recipes + simple living

a {honey bee} bridal shower


honey bee bridal shower

Hello friends! I have been loving this mild, spring weather, have you? To fit with this lovely weather, I have a spring, “honey bee”-themed bridal shower to share with you today, photographed and styled by Sarah DeShaw¬†(click here to view the full post on her blog). Hello, bees. I’m a huge fan of your work….

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week in pictures


St. Simons wedding

Or, weeks. This seems to be a bi-weekly thing… A couple delicious new recipes… Dark Chocolate Matzah Bark <I originally made this for Passover, but after discovering how absolutely delicious it is, I will be making it far more often than once a year.> You will need: 4 pieces salted matzah 1 stick unsalted butter…

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squash week- butternut squash pizza


… with spinach and gorgonzola cheese, oh my! Yes, I am feeling quite proud of myself for this one. For this recipe, prepare your favorite pizza crust. I used a white crust recipe, not a whole wheat (this pizza is heavier, so a lighter crust works best). You will need: 1 butternut squash, peeled,…

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squash week- warm butternut squash salad


This just might be the most delicious thing I’ve ever had. It’s true. We ate the salad by itself as a meal, but it would be delicious as a side paired with a light fish (and more of the tahini dressing). For the salad you will need: 1 butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into…

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squash week- butternut squash and sweet potato soup


Hello friends! This week Neil and I are camping (hooray!). I thought it would be fun this week, while I’m away, to share some delicious fall recipes. I have deemed this week as squash week. More specifically, butternut squash week. I try not to play favorites in the kitchen, but sometimes I can’t help it….

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