Cuban Slaw

Do you share recipes in your family? I come from a pretty large family (I have three older siblings, and we are all married and have kids), and we're all big fans of cooking and eating. And whenever we land on a delicious recipe, it normally ends up spreading through the family like wildfire ....more

Coffee Date

If you and I were to sit down for a cup of coffee this morning, I’d tell you...more

Tutorial: DIY Nursing Pillow and Slipcover

When I was working on pulling together our baby registry, one item that was on all of the must-have lists was a nursing pillow. Being someone who’d never breastfed before, the idea of a nursing pillow confounded me. I mean, after all, women have been nursing babies for long before nursing pillows existed—why did I need one? ...more

Honey Chipotle Almond-Crusted Chicken Strips with Blue Diamond Almonds

This post is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almonds. All content and opinions are my own. Read more about my sponsored post disclosure policy in the BTHR Bylaws ....more

A Row for the Community

Craig and I both feel so fortunate to have the resources to grow our own food. We have the finances to be able to buy seeds. The space to grow acre after acre of crops ....more

Shrimp and Pineapple Packets with Coconut-Cilantro Rice

I’m not sure I could get through summer without my grill. I mean, I’m sure I’d figure out a way, but it’s definitely not something I want to do. We grill out nearly every single dinner in the summertime, and because of this frequency, we long ago stepped away from the grilling comfort zone of burgers and brats ....more

How to Do a Gallery Wall (for less than $20)

I’m kinda a little bit obsessed with gallery walls. I love eclectic collections of mementos, and I think gallery walls are such a fun way to show things off that might normally be relegated to a box in the basement. When we were planning JuneBug’s nursery,...more

June 2014 Income Report — $503.38

It’s time for my first income and traffic report! If you’re curious what this is all about,...more

Cauliflower “Potato” Salad

Cauliflower is one of my absolute favorite veggies. And this is a super fun way to use it! I love a good potato salad for summer (and it’s hard to beat freshly-dug new potatoes in a potato salad), but this cauliflower version is a great way to get all that potato salad flavor without a ton of starchy carbs ....more

How to Make Sun Tea

Growing up, I didn’t realize a lot of the food traditions we had in my family were regionalisms. It wasn’t until I married a cute boy from the Great White North...more