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S'mores Camp Fire Treats

S’mores Camp Fire Treats

We had cereal and marshmallows left over from our Camp Fire Chex Mix and decided to make another treat! I didn’t know what else to do with the leftover marshmallows other than make Rice Krispie Treats. However, we only had…

LiliesandLoafers - John's Marinated Steak: Cooking Through Cravings

John’s Marinated Steak: Cooking Through Cravings

It’s summer. You know what that means? Beach, frozen margaritas (well, that’s all year round) and dining el fresco. However, we are unable to enjoy cooking food on the grill. Unless you have a terrace, city living is not…

Ms. Jackson's Potato Salad - LiliesandLoafers

Ms. Jackson’s Southern Potato Salad

I’ve shared with you before that my love for cooking comes from my mother. My mother cooked almost every night. She would only take a break from cooking if we ordered pizza. Eating out was just something we never…

Liliesandloafers - Camp Fire Chex Mix

Camp Fire Chex Mix

What I love most about summer are summer nights and camp fires. Growing up, my family would vacation at White Lake Camp Ground in New Hampshire. And by family, I mean my aunts, uncles, and cousins. So many great…

DIY Housewarming Gift Basket

DIY Housewarming Gift Basket

Today, my parents are finally starting their next chapter in New Hampshire. While my mom has been up at the house for the last month, my dad’s last day at work is today. While it’s bittersweet, Fatima and I are…

Frosé

Frosé (Frozen Rosé) Is Your Best Friend For the Summer

Rosé is the wine of the summer. Loved by almost everyone, especially our generation, it’s a crisp, refreshing wine for the season. It’s a perfect companion on your trips to the Hamptons and lake-life weekends. Rosé on the rocks is especially…

Rain or Shine: Things to do in NYC This Summer

Rain or Shine: Things To Do In New York City This Summer

Summer is right around the corner. Thinking about what to do this summer, we’re overwhelmed. There’s so much to do in New York City! However, the summer weather is unpredictable. One day it will be beautiful and the next it will rain. We’re here…

Spicy Shrimp

Pepper’s Spicy Shrimp and Pasta: Cooking Through Cravings

Here’s our experience making a dish from Chrissy’s mom, Pepper, in our ongoing journey through Cravings. We made this dish with spicy shrimp, the original recipe calls for clams. This post contains affiliate links. Five years, that’s how long I’ve been at…

DIY Coffee Scrub

A DIY Coffee Scrub for Your Mom

Growing up with 7 siblings and one full bathroom had its challenges. We all had a some sort of shower caddy because there was no way all our products could be stored in the bathroom. What made the bathroom situation…

Fried Fish Sandwiches

Fried Fish Sandwiches: Cooking Through Cravings

I just celebrated my 27th birthday, I know I’m getting old. To celebrate we made some delicious fried fish sandwiches. Usually around my birthday I start dropping hints to my friends and family on what gift I would like.…

Mediterranean Meatball Gyros

Mediterranean Meatball Gyros

These Mediterranean meatball gyros were our first gyros, ever! Yes, you read that correctly. The very first gyro I had was one I made myself. However, these are meatball gyros made with beef. As my coworker pointed out, a gyro…

Sloppy Joes

Ms. Jackson’s Sloppy Joes

I love going home to visit my mother. Although I do feel like I gain 5 pounds every time I visit, especially when eating her sloppy joes. I’m consistently being feed and asked, “Are you hungry?” even after I…

Mint Cookies and Cream Ice Cream

Mint Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Waffle Sandwiches

It’s what unicorn dreams are made of. Last week, we showed you how we stayed cool with our homemade cold brew. Last weekend we cooled off with some margaritas at our favorite brunch spot and made some ice cream. These mint cookies and…