Monthly Archives: June 2014

Peach Cupcakes & Country Themed 2nd Birthday Celebration!

I can’t believe our sweet little curly-haired cutie pie is already 2 years old! We celebrated his special day with a ‘country themed’ party at his nanna and pop pop’s house on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. We wanted a … Continue reading

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Vanilla Cake with Fresh Strawberries (Sugar & Gluten Free)

It’s no secret that I love, love, love to bake! But when our family went gluten free last year, baking is one area that I struggled with. I’ll admit that I’ve had far more messes than success in my quest … Continue reading

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Sweet Corn & Poblano Summer Chowder

Every summer, hundreds of farm stands dot the roadsides in Maryland. They pop up towards the end of May and hang around until after Labor Day. Some are little mom and pop shops selling homegrown fruits and veggies, while others are huge … Continue reading

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Moments that Matter: May 2014 Edition

Welcome to the 3rd edition of our “Moments that Matter” series! In this monthly series, we will give you an up close look at what life on the Chesapeake is all about. Through photos of our adventures, our family, and … Continue reading

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Old Bay Hummus

I love hummus, but have you heard about all of the recent recalls of grocery store brands? Scary stuff! That’s why homemade is best- you can control the ingredients and ensure that they are of the highest quality. Plus, making … Continue reading

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Strawberry & Rhubarb Compote

Some things were just meant to be together. Strawberries are delicious all on their own, but when paired with their super-sidekick rhubarb, the flavor combination just can’t be beat! Luckily, strawberry and rhubarb season overlap, which means we get to … Continue reading

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