The 2017 Reader Survey + Win a $100 Gift Card!

The 2017 Reader Survey + Win a $100 Gift Card!

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At long last, after much ado for the last couple of years, an all new, all beautiful The Sweetest Occasion will be launching in the next month or so! (Stay tuned in late February or early March. Hooray!) Everything will be fresh and updated, marking the largest update to the site by far in it’s nearly nine year existence. The branding has been overhauled, the site is going to look really clean and sleek with all the focus on big, beautiful …

Tomato + Farro Mozzarella Salad

Tomato + Farro Mozzarella Salad

I made this salad a couple of weeks ago for the first time in a long time, and couldn’t believe that it ever fell out of my regular rotation of solid, delicious, healthy dishes that I generally go to again and again. I’m really trying to get back to the basics over here, cleaning the junk out of my diet and starting to focus in on some of my personal goals of weight loss and just generally taking better care …

My Winter Reading List

My Winter Reading List

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I have been an avid reader since the earliest of days. As soon as I could pick up a book and flip the pages, I was hooked. I was a mega mega bookworm as a kid, to the point where I think my father even thought something might be wrong with me because I preferred books over television and what kid likes books more than television? As an adult I still love to read, but it seems to get continuously …