Coffee Break.

sally at workshop

Happy new week to you! Wanted to spend some time catching up this morning. Lots happening: I just got back from Minnesota where I visited with friends and attended Pinch of Yum’s photography workshop. More on that over on my photography blog soon. Speaking...

Easy Maple Sesame Salmon.

recipe easy maple sesame salmon-2

Like, really easy. This is the kind of carefree dinner you make when you: 1) don’t have a lot of ingredients 2) don’t have a lot of time 3) don’t have a lot of energy 4) crave a seriously good dinner Which is every single...

Brown Butter Pound Cake with Strawberry Compote.


Pound cake has never really been one of my favorite desserts to eat, but it’s one of my top 5 desserts to make and serve. The main reason being– it’s easy. Only a few staple ingredients beaten together and thrown into the oven. It’s also super versatile...

Sea Salt & Herb Skillet Rolls.


How was your weekend? Mine was the kind where I need a weekend after my weekend. You know those? It was jam-packed with action from mimosas at brunch and celebrating my friend’s 30th birthday to homemade lemon coconut cake and birthday dinner with my mom. Not...

23 Spring Recipes from Friends + Upcoming Event.

lemon blueberry cupcakes

The calendar says April but the weather says muhahaha in its most evil sinister laugh and graces us with 50 mph winds and below freezing mornings. Since it certainly doesn’t feel like spring outside our windows, I figure now’s a good time for a fresh breath of spring...

Meyer Lemon Blueberry Cupcakes.


I finally did it. I turned my beloved lemon blueberry layer cake into cupcakes. Remember when I made that cake 2 years ago? I remember baking the very cake in those photos. The month was February. The weather was bone-chilling cold and the wind hailing around...

Nutella Brownies.

Using Nutella as the chocolate flavor in easy homemade brownies takes them to the next level!! Recipe on

Ooomph. Monday. I know you feel me. The weekend went by way too fast, so I figured we could do our best at making Monday a little less painful. And I can’t think of a more appropriate way to achieve Monday Bliss Status than with...

Better Late Than Never!


My inner child went ballistic dyeing Easter eggs this week. Easter sort of snuck up on me so I didn’t have a chance to go glitter wild until the other day. In other news: glitter is permanently encrusted into the tile floor.