Friday Flotsam

valentine cards

FRRRRRRRRRRewey dew! I dunno. Do you make the bed? What I mean is, when do you make the bed? What I MEAN is, how do you make the bed? What I MEAN MEAN is, are you into making your bed? This blog post already completely sucks. What I MEAN EEEES, is making the bed something […]

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Scallop Piccata

Scallop Piccata / Bev Cooks

Balemtime’s Bay! (please don’t x out.) Did you forget about today? It’s not like it’s a REAL holiday. So it’s totally fine if you did. No one’s mad. (actually don’t quote me on that.) But! If you’re having a mini coronary collapse because you forgot all about dinner tonight – then just imagine me sweeping […]

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Chocolate, Cheese and Wine – Oh My!

Chocolate, Cheese and Wine - Oh My! / Bev Cooks

You had to see it coming. I don’t think there’s anything greater in this life than a) those three words back to back, and b) eating those three words side by side. And let me just say, I’m no cheeseboard pro! Because I feel like it’s all in the mix and match, try this and […]

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Friday Flotsam

cactus

FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF r i d y a. I mean a y. What exactly do you do with witch hazel? Besides get excited about using the words witch and hazel back to back. What does it do? What does it heal? What ancient voodoo of yesterlore do I need to absorb for ultimate life happiness? I just […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Snowflakes and Honey

Monthly Mixtape: Snowflakes and Honey

Happy February! …five days in. And don’t look at me like that – this mixtape is the furthest from over-the-top sap. Matter of fact, it’s hardly about love or loving or lovers at all! (minus Gillian’s song My First Lover, which isn’t even romantic, but simply incredible and everyone must store this song somewhere in […]

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Friday Flotsam

sledders

FrarDEE FRI. (<–do you ever tire of these? didn’t think so.) SO GUESS WHAT! (just jumping right in.) We officially booked our Oregon summer home! Which, when I say “Oregon summer home,” I realize that it sounds like I’m all Midge Maisel with one hand swooping up into the air as I clutch a little […]

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Creamy Orecchiette Turkey Bolognese

Creamy Orecchiette Turkey Bolognese / Bev Cooks

Or your new lover. Whatever. I know what you’re thinking. TURKEY? Why turkey? It’s so blah. So lifeless! Why WOULD YOU FORCE THIS ON HUMANITY??? And I know this is what you’re thinking because when I posted a teaser for this in my IG Stories, a number of you said those exact words. Minus the […]

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Friday Flotsam

chamomille flowers

FAHRAHDAYAYOLO. Who else here thinks, “La! A note to follow so” is a little bit of a cop out? I mean, come on. Up until that point we have a female deer, a drop of golden sun, a name I call myself, a long long way to run, a needle pulling thread, and then – […]

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