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Lunchtime Chili

quick chili recipe, lunctime chilie

Nursing makes me hangry. HANGRY. No joke. I know some of you can relate. And it can be sometimes frustrating because half the time, I’m craving granola or something slightly sweet and the other half, I need a heavy dose of protein. It makes for interesting meal and snack planning. Anyway, this past week, I was trying to figure out what I was going to have for lunch. The meal needed to be quick but hearty. I needed to be...

Cinnamon and Sugar Scones

scones baked into hearts

With a Saturday on the calendar sans plans and a very much pregnant mama walking around, we decided to stay home and do a little tea party with our favorite four year old. We bought a few special things from a favorite local bakery and made {really good} tea sandwiches. I decided we needed just one more thing: scones. How can we have tea without some sort of scone? I realize how silly I sound, especially at 38 weeks pregnant....

Easy Gingerbread Recipe

gingerbread cookies

This year we decided to make gingerbread cookies. We always decide to do a little baking … #holidays … but this year, our girl requested to make and decorate gingerbread. I’m not one to say no to that, and she’s at that age right now where she can somewhat help in the kitchen. Watching her get out ingredients and start measuring is really exciting (and sometimes nerve-wracking) to watch, but a memory nonetheless. Where does the time go …...

Enjoying a Girlfriends Thanksgiving

Friendsgiving 2016 Table Setting

The holiday season goes by too fast. Wait. Let me re-phrase. The Thanksgiving holiday goes by too fast. As years go by, OctoberΒ seems to slowly lead right into December holidays, and November’s Thanksgiving sometimes gets less than stellar attention. It bums me out because this holiday really helps kick off the season of thanks … at leastΒ in my eyes. In my attempt to continue to hang on and celebrate and give thanks to those around me, I decided to host...

Four Local Coffee Spots

No matter where you are in St. Louis, there is sure to be a place very close by serving up awesome brew in a unique way. We make caffeine treks every weekend to discover something new. I’m sharing just four of my new faves from around town. Enjoy! S U M PΒ  C O F F E E // Cool, calm but not commonplace. The baristas love what they do and it shows. The Worka brew is seriously something amazing...