Finding the perfect gift for a couple can be tricky. Two years ago my husband Eric and I attended 9 weddings over the span of three months and nearly drove ourselves crazy trying to find meaningful and unique gifts for each couple. Out of all that practice we came up with a few tips for identifying THE gift.
Nothing Fancy is the cookbook I always knew I wanted and am so happy to have found. A few months ago, I was at dinner at a friend’s house. The hosts had recently moved in together and as we sat in their living room, Katie introduced me to Alison Roman’s cookbook, Nothing Fancy.
My mom is the most present person I’ve ever come across and has a creative eye that allows her garden to look like it was planned by a watercolorist. She taught me to cook, always tells me when to plant tomatoes and has fostered in me a love for long sails and endless rowboat rides. Plus, she’s gracious and never lets me forget I’m lucky enough to have a mom count that’s much bigger than one.
We’re excited to launch this blog in May, a month filled with blooms and celebrations. Mother’s Day, graduations and the unofficial kick-off of summer all live within these mighty four weeks. Now’s the time to uncover those grills, tend to gardens and clean up the outdoor dining set.