Confessions of a Bad Wedding Guest

As I write this, I am currently recovering from a friend’s bachelorette party in Atlanta  and needless to say I AM EXHAUSTED. I love bachelorette parties, but I just can’t hang like I used to. As much as I love dancing with my girls at the ~clerb~ I’m a big proponent of 10 hours of…

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All the Things I Thought I Knew + Confessions of a Bad Wedding Guest

I’m dedicating next week’s post to breaking down all of my former bad wedding guest habits which will be aptly titled, “Confessions of a Bad Wedding Guest” or maybe I should call it, “I f*&ked this up, so you don’t have to!” (maybe I’ll save the latter for my memoir.

Life Update and Introducing a New Blog Series: Food Gal’s Getting Married!

GUYSSSSSS!!!!!!! HIEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE. It’s been awhile. My much-needed blog sabbatical felt so good! It’s officially been three months since my last blog post. The last we talked I shared my favorite dairy inspired recipes for the holiday’s and I can’t believe that was BEFORE Christmas. Time has flown. Let’s recap some of the things that have…

A 10-Yr Reunion, Julia Child, and a Roasted Salmon Filet Walks into a Bar…

Here we are. Another Thanksgiving has come and gone. I’ve officially experienced 29 Thanksgiving’s in my lifetime. I guess I don’t technically remember much of the first 10. So I’ve officially experienced 19 cognizant Thanksgivings. There. Now I don’t feel so old. I’m 19 cognizant Thanksgivings old. I do realize 29 is not old. But…

Restaurant Review: Parlor KC

If you don’t know – or live under an actual rock – which is totes cool because nature is fun, Kansas City has been blessed with open eating food concept – Parlor KC. What? Like a food court? Ya like a food court: but with two stories, in-tune and modern decor, fully stocked bars, and seven chef-driven food concepts. Aka this ain’t your mama’s food court.

Grateful.

The older I get and the longer my to-do list becomes I’ve noticed that I take less time to simply sit and be grateful. Every day I feel constantly bombarded by unsolicited “advice”, facts, new research that claims x,y,z, things I should be doing, ways my routines should look, clothing I should wear, workouts I…

Butternut Squash and Turmeric Soup

  It’s late August and your mind has gone into “back-to-school” / “IT’S BASICALLY FALL” / “I WANT SOUUUUP” mode and I’m not here to tell you you’re wrong. In fact, I’m giving the people what they want with this warming Butternut Squash Turmeric Soup made with warming turmeric, curry spices, butternut squash, carrots, and…