strawberry + mascarpone tartine with balsamic reduction

a few months ago, i took a little weekend trip to nashville with a dear friend of mine, to help her find a house. (kid-free, i might add. WOOT WOOT.) we viewed about 20 houses in two and a half days, and obviously worked up quite the appetite. being the good friend she is, she went along…

homemade strawberry sauce

this past saturday, we had a birthday party for the little she and all of her friends (her actual birthday isn’t until the end of the month, but with everyone’s schedules in may we decided to start the celebration early:). it was a small shindig at our house (because of near-freezing temperatures – in may…

minted mandarin & strawberry coolers

summer is meant for relaxing out on the back deck with a cold drink in your hand. and this is becoming one of my new favorites. i made these for the little she’s 2nd birthday brunch party last weekend and they went pretty fast. they are simple (with only 3 ingredients) and super flavorful –…