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Lavender, Lemon and Peppermint

I’m definitely not perfect in the safe products department (my makeup bag and bathroom are big mix of brands and products), but when it comes to the kids, I really try to go safe – sunscreen, soaps, etc. So today I’m excited to share how you can use lavender, lemon and peppermint to cook, sleep better, repel bugs, prevent motion sickness, make sunscreen, and more! …

2 Yummy, Easy, Healthy Valentine’s Recipes

Recently I starting noticing lots of super delicious looking meals, snacks and treats on my friend’s Instagram feed, so today I’m sharing a couple of her yummy, easy recipes that are perfect for Valentine’s Day! The creative, talented chef behind these ideas is my friend, Leah Harvey, from high school! She’s a Certified Holistic Nutritional Consultant, a mom of 2, and a badass military wife. …

Holiday Recipe: Cepta’s Cheesecake

Holiday season is a great time to share yummy recipes and this on is the most delicious cheesecake recipe out there! It comes from my mom’s old neighbor, Cepta. It’s great because you can adjust the flavor and embellishments with the season – add some pumpkin and orangey/red flowers for fall, chocolate and red flowers for winter, etc. Another great thing about this recipe is …

Thanksgiving Favorites

The biggest feasting holiday is tomorrow, and I love cooking and even more so baking, so I figured it’d be an appropriate time to share some of my favorite Thanksgiving recipes! Baking was my ultimate stress-relieving hobby during law school and a favorite past time with my nana, Betty…the ultimate baker, whose KitchenAid I use to this day. So naturally, I’m starting with dessert, then …

Butternut Squash Pizza & Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Today’s crisp fall weather is perfect for sharing some super yummy fall recipes, namely Butternut Squash Pizza and Pumpkin Spice Cookies! First, The Pizza…which we made last night on the grill and it was insanely delicious – a 100% must try!!! The creator, Mary, is a friend, foodie, and healthy eating guru, and her blog is a must see for great recipes – https://radiatefoodvibes.com/2016/10/18/butternut-squash-caramelized-onion-goat-cheese-pizza/ **As …

RIP Brangelina

In light of this week’s shocking news of Brangelina’s breakup, Simply Entertaining by Kate has created a new concoction for us – The BrAngie! A little bitter…a little sweet 😉 And in case anyone missed my FB/Insta posts this week, I included them below too, because they show some of my super fav new fall items! First, a message from Kate and “The BrAngie” recipe …

Speedy Lettuce Wraps & Cranberry Sangria

Happy Sunday, Everyone! In an attempt to get back on the ball posting this week, I’m easing into it with two super yummy recipes I came across this weekend 🙂 One is Speedy Lettuce Wraps with Marinated Tomatoes by Mary from Radiate Food Vibes, a delish, gluten free spin on fajitas with a vegan option included as well – https://radiatefoodvibes.com/2016/05/05/speedy-fajita-lettuce-wraps-with-marinated-tomatoes-vegan-optional/ And the other is Cranberry …

Pumpkin Chai Drinks & PB Chia Drops

This post is loaded with delicious flavors, including some of my absolute favs – chai, chocolate, and peanut butter! First, a super yummy fall cocktail from our personal mixologist, Kate from Simply Entertaining by Kate, for us hardworking, badass ladies…because Lord knows we deserve a tasty cocktail by the end of most days. Then an insanely tasty, and better yet healthy, treat courtesy of my …

Your Solution to the Same Old Recipes

Happy Friday, Everyone! So I’ve heard a lot of ladies complaining recently (including myself) that they’re sick of making the same old recipes that they’ve been making all summer. Everyone starts the summer all excited by fresh salads and grilled meats, but by the end of the season, understandably so, you grow tired of the same meals, and tired of thinking up new creations. Well …