we all scream for ice cream…again

Guys, I don’t know what to say about this ice cream…except that it’s freaking DELICIOUS. No joke. I want to eat it five times a day. I mixed the ingredients together for this Nutella ice cream one Saturday evening a couple weekends ago, refrigerated it overnight, poured it into the ice cream maker Sunday morning, […]

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my summer bucket list : final progress (in photos)

Well, here it is! The end-all-be-all of my summer bucket list progress. I had so much fun with this project! Below you will find a huge compilation of photos and links to blog posts about most of these items. Summer 2013 Bucket List 1. Trip to Disneyland √ *read about our Disneyland trip here* 2. […]

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things that make me happy

I thought I would try to bring this series back. Here are some things that have been making me happy lately. πŸ™‚ Cooking with brightly colored vegetables. Meals are so much better when they’re pretty, right? Perfect window light for indoor photos. We’re obsessed with natural light around here and keep the blinds open as […]

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we all scream for ice cream

This past weekend we made homemade ice cream! We got our ice cream maker as a wedding gift and have used it once before, but I wanted to make it a priority to make ice cream this summer (because honestly, what is summer without ice cream?). We decided to make strawberry, and it was delicious! […]

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a friend’s visit

Our friend from back home (who went to high school with me and college with both of us) decided to visit us on a whim. He was in El Paso doing some research and the crazy Derek he is decided to hop on a bus out to LA for a short couple of days. Unfortunately […]

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things that make me happy

Here are some things from this past week that have made me happy. πŸ™‚ Root beer floats. We ate entirely too much ice cream this week (and chocolate chip cookies). But hey, the wedding is over, right? Just kidding! Kipling being her usual adorable self cozied up on the couch. Did I tell you we […]

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easy as pie

Of all the baking I have done, I have only made one pie in my life, and that was a pumpkin pie. I had the itch to be a little more courageous and bake a pie completely by myself. Turns out, it is super simple. This berry pie is perfect for the summer months (or […]

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