Thunder in the Desert

Thunder in the Desert

I’ve been weighing the pros and cons of swallowing a tile for the Tile App. Call me crazy, but everything I see on the news has me feeling like abduction is a possibility at any turn. Really I’d just like to pack up my family and hide out. Paranoid much? Maybe For sure. But the constant inundation of tragedies and unthinkable crimes has got me feeling like these are some dark days. It feels a bit like we’re walking under heavy clouds with only the occasional breakthrough of light. It’s the new normal, perhaps.

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The Bushwick Spice Trade

The Bushwick Spice Trade

“We like to pair this intriguing cocktail with spicy Asian take-out when frigid temperatures call for a night in.” This is what sold me. It’s like the authors had spy cams in my home and knew exactly what to say to bait me into trying this recipe. Spicy asian take-out is a weekly occurrence for Jon and I, specifically Vietnamese take-out, and nothing compliments a cozy night in like a house-made cocktail. 

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Fresh Muesli

Fresh Muesli

When I first saw this recipe I immediately burst out an operatic, “These are a few of my favorite things!” I prepped the batch of oats that night, and the next morning was bliss—all kinds of goodness layered up in a bowl. Sweet and salty, creamy and crunchy… it all comes together perfectly to start your day with sunshine in your belly and hearts floating around your head.

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When Cheese and Chocolate Fall in Love

When Cheese and Chocolate Fall in Love

Tis the season for dessert and sweets and chocolate and baked goods and candy. Halloween to Valentine’s Day is just non-stop treats… it’s all a bit overwhelming. We’re just a week into the revelry and I’m already feeling fatigued. Except for this one special little delight: cheese & chocolate. It’s the perfect combo of sweet and salty, and it won’t leave you and your guests in a sugar coma...

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