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PATRIOTIC HAND PIES (recipe)

a couple weekends ago the kids and i spent the morning at the farmer’s market and came home with a bucket full of cherries.  after we ate a few handfuls and i put the younger kids down for naps, ozzie asked if we could spend time in the kitchen making something sweet and summery.  now, […]

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who that, who that.

sooooo, i was planning on posting all about dating your husband, but then i saw this video + had to share. the most amazing thing i’ve seen in a long time. you’ll love it. xo . rae (video by girls with glasses)

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homemade hostess gifts

the last day of school is right around the corner (or has come and gone for some of you!) marking the start of summer! i’m sure everyone’s social calendars are filling up with backyard shindigs, and baby and wedding showers. to make sure you don’t show up empty handed here’s a simple hostess gift you […]

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little bites: PB&J push pops

with the weather warming up we’ve been experimenting with chilled snack ideas and wanted to share our favorite so far, PB&J pops! these push pops are a healthy mix of complex carbohydrates and protein, simple to make, and the perfect bite between lunch and dinner time. Mmmm. Peanut butter and jelly pops (*gluten free) You’ll Need 1 cup […]

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raid the pantry.

about a month ago i went on our women’s church retreat and stayed at this swanky hotel with the most incredible amenities. one of my favorites was “raid the pantry” where the hotel would open up a hidden pantry in the lobby, from 10:30pm to 12:30, stocked full of all kinds of yummy food to satisfy their guests’ late […]

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JUNE with kids (and a free printable calendar)

i’m sure we’re all planning on hanging at the pool, beach or splash parks a ton this month, (should prob start searching for a maternity swimsuit!) but here are a few additional ideas to keep the kids entertained during the day and pooped by the time their sweet heads hit the pillow at night!  1| once school […]

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breakfast club: easy blender crepes recipe

there is a certain two year old in our home that will greet me in the morning with a sleepy, “make crepes, momma?” several times a week. it’s hard to resist, but this recipe (especially if made the night before) is super easy to throw together and equally as easy to clean up after. depending […]

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baseball posters + we’re moving!

sooooooo, guess what? we’re moving in a month (eeek!) just a couple miles down the road which makes things super easy as far as packing and all that good stuff goes (no bubble wrap needed here!). however, there is a small catch – baby girl will be making her grand entrance one month later. it’s a […]

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dinner tonight: hot dogs 3-ways

our family eats hot dogs fairly often during the summer months. they are a great option on a busy day, when we have lots of (extra) mouths to feed or we’re simply looking for something easy to grill or roast over a bonfire.  just to make sure the fam isn’t sick of america’s fave sandwich by the end of summer i’ve put together a […]

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crushing on: sonnet james

happy tuesday love! how’s it going? i’m excited to share my latest crush, sonnet james. a company that puts function first, but design and style a close second – all in the name of making it easier for moms to be more playful with their kids while also feeling cute (amen!). if you haven’t heard of […]

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flourless chocolate cookies for a happy weekend

have you tried the flourless chocolate cookies at starbucks yet? they are to die and i’ve bought more than my fair share lately so i figured it was time to try a homemade version. plus there is a budding baker around our home these days (named tilly) and although we’re reaping the benefits i’m always on the […]

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