Snowed In And Happy

February 23, 2015

We had back-to-back snow storms last week – our first snows of the year! The second one that came through on Saturday actually ended up being worse than the first, but thanks to warm temps on Sunday, most of the snow is gone already. We woke up to quite the flurry of snow falling on […]

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How To Brew Greek Mountain Tea

February 13, 2015
Greek Mountain Tea

I have a new tea to share with you this morning – just in time for our coldest, dreariest days of winter. It’s called Greek Mountain Tea and it’s made by the company Klio. Instead of individual tea bags, Klio’s Greek Mountain Tea comes in a big bag and looks like something you might gather from the side […]

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Curious Mazen

February 6, 2015

We hosted my cousin Becky last night who is traveling from New Jersey to New Orleans to start a new job. It was great to catch up with her if only for a few hours! Matt and I made a Cook Smarts dinner of roasted chicken thighs, orange-y swiss chard and mashed (purple) cauliflower. The […]

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Becoming A Better Cook

January 21, 2015

This post is sponsored by Blue Apron For years I made dinners flying by the seat of my pants. I rarely ever used a recipe, and didn’t actually know what we were having until I started to get hungry. While this method worked, it definitely kept me on my toes. We stuck to many of […]

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Changing It Up Again…Or Back Again!

January 13, 2015

It’s been nearly 2 years since KERF went from a thrice daily food and lifestyle journal to a 5x a week blog with lifestyle posts thrown in. I’ve done a lot of thinking about my work flow, my interests, your feedback and where I see KERF years from now. The big reason I had to switch […]

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New Finds

January 9, 2015

It’s time for another New Finds post of fun things to share!! Hair x 2 Starting with not one but TWO shampoos that rock my world! I came home from my trip to Celestial Seasonings with this pair of Alba’s Hawaiian line in Plumeria. Gah the smell is DIVINE!!! And for a natural shampoo without […]

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Notes To Self For 2015

January 2, 2015
Notes To Self

January: Here are some ideas to get rid of the winter blues that come this time of year: listen to summery music (Zac Brown Band!) // bundle up and go outside for a brisk walk – you’ll be warm from the movement before you know it // eat lots of kale salads and buy some […]

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