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Toys for Tots

27th Annual Toys for Tots Collection Party

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…

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…

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…

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…

John's Breakfast Sandwiches Cravings - LiliesandLoafers

John’s Breakfast Sandwiches: Cooking Through Cravings

Our next stop through Cravings is John’s Breakfast Sandwiches. Some links below are affiliate links. Check out our other Cravings posts and be sure to get yourself a copy of the cookbook! Weekend mornings usually include an early visit…

Ultimate Guide to Maui

The Ultimate Guide to Maui with Google Maps

Here’s our Ultimate Guide to Maui complete with adventures, food, and must-see spots! We curated a Google Map with everything below so you can explore the island with our help. Maui was a vacation we’ll never forget. The island…

Where to Eat on Maui with Google Maps

Where to Eat on Maui with Google Maps

Going to Hawaii? Wait! Check out our favorite places to eat on Maui! We had an amazing vacation. So much so, we had to recreate Julia’s Banana Bread and are still trying to make some of the food we had…

Julia's Best Banana Bread

Julia’s Best Banana Bread

While we were in Maui, banana bread was everywhere. For two people who love fall and are counting down the days until then, this was a treat. One of our first encounters with banana bread was at the Old…

Los Angeles and Hollywood - Liliesandloafers

Our Quick Guide to Los Angeles with Google Maps

When we planned our trip to Hawaii, we wanted to stop in Los Angeles to sight see and break up the trip. But what were we going to see with such little time? We knew we wanted to see…

King's Hawaiian BLPTs

King’s Hawaiian BLPTs: Cooking Through Cravings

Our next stop through Cravings brings us to these King’s Hawaiian BLPTs. Some links below are affiliate links. Check out our other Cravings posts and be sure to get yourself a copy of the cookbook! I think Fatima and…