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On The Menu: A Healthier Shamrock Shake

On The Menu: A Healthier Shamrock Shake

  ‘Tis the season for the McDonald’s Shamrock Shake! Nothing brings back happier childhood Lent memories than a Shamrock Shake and a Filet-o-Fish on Fridays. I mean, I know we’re supposed to be fasting and making sacrifices, but… It’s also Girl Scout cookie season with […]

On The Menu: Peanut Noodles

On The Menu: Peanut Noodles

As a vegetarian family, I find some of our best recipes are ethnic recipes from cultures that value vegetarian dishes instead of trying to fit a normal American meal into a vegetarian mold. Japanese, Thai, Indian, Mexican, Italian. There are so many interesting recipes in […]

On the Menu: Thai Tofu Lettuce Cups

On the Menu: Thai Tofu Lettuce Cups

  My husband and I eat vegetarian/vegan at home so I like to get creative with our recipes. When he’s out for work dinners, the only vegan option is often pasta primavera or a portobello burger. Neither is super satisfying to be honest. When he […]

Sick Day Survival Tips

Sick Day Survival Tips

  This winter cold and flu season has hit my family and my friends’ families pretty hard this year. It’s the first time we all have little ones, so it keeps spreading from kids to parents to kids to parents to kids… My little guy […]

DIY Dollar Store Menu Board

DIY Dollar Store Menu Board

Ok, I have to admit, I’m a little bit obsessed with Dollar Tree. I love watching Dollar Tree hauls on youtube, and a close friend and I are planning a trip to a GIANT Dollar Tree about 30 min from us. Nope, I’m not sponsored […]

Find Your Thing: My Tone It Up Journey

Find Your Thing: My Tone It Up Journey

    If you spend time with me in my daily life, you’ve heard me mention Tone It Up a million and one times. I like to call it a fitness cult, but it’s really a lifestyle brand by Katrina Scott and Karena Dawn that […]

5 Detox Habits to Start 2018

5 Detox Habits to Start 2018

Happy New Year and Happy 2018! I’m sure everyone started on Monday, January 1 with a clear head, a good night’s rest, and energy and determination for a whole new year. Right? I don’t know about you, but I certainly had a little recovering to […]

November Favorites

November Favorites

Last week, I spent the entire week with my family in Ohio for Thanksgiving! It was a much needed break and visit and a short hiatus from blogging. It was the first holiday with our little guy and some of his cousins. I got to […]

Iceland – the Land of Fire and Ice

Iceland – the Land of Fire and Ice

  It’s been a dream of mine for a very long time to visit Iceland. Like a lot of people, Iceland was on my radar after I first heard The Sugarcubes (Bjork’s band before she was a solo act). After talking to an Icelandic friend […]

Bringing a Little Hygge into Your Home this Winter

Bringing a Little Hygge into Your Home this Winter

Pronounced “hoo-guh,” the Danish concept of hygge is a trending topic in the past few years. Whether it’s books, articles, blog posts, or pin boards, everyone seems to be talking about it! So what, exactly, is hygge?   Simply put, hygge is the art of […]