Valentine’s Day

Gluten Free Blueberry Hand Pies Recipe with Lavender

This blueberry hand pies recipe is the sweet, fruit-filled treat we all need in our life! These fruit hand pies are flaky and crisp while carrying the sweet flavor of blueberry with the tiniest hint of lavender. Dessert, breakfast, or a mid morning snack, you can’t go wrong with these! We’ve already extensively talked pies here and here. Suffice it to say, we are big fans. There’s something so comforting and cozy about a pie. Its rainy and freezing this week in Austin, which is why I decided to dust off this blueberry hand pies …

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The Gift Guide: Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Her

I haven’t always been the biggest Valentine’s Day enthusiast. The impending three day weekend that would follow (Thanks, President’s Day!) the typically mid-week holiday was much more my speed. But this year? In a year that has shifted every major celebration on the calendar, not to mention our day to day lives, I’m embracing the excuse to make merry with the ones that have made the last eleven months sweeter. Flowers? Yes, please. Chocolate? Only the really good kind. Gifts? I’m really looking forward to …

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Love Notes: 6 Couples on How They Met and How They Keep the Romance Alive

Regardless of whether you love all of the fanfare that February 14th brings with it or find it to be little more than a Hallmark holiday, it’s a nice reminder to be extra thoughtful about the significant other relationship in our lives. In many ways, it’s the relationship that is the most impactful on us in adulthood. I love hearing stories from my friends and new acquaintances about how they melt and what attracted them to the other person. It’s so fascinating! Even more interesting I find are the ways that they keep the …

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No Bake Coconut Cream Truffles Recipe for Valentine’s Day

This truffles recipe mixes coconut cream, shredded coconut and coconut butter for the perfect balance of earthy, coconut, paired with the rich white chocolate it’s a hard to beat combo. Confession: My name is Lauren and I like to over complicate my life sometimes. Why do I do this? Even my husband knows this about me. Occasionally as we eat ANOTHER new recipe he will look at me and say, “you know you can just make like chicken and vegetables if you want, right?” I always giggle. I just love to challenge myself to try new flavors and …

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