Archives for March 2016

wedding wednesday: registry tips

I get asked more often than I ever thought I would about registering. I loved creating our wedding registry with Will (who doesn’t like to point the scanning gun at everything around the store?) and always love the topic. We learned a lot during our registry process and after our wedding and I love to…

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easter recipe ideas

A Good Friday to you! With Easter only a few days away, I have rounded up some dishes for your Easter brunch, Easter supper and Easter dessert. A lot of these recipes take a twist on traditional Easter and seasonal recipes, with what looks like resounding success. I love the creativity in some of these…

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carrot cake loaf with nutella swirled cream cheese frosting

Happy first day of spring! Let’s celebrate with a slice of carrot cake loaf with nutella swirled cream cheese frosting. I have always associated carrot cake with Easter and spring. I don’t think we had an overwhelming number of carrot cakes around Easter growing up, but all of the stores and bakeries seem to increase…

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link love

Happy Friday!  I hope your St. Patrick’s Day was filled with green yesterday! :)   via Pinterest We are so close to the weekend we can see it.  Just one more day to power through!  Woohoo!  Daylight saving time threw me off at the beginning of this week like I don’t remember in the past….

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wedding planning: what to do first

Will and I currently have a fridge full of save the dates and wedding invitations and have lots of friends who have recently gotten engaged. Getting married a month after college graduation, we were one of the first couples out of our friends to tie the knot. Because we have already gone through the wedding…

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guinness brownies with irish cream chocolate ganache frosting

With St. Patrick’s Day on Thursday, Guinness brownies with Irish cream chocolate ganache frosting should really be on your menu. Two great Irish beverages, combined into one delicious chocolatey dessert – how could you go wrong? I think it is funny that, even though St. Patrick’s Day is closer to next weekend, all of the…

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link love

March is flying, spring is coming, and I couldn’t be happier to have the warm weather here to stay.  Please stick around, sunshiney days!  The flowers have started to bloom here and even some of the trees are budding with pink and purple flowers.  Spring in Chapel Hill is always so beautiful, floral and colorful….

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charleston, south carolina

A few weeks ago Will had his big STEP 1 exam, had three days off then started with clinical orientation and rotations last week. We knew that it could be typical in some rotations for medical students to work six days a week, and those three days off might be our last shot at a…

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pistachio pesto grilled cheese

When the weather looks like spring, but doesn’t feel quite warm enough to be spring, pistachio pesto grilled cheese sandwiches are the perfect compromise. Fresh flavors combined with warm comfort food is ideal for a crisp night. Whoever created the grilled cheese deserves generous praise. I mean, toasty, buttery bread, filled with gooey cheese? Yes,…

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link love

We have another dose of Friday upon us, and this one comes with a birthday!  Happiest of happy birthdays to Will today! :)  We grabbed a great (and early) breakfast this morning before work, and can’t wait to celebrate some more tonight and tomorrow!  But, while we’re here, let’s check out some link love the internet…

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