By: Amanda Magnus From time to time Brian and I enjoy going out for a date night or I need a moms night out! While we love to try new craft beers, we have also found some great wine bars in the area that we enjoy. If you're looking for some good date night ideas… Continue reading Favorite Wine Bars
By: Kristen Darkow I think I speak for both Andrew and myself when I say that being an aunt and uncle is our favorite title. If you remember our wedding photos, we had the two cutest little Flower Girls and the most adorable tiny Ring Bearer. My sister-in-law (Maid of Honor) was 6 months… Continue reading Our New Nephew, Dane Christopher!
By: Amanda Magnus & Kristen Darkow This week, we celebrate ONE WHOLE YEAR of Eat, Drink and B Crafty! Can you believe it? We want to take today to thank all of you who have loyally read this blog, whether it's been for a week, a month, six months, or a year. We have… Continue reading One Year of Eat, Drink and B Crafty!
By: Kristen Darkow Ahhh, it's officially September and Labor Day has come and gone. While I'm sure the majority of people had a very relaxing Labor Day weekend, or at least spent it outside in the beautiful weather, Andrew and I decided to use the long weekend to re-do our bedroom. After taking on… Continue reading Our Bedroom Makeover: Dark & Enclosed to Light & Airy
By: Amanda Magnus When you hear the term "family pictures" do you get excited or cringe at the thought? I don't think I've ever minded family photos. And now since having kids I do enjoy getting them done so we have posed pictures of the kids as they grow. Unfortunately though my kids do not… Continue reading Family Picture Time
By: Kristen Darkow If you haven't noticed by now, I'm all about finding delicious recipes and subbing out ingredients to make them healthier. I love me some Chinese takeout, but I'm not always willing to undo that day's workout for all that deep fried goodness. Don't get me wrong, sometimes I am very willing… Continue reading Lightened Up Egg Rolls
By: Amanda Magnus I have recently become obsessed with strawberry margaritas. And not just drinking them (in moderation of course) but figuring out the perfect recipe. It all started when Brian and I were out to eat with his family at Chili's. His dad ordered a margarita on the rocks. I've always been a blended… Continue reading The BEST Strawberry Margarita Recipe
By: Kristen Darkow This past weekend, my parents attended a family reunion in Iowa where more than 250 relatives gathered to share family history and, for most of them, meet for the very first time! They are all descendants of a couple who each immigrated from Norway and eventually met in Iowa and had… Continue reading Ancestry DNA Test
By: Amanda Magnus Can you believe it's that time of year again? Yes, I'm talking about back to school! This summer flew by and here we are with the start of school right around the corner. Some of you are pros at this but for me this is Ella's first year starting school. So it… Continue reading First Day of School Signs!
By: Kristen Darkow The last time I was in Florida was for my 6th birthday. See below. But last week, my cousin got married in Destin, Florida, which meant we got a nice little family vacation out of the deal! The wedding was on a Monday, which allowed us to enjoy the entire weekend… Continue reading Our long weekend in Destin, Florida