Holiday

11.06.19

12 Vegetarian Recipes to Make This Thanksgiving

Two years ago, I baked a beautiful pie for Thanksgiving. The caramel sauce …

Two years ago, I baked a beautiful pie for Thanksgiving. The caramel sauce overcooked and was a little sour, but it was otherwise perfect. Last year, I baked the driest and most terrible apple pie anyone has ever eaten. I can’t think about that pie and not think about Rachel’s …

Recipes

09.15.19

12 Healthy, Paleo Pumpkin Recipes and Desserts to Make This Fall

The first day of fall is just one week away, and dare I …

The first day of fall is just one week away, and dare I say it – I am officially longing for those chilly fall days, sweaters, and the coziness that comes with the season. Leaves are changing colors and we’ve even had a few cooler mornings, but I’m still waiting …

Health

06.22.17

20 Paleo Recipes to Make This Summer

Do you find yourself constantly pinning seasonal recipes you plan on whipping up …

Do you find yourself constantly pinning seasonal recipes you plan on whipping up for your next soirée but then never actually taking the time to go through Pinterest to make them? Or to actually host a soirée? Here are 20 Paleo Recipes to Make This Summer.  20 Paleo Recipes to …

Recipes

01.30.17

12 Paleo Recipes to Make With Your Spiralizer

Spiralizer recipes are actually the perfect way way to incorporate more vegetables into …

Spiralizer recipes are actually the perfect way way to incorporate more vegetables into your diet. While I’m no longer strictly Paleo, I prefer eating clean. Because of this, I try to choose from a variety of vibrant, nutrient-dense vegetables that are healthy. So I choose ingredients that are easily digestible …

Holiday

11.16.16

15 Thanksgiving Recipes To Make This Year

In just one week I’ll be breaking all my rules and boarding a …

In just one week I’ll be breaking all my rules and boarding a flight on the busiest travel day of the year to spend Thanksgiving in New York with Conor’s family before he and I head to Copenhagen. Along with feeling lucky to spend the holidays with his family (they …

Recipes

10.20.16

The Best Paleo Slow Cooker Recipes

Temps are finally going down which means one thing. It’s slow-cooker season. I’m …

Temps are finally going down which means one thing. It’s slow-cooker season. I’m not ready for winter, but there’s something warm and satisfying about slow cooker meals. So I’ve rounded up my favorite mostly paleo slow cooker recipes (like this Whole30 friendly pot roast) that I rely on for cozy …

Holiday

10.10.16

Paleo Apple and Pumpkin Dessert Recipes to Enjoy This Fall

After a few years of strict paleo, I started to scale back. And …

After a few years of strict paleo, I started to scale back. And I’m all for a little healthy balance, but if I’m being honest, I’ve gotten lazy. So I’m going back to my mostly paleo roots.  More on the way I eat later. Everyone’s posting photos picking apples and …

Living

10.07.22

Weekend Reading, 10.7.22

It’s a beautiful, crisp, October Friday and I am finishing up this post …

It’s a beautiful, crisp, October Friday and I am finishing up this post in bed while Conor makes dinner for the girls. We’re celebrating our 5 year wedding anniversary tomorrow night (it’s Sunday). We’ll be spending our actual anniversary at a pumpkin farm. Anything for the kids. Margot has her …

Personal

08.21.22

Weekend Reading, 8.21.22: Life Lately, Links, and The Nanny Search

Yesterday was rainy and today was cloudy, and it’s been nice to slow …

Yesterday was rainy and today was cloudy, and it’s been nice to slow down a little bit this weekend. It’s been a big week and really, a big month since finishing treatment. So I’ve been in cozy, slow-down, organize the house mode, and made some major progress. One of my …

Recipes

07.30.22

Easy Paleo Dessert: Chocolate and Coconut Paleo Popsicles

I love an ice pop on a warm summer day. Since I don’t …

I love an ice pop on a warm summer day. Since I don’t really do sugar or dairy, homemade (paleo) popsicles are always a favorite. They’re clean, healthy, and delicious. I’m so excited to share these recipes from Josie Rees with you. Josie adapted two paleo recipes and as you …

