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HOW TO MAKE GINGERBREAD SUGAR SCRUB

HOW TO MAKE GINGERBREAD SUGAR SCRUB

We are officially snowed in today, and with Thanksgiving just days away we're already full of Christmas spirit!  The girls and I are big fans of anything gingerbread so we decided to give our favorite sugar scrub recipe a gingerbread twist.  'Tis the season for dry...

SPINACH PARMESAN POLENTA WITH BACON

SPINACH PARMESAN POLENTA WITH BACON

Happy Wednesday!  We're shifting into holiday mode around here, and that means I have food on my mind!  I wanted to share with you this incredibly delicious spinach parmesan polenta with bacon recipe... and I'm happy to say we have a print button for my...

CRANBERRY APPLE CIDER PUNCH

CRANBERRY APPLE CIDER PUNCH

Happy almost Halloween!  I actually had some fun Halloween ideas for the blog, the only problem is they stayed in my head and never made it on the computer.  Funny how that happens.... but hey, I'm ready to jump into fall and Thanksgiving!  I love a good holiday...

CABIN UPDATES & CHAOS

CABIN UPDATES & CHAOS

Happy August everyone!  I should have updated the blog weeks ago, but with all the dust and dirt July just slipped by... it's been pure chaos here.  Things haven't been going smoothly in terms of our cabin remodel... everything has taken 10 times longer than we...

LAVENDER LEMONADE CHAMPAGNE COCKTAILS

LAVENDER LEMONADE CHAMPAGNE COCKTAILS

Happy July everyone!  June was cold up in our neck of the woods, but the temps are in the 80's now and it finally feels like summer in Colorado.  We've been busy with lots of home projects, and at the end of the day I love to relax on the deck with a drink and listen...

THAI CUCUMBER SALAD

THAI CUCUMBER SALAD

I'm always looking for ways to eat healthier and add low-calorie vegetable dishes to our meals, and cucumbers seems to be a family favorite of ours.  We've played around with our Thai Cucumber Salad a lot and I think we've finally got it just right!  With hot summer...

THE STRESS & REALITY OF MOVING

THE STRESS & REALITY OF MOVING

It seems like I've been saying we're moving for months now... or at least it does to me.  As of yesterday it's official, we no longer own our house.  We are paying a month's rent, though, so we technically have this house until the last day of May.  Yesterday was so...

STRAWBERRY MARGARITA POPSICLES

STRAWBERRY MARGARITA POPSICLES

Raise your hand if you like popsicles.... okay now raise your hand if you like tequila!!  If you raised your hand twice keep on reading.  Remember I've been having summer vibes this week, first with my coconut lime body scrub, and now this.  So what better time to...

COCONUT LIME BODY SCRUB

COCONUT LIME BODY SCRUB

May is just days away, and here in Texas the temps are starting to warm up fast... summer is just around the corner!  Those first few days of wearing shorts and dresses can be a little scary, especially when you're dealing with dry post-winter skin.  So this is where...

ASIAN SESAME SALMON

ASIAN SESAME SALMON

My son's favorite meal growing up was salmon, hands down.  Every meal he ever requested was salmon, in fact it's hard to remember a time when he didn't order salmon at a restaurant.  The kid was obsessed, and still to this day it's probably his favorite meal.  So...

10 FREEZER HACKS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW

10 FREEZER HACKS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW

Last week I was drinking my morning coffee and planning my blog posts.  I use my emotions, the seasons, and my life at home for inspiration, and that's when it hit me...my freezer tips!  Having a fully stocked freezer with the ingredients I commonly need is such a...

ROASTED CARROTS WITH PARSLEY & THYME

ROASTED CARROTS WITH PARSLEY & THYME

I'll be honest I've never been much of a fan when it comes to cooked carrots.  I always found the texture too mushy and the flavor lacking.  Then one day I learned you could roast them and my world changed.  This roasted carrots with parsley and thyme recipe is...

WE’RE MOVING TO COLORADO!

WE’RE MOVING TO COLORADO!

Hey everyone!  I'm ready to share our news, a few have known and kept the secret, but for a lot of people I know this is going to be a shock!  We're moving!  It was a lot of stress emotionally and physically putting our house on the market, and that's why the blog...

PERFECT HARD BOILED EGGS

PERFECT HARD BOILED EGGS

Hey friends I'm back!  I really needed some time to decompress over Spring Break.  We have some huge changes coming into our life, but I'm not quite ready to discuss them on the blog because we're still working out some kinks.  I'll announce soon what's been going on...

