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Blog — Connection

Conversation Starters That Don't Suck

Conversation Starters That Don't Suck

I can remember when I was dating my husband. We’d go out to dinner, swept up in the fun, carefree phase of the dating relationship. I’d see people out to eat in much more “established” relationships. And I thought to myself… that will never be us. We’ll always have something to talk about. Hahahahahahaha If you are anything like me, you know that it’s frustratingly difficult to sit down with...
Sous Vide Taco Night - Cinco de Mayo Edition

Sous Vide Taco Night - Cinco de Mayo Edition

Tacos are the perfect food for a social gathering! We love to do a big taco bar with all the fixings when hosting guests over because they’re easy and customizable. Correct me if I’m wrong, but you can never go wrong with taco night, right? Our taco bar, as I mentioned, always has all the best taco toppings, but what about meat? Some people love steak, others love fish, or...
4 Spring Veggies you Can Cook Sous Vide

4 Spring Veggies you Can Cook Sous Vide

Spring weather is here and as we transition out of some of the “heartier” winter dishes and into the lighter spring dishes, I wanted to share with you some of our favorites! I love spring and summer foods when the fruit and veggies are fresh and delicious! These four veggies are great in the Sous Vide and are the perfect side dish to your next meal. Brussel Sprouts Recipe from...
It’s the Intention that Counts, Right? #SundayDinnerChallengeFail

It’s the Intention that Counts, Right? #SundayDinnerChallengeFail

This post is, well... real. It doesn’t always go as planned and the happy picture in our head doesn’t always match reality. I’ll speak for our family. We have a little toddler. People joke that our 3.5-year-old is only stops when she’s asleep. I laugh knowingly and then cry on the inside a little bit. Because they’re absolutely right. She’s one of those toddlers. When she isn’t asleep she is...
How Mealtime Fills a Biological Need

How Mealtime Fills a Biological Need

What does human connection do? The word isn’t totally definable and it’s hard to quantify the benefits that come to us when this is present. In psychology circles, attachment theory holds a special place in the world of human development. Basically attachment theory is the idea that humans need attachments to emotionally intimate others - whether it’s an adult caregiver when a child is small or as adults in other...