Friday Flotsam

pine tree

Flippidy floppidy frippidy Friday. Ruggies! Wait, let me start over. Ruggers! Okay hold on. RUG LOVERS. (there we go.) I need a rug. A giant rug. Like, a Herculean area rug of mammoth proportions. BECAUSE, guess what. Remember how we talked about leather sofas a few weeks back? Wellllll, we got one! THE ONE. Article […]

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Creamy Chicken and Farfalle Pasta

Creamy Chicken and Farfalle Pasta / Bev Cooks

Your new go-to weeknight pasta. Right here. This is it. This is she. This be her. What? And it has heavy cream in it so you can go ahead and do a triple axel twirl throw jump toe pick. Feel better? This pasta dish is EXACTLY what you want in a  . . . well, […]

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Easiest Fondue Night!

Easiest Fondue Night / Bev Cooks

MORE LIKE FUNDUE. (oh please, you 100% saw that coming.) Baaaaack in the day, when Aaron and I were freshly married and living in our downtown loft in Kansas City and I had a good tight neck, we hosted annual Christmas Fondue parties. Like, every year for YEARS. For maybe three years. So not every […]

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Chickpea Shawarma Flatbread

Chickpea Shawarma Flatbread / Bev Cooks

Am I the only one who desperately wants to pet those little chickpeas and call them Frank? This appetizer! First of all, I can’t take credit for it. It’s not mine. But I did inhale 5/8ths of it in 12 minutes flat. Does that count? My sweetie pie/travel partner gal friend Sonja of A Couple […]

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Friday Flotsam

pies for days

FeeeeeeeeeeeeRILLY DEE DO DAY. I’m warning you now, today’s Flotsam is basically one Herculean poll. I mean, POOOOOOLLLLLLLL-ah! It’s what I do leave me alone. First up! Curling iron or a curing wand? I’ve always used a curling iron. A one-inch Conair from the ’80s. But it seems like KIDS THESE DAYS are more into […]

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Lazy Lady Strata

Lazy Lady Strata / Bev Cooks

I’ve been waiting over 1,814,467 seconds to show you this recipe! Which is really around three weeks, but who’s counting? I call it, the LAZY LADY STRATA. Because: A) Nothing happens overnight. Zero waiting. Zero soaking. It all happens the morning of, and you’ll thank me on your gaping jaw in a minute. B) It’s […]

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How to Survive an Indoor Toddler Craft Day

How to Survive an Indoor Toddler Craft Party / Bev Cooks

YES THAT IS GLITTER, mamas just take a deep breath. So yeah. We totally got a jump on Valentine’s Day crafting like two weeks ago because the kids WILL NOT stop singing Christmas songs. Is this happening to anyone else? Seriously, all I hear all day long, “AND A PARTRIDGE IN A PEAR POOP.” Mind […]

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Friday Flotsam

snow gremlins forever

Fmmmmmmmmusay! I mean Frilay. Frimay. Friqay. Fribay. Friday. I MEAN, I just think a boob reduction should be an at-home kit. You’re like, “What is happening is right now.” I’m not talking about a boob JOB, those should be at the doctor. But if you want to reduce them? Totally an at-home kit. Okay, maybe […]

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