Vegetable Pork Soup with Cuban Seasonings

November 13, 2013
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I heard a crazy rumor that it’s a little chilly back in the states. Okay not just chilly but downright cold. Evidently, there was even snow sighted at our home last night. Looks like Surferboy and I skipped down at just the right time. Well I suppose this would be a lovely opportunity to share […]

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Sunsets and Sailboats ~ Barbados

November 11, 2013
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It is a gift beyond measure when you have friends who live in paradise and are willing to share their little slice of heaven with you for ten days. Arriving in Barbados was exactly as I’d always imagined it would be full of bright cheer, warmth and surrounded by lyrical voices. Music seems to live […]

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Surf Trip Essentials His & Hers

November 8, 2013
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Surferboy and I are Barbados bound! If you read this post a while back then you will know that I am giddy beyond belief today! The only damper on my unbridled bliss is that the boys couldn’t make this trip with us. Seriously, we really wish that they could have but ten days out of […]

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Squeezing In Dinner For Two, Bertolli Style!

November 7, 2013
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As y’all may have noticed, the guys and I have been living on the fly and cramming as much as we can into each week…as usual. For some reason I keep holding on to the fantasy that the older the boys become the less hectic our weeks will be. Yes, I know I sound like […]

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Spring Cleaning, Fall Cleaning…Travel Cleaning?

November 4, 2013
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We all partake in spring cleaning, most of us even incorporate fall cleaning when the seasons change. If you have had the pleasure of following the trail of clothes that kids out grow in a blink you might even schedule a little back to school cleaning session each August but are you a “Travel Cleaner”?

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Cheddar Apple Pie Cookies

October 25, 2013
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I’ve been a very neglectful friend I know and I am so sorry. Hopefully these little beauties will make up for my absence the past couple of weeks.

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Blackeyed Pea & Wild Rice Veggie Burgers

October 9, 2013
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Leftovers, you either love them or hate them right. Most of my girlfriends along with a few family members are not big fans of keeping leftovers. Honestly, I can’t blame them. no one is thrilled with the idea of a repeat supper. Being on the receiving end of lackluster, “Mmm…yeah…thanks mom…supper’s…fine.” comments is no fun […]

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Easy Sun Dried Tomato Aioli

October 8, 2013
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Are you guys as enthralled with all things saucy as much as I am? If it can be drizzled or slathered onto something, I’m generally there with bells on!

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A Classic Yet Exotic Nautical Desk Makeover

September 17, 2013
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After a week and a half of sanding, dodging rainstorms, mapping out stripes and painting she is finally done! Oh did I mention re-sanding and repainting, yeah I sort of goofed on the second coat but more about that later. First, let’s talk about how we went from drab to fab then on to the […]

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Local Love ~ Nye’s Ice Cream {Vote Nye’s In Martha Stewarts AMERICAN MADE Contest}

September 6, 2013
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Wilmington is like most southern towns no matter the size, ironically and yet ever so charmingly small. Forget six degrees of separation it’s more like three maybe four at the most. One of our favorite cool treats Nye’s Ice Cream is a perfect example of that.

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