Family · summer

Our Summer Getaway VLOG

We recently took a family getaway to San Diego, California. This video is a compilation of footage from that trip, including our adventures at the San Diego Zoo, Sea World, Old Town, Balboa Park, and Mission Beach. So.Much.Fun! With the exception of a few photos that were taken on my iPhone, I shot all the footage with either… Continue reading Our Summer Getaway VLOG

Recipes · summer

Perfect Oven Baked S’mores 

These s’mores were perfect indeed… because they were baked with love by an imperfect Mom.

Enjoy this recipe post, all about our s’mores experience earlier in the season.

Lindsay ❤

Letters To Dutch

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Thank you Summer for the sweet, gooey goodness of s’mores. I mean, it might be the single tastiest ingredient combination of all time. There’s that marshmallow, warmed and roasted until golden brown… sitting right underneath a layer of shiny, rich chocolate. Smash all that in between a crunchy, honey graham cracker and you’ve got yourself a classic Summer time treat.

Giving Dutch his first s’mores experience this Summer was of the utmost importance. It’s a Summer tradition that I imagine he will grow up with and have fond memories of. Just yesterday we crossed this item off our Summer Bucket List by baking “perfect” s’mores in our kitchen oven. It took a couple of tries, but eventually I found the winning combination and I plan to share it with you today… along with what a recovering perfectionist (me) learned from the experience.

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Family · summer · video

Dutch’s 2nd Birthday VLOG

We celebrated Dutch's 2nd birthday on Saturday! Thanks for stopping by to watch his birthday video blog (only 3 minutes). We spent the morning at Zuma beach in Malibu, California. Dutch enjoyed digging in the sand, taking long walks along the beach (cliche but true), and spending time with his family in glorious, 80 degree,… Continue reading Dutch’s 2nd Birthday VLOG