My Best Friend Said “I Do”!

Photographing A Proposal

The day has come…My best friend of 15 years got engaged! I was honored to photograph the moment so they can always remember Saturday, January 14th at their favorite bench overlooking  Lake Michigan. As much as my friend was surprised, her boyfriend kept me in the loop about 4 months earlier. I went with him to […]

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Quinoa Veggie Chili

Quinoa Veggie Chili

I think there’s something special about Sunday traditions, every home seems to have one. Our tradition during the football season is making veggie chili for the game! It’s not expensive, easy to make and best of all, there’s always leftovers to bring to work during the week! Each Sunday we make a different type of […]

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Basil & Mozz Pizza

Basil & Mozz Pizza

Does anyone else get cravings for a delicious piece of pizza? Since Steven is lactose intolerant, I tend to get these HUGE cheese cravings. Not kidding, when I have pizza on the brain, it won’t go away until I have deliciously cheezy pizza in front of me. Luckily we live by this amazing local pizzeria that […]

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Cheers To A Great Year

Cheers To A Great Year

Happy New Year! One of my goals for 2017 is to document more of my life on this blog. I still plan to post food/drink recipes but I’m realizing your mid-twenties is a scary but very exciting time and I hope to share more about it on here. But before that, I’d like to take […]

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Eggnog White Russians

Eggnog White Russians

Who else absolutely loves this time of year? Beautiful snow gently falling, the smell of pine in the air, colorful lights everywhere; I just love it! One other thing I love about this time of year, wearing fun holiday sweaters! Well you can’t host an ugly sweater party without offering holiday drinks! I don’t know about […]

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Cinnamon Simple Syrup

Cinnamon Simple Syrup

Okay, who here still buys simple syrup at the store? Well hopefully after reading this blog post you’ll realize you don’t need to anymore! It’s called simple syrup for a reason, because it’s just so dang simple to make! Once you start, you’ll most likely always have a jar in your fridge. Have fun and […]

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Cactus Coconut Oil Rice Krispie Treats

Cactus Coconut Oil Rice Krispies

My best friend lives by this adorable shop that has over 2,000 cookie cutters and baking supply products! The first time I walked into the store my jaw literally dropped. Rows and rows of cookie cutters. I couldn’t believe how many different types they had- breeds of dogs, different flowers even different types of yoga […]

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One Year Of Blogging

One Year Of Blogging

Wow I can’t believe I’ve had this blog for a year! So much has happened over the year and I’ve learned a lot about this blogging adventure. When I started Pints and Pickles I was working at my first “real” job after graduating working for a newspaper and living in a tiny apartment in downtown Madison with my […]

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Sausage, Spinach and Mushroom Quiche

Sausage, Spinach & Mushroom Quiche

Alright, who else is a fan of brunch?! Our weekends are usually filled with plans but we always try to make time for brunch for at least one of the days. My brunch usually consists of a delicious bloody mary and something full of flavors like a hash, casserole or quiche.   Ever hosted brunch at […]

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Tuna Casserole

Tuna Casserole

I’m so excited to share this recipe because I absolutely love this casserole! It’s hearty, delicious and simple to make. What more could you ask for! My family was not very big on eating fish so I never had tuna casserole until I met Steven. Now I can’t get enough of it! This is definitely […]

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