Archive for ‘Holidays’

March 19th, 2014

Irish Cream French Toast {with Irish Soda Bread}

by Chrissy

 

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I’m pretty sure that I have one ounce of Irish blood. After recipe testing and inhaling slices of this Irish Cream French Toast for breakfast, dinner and maybe a snack in between, I probably have twice as much Irish blood running through my veins. Probably a little bit more, after that Irish Coffee I just had to pair with the French toast…but don’t worry it was when I had it for dinner and not breakfast.

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March 16th, 2014

Irish Soda Bread Breakfast Sandwich {toasted with cheese and arugula}

by Lauren

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!! I hope you have your corned beef slow cooking away preparing itself for tonight’s feast.

Another classic for this holiday is that fantastic Irish Soda Bread. My mother-in-law handed me half of a loaf of her infamous version of the recipe as we left her house this weekend. She loads hers up with not only raisins but caraway seeds!

If you have a surplus of Irish Soda Bread, I have a solution. Here’s a way to … Read more...

February 13th, 2014

Vanilla Cardamom Oatmeal {with strawberry hearts & coconut}

by Lauren

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Happy Valentine’s Day!!! I hope you have plans to celebrate and spread love with your honey or your best pals.

Today, I have a fantastic oatmeal recipe that will give you breakfast all week long, topped off with strawberry hearts because of this magical holiday.

It is magical isn’t it? Flowers, chocolate, and teddy bears are handed out like candy.

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If you’re anything like me, you’re a sucker for any holiday because it’s an excuse to enjoy an over-the-top meal. … Read more...

December 30th, 2013

Apple Cinnamon Coffee Cake

by Chrissy

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This year is winding down but we’re just winding up. We’ve got big plans for the LYK in 2014.

But first, let’s quickly recap this past year: we had a wedding and the many fun memories and months leading up to it; we’ve embarked on some worldwide travels–some with our loved ones and some together; we’ve stepped into bigger and better things relating to jobs, opportunities, responsibilities and more. This year’s been full of blessing and excitement, we look forward … Read more...

December 5th, 2013

Christmas Gift Guide {8 ideas for the guys in your life}

by Lauren

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1. Ice sphere – These are so fun to have for a happy hour at home. Any guy who loves a stiff drink on the rocks is sure to have some fun with these. $13

2. 1001 Beers You Must Taste Before You Die – A fun book for beer lovers. Chris’ brother got this for his birthday and it looks like such a great coffee table book to have around. Each page has a different beer (from craft local … Read more...