Happy Thanksgiving

Quote of the Day: “There is always something to be grateful for.” Happy Thanksgiving! This year is quite different, but there is still so much to be grateful for. Although today’s Thanksgiving will be smaller and quieter than usual, my family will still be spending all day in the kitchen. My parents home cook all the dishes and it is fabulous. When I’m older, I am definitely hand making everything… even though it seems stressful as hell. On the menu today: turkey, creamed corn, potatoes au gratin, mashed potatoes & gravy, stuffing, cranberry, apple pie, and my contribution, pumpkin cheesecake. I cannot wait to PIG…

Holiday Gift Guide: Kitchen Lover

Well, another year has gone by (a very crazy year that is) and it is officially… almost the Holiday season. Once again, I have created a bunch of different gift guides for the special people in your life. Today, I am sharing the first gift guide for the kitchen lover! If you know someone who loves baking or cooking or just being in the kitchen, this is the perfect gift guide. Sweet Laurel Cookbook: I came across this cookbook in Nordstrom and thought it would make the perfect gift. I really like this cookbook specifically because it is full of delicious treats that contain whole…

A Day in the Life: Christmas Eve 2019

Merry Christmas!I can’t believe the day is finally here. It’s crazy how fast this Holiday season went by…well actually every year goes by really fast, but this year felt especially fast. I woke up this morning and realized I still had a bunch of wrapping to do. Christmas Eve is always a fun day filled with family. Today, I thought I would share what my Christmas Eve looks like. The day started off with a lot of cooking, baking, and setting-up. My mom is a perfectionist and has to have everything look a certain way, so it takes a lot of time and effort, but…

A Noble Thanksgiving

Happy late Thanksgiving! I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I am so happy and grateful that I got to spend it at home with my family and I hope everyone got to spend Thanksgiving with their loved ones! Today I wanted to share a little about my Thanksgiving break! Wednesday (Day Before Thanksgiving):  This is one of the most hectic days of the holiday season. Thanksgiving is always at my house and my parents love to go all out (even if it’s just for eight people), so my mom and dad are in the kitchen from morning to night preparing for Thanksgiving day. While…