• Blood Orange Margarita

    This Blood Orange Margarita is delicious and refreshing.

    Margarita, margarita, MAR-GA-RITA! It’s February 22 and for National Margarita Day of course, I wanted to share our latest margarita recipe – Blood Orange Margarita. A few weeks back, I started seeing blood oranges at the grocery store. I always like to have them for drink recipes or even charcuterie boards because they are so […]

  • New York Sour Cocktail

    This whiskey cocktail will be good year round. It’s refreshing and a little stiff.

    There is nothing “girly” about this cocktail. Also, there is nothing wrong with mixing whiskey in a cocktail. Now that we’ve got those two things out the way, please know that I don’t drink whiskey. You know I love wine. However, my husband has a hefty collection of bourbon and I’ve really wanted to know […]

  • Professional Branding Photoshoot with WhimsyClo Photography

    Here’s what I learned after my first photoshoot of the year.

    This year, I did something I’ve been wanting to do, and even tried to do once before. I hired a local photographer, Stacie, for pre-planned photoshoots. The very first photoshoot was for branding purposes (more on branding in another post). Basically, I need ongoing pictures for my website, social media, and print material. It was […]

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  • Triple Berry Açaí Smoothie

    Make a quick berry smoothie for a healthy breakfast or post-workout snack.

    Smoothies are an easy way to get a ton of nutrition into your body. You can enjoy a smoothie for breakfast, a pre or post-workout snack, or as a meal replacement. I normally enjoy mine right after I workout. Almost everyday of the week, I enjoy a smoothie, with some of my favorite ingredients.  This […]

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  • Kitchen Phase 2 Design Plan

    Read about what changes are underway in the kitchen.

    Kitchens are the “heart of the home” and rightfully so. Pre-pandemic, I was already spending a ton of time in my kitchen. My husband works from home and we homeschool our kids so everyone is home – ALL THE TIME. There’s a ton of meals, snacks, and gathering that happens in our kitchen. Though we’ve […]

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  • How to Make A Smoothie Bowl with Added Protein

    This shop has been compensated by Inmar Intelligence and Hormel Foods. All opinions are mine alone. #skippypeanutbutter #squeezeskippytogether #GoToYourSKIPPYPlace

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    For over six months, I’ve been sharing my new nutrition journey, in which I’ve been trying to eat better. I’ve become very conscious about choosing food and snacks that are “better for me” and my overall wellness goals. It hasn’t been an easy! But I’m learning, making changes, and seeing results. One easy way, I […]

  • How To Peel & Stick Wallpaper

    Learn how to install peel and stick wallpaper on any surface. Affiliate links included.

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    Wallpaper is making a big comeback and I really like the trend. You can refresh any room, space, or surface with a colorful flair. Additional popular applications include covering furniture, bookcases, stair risers, drawers and more. Over the years, wallpaper has gotten a bad “rap sheet” because it’s so difficult to remove. The original paste method […]

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  • Winter Charcuterie and Cheese Tray

    Meat and cheese trays are great for snacks, appetizers, or even a light lunch. They can be served to a crowd or just a family.

    For a few years now, charcuterie and cheese trays have been very popular. I’m always looking for ways to make cheese trays better than the last one. I have some tried and true products, I always use and when I have a crowd, I like to try new foods too. To me, cheese trays are […]

  • 12 Comfort Food Recipes You Might Want to Eat Soon…

    Winter brings this extra cozy feeling into our homes and our bellies. Bring on the comfort food!

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    Winter is almost here and that means it’s time for all the comfort food. Even though I’ve been focused on a “healthier” nutrition journey, I still love comfort food. Pasta, potatoes, rice, cheese, and even soups are some of the things I think of for “comfort” food. What’s your favorite winter comfort food? Let me […]