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happiness list: 5.27.15

happiness lists are a way of practicing gratitude on Wednesday mornings, reflecting on the past week’s joyous moments.  these posts are offered as an encouragement to notice and celebrate the precious little moments of your own life and maybe to even attribute them as a supernatural gift… 162 more words

Recipe

Comfort Food

I buy fresh bananas to add to my smoothies, but when the bananas get overly ripe, it’s the perfect opportunity to make banana bread.  In the morning, I toast and butter a few slices for a yummy breakfast.

Entertaining

Buttermilk Cake with Raspberries

I have fallen in utter love with baking cakes. The simplicity. The ease. The fun. I love that it’s one thing, not a bunch of little things. 542 more words

Recipes

Shaved Asparagus Pizza

Even though I am a terrible food blogger and have not cooked one thing for approximately two weeks now (something both my wallet and my waistband are complaining about), my offering to the interwebs today is this simple, delicious pizza the Husband made me over two weeks ago.  277 more words

Vegetarian

The Month of Cake: Chocolate Buckwheat Cake

I have great colleagues but I’m about to leave them for a new opportunity. I’m going to miss them, so to show my appreciation I’m baking them four cakes – one for each week of my notice period. 560 more words

Eating

Happy Mother's Day xo

Well, good morning and Happy Mother’s Day! Whether you are a mother to many (two-legged or four), have lost a baby, or wishing for a baby someday, I hope you are celebrating this day in whatever way feels special to you. 221 more words

DANCING IN THE KITCHEN

Spicy Sesame Turkey Meatballs & Smashed Chickpeas with Tzatziki

I’ve been waiting all week to post these bad boys.

This past weekend, Husband and I hosted my parents.  Normally, this is a good excuse to shuttle off to that restaurant we’ve been dying to try but can’t quite justify the expense…but since my parents were coming off a 3-day Civil War/college reunion tour, they wanted some home-cooked food. 467 more words

Garlic