Friday Flotsam

fall leaves

FrRFRFRFRFffffffrrrrrrrrFRFRFRFRrrrrrrrFFFFRRRRRrrrrrrFFFFRFRFRFrrrrridee. Okay, teacher readers. I HAVE AN APPLE TO PICK WITH YOU. (Haha! Did you see what I did there? Instead of a bone to pick, it’s an apple? Because you’re a teache- right.) (And I don’t really have a bone slash apple to pick. I’m teasing. I love you all. Don’t leave me.) But […]

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Spicy Chicken and Broccoli Rice Bowls

Spicy Chicken and Broccoli Rice Bowls / Bev Cooks

UM. OKAY. I know you’re probably like, “Chicken, broccoli and rice, whoop dee do.” But. Hi, this chicken. Is coated in all that stuff you see in this next photo. And it has sweetness. And a little kick. It’s a little bit country. And a little bit rock ‘n roll. This LOOKS like a lot […]

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Rosemary Chicken Gnocchi

Rosemary Chicken Gnocchi / Bev Cooks

And it’s one pot! One pan, I mean. A skillet. Whatever you have. Never mind. Okay this is like, the unofficial slash official gateway to fall for your mouth. Just the words ROSEMARY CHICKEN feel like they should under a giant leaf pile. In a sweater. Or a navy blazer. (ordered one from J.Crew! I’ll […]

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Friday Flotsam

rainy patio

FrrrrrrrrrrrrrrEEDEEDOODAAAHDULLYDIMDO. I need help! You’re like, “How does this woman even make it an hour by herself.” I need a navy blazer. I’ve needed a navy blue blazer since the navy blazer was invented and I’ve never had a navy blazer! Every fall rolls around and I’m like, “YES, IT’S NAVY BLAZER HUNT TIME,” and […]

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Pork Fajita Quesadillas

Pork Fajita Quesadillas / Bev Cooks

With two cheeses! Pork Fajita Quesadillas with two cheeses. I left that part out. Who doesn’t completely freak their lives over quesadillas? No one. Everyone. Nat’s in this thing right now where she ONLY EATS QUESADILLAS. ONLY. And she’ll put her hand on her hip and spout, “JUST CHEESE. NOTHING ELSE.” I tried to tuck […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Backpacks and Apple Trees

Monthly Mixtape: Backpacks and Apple Trees

We made it to the ’embers! Which is what I feel like I say every year on this day at this time to your face. Today the gremlins go back to preschool. Second year. AND I AM FOAMING-AT-THE-MOUTH EXCITED. One, for all that ish they’re gonna learn and become super smart and prepped for Kindergarten, […]

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Friday Flotsam

feet on tile

FFFFFFFFFFFleelee. Okay. So. I have a question. And I’m serious. Super serious. Here goes. When you make a peanut butter sandwich, do you use one knife, or two? One for the peanut butter, and one for the jelly? Or do you use one knife for BOTH the peanut butter and the jelly? And if you […]

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A Fresh Dining Space – with Golden and Pine!

A Fresh Dining Space with Golden and Pine! / Bev Cooks

HOME. There’s weight in that word, isn’t there? How about DISCOUNT. Is there weight in that word? Thought so. Right now I’m reading Julie Andrews’ memoir of her earlier years, called Home. Have you read it? It is beyond fascinating! And I’m not even to the MARY POPPINS PART YET. I’ve always been drawn to […]

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