CREAMY PARMESAN SQUASH PASTA

CREAMY PARMESAN SQUASH PASTA

Fall is in full swing in Chicago. Nothing gets me more in the fall spirit than festive comfort food. This recipe is easy and full of flavor. I have honestly never cooked pumpkin but wanted to incorporate it into this recipe, what is more fall festive than a pumpkin, right? Unfortunately, the grocery store didn’t have pumpkins available… other than canned pumpkin. So, I resorted to butternut squash.

Squash always reminds me of my grandpa, he used to have the biggest garden in his backyard and grow everything, including squash. When we visited, he always made the best squash muffins and had tons of mashed squash in the freezer, I was hoping it was reserved for the future muffins he would send home with me. Since my childhood, I look back to those memories of cooking with my grandpa and all of the delicious things he would make from the garden in his back yard. Living in Chicago, I can’t have a full blown garden just yet but I am excited for the day when I will have my own garden that I can pull ingredients from. Until then, I am forced to rely on the grocery store’s product availability.

Anyways you didn’t come here for my reminiscing, scroll down for the recipe and enjoy!

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HOW TO GIVE YOUR HOME VACATION VIBES

HOW TO GIVE YOUR HOME VACATION VIBES

Our apartment is slowly claiming the nickname “The Treehouse.” Everyone who visits makes the comment that it feels like a tree house, we are on the third floor and almost every window you look out there are trees, not to mention our patio feels like a tropical oasis. Though we weren’t striving to give a tropical feel, we definitely have made our home an escape from reality. This isn’t a difficult feat, there are a few simple things that you can do to your home to make it feel more like a vacation.

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ONE YEAR OLDER

ONE YEAR OLDER

This isn’t the normal blog post that you can expect from me, but now that my birthday has come and gone I am feeling sentimental. If you don’t like posts like these, that’s okay… enjoy the pictures of me eating cake!

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