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10 Kitchen Essentials for the Accidental Minimalist

10 Kitchen Essentials for the Accidental Minimalist

**This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you purchase an item from a link provided I will receive a small commission.** You may or may not know this, but Mr. BurntToast and I were minimalist before minimalism was cool. And it wasn’t really […]

Slow Cooker Turkey, Black Bean and Veggie Chili

Slow Cooker Turkey, Black Bean and Veggie Chili

  I am going to tell you a little story today, friends. The story of a couch. But not just any couch. My couch. My completely impractical, totally improbably and absolutely impossible WHITE couch.  This whole story began 8 years ago when we were transferred […]

15 Delicious Crescent Roll Recipes

15 Delicious Crescent Roll Recipes

**This post contains affiliate links which means that if you purchase any item through a link provided, I will receive a small commission.**   A little while ago I posted a quick little breakfast recipe using Pilsbury Crescent Rolls that got me thinking. First of […]

Classic Banana Bread

Classic Banana Bread

Happy New Year, friends! I hope you are as excited about a fresh new 2018 as I am!  I’ve never been a huge New Years person, honestly. I don’t put much stock in resolutions; we all know they are just meant to be broken. They […]

Curried Ham and Lentil Soup

Curried Ham and Lentil Soup

    Wow. Christmas 2017 is over and done with, y’all. It came, it saw, and it definitely conquered. It always feels like a whirlwind, the holiday season, doesn’t it? There is so much anticipation and build-up that when it’s over you almost can’t even […]

Matcha Tumeric Power Latte

Matcha Tumeric Power Latte

*This post may contain affiliate links. Which means that if you purchase an item from my recommendations, I may receive a small commission.* You may remember, because it was just last week, that I recently celebrated my 39th birthday. I celebrated rather glibly, almost mocking […]

Maryland Style Steamed Shrimp

Maryland Style Steamed Shrimp

I’ve been out of joint lately. Nothing major, there’s been no huge drama or calamity to put me there, I’ve just not felt like myself. It could be the chaos of the holiday season that’s put me over the edge, I’m not sure. There is […]

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 […]