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So..we are a total mess! Our little family table has vegetarians, meat-eaters.. gluten free-ers! Dairy free-ers..! How many of each? It depends on the week!

Does any of that sound familiar? Then come on in and pull up a chair.. let’s tackle this crazy table together 🙂

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Check out a few of the most recent recipes to hit our table! I’m feeding a vegetarian, and two gluten free eaters, along side our regular rotation of meat and dairy dishes… so there’s never a dull moment! But it’s not as hard as it sounds – everyone’s happy when the food tastes great 🙂

LATEST // SAVORY
  • Southern Picnic Platter recipe || This picnic platter transports me back to summers growing up in the south. Homemade pimento cheese, benedictine spread, a juicy heirloom tomato and cucumber salad, fresh peaches, spice dusted hard boiled eggs, and a variety of crackers! My grandmother would have been proud of this one! || @thismessisours
    Southern Picnic Platter
    anemptytextlline
    The last few weeks of summer are upon us here in So Cal and before we head back to school and the laundry list of extra curricular activities that come with it I wanted to celebrate with one last summer inspired feas...
LATEST // SIPS
  • Raspberry Hibiscus Shrub recipe || Drinking vinegar is all the rage these days! It seems like every hip restaurant and trendy coffee shop in town has some type of shrub on the menu, and since I can't help but order one every time I see, them I thought it was the perfect time to give making my own a try. || @pompeian @thismessisours #vegan #glutenfree
    Raspberry Hibiscus Shrub
    anemptytextlline
    Drinking vinegar is all the rage these days! It seems like every hip restaurant and trendy coffee shop in town has some type of shrub on the menu, and since I can't help but order one every time I see, them I thought...
LATEST // SWEETS
  • Gluten Free Waffle Cones recipe || @thismessisours #FriendsWhoFete
    Gluten Free Waffle Cones
    anemptytextlline
    Homemade waffle cones are where it is at! We've been making versions of these mini waffle cones for a few years now and they are always a huge hit.  photo taken by Salt & Wind Last weekend I broke out my pizzel...
LATEST // ON-THE-GO
  • {Giveaway} Coriander and Lime Scented Cashews recipe || This snack is super easy to make with minimal ingredients. It's even great for entertaining! || @thismessisours with @akcookware #glutenfree #vegan #ACoupleAdopts
    Coriander and Lime Scented Cashews
    anemptytextlline
    As someone who was adopted at birth herself, it gives me great joy to be coming together with an amazing group of bloggers today to celebrate the birth and adoption of Larson Overhiser, Alex, and Sonja of A Couple Co...

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We are a family of 4 creatives living under 1 roof and you can bet it gets pretty messy up in here! There is always some type of party being planned, art project being created or furniture rearrange happening at our house, but we like it that way. You’re invited to come on over and explore our favorite home goods, pursue my cookbook collection and you can even take a peek at our pantry if you want too!

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TMIO // COOKBOOK LOVE
  • Carrot, Feta, and Pistachio Salad with Orange Blossom Toss recipe from @KaleandCaramel || Beautiful heirloom carrots thinly shaved & tossed with an incredible orange blossom scented dressing, herbs, pistachios, and feta. || @thismessisours #glutenfree #vegetarian
    Carrot, Feta, and Pistachio Salad with Orange Blossom Toss
    anemptytextlline
    I've had cookbooks inspire me, motivate me, and reinvent the way I look at the way we eat, but I've never had a cookbook touch me on a deep, emotional level before now. Lily Diamond's book, Kale & Caramel; Recipes fo...
TMIO // PANTRY
  • Champagne Gone Flat? Make Champagne Vinegar!
    anemptytextlline
    I am sure a lot of you have some leftover champagne from last night's festivities and if you don't sip it fast enough it is sure to fall flat. If you are like me you are bound to cork it and forget it in the days ...
TMIO // TUTORIALS
  • How To Print Your Own Temporary Ice Cream Tattoos || Kids of all ages will love these DIY temporary tattoos! || @thismessisours #friendswhofete
    How To Print Your Own Temporary Ice Cream Tattoos
    anemptytextlline
    Kid's of all ages, myself included, love temporary tattoos. I mean seriously, whats not to love? They're bright and colorful and don't require a long term commitment. Todd and I worked together to design these...
TMIO // NEST
  • SHOP || The Hunted Fox || @thehuntedfox makes handcrafted pieces for the modern family. From pillows to throws, poufs to pouches, all of their original products are designed and manufactured in their downtown Los Angeles studio. || @thismessisours
    SHOP || The Hunted Fox
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    Green Palm Leaf Leather Chair - Lumbar Pillow || The Hunted Fox If you were to take a tour through our home you would notice that we have curated quite the collection of one-of-a-kind pieces from artisans all over the...

BLESS THIS MESS

Life can get pretty complicated, especially around dinner time. Whether you’ve got picky eaters, or bonafide allergy concerns, we’ve got some inspiration that’ll get you excited to bring all of those wants, needs and like-to-have’s around your family table.

I’ve put together a couple of quick articles and guides to help you get started on your journey, or maybe just to help you get to know us a little better. So dig in and see what we’re all about.  Just don’t judge – because we’re a total mess ?

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