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ABOUT US

Hey There!
We're Forrest & Courtney

Courtney began this site as a way to save recipes when we were married in 2013. Now we have two kids, and a lot more to share.

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FAMILY TIME

Reality Check

We're young with
two little kids, but
we know we aren't
seasoned pros. We
just share as we learn.

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gourmesso coffee pods
Breakfast, Recipes

Finding Time For Coffee

When I first started – and named – this blog The Newlyweds Cookbook, I never knew how life would change for me so rapidly. As my husband and I approach our four year wedding anniversary this summer, we find ourselves…

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blueberry jam
Breakfast, Recipes, Snacks

Easy Blueberry Jam

Every summer we pick gallons upon gallons of blueberries from our lake house blueberry field. We normally make some fresh baked goods, but we mostly vacuum seal and freeze them so that we can have blueberries year ’round, especially for smoothies!…

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Love

One Year Later

Now that our little girl’s first birthday has passed us by, I felt it was fitting to place a few words here about how we’re feeling. Time has officially FLOWN. While we have countless memories, inside jokes, and fun games…

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Love, Recipes, Snacks

Anniversary Picnic

My husband and I celebrated our three year wedding anniversary a couple of weeks ago. I can not believe we have been married for three years, and also have a one year old. Dang! Man, I love this guy so…

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pineapple mint simple syrup
Recipes

Pineapple Mint Simple Syrup

Last year we planted a bit of Pineapple Mint in our garden and had lots of fun trying it out in various drinks. This year, it came back, and came back strong. We have so much pineapple mint! So if you’re interested in some…

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