Recipes

07.26.22

A Simple Summer Peach and Burrata Salad

I know this is barely a recipe but I ordered a berry and …

I know this is barely a recipe but I ordered a berry and burrata salad at Sweetgreen last week and forgot how simple and satisfying fruit and cheese can be. We made our own simple summer peach and burrata salad this week and had to share it. I almost didn’t …

Style

07.03.22

Weekend Reading: 7.3.22

I have a lot on my mind right now but don’t feel like …

I have a lot on my mind right now but don’t feel like going too deep, so how about some light weekend reading? I’ll touch on where I’m at but have too much going on to really sit down and dive in. It’s a weird 4th of July weekend – …

Health

03.17.22

The Best Trader Joe’s Staples

Who doesn’t love Trader Joe’s? The prices are great, flowers are affordable (and …

Who doesn’t love Trader Joe’s? The prices are great, flowers are affordable (and beautiful) and it’s a go-to for snacks and easy weeknight dinners. I wasn’t doing in-person grocery store shopping for quite a while. Now that it’s safe again, I’ve been going every week or two for my favorites.

Recipes

03.02.22

Easy Paleo Banana Pancakes

Last week, I decided to add a little something to my breakfast and …

Last week, I decided to add a little something to my breakfast and whipped up nom nom paleo’s cinnamon and coconut pancakes. I followed her recipe but added a little sunbutter (so good) and this past weekend, added 1/2 a banana. We had banana pancakes on Saturday and Sunday. They’re …

Health

01.20.22

The 11 Best Paleo Snacks and Brands

I am a few weeks into paleo and wanted to share some of …

I am a few weeks into paleo and wanted to share some of what I’m eating, and why I decided to make this shift. The short answer is that I was in a food rut and needed motivation to put healthier food into my body. When I did Whole30, I …

Personal

01.17.22

On My Mind This Week: 1.17.22

On My Mind This Week, 1/17/21: A Big Launch, Isolation, and Thoughts on …

On My Mind This Week, 1/17/21: A Big Launch, Isolation, and Thoughts on Where to Donate for Childhood Cancer Isolation and winter are starting to get to me. I know it’s hitting harder after a difficult treatment week and I know that things have been hard for all of us.

Personal

11.29.21

On My Mind This Week: 11.29.21

I started this the other evening when I was sitting by the tree …

I started this the other evening when I was sitting by the tree with my little Buddy. The girls were asleep and I was catching up on work, as I often do a night. There was some online shopping (just ordered a few basics on sale) and watching my first …

Q&A

05.03.21

Q&A: Most-Requested Links, Caring for Boxwoods, Paint, and How I’m Doing

Happy Monday, friends! It’s a rainy day and I’m sitting in bed with …

Happy Monday, friends! It’s a rainy day and I’m sitting in bed with Margot and my laptop. Last week was a big “mom week” – both girls love our nanny but have had a lot of big feelings since there’s been a transition. I barely got any work done minus …

Organization

02.23.21

12 Things That Help Me Feel Like I Have it Together (When I Don’t)

Disclaimer: I do not have my sh*t together. Instagram shows you glimpses – …

Disclaimer: I do not have my sh*t together. Instagram shows you glimpses – usually the good ones – but most of my days are unstructured and all over the place. When I was working full-time, I almost always felt like I was scrambling. I was never the get up at …

Recipes

02.14.21

Roast Chicken Recipe: How to Roast the Perfect Chicken

This recipe has been a go-to for us throughout fall and winter, and …

This recipe has been a go-to for us throughout fall and winter, and it’s perfect for those nights when you don’t feel like cooking. There’s very little prep involved, but you’ll want to plan ahead to allow enough time for seasoning and cooking. Until last year year, I was always …