Self-Care for the Holidays

The holidays can be a stressful time for everyone. There are decorations to put up, parties to attend, gifts to buy, and long work hours. So, it's very important to carve out some "me time" or self-care. Here are 4 things I enjoy to destress and decompress: Take a hot yoga or exercise class. Exercise... Continue Reading →

Christmas Sugar Cookies 🍪

Sugar cookies are one of my most favorite! They are delicious with or without icing and just make it feel like Christmas (to quote Gwen Stefani). I think they are pretty perfect! I was not able to find a card in Granny's Recipe box, but this is the one that she would always use. My... Continue Reading →

Winter Skincare for the Shower

It's getting to be that time of year for dry skin, so I wanted to share a couple items I have been loving lately. I am perpetually parched and feel like I need a little extra moisture than the average gal (or gent). Also, being that skin is our largest organ, it's important to take... Continue Reading →

Grocery Store Cruelty Free

When I initially started looking for cruelty free products, I assumed that I would end up having to shop a specialty store like Sephora or Ulta. However, this was not the case. To my surprise, cruelty-free products were readily available from the grocery store. Both Harris Teeter and Lowe's Foods in my area have lots... Continue Reading →

Lazy Chicken Tacos

As I am typing this, we are in the midst of Hurricane Florence and fortunate enough to have a generator. I highly suggest them! I cannot put into words how grateful (and awesome) it feels to have a hot cup of coffee! To have some power is just fantastic and I am incredibly thankful for... Continue Reading →

Turkey Sloppy Joes

Ahh, sloppy joes or "manwich" as we used to say growing up, are one of my favorite comfort foods! People either love or hate them, thankfully, I love them. It's one of those meals that brings me back to childhood. We had them as regularly as spaghetti and it's one of the few things I... Continue Reading →

3 Wines Under $15

These days a good wine does not need to be expensive. I'm sure a time existed where price equaled quality, but today, it's simply not true. Lots of great wines are available for under $15. Normally, I am a red wine gal, but in the summer I love a good white/rosé. Here are three I've... Continue Reading →

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