Green Monster Smoothie

green monster smoothie

For a long time I was mega scared to sip on green smoothies. They were just so … green!!! It’s like, I wanted to be healthy and love them, but green liquids felt borderline sketchy. But, one day while visiting a friend in Seattle, she introduced offered to blend me up her famous Green Monster […]

Slow Cooker Quinoa Chicken Chili

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Popping in with a short and sweet, super simple recipe to kick off your weekend! And yes, I’ll forever be a fan of alliteration! My friend, Katie, shared it with me years ago and it’s a forever favorite around here. Hearty and healthy, there I go again!, it’s my go to when I deliver a meal to a […]

Slow Cooker Bolognese Sauce + Gluten Free Spaghetti

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I have such a love hate relationship with food. I love to eat, I love to try new things, but, the actual joy of cooking and being in the kitchen? I haven’t found it. Maybe it’s because my littles are constantly asking for food and thus, I feel like I live in the kitchen. Seriously, every hour […]

Liquid Sunshine

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“This post was sponsored by Nature Made® as a part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central.” Winter isn’t easy. And that’s coming from a person who loves the sound of rain and the warmth of wool socks all day every day. During the Winter, my littles get cabin fever like no one’s business and my […]

Blueberry Blintzes

blueberry blintzes

With Spring around the corner I’m all “goodbye oatmeal, hello fresh flowers and brunch perfect recipes”! And that, my loves, is why my sister and I plated up blueberry blintzes for breakfast yesterday. Hannah is visiting from Texas this week and crepes/blintzes are her specialty. They’re a little time consuming, but totally worth it. Blintzes taste just […]

How To Strategically Shop Online

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I’m popping in today with a very friendly (and unsponsored, but affiliate) public service announcement. It’s about both saving and earning money and is plain ol’ awesome in my opinion. You with me? It’s really fabulous! Meet Ebates … Here’s the deal … I’ve been using Ebates for online shopping for about 2 years now. […]

Banana Apple Oat Muffins

banana apple oat muffins

It’s not a secret that my Max struggles with food. Well, not all food, just healthy food. He loves chocolate and carbs. I guess he is like me … but with less self-control. Breakfasts are especially a struggle. He does like scrambled eggs, but honestly, we don’t always have time for a hot breakfast around […]

In a Tree Top


Early this Fall I was honored to jump on board with a really fun nursery design project inspired by classic nursery rhymes! I spilled my heart and shared my vision for Reid’s little nursery corner in our guest room/office and my designer for the project came up with the sweetest nursery inspiration! Don’t you just […]

A Day In the Life Of a Brand New Mom Of Three

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NourishWhatMatters #CollectiveBias This mom of three gig is just … so much. There are words to describe it, but, well, my vocabulary isn’t really up to par these days. Pregnancy and postpartum have taken all the grown up words from me. I know, cry me […]