Our latest date night at home had us in the kitchen trying out Turkish coffee making. This is a great way to get some quality time in, whether it's over pastries in the morning or an afternoon cup after a long work day to connect. With few ingredients and a simple recipe you can easily create this coffee experience. Do take note that this post is best for coffee lover couples. ;)
When looking for ways to live more sustainably, upgrading kitchen sink accessories can easily replace plastic while elevating your home. Below are ways I've recently made my way to a more sustainable kitchen.
As Josh and I have been hiking and running long distances, we wanted our next hiking adventure to be a trail run. This one started us on Penny Pines Trailhead to Garnet Peak. Then we doubled back and headed up the pacific crest trail to memorial peak, with gorgeous views visible for majority of the hike.
To mix things up a bit, Josh and I decided to have a French-inspired date night, complete with a night in the city and a French wine and cheese pairing at home. Read along as I share our experience and best tips at date night: the French way.
Food gifts are a favorite of mine for long-distance relatives, and those times I find myself not knowing what to get someone. They apply to every occasion, can easily be made personal to the giftee, and come gifting ready in the mail, so you don't have to worry about them missing out on the excitement of opening their gift. In this post, I'm sharing the best food gifts I've come across over the years, and tips on making them unique to the individual.
Cheese and meat boards are an easy elevation to date night in or any hostess' menu, whether it's the appetizer, main dish, or dessert. And just because they're simple to put together doesn't mean they have to be boring. Making meat roses are more straightforward than one might think, and it'll add a wow factor that'll impress your guests. That's why I'm sharing a quick how-to on creating these edible roses for your next charcuterie.
Attending a gift market is the perfect way to get inspired and begin feeling the holiday cheer. Even if you're not ready to make purchases yet, I find it's great to start thinking about your list, especially those hard to buy for people. To help in bringing joy to your loved ones, I'm sharing themes and present ideas noteworthy from my local gift market.
Preparing a cheese and meat board as an appetizer is a favorite hostess go-to of mine. It's something that can easily be prepped beforehand and set out for people to graze and socialize while you greet everyone and get the party started. Foreplanning the components of these snack displays is a key element to their success and can sometimes feel overwhelming, which led me to share my tips and tricks for creating an aesthetically pleasing and tasty charcuterie board.