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The Perfect Holiday Veggie Dish

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it's no surprise that we're dreaming about those classic holiday favorites like savory roasted turkey, buttery stuffing, creamy mashed potatoes and of course, sweet slices of pumpkin pie topped with whipped cream. While these are all holiday dinner necessities, I'd like to also put a plug in for the [...]

By |2020-12-01T13:30:36+00:00November 24th, 2020|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

Staying in Tonight? Check out these Friday Night Pizza Favorites!

Staying in is not so bad, right? We're all pretty used to it by now, and since this craziness doesn't seem to be going away anytime soon, I thought I would highlight a few of our favorite pizza places in town that have aced the takeout game. Don't get me wrong - I love dining [...]

Week #5: Colony Cats (& Dogs)!

We can't forget about our furry friends, and that is exactly why we are so excited to support Colony Cats & Dogs for week #5 of our #kidsgivebackcolumbus project! As a recap, we've made a simple weekly commitment to getting our kids involved in giving back to the community by choosing a different organization to [...]

By |2020-11-12T23:06:27+00:00November 12th, 2020|Categories: Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , |

I Think We All Can Use Some Cheesecake Today…

I don't know about you, but I can sure use a piece of cheesecake right now. To be honest, I would prefer some wine, but since I have to wait a few more months for that, I can settle for some of my favorite sweet treats from The Cheesecake Girl, a Columbus based bakery [...]

Chicken Noodle Soup: The Perfect Monday Comfort Food

Monday is tough in our house. We're usually coming off an extremely busy weekend, which of course, always flies by, and everyone seems to have a tough time getting out of bed in the morning. But, we can typically look forward to the fact that, if we can just make it though the day, we [...]

By |2020-11-02T21:30:49+00:00November 2nd, 2020|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , |

Sunday Funday: Salted Caramel Sour Cocktail

We had below freezing temperatures along with 40 degree wind gusts today (and we spent quite a bit of time outside at a soccer game) so..... it's time for Sunday Funday! Enjoy this tutorial on how to make a Salted Caramel Sour on a chilly November evening!

By |2020-11-01T23:20:07+00:00November 1st, 2020|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

Week #4 Project: YWCA Columbus

We are excited to support the YWCA Columbus for week #4 of our 5-week-long project! In case you missed it, we've made a simple weekly commitment to getting our kids involved in giving back to the community by choosing a different organization to support each week, and so far, they are loving it! This week, [...]

By |2020-10-31T19:12:00+00:00October 31st, 2020|Categories: Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , |

Friday Favorites

Happy Friday! Another week complete so it's time to celebrate by highlighting some of our favorite things this week... Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams - I'm pretty sure that this is a favorite of A LOT of people, but I thought it was worth highlighting in case you haven't had the pleasure of enjoying this amazing [...]

By |2020-10-31T19:13:36+00:00October 30th, 2020|Categories: Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

Loving Cap City Diner!

We've taken a bit of a break from dining out with the kids over the past few months due to MANY factors - school starting, chiller weather (the kind that makes you just want to hang at home) - and of course, that global pandemic that just seems to put a damper on everything. So, [...]

By |2020-10-28T22:06:26+00:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Eats, Grilled cheese and chardonnay?|Tags: , , |

Halloween Fun: Scavenger Hunts, Outdoor Movies & Festive Snacks!

We love Halloween in this house, and this year is no exception. If I'm being honest, I'm pretty sure that we've been celebrating this spooky holiday since mid-September -- with decorations galore (both inside AND outside our house, of course), fun treats and fall festivities throughout Columbus! Since holidays are looking a bit different this [...]