summer

summer bucket list 2018

Though it has felt like it for a while now, Summer is officially here! via While I don’t always love the terribly hot, humid days or the massive amounts of bug bites that come with summer nights, I have learned to appreciate spending time outside during this relaxed season. I love the long days, the…

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summer bucket list update

Since the Friday marks the official start to fall, I thought I would check in on our summer bucket list progress. This summer flew by so quickly. My work schedule never calmed down over the summer months, so in some ways it doesn’t really feel like summer was fully here. We traveled almost every weekend,…

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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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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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s’mores bars

Happy 4th of July week! Let’s celebrate with some s’mores bars! How do you celebrate the 4th of July holiday? Are you a slow-cooked ribs and barbeque kind of person? A hamburger and hotdog cookout master? A family brunch participant? There are so many ways people celebrate this patriotic holiday, and no matter how or…

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summer bucket list 2017

Happy summer! It’s officially here with the humidity to prove it! For the past few weeks I have been gearing up for the new season and adding things to my summer bucket list. While it is not my favorite season (I’m not a fan of the extremely hot and humid days we get here), I…

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memorial day food ideas

The long weekend and unofficial start to summer is just around the corner! I pulled together some great Memorial Day food ideas for your brunch, cookout, or sweet tooth. Brunch: While many families spend the weekend at the beach, our family has a tradition of staying home and making an elaborate Memorial Day brunch together. It is…

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peach crisp with cinnamon whipped cream

Peach crisp with cinnamon whipped cream is an easy, delicious end-of summer dessert for your whole Labor Day crowd. Happy Labor Day! It is always funny to me that most people use Labor Day to mark the end of summer, when in North Carolina we still have weeks of heat left. I love love love…

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summer picnic recipes

It is hot hot hot outside!  I love the long relaxing nights and all of the fresh produce that summer brings, but growing up in North Carolina, I never loved the blazing hot and humid summer days.  Sometimes it isn’t bad if you can stay in the shade, or take a dip in the water,…

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roasted tomato and corn galette with pesto, goat cheese and herbed crust

The farmers’ markets and backyard gardens are so good right now! Almost all of the ingredients for this roasted tomato and corn galette with pesto, goat cheese and herbed crust are straight from the garden (or the farmers’ market, in our case), and are so fresh and delicious! I love fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs…

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