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27th Annual Toys for Tots Collection Party

Toys for Tots

Well, I can’t believe this will be our 27th year collecting toys for the US Marine Corps Toys for Tots program. Time seems to go by so quickly and the need seems to grow each year. For as long as I can remember, I have always felt the need to help others, especially children. I knew I had a chance to make a difference when myself and my best friend Jim Fitzsimmons decided to collect toys for those in need instead…

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Homestyle Mac and Cheese

Homestyle Mac and Cheese with Parmesan Garlic Bread Crumbs

This post is sponsored by FreshDirect. We are participating in FreshDirect’s Fourth Annual #FDFriendsgiving! In exchange for this blog post and photos of our Homestyle Mac and Cheese for Instagram, we were given a FreshDirect $100 gift card. It’s hard to think about…

Cauliflower Mash

Cauliflower Mash: Cooking Through Cravings

Our next trip through Cravings is this Cauliflower Mash with Roasted Garlic and Ricotta. Some of the links in our Cravings posts are affiliate links. If you’re interested in making this dish or any of our others, you need to buy Chrissy Teigen’s…

Photo Book

Aunt Jean’s 70th Birthday: Paper Faces Photo Book

Today is my Aunt Jean’s 70th Birthday! Over the weekend, my dad threw her a birthday party in Connecticut. Yes, she was very surprised! For the last year, I’ve been working on a very special gift; a family photo…

Apple Cider Donuts and Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze

Apple Cider Donuts and The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze

Fall is my favorite season. But not being consumed in nature has made me miss that fall feeling. Yes, we can walk through Central Park and experience the fall foliage. But it’s just not the same when you’re living in…

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The One Where We Say Moist Way Too Much

In this episode we're talking about our favorite food in our neighborhood and from our travels. Not just why we love it, but what makes it stand out from everything else. Join us as we take you from East…

Pumpkin Muffins

Pumpkin Muffins

By now, you’re more than familiar with my pumpkin obsession. When I was searching for the perfect pumpkin bread pan a few years ago, I found the most fall-tastic pan from Williams-Sonoma. Attached to this pan, was a delicious…

Rotochick Chicken Noodle Soup

Rotochick Chicken Noodle Soup: Cooking Through Cravings

It’s time to take out those crockpots and French ovens; it’s soup and stew season! We love a good slow cooker recipe. Being able to “set it and forget it” is what we love. But we haven’t made a…

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Our Favorite Childhood Food to Eat

In this episode we cover our favorite childhood food! From cookies, to red sauce, to peanut butter chicken, we take a step back in time. Try not to get too hungry.…

Pumpkin Succulent Centerpieces

Pumpkin Succulent Centerpieces

Fall is my favorite season. And my favorite thing about fall? Pumpkins. Not just PSLs, but the actual fruit. Growing up in the ‘burbs, I loved going to Lyman Orchards to pick out pumpkins. By the end of the…

Yellow Rice and Mediterranean Shrimp

Yellow Rice and Mediterranean Shrimp

It’s almost that time of the year when it starts to get cold out. Not lately! I’m antsy waiting for the fall weather to arrive, but I should know better. Today is our three-year wedding anniversary, and every year…

Black Bean Burger with Chipotle Mayo

I just celebrated a birthday and as I get older I realize how the food I eat affects how I feel. As much as I love cheeseburgers and fries, I know I cannot have them everyday. I have two…

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September Surprise: Cooking Fails

Let's face it, no one's perfect. We've all messed up in the kitchen. From hot oil, to burnt rice, to too much salt, and adding ingredients we shouldn't be using, we talk about some of our big cooking mistakes.…