November 1, 2016

October was full of change. Everyday, something was changing in a new exciting way. Life is slowing down now—it’s so nice to look back and actually sit down to document it here! We moved back to downtown (it’s so great to be back home!). Gandalf is working at a farm to look after a horse named Apollo. All of our furniture is finally in the apartment! And I baked the most terrifying cookies ever for Halloween.
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Recipe Box

One Pan Kale and Salmon

October 24, 2016


I’ll admit these aren’t the best photos, but my camera was dead and the next best thing was my phone!

I’ve been meaning to blog about this recipe gem for awhile now, and can’t wait any longer. It’s so easy, all you need is one pan and a small mixing bowl for the sauce. Continue Reading…

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Gluten Free Oatmeal Cookies

August 23, 2016

I have been gluten free for five years now and I’m finally able to enjoy oatmeal cookies. I was missing xanthan gum in every cookie recipe I tried. This is the magic sauce to making gluten free cookies fluffy.

And now you know I am not a chef *giggles*
Trial and mostly error, eventually I figure recipes out and this magic happens. Continue Reading…



August 19, 2016

Have you ever been busy with many exciting projects, and you can’t seem to finish at least one soon enough? *raises hand* That’s me right now. It’s frustrating and exciting all at once. So to pass the time, here are a few details around the cottage.  Continue Reading…


Low Light House Plants

August 12, 2016

For years Stephen and I lived in a 1940’s factory loft. It was beautiful, with original hardwood floors le sigh and huge windows full of sunlight. I love our little cottage, but I miss those large windows. Our porch is my saving grace when it comes to plants. Our lemon tree, lavender and mint are all content in the North Carolina humidity. Continue Reading…