Grilled vegetables

Marinated Grilled Vegetable Medley

One thing I love about the summer is all the access to various kinds of vegetables at a reasonable price.  Sometimes on those hot days the last thing that I want is a heavy and large meal.  This vegetable medley is perfect to throw on the grill and is packed with flavor.  This would be perfect to make after a trip to your local farmer’s market and can really be made with any combination of vegetables! Continue reading “Marinated Grilled Vegetable Medley”

Girl coloring in drawings

Traveling with Kids: Part 2

Last week I shared tips on how to make traveling with kids just a little bit easier. If you missed it you can read it here.  This week, I wanted to share a couple ideas of keepsakes we do for our daughter as we travel.  We don’t buy a lot of souvenirs on trips, but always make sure we take plenty of photos and grab a postcard wherever we go.  I will show you a couple ways we utilize them below!  Continue reading “Traveling with Kids: Part 2”

Apple, cheese, and chive salad

Apple, Cheese, and Chive Salad

Do you ever have a dish at a restaurant and think about how great it would be to have it whenever you want it?  This is how I felt the first time I had the apple salad at Cafe Lurcat in Minneapolis.  After our small wedding ceremony here, we had a nice dinner with our families here and everyone fell in love with that salad.  Between my aunt, sister, and I, we managed to replicate it as best as we could.  My husband and I recently went back to celebrate our anniversary and of course had to get the salad. While it was still quite tasty, I prefer our version better.  The combination of tart apples, cheese, and lemon dressing make it the perfect light side dish for summer! Keep on Reading!

Traveling with kids: Part 1

With the start of summer right around the corner, more and more families will be thinking of packing up and heading out on an adventure.  Whether it is by car or plane, it is so fun to bring kids along and expose them to new places and experiences.

I often get asked how we travel with our daughter, especially on road trips.  Today I am sharing some tips to make those trips  a little easier and more enjoyable for everyone! Keep on Reading

Father’s Day Gift Guide: Etsy

It is almost time to celebrate the men in our lives and tell them how awesome they are!  I haven’t been home in a long time for Father’s Day so I am excited to whip up a fresh baked cherry pie for my dad.  If you are looking for the perfect gift to buy, I encourage you to shop small businesses or check out Etsy for ideas.  Since we love Etsy here at Eclectically K & L, I have rounded up some of my favorite gift ideas from various Etsy shops.   Keep on reading!