AMAZING Strawberry Cheesecake!

AMAZING Strawberry Cheesecake!

I have recently become MILDLY addicted to Pintrest. It's a pretty cool idea and a great way to find inspiration for just about anything in your life. A number of my friends have been really into it because there are a ton a wedding-related ideas and kid-related ideas. (Apparently a majority of my friends can pretty much be be grouped into one of these two categories.) Pintrest has also become home to a number of beautiful looking recipes from blogs all over the world and I happened to come … [Read more...]

I bought a wedding book…

I bought a wedding book…

Anyone who knows me may have been confused by the title of this post. Not because I bought a book (which I do far too often), but because it has to do with weddings. Since last April when Brad and I got engaged everyone has been pretty much been driving me crazy. Sure, I was excited/happy/shocked/ when we got engaged, but I also realized I was going to dread part of it too. I generally like to keep to myself and have always been pretty defensive to other people prying into my life with all … [Read more...]

Who Doesn’t LOVE Beef Stew!

Who Doesn’t LOVE Beef Stew!

One of my favorite presents from Christmas is a cast iron dutch oven. I really like making one-pot meals likes soups and stews, but it's really annoying when you have a bunch of pots and pans to clean after making what should be a very simple meal!  The dutch oven completely fixes this issue. You can cook on the stove and then move the pot right into the oven without switching to a different pot or pan.  Is it just me or do you find that the older methods of cooking make way better food than all … [Read more...]