I recently made a cheese plate for Friendsgiving and was so pleased with how it turned out! I bought everything from Trader Joe’s — which is definitely my go-to for the best cheese plate supplies! I started with four kinds of cheese — brie, cranberry chèvre goat cheese, unexpected cheddar cheese, syrah-soaked Toscano cheese. Then I added two types of crackers (fig and olive crisps + gluten-free savory thin crackers) plus fig butter, salami, prosciutto, cotton candy grapes, blackberries, dried apricots, candied walnuts, and marcona rosemary almonds. I topped it with some rosemary sprigs for some extra color and viola – an easy-ish, affordable cheese […]
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Hi friends! I’m so excited to share with you about our recent trip to Switzerland! We spent eight days in the Swiss Alps/Zurich area and it was such a special time as a family! OUR 8 DAY ITINERARY IN SWITZERLAND Here’s a pretty detailed look at how we spent our time in Switzerland! Plus, TONS of photos from each day!💫 Day 1 (Friday) We landed at the Zurich Airport, picked up our rental car, and hit the road! It was a two-hour drive from the airport to our first apartment in Grindelwald, and we had some time before we could check-in. I had heard great […]
I wanted to share some of our favorite playgrounds that we visited during our trip to Switzerland! Allmendhübel “Flower Park” Details: This was a perfect spot for families — there’s a zip line, slides + swings, tons of climbing structures and ropes, water play, an underground tunnel, a ‘flower labyrinth’ water maze, easy hiking trails, and more, right in the mountains! 🇨🇭 Plus there’s a restaurant where parents can hang out on the patio while kids play! 🌼 More info HERE. How to get there: There are a few ways to get there, but the most efficient (and what we did) was to start at […]
I’m finally compiling all of my Asheville, North Carolina recommendations into one blog post! We’ve visited Asheville five or six times now since moving to Nashville and it’s by far our favorite drivable destination. It’s such a beautiful part of the country and there’s SO much to do! I’ve been sharing Asheville favorites over on Instagram for years, but it’s time for a detailed blog post. Things to Do: Tour The Biltmore Estate – more on this below! 🏰 Visit the North Carolina Arboretum, Bullington Gardens, Asheville Botanical Gardens, and/or WNC Nature Center 🪴🌿 Go rafting down the French Broad River – we did this […]
Our neighborhood goes all out for Halloween and it’s always so fun to walk around and see how people decorate. We usually host friends for trick or treating, but this year I had the itch to decorate and party plan a little bit more than usual. To quote Lucy, “We LOVE a good theme.” I found some super cute partyware and decor items and then just…kept going! I’m not super into scary and dark Halloween themes and decor, especially with young kids, but it’s been SO fun to find what I’m calling colorful, not scary, “spooky cute” Halloween decor and partyware. There’s actually SO much […]