LIFESTYLE

HOW TO MAKE GINGERBREAD SUGAR SCRUB

HOW TO MAKE GINGERBREAD SUGAR SCRUB

We are officially snowed in today, and with Thanksgiving just days away we're already full of Christmas spirit!  The girls and I are big fans of anything gingerbread so we decided to give our favorite sugar scrub recipe a gingerbread twist.  'Tis the season for dry...

SPINACH PARMESAN POLENTA WITH BACON

SPINACH PARMESAN POLENTA WITH BACON

Happy Wednesday!  We're shifting into holiday mode around here, and that means I have food on my mind!  I wanted to share with you this incredibly delicious spinach parmesan polenta with bacon recipe... and I'm happy to say we have a print button for my...

CRANBERRY APPLE CIDER PUNCH

CRANBERRY APPLE CIDER PUNCH

Happy almost Halloween!  I actually had some fun Halloween ideas for the blog, the only problem is they stayed in my head and never made it on the computer.  Funny how that happens.... but hey, I'm ready to jump into fall and Thanksgiving!  I love a good holiday...

CABIN UPDATES & CHAOS

CABIN UPDATES & CHAOS

Happy August everyone!  I should have updated the blog weeks ago, but with all the dust and dirt July just slipped by... it's been pure chaos here.  Things haven't been going smoothly in terms of our cabin remodel... everything has taken 10 times longer than we...

LAVENDER LEMONADE CHAMPAGNE COCKTAILS

LAVENDER LEMONADE CHAMPAGNE COCKTAILS

Happy July everyone!  June was cold up in our neck of the woods, but the temps are in the 80's now and it finally feels like summer in Colorado.  We've been busy with lots of home projects, and at the end of the day I love to relax on the deck with a drink and listen...

THAI CUCUMBER SALAD

THAI CUCUMBER SALAD

I'm always looking for ways to eat healthier and add low-calorie vegetable dishes to our meals, and cucumbers seems to be a family favorite of ours.  We've played around with our Thai Cucumber Salad a lot and I think we've finally got it just right!  With hot summer...

THE STRESS & REALITY OF MOVING

THE STRESS & REALITY OF MOVING

It seems like I've been saying we're moving for months now... or at least it does to me.  As of yesterday it's official, we no longer own our house.  We are paying a month's rent, though, so we technically have this house until the last day of May.  Yesterday was so...

STRAWBERRY MARGARITA POPSICLES

STRAWBERRY MARGARITA POPSICLES

Raise your hand if you like popsicles.... okay now raise your hand if you like tequila!!  If you raised your hand twice keep on reading.  Remember I've been having summer vibes this week, first with my coconut lime body scrub, and now this.  So what better time to...

COCONUT LIME BODY SCRUB

COCONUT LIME BODY SCRUB

May is just days away, and here in Texas the temps are starting to warm up fast... summer is just around the corner!  Those first few days of wearing shorts and dresses can be a little scary, especially when you're dealing with dry post-winter skin.  So this is where...

ASIAN SESAME SALMON

ASIAN SESAME SALMON

My son's favorite meal growing up was salmon, hands down.  Every meal he ever requested was salmon, in fact it's hard to remember a time when he didn't order salmon at a restaurant.  The kid was obsessed, and still to this day it's probably his favorite meal.  So...

10 FREEZER HACKS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW

10 FREEZER HACKS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW

Last week I was drinking my morning coffee and planning my blog posts.  I use my emotions, the seasons, and my life at home for inspiration, and that's when it hit me...my freezer tips!  Having a fully stocked freezer with the ingredients I commonly need is such a...

ROASTED CARROTS WITH PARSLEY & THYME

ROASTED CARROTS WITH PARSLEY & THYME

I'll be honest I've never been much of a fan when it comes to cooked carrots.  I always found the texture too mushy and the flavor lacking.  Then one day I learned you could roast them and my world changed.  This roasted carrots with parsley and thyme recipe is...

WE’RE MOVING TO COLORADO!

WE’RE MOVING TO COLORADO!

Hey everyone!  I'm ready to share our news, a few have known and kept the secret, but for a lot of people I know this is going to be a shock!  We're moving!  It was a lot of stress emotionally and physically putting our house on the market, and that's why the blog...

PERFECT HARD BOILED EGGS

PERFECT HARD BOILED EGGS

Hey friends I'm back!  I really needed some time to decompress over Spring Break.  We have some huge changes coming into our life, but I'm not quite ready to discuss them on the blog because we're still working out some kinks.  I'll announce soon what's been going on...


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