Valentine’s Day Lasagna

In our house, we love traditions that we’ve made our own – like going apple picking for our anniversary every year. Or getting a small Ollie-friendly sized Christmas tree during the holidays. Another one we’ve done for 5 years strong now is Valentine’s Day lasagna. We don’t go out to eat for Valentine’s Day (not…

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Ollie’s Birthday Cake Recipe

Our little pup is now 4 years old! When we first got Ollie, he was 10 months old, underweight and very scared. The little guy was found on the streets of Riverside, when the awesome people at Adopt & Shop found him and brought him back to the Culver City shelter. My sister decided to…

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Garlic Bread Meatball Sliders for Super Bowl

I watch the Super Bowl every year. Not because I’m a football fan, but being in advertising, it’s a rite of passage to watch all Super Bowl ads when you first enter the industry. Now, I”m just excited to see what themes pop up among the brands who decided to participate this year. Then of…

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Dine LA: Something Old, Something New

Two more days of Dine LA, guys. If there’s somewhere you’ve been wanting to try, get on it. I decided to go to two restaurants this time around. One tried and true, and one I’ve been wanting to try. Tried & True: Lawry’s  I eat prime rib probably 1x a year. So if I’m going…

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Small Batch Homemade Pesto

One of the things I now refuse to buy or order at restaurants is pesto because it’s so easy to make yourself! Plus, having a fresh batch in the fridge is always better, which is why I make it from time to time in small quantities. Fresh pesto lasts for a week in the fridge.…

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