Valentine’s Day

Creamy Shrimp and Grits (Gluten Free)

Easy Date Night Shrimp & Grits Creamy shrimp and grits is a classic Southern dish. Rich and full of flavor but quick enough to make for an easy weeknight meal. Simple but comforting and tasty enough to impress company. This dish is perfect for a date night in. Valentine’s Day is approaching and I’ve been thinking about date night dinners. With a newborn, date night often has to happen at home. Really though, a home cooked meal is sometimes the coziest way to enjoy a night with your special someone. When cooking at home for a date, I want to relax with a glass of wine …

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Beyond the Dinner Reservation: 10 Ideas for a Great Date

Don’t get me wrong. I have nothing against the dinner date.  My list of restaurants that I want to try in this delicious-food-laden city is constantly growing faster than my ability to make and keep a reservation.  Some of my favorite times with Aaron have, in fact, taken place, in a well-recommended restaurant over heavenly small bites and exquisite entrees– but not all of them.  No, some of them happen in less romantic and more impromptu settings.  I’m sharing a handful of my favorite dates and a few others you can try …

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5 Ways to Jumpstart your Healing and Move on After a Break Up

(This post, 5 Ways to Jumpstart your Healing and Move on After a Break Up’ is written by our dear friend and resident photographer Katie Jameson.  After walking through this break up with her, and experiencing how gracefully and intentionally she handled such a painful experience, I knew she had to share it.  If you know anyone going through this right now, maybe just pop it in their inbox– a gift from you to them.) Surely, this is just a really bad dream, right? Was our relationship not worth fighting for? Was I not worth …

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Waffle Ice Cream Sandwich Recipe

Happy Valentine’s Day, friends! We started the day off in our house with heart shaped waffles– saving the leftovers for these guys after dinner tonight!  Do you guys have plans? I know it’s a day that people tend to have a love/hate relationship with, but it seems like we could all use an excuse to celebrate love over hate.  I can remember years past where Valentine’s Day has been a total letdown, not at all living up to expectations. I also have really wonderful memories, though, too. Memories of my dad coming into …

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