BeautyFromBurntToast

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Scrambled Egg and Cheese Crescent Cups

Scrambled Egg and Cheese Crescent Cups

  I like to consider myself a fairly good parent. I love my children dearly. I love being present for their day to day, watching them grow and learn and laugh and love. I love kissing boo-boos, wiping tears, giving hugs, and tucking them into […]

This is 39

This is 39

Y’all, today is my BIRTHDAY. I’m turning 39. Not an age for the faint of heart, I’ve been told.  The last of my third decade, this is the year many people dread, treating it like a death sentence or a giant last hurrah. Culture today […]

15 Minute Tomato Basil Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons

15 Minute Tomato Basil Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons

It’s been a very eventful week in the BurntToast household, which is saying something because it’s only Thursday. It’s been, like many weeks, a mixture of good, bad, and everything in between. It’s tested our bravery, our strength, our grace and our understanding but also […]

Forgotten Cookies

Forgotten Cookies

  I want to have a very serious conversation with y’all today, friends. I want to talk about something that I HATE with the passion of 10,000 blazing suns. Something that is, for all intents and purposes, supposed to bring joy to the hearts of […]

Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce

Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce

    Friends, there is no way other way for me to say this. I cannot mince words and I cannot clean it up for you. I’m sorry. But yesterday I sucked. I really did. The day, it wasn’t great. It didn’t start out great, […]

Mushroom Rosemary Chicken

Mushroom Rosemary Chicken

I’m pretty sure that all 3 of my children still believe in Santa Claus. I say “pretty sure” because I recognize that there is a very distinct possibility that my oldest knows the truth but is afraid to admit it for fear of losing out […]

Boozy Hot Chocolate for ONE

Boozy Hot Chocolate for ONE

  You may or may not know this about me, but I am a retail veteran. Yes, friends,  I cut my career teeth (metaphorically speaking, of course) on the floors of multiple high end bridal salons across the country and then moved on to spend […]

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie

I did something last night that I swore I never would do. I was so against it, in fact, that I may or may not have mocked people in the past for partaking. And I may have even questioned their morality and intelligence, claiming the […]

Slow Cooker Indian Butter Chicken

Slow Cooker Indian Butter Chicken

This post may contain affiliate links. This means that if you purchase an item from a link provided I will receive a small commission. But never fear, I only ever promote products I believe in and use regularly. Something magical happened this weekend, something so […]

Holiday Gift Guide: Top Cookbook Picks for the Home Cook in your Life

Holiday Gift Guide: Top Cookbook Picks for the Home Cook in your Life

  **This post contains affiliate links which means that if you purchase an item from a link provided on this post I will get a small commission. Don’t worry, though, I only promote products I fully believe in. And in this case, actually own.** You […]