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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…

Fudgy Brownie Heart Cupcakes for Two

Fudgy Brownie Heart Cupcakes for Two

When your sweet tooth acts up, sometimes you just want to make a few cupcakes instead of a whole box. Or when you’re in a pickle because you forgot a birthday, anniversary, or Valentine’s Day, you could whip up a quick…

DIY Valentine's Day Card Craft for Kids

Valentine’s Day DIY Card Craft for Kids

My mom kept everything we made for her. It could have been the ugliest school craft, but she kept it. She didn’t have to, but she cherished our handmade crafts. Now, I see how special a handmade craft from your…

Champagne Margarita

Champagne Margaritas

Yesterday we celebrated our second wedding anniversary! And what better cocktail to celebrate with, than these Champagne Margaritas? Fatima and I met eight years ago when we were students at Hofstra University. The rest is history. And here we are…

Chocolate Covered Pretzels

Who doesn’t love pretzels, chocolate, peanut butter cups, or Oreos? How about a combination of everything? Chocolate covered pretzels are an easy snack you could whip up in 20 minutes for your friends and significant others this weekend. You just…

Pomegranate Marquisritas

Pomegranate Marquisritas

Whether you’re making dinner for your love, hanging with friends, or staying in with Netflix, these delicious Pomegranate Marquisritas are the best way to top off this weekend. I haven’t made a Marquisrita yet, and I’ve been dying to make a…

Turkey Burger Sliders with Caramelized Onions and Apples

In need of a last-minute dinner idea? How about a date-night in dinner for two? Don’t want to feel the guilt of eating a cheese burger? Try making these turkey burger sliders with caramelized onions and apples, your taste buds…

Red Velvet Oreo Truffles

Red Velvet Oreo Truffles

This weekend, Fatima and I took a break from the city and headed up to Connecticut to spend Valentine’s Day with my family. As we stated in our UncommonGoods post, my family would get together for a nice dinner…

UncommonGoods Gift Guide

His and Hers Valentine’s Day Gift Guide: UncommonGoods

This post brought to you by UncommonGoods. How is it February already?! Bye January! Now that we’re stuffed from the Super Bowl, we can start thinking about Valentine’s Day. As a kid, Valentine’s day felt like a mini Christmas.…

Naked Red Velvet Cake

Naked Red Velvet Cake

Enjoy something naked this Valentine’s Day. We made a delicious naked red velvet cake. xoxo – Brian & Fatima.…

The Bourbon Blizzard

The Bourbon Blizzard

When the weather outside gets frightful and the temperature inside is delightful, since there’s no place to go, let us drink, let us drink, let us drink. The Bourbon Blizzard is yummy concoction full of cranberry and minty flavors.…

Cookies and Cream Donuts

Anniversary Dinner

A few weeks ago, Fatima and I celebrated our 5 year anniversary. To celebrate, we were going to go out to a dinner. However, a wonderful snow storm decided to come through NYC – again! The restaurant called the…

Red Velvet Cinnamon Rolls

Red Velvet Cinnamon Rolls

Delicious. Delectable. Dangerously good. These red velvet cinnamon rolls made my week. We saw these on Pinterest and used the recipe from Number 2 Pencil. We made some modifications, like cutting the recipe in half.  It made more than…