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5 Must-have Condiments for Everyday Cooking

5 Must-have Condiments for Everyday Cooking

If you watch Food Network as much as I do and find yourself constantly needing to throw together quick meals without a lot of notice or prep time, or making something out of a random selection of refrigerator items making the most of your condiment […]

New Year, New Start

New Year, New Start

2021 is here, 2020 has passed. The year 2020 marked so much change and growth for me. I became a mom and learned a new type of love, I connected with lots of family and friends, and I grew my professional repertoire. However, if i’m […]

Integrating Work, Motherhood, and Life

Integrating Work, Motherhood, and Life

I’m writing this post right at the beginning of the school year after I’ve been back at work for about three months. Three months. Really? Only three months? In truth, I’ve been avoiding this topic because I don’t really know what to say or offer […]

Witt Family Vacation

Witt Family Vacation

Four years ago I remember receiving a text message (or maybe an email) from my mom suggesting that we all get together for a week over summer. She sent this about a month or two before the suggested date, which just didn’t work. This sparked […]

Summer Vegetable Orzo Pasta

Summer Vegetable Orzo Pasta

Summer time food means a few specific things to me. Easy, fresh, and you want to keep coming back for more. I get my inspiration for the food I create from all different places – food blogs, magazines, farmers markets, a childhood craving – you […]

How to Have a Difficult Conversation

How to Have a Difficult Conversation

Would you describe yourself as conflict-averse? Meaning, when you sense a conflict or a difficult situation coming your way, you back yourself into your corner, shy away, or maybe even delegate to another person? Years ago I would have been right there with you. These […]

Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar

This is the stuff of Witt Family legends. It’s the must-have for our annual Witt Family vacation. It’s a party side that pleases everyone. It’s the dish people talk about in hushed, reverent tones at the holiday potluck. It’s Cowboy Caviar, folks!  There are many […]

Waking Up to a New Normal

Waking Up to a New Normal

Everyday at 5am my alarm clock goes off. I get out of bed and start my day with some type of exercise, a quick shower, then either dive into work or walk down the hall to wake up sweet baby Hudson. I wake up to […]

Finding Balance During Maternity Leave

Finding Balance During Maternity Leave

I’m a person who likes to be as prepared as possible and took this approach when it came to preparing to go on maternity leave. I did just about anything and everything I could to get my team squared away, smoothly transition, and ensure I […]

Bacon-Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

Bacon-Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

Bacon-roasted fingerling potatoes are salty, crispy on the outside, and creamy on the inside making them the perfect side dish to just about any meal. It’s a pretty rare occasion that I crave potatoes, but when I do it’s hands-down these roasted fingerling potatoes. They’re […]