This has been one of my family’s favorite recipes for years. We usually have halibut with cheese sauce on a bed of wilted spinach, but since we had some arugula in the fridge that was nearing its expiration date I used arugula in place of the spinach. For this recipe, I prefer spinach, which has a mellower taste than arugula.
Earlier this year, Jaime and I hosted a jazz brunch celebration. Now that the brunch is over, I wanted to share some pictures of the invitations that we made for the brunch. We made these invitations for a retirement celebration, but I also think this design would work well for a dinner party, bridal shower or baby shower.
I bought a basket of beautiful fresh peaches during a recent trip to the farmers’ market. Since I managed to make it through the entire summer without making peach cobbler, I decided to take advantage of the tail end of peach season and make a cobbler.
Our DIY invitations had a lot of of pieces so we wanted something to tie them all together. Our solution? Belly bands. Keeping with our DIY theme we made the belly bands ourselves. These bands were a fairly quick project and helped make all of the pieces of our invitation into a cohesive whole.
I hope everyone had a good weekend. On Friday, I flew to New York to co-host two good friends’ baby shower. I am so excited for them and had so much fun celebrating with them. I had enthusiastically volunteered to make the decorations for the shower and now that it is over I wanted to share some pictures of the decorations with you.
I found some cute napkins and trays at Target, and decided to use the colors in the napkins (blues and yellow-greens) as the colors for the shower. Continue reading
These DIY watercolor wedding invitations were the unifying element for our garden wedding.
We tried to tie everything from our coffee filter roses and fresh flowers to our cake and escort cards back to these. Continue reading