Recipe: 10 minute Pesto Pasta Salad

We just celebrated National Night Out in our neighborhood and we were tasked with bringing a dish to share. I whipped up my favorite, super easy, pesto pasta salad to bring! My mom has been making this for years and it’s a staple in our family. It’s so simple and so delicious. I made a separate batch for us to munch on all week. Madeline loves it as well so it’s toddler approved! Ingredients: (1) box of bowtie noodles (1) jar of pesto (1) container of shredded parmesan cheese (1) packet of pine nuts Directions: Step 1: Boil pasta and drain Step 2: Add in pesto & mix thourougly Step…

Recipe: Flatbread Pizza

Those of you who know me know of my love for pizza. I think I could eat it for every meal for the rest of my life and never get sick of it. Honestly! Over the years, I’ve learned a ton of tricks to be able to have pizza whenever I want. Because of this, I came up with the recipe below, which is SO simple and easy to make with items you probably already have. I keep my pantry and fridge stocked with these essentials always because it’s something everyone in my family enjoys and its relatively quick to make for a weeknight dinner. It’s also a lot more…

Girlfriend Date Night Look

Tonight I’m heading out to dinner and drinks with one of my favorite friends in the world. Nights out with my girlfriends (even dinner or HH) are so important to me because they keep me grounded and also serve as a way to remember who I was before marriage or babies. They help me keep my independence, which has always been incredibly important to me (and my marriage). Plus, it’s so nice to catch up with my friends, see what they are doing, hear about their beautiful families and they can also serve as great therapy sessions. 🙂 I personally LOVE going out and exploring new restaurants & bars. I put together…

Recipe: Mint Mojito

Springtime weather has me ready to drink all the refreshing cocktails! One of my favorites is a mojito – I love the combination of mint & lime and it just tastes like summer to me. It’s also SO easy to make. I’ve tried a lot of recipes for this one over the years & this one is my favorite. I found it on Pinterest (of course) &  it has quite a lot of mint, which is my jam, but if you are not as insane about mint as me, just tone it down on the mint sprig recommendations. Also note, this is NOT my original recipe – you can visit…