Cool Cucumber Bite Appetizer Recipe featuring Martha Stewart Collection


My first foodie post from our new house….feels so fun…and yet so weird. I am still figuring out the best way to use this space. Still a ton to do…lots to share…so excited to share it with all of you!! Here is a great lil recipe to try out this weekend…. I am pretty sure that cucumber is the official veggie of summertime (along with the beloved … [Read more...]



Leaving tomorrow to go back home. 2 weeks at the beach has been a true blessing...lots of good quality family time which always recharges me. Knowing that high school registrations are just 2 weeks away has me itching to get back to work and ready to get a bit back into routine. I hope your summer has been a restful one...seems this one has rushed … [Read more...]

Baked Buffalo Chicken Wraps


Yet one more great way to use up leftover chicken….or a grocery store rotisserie chicken. I made this a long time ago….and just now am finding these pictures to share with you. Moving has me way behind the 8 ball…and with vacation in the mix too…there hasn’t been much time for writing. I think this summer is the quickest in history for me. I went … [Read more...]

Bomb Pop Cupcake Recipe (summertime recipes)


It is the one popsicle my kids agree on….the bomb pop popsicle covers all the bases. Cherry, lemonade and blueberry….all wrapped up into one delicious popsicle. They scream summertime fun. I wanted to come up with a cupcake that had all that summertime goodness. The bomb pop cupcake was born. I shared this recipe about a year ago on another … [Read more...]

Master Bedroom Moodboard: Cool Comfort


Hi all! How was your weekend? We are getting settled and have enjoyed having friends stop by to see us in our new home. Our new neighbors have been so wonderful too. On our moving in day our next door neighbors brought a bunch of groceries, flowers and wine;) #superhelpful! We are enjoying see this house come together. And I will be sharing with … [Read more...]

the coolest shower curtains…


I am knee deep in boxes. AT&T still has yet to install our internet service. It's like we're in the dark ages....with the exception of smart phones and the occasional hotspot usage:)  The new house is working out really well. We are all still getting settled....and will be for some time I'm sure.   I have spent most of my time in the … [Read more...]

#clevermoving Monday: Lighting


Well, tomorrow is the big day. We move into our new home. The past couple weeks have been a blur….but a lot of fun. My parents have been so kind to let us move in with them….lots of card games and laughs. It was really quite fun! But we are ready to start our new adventure in our new house. It has turned out amazing and I can’t wait to share the … [Read more...]

Pressed Picnic Sandwich Recipe


I have told you before that I grew up in the summer time at my Grammie's place in Avalon, NJ. I worked in a deli for about 8 naturally I take the art of sandwich making to a whole new level. This easy Italian pressed sandwich is perfect to make ahead...cut up and wrap for a quick picnic at the park or on the go. I tamed the recipe a … [Read more...]

Cinnamon Pumpkin Cream Cheese Recipe


This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of LIBBY’S Pumpkin for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Hey all! We are bunking up with my parents for the week. Our house is just about done! We are so thankful to have a place to stay….and very excited about our new home too. Busy time!! I wanted to pop in to share another great way to … [Read more...]



I’m not a crier….and I have made up for that  all within the past 2 weeks. My sweet Putter dog used to keep me in check…whenever stress would get the best of me….he would be right there to just chill me out. Between Putter passing on…packing up our home from the last 11 years…well, let’s just say….flood gates are open and running. Some of the … [Read more...]