Monthly Archives: July 2012

hipster square afghan

normally i don’t post about a project until it is finished, but i’ve made a lot of progress on the granny square afghan that i started last fall, so i feel like sharing! i started this project sometime in october, … Continue reading

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wine + cupcakes = heaven

the fella and i went to our friends’ place for dinner, and he suggested that i bake a treat to bring over. well, specifically, he suggested that i make these settlers of catan cupcakes. that seemed a little too complicated, … Continue reading

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you don’t mess with perfection

when i saw a recipe on pinterest for a single chocolate chip cookie in a cup, i thought it was too good to be true and had to try it immediately (literally…i just saw it today). while it was pretty … Continue reading

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two pretzels were walking down the street. one was assaulted.

so i’m starting to see a trend…i don’t start my new job until july 16th, and we’re mostly unpacked…so i am spending practically every waking moment baking something! this is not going to help my plan to lose the weight … Continue reading

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new go-to dinner recipe

now that i’m finished with grad school, i want to get back into cooking actual meals again – it seems like all we ever have for dinner anymore is mac and cheese or pizza! so i’ve been on pinterest looking … Continue reading

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yay for the red, white, and blue

while the fella was focused on the meat for our 4th of july barbecue, i was in charge of making a side and dessert. for the side, i just did some mushrooms sauteed with butter, garlic, and parsley. yum! for … Continue reading

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a tisket, a tasket, a 4th of july brisket

we are mostly settled into the new place (75% unpacked in 48 hours!), just in time to invite some friends over for a 4th of july barbecue. the fella has been itching to try smoking a brisket again; his first … Continue reading

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