Pumpkin Pie Cake | Thanksgiving Dessert

My Mom made this dessert when I was younger, and I’ve always loved it.  Now that I’m older, I love it even more because I realize how much easier (and less scary) it is than making a pie!  Does pie crust freak anyone else out?  I come from a family of really amazing pie-makers, and I’ve always been nervous to make my own crust from scratch. So if you’ve been assigned dessert for Thanksgiving, I…
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Friendsgiving | 2015

This year, I wanted to start a new tradition here in California with some friends that are family.  We are constantly traveling and leaving this beautiful place we call home, especially for holidays, that sometimes we forget how great it can be to just stay home.  I am so thankful to live here, and feel so grateful and lucky to have friends that we can count on.  Hence – the first annual Friendsgiving at our house…
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Our Christmas Vacation

Blake and I have had an amazing time in Utah with our families this Christmas!  Lots of good food, family traditions, and winter weather.  I really don’t want it to end!  We’ve been back and forth between staying at my sister’s house and Blake’s parents, which has been so nice to be able to spend time with everyone. We have a family tradition of “door ditching” Christmas on Christmas Eve to a family in need,…
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