Instant Pot Risotto with Sweet Potato + Lemon

I love making risotto, and I generally don’t mind the stirring it requires.  I was a skeptic when I heard about Instant Pot risotto, but having a small child has forced me to be more open to time-saving techniques.  Much to my surprise and delight, the texture and...

Paris Travel Guide

I’ve discovered that you’re either a Paris person or you’re not. With so much lore about the City of Light–songs, movies, books, and famous quotes–it’s easy to build up a lot of expectations about it. Some people love it; some people are disappointed by...

Gardening 101: Get Started!

So you want to start a garden… but where do you start?  This is something I get questions about every spring, but it’s especially relevant this year with us all stuck at home in quarantine.  Here are five basics to get you going: Know your USDA plant hardiness zone...

Third Trimester Pregnancy Journal

Finally, the home stretch.  I heard that second trimester is the best, and for me that was true.  Third trimester brought with it a lot of new aches and pains, but it also got us closer to meeting our baby.  All-in-all, I think I had a relatively easy pregnancy....