Summer Steak Salad

Summer Steak Salad / Bev Cooks

Also known as, probably definitely my favorite food in summer life. And I didn’t even grill anything! #humidityofdeath #mosquitoesofdeath #sissy But GUYS. Steak salad in the summer is some serious summer living in the summertime. Summersummersummer. Let’s break this down. OKAY, before you start waggin’ that index at me, yes the corn is frozen. Because […]

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Lighter, Creamy Pasta Salad

Lighter, Creamy Pasta Salad / Bev Cooks

I swear it’s lighter don’t look at me like that! On top of that, it’s meeeega retro. Which come on, is the only true way to approach a classic pasta salad. Because to me, there are a few necessary components to a pasta salad that makes it even worth anything at all. Let’s discuss. Well, […]

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Friday Flotsam

ford's buoys

FLLLLLLLLLLAAAAAAHDEEEDAY. Do you sleep in a bra? Dudes be like, PASS. But, do you? Is this a thing? Sleeping in your bra? Over the 4th of July, I was drinking rosé absurdly early in the day with a couple of besties, and we were talking about boobs. (#duh) Sleeping in your bra came up, and […]

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Caprese Tortilla Pizza Snacks

Caprese Tortilla Pizza Snacks / Bev Cooks

It’s less a snack, and more . . . a means of survival. I MEAN, it’s brutally hot out there. Highs in the upper 90s with a heat index of STOP IT. And you’re probably like, “No way am I turning on the oven, girlfriend.” I know. I’ve got you covered. But let’s talk about […]

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Our New Life in Connecticut Forever: PART FIVE

Summertime in Connecticut / Bev Cooks

And by part five I mean week FOUR and we’re already home so never mind. But don’t x out! I’ve got the veeeery last seven days to show you, and then we’ll wrap for good, shed our tears, bring it in and then it’s back to recipes from here on out. Let’s Connecticut! On Monday, […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Tomato Vines and Fireflies

Monthly Mixtape: Tomato Vines and Fireflies

Happy early 4th! Fourth? Forth. FARTH. Just kidding. We’re BACK. We’re home. And surprisingly, it feels really, really good. We didn’t know what to expect when we walked into our beloved little ranch house after a full month of being away. Of course it smelled stale, it was hot and sticky, and a few pepper […]

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Our New Life in Connecticut Forever: PART FOUR

Summer in Connecticut / Bev Cooks

And by part four I mean WEEK THREE. Don’t hate me. And let me warn you now. This is a MONSTROUS post. With a LOT of boats. Like, so many boats. And a train! But more boats. And Will basically wears this navy blue hoodie in almost every single photo because BOY LIKES ROUTINE. But […]

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Anytime Yogurt Carrot Muffins

Anytime Yogurt Carrot Muffins / Bev Cooks

AS IN, I BAKED A MUFFIN. There is one thing I have surely learned on this month-long relocation. (BESIDES ALL THE THINGS) And I knew it and practiced it before, but it is now so ingrained in my day-to-day, small-humans-all-around-me-all-the time-so-help-me-God life. SNACKS. Have snacks. Have so many snacks. Snacks on the counter, snacks in […]

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Our New Life in Connecticut Forever: PART THREE

Our Summer in Connecticut

And by part three I mean week two! This isn’t confusing at all. And also, YES this is in Friday Flotsam’s spot. I know! I’m sorry. We were all achingly tired yesterday, so I gave myself the day off and violently shoved yesterday’s post into today’s slot and man it feels good to be a […]

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Our New Life in Connecticut Forever: PART TWO

New England Summer Livin'

We’re still in Connecticut! Just in case you forgot. I decided last night as I was scrolling through hundreds of photos and slipping into anxiety, “What do I show them? These are too many photos! How will I do this?! It will take five thousand years! I’ll be an old lady with sagging jowls by […]

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