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20 on 20 is a playlist of 20 songs released on the 20th of each month. This month features songs I'm loving right now and listen to on repeat.

20 on 20 // Listen On Repeat

For as long as I can remember, music has held a special place in my heart. As a little girl, I fondly remember listening to Motown on scratchy vinyl records and dancing around the living room. We would even sing along to a few folk songs that my mom played on her acoustic guitar. In […]

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This removable window shelf is a simple solution for creating space indoors for plants.

DIY: Removable Window Shelf for Plants

Even in the dead of winter, I am buying plants. The Chief thinks I’m crazy, (Yeah, crazy plant lady!) but he supports my love for greenery any way he can. Most recently, he helped me create more space indoors to contain my growing number of plants. I also needed a spot high enough that our […]

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Many moons ago I made a New Year's resolution to read one book per month, which has since turned into my annual reading list. Here are the titles that earned my attention in 2017.

My 2017 Reading List

Many moons ago I made a New Year’s resolution to read one book per month. It has since transformed into my annual reading list. With motherhood, however, comes diminished free time and fewer books on my lists, but here are the titles that earned my attention in 2017. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini Absolutely […]

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After all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, I like to take time and reflect on the past 365 days. Here are the highlights and favorite blog posts from the year.

2017: A Year In Review

I love that there’s a whole new year ahead of us — full of hope and possibility — and can’t wait to see how it unfolds. One of the things I like to do this time of year is to take time to reflect and honor the past 365 days. For us, 2017 was a year […]

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For the last day of The 12 Baking Days of Christmas, I'm showing you how to save time by turning box cake mixes into a magical Christmas checkerboard cake!

Day 12 ❄︎ Christmas Checkboard Cake

For the last day of The 12 Baking Days of Christmas, I thought we should end with cake. And since we’re fully immersed in the hectic holiday season, I’m going to show you how to save time by turning store-bought, boxed cake mixes into a magical Christmas checkerboard cake! Like the marbled cupcakes, my kids […]

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A savory make-ahead breakfast casserole featuring fresh ingredients so you can sleep in or focus on the things that matter most!

Day 11 ❄︎ Make-Ahead Breakfast Casserole

Whether you have a house full of guests or just the usual suspects, it’s incredibly helpful to have a low-maintenance, high-quality breakfast ready for Christmas morning so you can focus on the things that matter most. So on this 11th Baking Day of Christmas, I present a savory make-ahead breakfast casserole featuring fresh ingredients. Let’s […]

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Mini Caramel Apple Pies with homemade apple filling and store-bought pie crust. Easy + Delicious!

Day 10 ❄︎ Mini Caramel Apple Pies

Today we are making mini caramel apple pies using homemade apple filling and store-bought pie crust. You might think apple pie is more of a fall favorite, but I won’t say no to a freshly baked apple pie at Christmas time! Would you? Plus, these are the perfect size to grab and go or set […]

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Inspired by mini winter scenes, step up a boxed cake mix by making fun and festive marbled cupcakes!

Day 9 ❄︎ Red & White Marbled Cupcakes

You know those winter scenes with tiny reindeer and snow-flocked trees set in lanterns and glass globes in every home store right now? Well, I’m fascinated by them and want to make one for Christmas in a beautiful copper lantern that I got this past summer. I haven’t done it yet, but was inspired to work […]

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Two ways to enjoy red velvet cookies: (1) with cream cheese frosting and (2) with white chocolate chips. Both are irresistibly delicious!

Day 8 ❄︎ Red Velvet Cookies

And we’re back! Did you miss me? Or did you hardly notice there was a brief reprieve in our 12 Baking Days of Christmas series? Well, I took the weekend to celebrate my daughter’s birthday. She is officially four years old now and is such a joy and light in our lives. Here she is […]

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