Kelsey Cary

Oakland was home. Now living a sweet, simple life in Charlottesville, Virginia.


People are inherently good

The day that made this belief a reality 


So a few months ago we decided to play Frisbee as a company. It was an intense competition…


Recipe #146 Breakfast Crepe

Eggs, veggies, cheese and crepes. What’s not to love?

Sunday morning, post wedding festivities and time for brunch! I absolutely adore crepes…


Recipe #145 Homemade Pizza, New Crust, New Toppings


Recipe #145 Homemade Pizza

New Crust, New Toppings, and a tasty base

These delicious pies followed the white bean dip and hummus…


Recipe #144 Margarita

One tequila, two tequila, three tequila…more?

Margaritas before pizza are often a wise idea. I thoroughly enjoy sipping on one whilst cooking. These…

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A single year to follow 365 recipes; one step, one tweak at a time. 

My twenties by trial and error


Recipe #143 Caramelized Onion and White Bean Spread

Appetizers all around

April in Charlottesville. Spring is finally here. Bright colors, sandals, hammocks and all…


Recipe #142 Vanilla Butter Cream Frosting

Finally making good on a promise

This cake was two months late, but with kids better late than never. Aaron requested an ice…


Recipe #141 Farmhouse French Toast

Best Roommate Award goes to this kid.

Luckily I have a roommate who is open (most days) to my cooking and will happily sample…


Recipe #140 Stovetop S’more

No recipe required 

If you need a recipe to make a stove top s’more, then you were clearly deprived of a childhood. They bring back the…


Recipe #139 Grilled Peanut Butter, Banana and Jam sandwich

The winning combination

Also the story of how this sandwich made an ordinary Sunday an extraordinary…


Recipe #138 Oven Roasted Carrot Sticks

These are a delicious joke of a recipe

This recipe is so simple and perfect for how I’m spending this Sunday in the…


Recipe #137 Garlic Lovers Hummus

Nom, Nom, Nom

Hummus constitutes a food group in my calorie consumption. I also attempt to make my own far more often than purchase it…