Guacamole - 3 ways Traditional: 4 ripe avocados 2 limes, juiced ¼ C onion, diced small 2 tbsp cilantro, chopped fine 1 tsp salt Slices avocados in half, discard pits, and remove rind. Mash avocados with a fork until mostly smooth with some small chunks left. Mix remaining ingredients into mashed avocados until incorporated. Tangy [...]
Is there anything better than a big bowl of pasta? I’ll go ahead and answer that for you --- no. No there isn’t. Pasta is my soul food. If I’m having a day where I need to eat my feelings, you can bet that those feelings are made of noodles. In the middle of winter, [...]
Father’s Day is right around the corner, so I thought I’d tell you all a little story about my dad. My dad hated getting presents. HATED it. I was allowed to get him a calendar for Christmas and a bottle of cologne on his birthday. That’s it. So on Father’s Day I had to get [...]
For some, iced coffee is a warm weather treat. Then for others, like myself, iced coffee is a constant. Be it the depths of winter or the dog days of summer: my coffee is all iced, all the time. Either way, there’s one great truth - when it comes to iced coffee, cold brew is [...]
Easy Marinade RecipeDownload Memorial Day has come and gone and you know what that means: it's grilling season! I know grilling has always been known as a "man’s domain", but with these tips and tricks, us ladies can whip up a delicious grilled meal. We are independent women who don’t need no man to grill [...]
I like it when things are pretty. It makes my heart feel happy and content. Now that we’ve been in the house for a few years, I finally had time to really look at the backyard—specifically the patio. It wasn’t particularly bad…. It just wasn’t the oasis I wanted it to be. We bought a [...]
Picture it: it’s a beautiful summer Sunday. You’re relaxing, maybe having your morning coffee. You get a text from your best friend/ sister/mother-in-law: We’re having a bbq! Come on by! Bring a side dish. Sounds like a great day, but what on earth will you make? Well I’m here to save the day with two [...]
Spring is in Bloom! Hip Opening Sequence Materials needed: mat, strap Supta Hasta Padangusthasana (hand to big toe pose)- lay on back with knees bent and feet flat. Take your strap around the ball of your right foot, extending the sole of your right foot toward the ceiling. Hold for 4-5 breaths, extending the leg [...]
I’ve always been a sensitive girl. My emotions, my skin….today I’m talking about a skincare routine for sensitive skin. I didn’t realize my skin was sensitive until I became an adult. I always thought I had tough girl skin and could just try whatever I wanted, whenever I wanted. Looking back, I have no idea [...]
When I started writing this post, I was going to post a few ideas on how you can style a headband for a casual hairstyle. Then...I wrote the title and it turned into something else completely.
Mother's day is coming up next weekend, and I'm sharing my favorite gift ideas for all the mamas out there!
By Steph G. It's springtime! We have a playlist that spans the decades, some oldies but goodies and some new favorites - check it out and follow on Spotify! https://open.spotify.com/user/1239284406/playlist/2OB7MBKXoTWNPKqwFQjVMD?si=CPI3HYK_SHumZlOtrBMqkQ
Busy mornings don't have to mean leaving the house and feeling like a mess, and pulling an easy outfit together doesn't have to mean losing hours in your closet wondering what to wear.... (Click the Title to Read More)
By Michele L. I have a confession to make: this morning I had a frozen french bread pizza for breakfast because I was totally out of ideas. Mornings are hard. And no matter how many times we’ve heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, it’s easy to choose a few extra [...]
Do you keep a journal or diary? I loved writing in a journal when I was younger, but as I crossed over into adulthood I lost the drive. I didn’t want it to just be a record of my days, but I wasn’t sure what else to write.
I like to keep my makeup simple and classic.
Ruffles, bows, and all things feminine are the trend for spring and I couldn't be more excited! Harley (The Bend Boutique) is sharing her top picks for spring...
Spring is here in the midwest and today we're sharing our writers' spring uniforms!
Summer is here! Summer is here! Our June playlist is bright, fun, and happy - whether you're sitting on the front porch sipping sweet tea or getting ready to go out for patio drinks. This playlist will get you in the exact right frame of mind. This might sound dramatic, but it's absolutely my favorite [...]