Green Beans with Shallots and Bacon

We’re one week into November, and mother nature has certainly reminded us that it is no longer summer. Temperatures have dropped here in Virginia and I’m not too upset about it – I’m ready for sweaters and scarves and boots! I’m also super excited for Thanksgiving ๐Ÿ™‚ And as promised, I’m bringing you another ideaRead more

Loaded Guacamole

I can hardly believe Memorial Day is almost here. This year is flying by, but I’m not complaining if it means summer is around the corner! Lately here in Virginia, the rain has been incessant but I’m hopeful the worst of it is almost over and sunny skies are soon here to stay (fingers crossed). Late spring/earlyRead more

Spinach Bacon Cheddar Palmiers

Christmas is NINE days away, guys – how the heck did that happen?? Amidst the scramble to check off your shopping list and decorate the house, I’ll bet you’re knee-deep in holiday parties aren’t you? And for some of them you might have to bring some kind of side dish. Well I’ve got an impressive, yet simple and yummy,Read more

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Crispy Bacon

It has been a longggg and rainy week. Amiright?! Thank God for movie marathons curled up on the couch and warm, hearty soups to make dreary days a little brighter ๐Ÿ™‚ Last weekend we hit up the farmers market, which is one of my absolute favorite things to do on a Sunday morning. The routineRead more