Food + Drink


My Post-Holiday Non-Diet

(image via…) I don’t like the word “diet.” It conjures up images of weigh-ins, celery sticks, and overall deprivation. No dessert? No carbs? No…

Prepping the canvas

Prepping the Canvas

one // two // three // four // five // six // seven // eight // nine // ten // Sketch by Katie Rodgers…

Apple-tastic Oats

Apple-tastic Oats

Now that “real” winter has settled in The Lou (it snowed and everything), breakfast becomes less about the ease of making toast, slathering it…

Cocktail Hour – Raspberry Sparkle

With all the celebrating that’s sure to be happening right now, I thought it was the perfect time to share a new and festive…

Last Minute Sweet N’ Salty Christmas Snack!

Need a last minute Christmas sweet or snack? Well, I’ve got just the thing for you! A few weeks ago, my roommates & I…

Christmas Treats

My Favorite Food Group

1. Chocolate-Mint Cookie Sandwiches // 2. Nutella Eggnog Cookies // 3. Peppermint Ice Cream and Hot Cocoa “Affogato” // 4. Orange-Ginger Cookie Sandwiches 5….

Stock Up the Bar Cart

Stock The Bar Cart

As a 20-something, I don’t have a ton of space in my tiny abode. So, a fully stocked bar is out of the question….

White Trash Party Mix

Pinterest Recipe: White Trash Party Mix

Last weekend I hosted my annual holiday party; in addition to good food and conversation, every year we all bring an item to donate…

Recipe books you should have in your home

5 Cookbooks To Have in Your Kitchen

(image via…) I’m a huge nerd when it comes to cookbooks. I like to read them the same way I’d read a novel; from…