Strawberry Shortcake with Lemon Angel Food Cake

Strawberry Shortcake with Lemon Angel Food Cake

We recently had some very important visitors stay with us – Alex’s parents. The last time they were here they were helping Alex move in and we all went to his white coat ceremony, so it was fun to show them what our home looks like now and show off some of our favorite places around the twin cities. For anyone the comes to visit us, we always take them to…

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Roasted Strawberry Honey Ice Cream

Roasted Strawberry Honey Ice Cream

26. How do I feel about turning 26? To be honest, I’m not sure because most of the year I didn’t know how old I was…lol. I wonder at what point we stop keeping close track of our age. When I was little I ALWAYS knew my age, even down to the number of months I was. Maybe it’s once we are older than any law-restricting age? 16 for your driver’s license, 18 for voting, 21 for buying alcohol, 25 for renting cars without an “adult”. The word “adult” still baffles me. Technically I am considered an adult, but…

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Strawberry Black Pepper Scones

Strawberry Black Pepper Scones

The calendar says it’s the first day of spring and we’re over here in Minnesota lol’ing. It “snowed” all day today, but none of the snow stuck to the already snow-covered ground because it was just slightly above freezing. Although, I will say that the amount of snow on the ground has reduced this past week, and as some of the ground underneath is exposed, there is...

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Strawberry Rhubarb Bars

One of our favorite things to do Sunday afternoon is to watch the latest Bucketlist Family video on YouTube. If you’ve never heard about them, they are a young couple with 2 of the cutest kids in the world, who sold everything a couple years ago and now are a full-time traveling family. When we found out that they were also visiting Iceland and Norway this summer,  I was so excited! The thought of potentially running into them (yes, yesI realize how unlikely that would actually be) had me as giddy as a kid on Christmas. Sadly I don’t think that will happen as they recently left Iceland and will likely visit Norway before we get there. But seeing...

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