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John's Marinated Steak: Cooking Through Cravings - LiliesandLoafers

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…

DIY Desk Makeover with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint - LiliesandLoafers

DIY Desk Makeover with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

This desk makeover (using chalk paint) was so much fun to do and stage. Some of the links throughout the post are affiliate links. The desk we have in our apartment is the desk I used at my parents’…

Camp Fire Chex Mix - Family Camping - Liliesandloafers

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…

Our Happy Place with our Cocoon Chill

Our Happy Place: 100 Nights with Our Cocoon Chill

This post is not sponsored by Cocoon by Sealy. Some of the links below are affiliate links. Welcome to our happy place. Living in New York City, we’re used to small spaces and high ceilings. When one thing is out-of-place in…

Flowers for Your Mom

From the Heart: Flowers for Your Mom

This post, the gorgeous bouquet of flowers for my mom, and the special offer below are brought to you by The Bouqs Co. Some of the links below are affiliate links. Trying to find a Mother’s Day gift is one of the hardest…

It's Not Goodbye, It's See You Next Weekend

How We Pulled Off a Surprise Going Away Party

This post and party outfit are brought to you by our friends at Lovita & Co. “It’s not goodbye, it’s see you next weekend,” was the theme for my in-laws’ going away party. We planned this surprise bon voyage party…

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…