Month: June 2013

Five Things

 {Chilly evening boat rides} Summer is officially here! My weekend plans include a trip to the farmers market, baking a fruit pie, making summer treats for Jack and plenty of time at the beach that is if the stormy weather holds off. How will… Continue Reading “Five Things”

DIY: Stepping Stones

 {Stepping stone for Jack\’s area of the yard} One of the simplest and cheapest ways to add character to your yard is with stepping-stones. The possibilities are endless when it comes to designing your stones. I wrote on mine with skewers and also placed… Continue Reading “DIY: Stepping Stones”

Peanut Butter Cookie Dog Treats

Monday night I made peanut butter cookies (this recipe) for a cookout yesterday with friends. The smell of the peanut butter from the cookies was enough to drive Jack crazy. So I decided I would make a batch of peanut butter cookies especially for… Continue Reading “Peanut Butter Cookie Dog Treats”

Italian Garlic Rounds

When 90% of the weekend is spent enjoying the outdoors meals need to be quick and easy, and they were just that on Saturday. Marinated chicken thighs and vegetables cooked on the grill while quick and easy Italian garlic rounds took under five minutes… Continue Reading “Italian Garlic Rounds”

Sweets of Summer

 {old fashioned beer batter onion rings} With the official start of summer on Friday I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to pull together some of my favorite recipes of the season. Here’s to sweet treats, bright nails, barbecues, trips to the beach… Continue Reading “Sweets of Summer”