Archives for July 2017

flourless peanut butter cookie ice cream sandwiches

Happy happy Monday! We had some absolutely gorgeous weather this weekend and I haven’t yet brought myself to terms with the fact that the hot, humid weather will be back any minute. One thing that makes the August heat a bit more bearable is cold, refreshing ice cream. And what could be better than ice…

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link love

Happy Sunday, friends! Link love is a little later than usual this week, but we still have some Sunday left to relax and enjoy the end of the weekend. The weather has been unseasonably beautiful here this weekend and we are soaking it up as much as we can before the heat and crazy humidity…

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favorite summer dishes

Summer nights mean longer light, enticing warm weather, and fun outdoor activities. To maximize the time that we can enjoy these slow evenings, we have had a few favorite summer dishes that have rotated through our menus regularly. Having a few go-to recipes that we like makes it easier to meal plan and grocery shop, and…

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link love

Happy happy Friday. This week has been so busy and so long. There are so many things I have wanted to do but didn’t have time.  I simultaneously want to do everything this weekend and just relax and not do anything at the same time because I’m exhausted. Sometimes I can’t relax until I have…

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los angeles part II

Welcome to the second installment of my Los Angeles trip! If you missed the first, check it out here. On Sunday, our last day of the trip, we drove out to Santa Monica and up the Pacific Coast Highway 1 to Malibu, where we stopped and walked down the cliffs to the Pacific Ocean. I…

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mango margaritas

Tomorrow is my little brother’s 21st birthday, which makes him my not-so-little brother. For my sister’s 21st birthday I made adult hot chocolate with peppermint, gingerbread, and eggnog marshmallows. To this day, that is one of my favorite posts on the blog, partially because I love all things Christmas, and partially because that combination is…

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los angeles part I

Last month I spent a long weekend in Los Angeles with three of my childhood friends. We all grew up at church together and have kept in touch as we have gone to different colleges and moved to different cities. Three of us live in cities and towns across North Carolina and our fourth friend…

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goat cheese mac and cheese with peas

This time of the year I’m always on the lookout for a good summer potluck dish. My newest go-to is this deliciously creamy goat cheese mac and cheese with peas. With so many cookouts, picnics, and gatherings in the warm months, it is nice to have a few tasty dishes up my sleeve. As a…

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link love

Happy weekend! If you celebrated the 4th of July, I hope your short work week was wonderful! We are spending the weekend at a beautiful lake with lots of friends and I’m so excited for what the weekend has in store. I hope you have a great one! via Here is some link love for…

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july goals

Since I work in an academic setting and Will’s medical school schedule mostly changes with the academic calendar, my year is primarily measured by the August to May academic calendar. This means my summer is measured in months between the end of one school year and the start of the next. Working on projects for…

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