sometimes katie makes a chalkboard wall…

…so when we bought our house, one thing I HATED was the bright red wall in the back of our kitchen. It didn’t really match the room, and was an eyesore. Not only was it a bright, unwelcoming shade of … Continue reading

sometimes katie gets boozy for book club [whipped cream vodka-soaked chocolate covered strawberries tutorial]…

…so I discovered a new, amazing thing. Vodka soaked strawberries. As usual, Pinterest is the culprit. I hosted book club at my house in June, and I wanted a fair-themed dinner. We read “Devil in the White City” by Erik … Continue reading

sometimes katie turns strawberry shortcake into a trifle…

…so I love strawberries. I eat them almost daily, usually with Greek yogurt (& blackberries & blueberries, of course). I went through a baking FRENZY with mixed berries, including mixed berry pie…   [side note – SUCH an easy recipe. … Continue reading

sometimes katie wears state necklaces [& shops local]…

…so I was Pinterest’ing one day… (Honestly so many of my conversations start like that – what has happened to me???) (but deep inside, I really love it. I have tried new recipes, posted more blogs, crafted more, and all … Continue reading