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See You At The LA Baby Show!

See You At The LA Baby Show!

I am so excited to be going to the LA Baby Show with my mom in November! Being a first time parent, I want to soak in all of the experiences and information before I have my own little pumpkin. This year, there will be new […]

Sweet Pulled Pork With Spicy Beet Slaw

Sweet Pulled Pork With Spicy Beet Slaw

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and the Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #TailgateRefreshed #CollectiveBias Here in Northwest Oregon, we have been cursed with several damaging wildfires recently. My own home has been at one level of evacuation or another […]

Easy Broccoli Cheddar Soup Recipe

Easy Broccoli Cheddar Soup Recipe

Easy Broccoli Cheddar Soup Recipe My very first job was working at Panera Bread, and oh my, I may have gained a few pounds working there! The bread, the pastries, and the soup. Particularly the broccoli cheddar soup in a bread bowl. Eventually, after months […]

Fall Clothes Shopping With prAna #MOD4prAna

Fall Clothes Shopping With prAna #MOD4prAna

Disclosure: I received products to review from prAna as compensation for this post. All opinions are my own. #mod4prAna Many of you may remember me raving about prAna clothing  in my post last Spring, and I just want to tell you how in love with […]

Garden Fresh Zucchini Bread #CapturingTraditions

Garden Fresh Zucchini Bread #CapturingTraditions

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CapturingTraditions #CollectiveBias I absolutely love having and extensive garden during the summer. But, sometimes my eyes can be bigger than my family’s stomachs when it comes to buying […]

Summer Lemon Ice Box Cake

Summer Lemon Ice Box Cake

In Oregon, we are experiencing an absolutely miserable heat wave with temperatures up to 110 this week! And no, we do not have central air. But hey, I really think this $9.99 box fan is starting to do something… maybe… While this is completely unusual […]

Mock Russian Honey Cake Dessert

Mock Russian Honey Cake Dessert

Honey Cake Recipe   Honey cake is one of the most delicious desserts I have discovered in the Russian culture. It is a flaky dough layered between thick amounts of honeyed whipped cream. It is also extremely time consuming to make, but very worth the wait. After […]

The 15 Best “Chocolate Covered” Recipes

The 15 Best “Chocolate Covered” Recipes

If there is anything I am good at, it is finding a delicious recipe incorporating chocolate. And in my time of cooking and baking, I have discovered that almost anything can be chocolate covered. If you can dream it, you can achieve it! Try out […]

Surviving Morning Sickness- Well, At Least Trying To

Surviving Morning Sickness- Well, At Least Trying To

As I’m sure most of you know, keeping your exciting news of pregnancy a secret in the beginning is already hard enough! But, try adding severe morning sickness, and it gets harder. What is even harder? Working an 8-5 desk job. At a middle school. […]

Back To School Lunch Prepping #DiscoverTEDDY

Back To School Lunch Prepping #DiscoverTEDDY

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DiscoverTEDDY #CollectiveBias School is almost back in session! And you know as soon as it is, the busyness of the season will soon set in. I personally love […]