Living Life the Evie Way

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Ahh Vacation

Ahh Vacation

Vacation is one of those things I NEED. I need to get away, to have time to relax with my husband and family. Seriously. If I could get paid to travel AND bring my husband and Evie with me, I’d do it in a heartbeat. […]

What’s Growing On? Tomato update!

What’s Growing On? Tomato update!

Ahh tomatoes. Our plants are huge but we have yet to see fully ripened tomatoes. We seriously can’t wait. Evie takes very good care of them, making sure they’re watered almost daily. I had to stake them with branches already because they’re getting huge and […]

Neiman Marcus Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe

Neiman Marcus Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe

Most of you know, or maybe you don’t, there was a story going around about a certain chocolate chip cookie recipe from Neiman Marcus. The short version of the story: a woman was lunching at Neiman Marcus and had the most amazing chocolate chip cookie, […]

What’s Growing on?-Basil Garlic Pasta

What’s Growing on?-Basil Garlic Pasta

  Basil!! I just threw this together when we needed a side the other night. I can’t tell you how much I love fresh basil! The smell when you pick it, the taste, everything! Evie loves it too! She’ll pick leaves right off the plant […]

The Patriotic Cake!!

The Patriotic Cake!!

For the Fourth of July (I know I’m a little late), Evie and I decided to make a very Patriotic cake. Red, White and Blue, flags, the whole bit. It turned out so awesome, there’s even a surprise inside! Evie was SO SO good about […]

What’s Growing On?!- Tomatoes

What’s Growing On?!- Tomatoes

For a few years now, Evie and I have been growing tomatoes. Last year we had a late start and ended up with A LOT of green tomatoes in October right before the first real freeze. Not this time! We made sure to grab our […]

Your Favorite Cookie….

Your Favorite Cookie….

What is your favorite cookie? I think one of the staples of cookie “stardom” is definitely a Snickerdoodle. Chewy, sugary, cinnamony(can this be a word?) goodness! It happens to be one of our favorites around here! They’re also quite easy to make. Plus, very toddler […]

Yellow cake+Chocolate Frosting=LOVE

Yellow cake+Chocolate Frosting=LOVE

One of the things I love about how far the internet has come along is, being able to find a multitude of recipes at your finger tips! I especially love Pintrest for that! Back in the day, pre-Pintrest, I used to surf the web(ha!) looking […]

What’s Growing On?!

What’s Growing On?!

Evie loves to garden. She has a ton of pots all over the yard with her “flowers” She takes great care of them, making sure they’re watered every day. She takes especially great care of her tomatoes. Every summer we’ve always grown basil. Where we […]

Turtle cupcakes, Dude!

Turtle cupcakes, Dude!

A while back, we were gifted a couple of Disney cookbooks. Evie has been begging me to make something from them since we started baking and cooking more. Especially The Disney Princess Cookbook! I mean why wouldn’t that be her first choice?! This book is […]