years ago I would have…