Vodka Strawberry Lemonade

Vodka Strawberry Lemonade |

I am seriously missing sunshine right now. It’s been stormy for what feels like ages and I am ready to get in the sun again. I mean, with Memorial Day on Monday, how in the world can I tolerate more rain??

I need sun, a patio, a grill and a pitcher of this vodka strawberry lemonade! 

Wednesday Slice


1. Ice cider is my new favorite drink, especially this honeycrisp version by Eden. It’s like drinking a sweet apple and it’s heaven. 2. MasterChef starts tonight!! I just love it when it overlaps with Hell’s Kitchen – guaranteed great TV multiple nights a week. Throw in Game of Thrones and I’ve got my entire night

Honey Roasted Rainbow Carrots with Balsamic Reduction

Honey Roasted Rainbow Carrots with Balsamic Reduction |

Would you just look at all that color? The rainbow carrots at the store were HUGE this weekend, so I absolutely had to make something with them immediately. Totally an impulse purchase that turned into one of my favorite recipes for veggie side dishes ever. This is exactly what I would pull out for a

Grandma’s Lavender Cookies

Grandma's Lavender Cookies |

Lavender cookies are the first things I remember baking with my grandma Alice. I am sure there was probably a lot of recipes I made with her before, but this is a recipe I remember most. I am pretty sure it started with me wanting to decorate cookies with flowers and my grandma ever-so kindly

Wednesday Slice


1. This sleepy pup has been my bestie the past few days, more so than ever. It’s impossible to stop taking photos of that sleepy face all tucked up with her white tipped paws! #soinlove 2. My BFFs are totally my lobsters… I’ll walk claw in claw with them forever! 3. Loving the beginning of

Castello Summer of Blue: Tropical Buffalo Blue Cheese Turkey Burgers

Castello Summer of Blue: Tropical Buffalo Blue Cheese Turkey Burgers |

Spring is moving into summer, which means it’s time to break out the grills, burgers and, most importantly, blue cheese! That’s why today I’m partnering with Castello for a Summer of Blue, a celebration of sweet, salty and tangy blue cheese recipes that’ll have your mouth watering throughout the summer.