Bacon Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries

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i just realized that every single one of my dishes for christmas eve has one common ingredient. booze. problem? or solution? i think so too. including this one. you’re welcome. i realize there are 6 enormous photographs in this post but i’m so obsessed with how gorgeous these brussel sprouts are. if i were making…

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Rosette Apple Pie

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santa claus is coming tooooooo townnnn. i’m like the female version of clark griswold. there is something about the holidays. yes, i love them. it feels like life fills up my glass with champagne that bubbles right over. like there’s a little extra warmth in everyone i meet. strangers are kinder. there’s a little more hope….

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skinny seven layer dip

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you made your bed, and now you have to lie in it. such an irritating saying. like, thank you aristotle. it’s almost as bad as “everything happens for a reason.” well yes, but it might be for a really stupid reason. so i’m doing that now. and lying in it feels like the morning after…

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4th of july things.

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guys. It feels like christmas morning. tonight, i’ll be heading up to my version of disney world – the lake. the 4th is a big deal in my life. it seems to become an even bigger deal every year as my friends and i have busier schedules, less vacation time, more weddings, more obligations. but…

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