Top 9 Books of 2018 - image of books stacked on top of each other |

Top 9 Books of 2018

As we inch closer to a new year, I’m sharing my top 9 books of 2018 with all of you!

In between wedding photography, testing and photographing recipes, writing blog posts, playing video game with the man spouse, and lifting weights at the gym, I consider myself a fairly avid reader.

Around 3rd grade, I declared to my parents that I wanted to be a book editor simply because I wanted to read for a living. That ship sailed once I realized that reading isn’t all a book editor does!

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12 Kitchen Must Haves for the Everyday Cook |

12 Kitchen Must Haves for Everyday Cooking

Armed with these 12 kitchen must haves, I cook quality meals more often and more confidently. Since I’m in the kitchen a LOT, cooking for my family and coming up with new recipes, quality kitchen appliances and tools are central to doing the work and getting the reward of an epic, flavorful dish in the end.

Kitchen appliances, kitchen gadgets, kitchen tools, and kitchen stuff come in all forms. Realistically, there’s no way for even the largest of home kitchens to have EVERYTHING.

Plus, there’s a ton of junk out there. How many times have you gotten some useful-looking kitchen gadget as a gift, only to toss it in a drawer and forget about it for 5 years? Yeah, I’ve been there.

Since many of my readers are fairly new to everyday home cooking, I decided to put together a list of my kitchen essentials.

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