A Starter Guide to Dallas & Dallas- Fort Worth (DFW)

A Starter Guide to Dallas & Dallas- Fort Worth (DFW)

It's been a minute since I lived in Texas and I'm finally getting around to publishing my travel guides. We lived in Austin, which is a pretty centralized location in relation to the other popular cities like Dallas and DFW, Houston and San Antonio. We have visited each of those cities a number of times [...]

A Weekend Getaway in Louisville, KY

A Weekend Getaway in Louisville, KY

Although I really miss living in Austin, one of the things I love most about our move to Ohio is how centralized it is in location to a lot of fun things. In Texas- you could drive for 9 hours and still be in Texas. In Ohio, you could drive for two or three hours [...]

Cincinnati Travel Guide- Explore Like Locals

Cincinnati Travel Guide- Explore Like Locals

If you've been following along for some time now, you'll know that one of my favorite things to do is travel and explore new cities! I am extremely motivated by good food and fun experiences. I love to research bars, restaurants and attractions- but one of the greatest parts about being a local, is finding [...]

DIY Hot Chocolate Bar

DIY Hot Chocolate Bar

I wanted to create a cozy centerpiece for my Kitchen table, while also freeing up some cabinet space. Let me tell you, the possibilities for this Hot Chocolate Bar are endless and it ended up being more of a Coffee, Tea and Hot Chocolate Bar. I added a few holiday touches for the season, but [...]

My COVID-19 Hobby: Indoor House Plants

My COVID-19 Hobby: Indoor House Plants

As we settle into our new home, one of my favorite things to do has been adding a touch of green to each room. Although we started new jobs in a new city this year, life has completely changed due to the stay at home orders. I found I had some extra time on my [...]

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

The stockings were hung by the chimney with care... okay, tbh, they were hung before Thanksgiving. We had so much fun decorating for our first Christmas in our new home! I absolutely love our fireplace! All of our decorations are inexpensive and most were DIY projects you can easily re-create at home. Of course, most [...]

Five Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipes

Five Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipes

One of my favorite things to do during the holiday season is bake hundreds of cookies and send them to friends and family! Each year I incorporate a new recipe accompanied by the basics! Last year, I participated in a cookie exchange where I brought sugar cookie cut outs and everyone iced their own. It [...]

Meal Prep Hack: Chicken Wings

Meal Prep Hack: Chicken Wings

I'm someone who meal preps religiously on Sundays. One of the things I look forward to the most during the weekend is prepping meals for the week ahead while watching football on Sunday afternoons! Prepping my meals ahead of time allows me to stick to my nutrition goals easier. I enjoy eating healthy during the [...]

Fondue Pot Series: Asian Hot Pot

Fondue Pot Series: Asian Hot Pot

One of the most unique things I have created with my fondue pot is an Asian inspired hot pot. The combinations are truly endless, starting with the base you choose. When my parents came to visit we wanted to ease them into the fun hot pot dining experience. Our base wasn't anything fancy, no spicy [...]

Skinny Butternut Squash Soup

Skinny Butternut Squash Soup

I'm not new to the concept of Butternut Squash Soup, I've made it numerous times before- it's one of the easiest soups you can make in my opinion. Jon's mom gave me some tips for a lower calorie version I had to try. She completely cut out the butter and heavy cream to create more [...]