Summertime in Chicago brings a certain energy to the city. There are outdoor festivals, concerts, bike trails, rooftop bars, and so many more activities to take advantage of. Everyone’s moods are just a little (or maybe a lot!) better when the sun is shining. The drastic difference between the weather in the winter vs. the […]Read More Chicago Summer Bachelorette Party: Kellee
After almost two years in the Chicago area, we are packing our bags and moving… to California! As I sit here typing this, it still doesn’t seem real, but in less than 6 weeks, Mo and I will be packing our bags and road tripping to our new home. WHO? Mo, me and Sydney WHAT??! […]Read More We’re Moving!
Do you ever just wish you could throw a bunch of ingredients in a pot and your dinner would just magically appear? If the answer is yes (and if it’s not then who are you and how do you have so much free time), then you are going to really, really like this post. Since […]Read More Keep Calm and Crockpot
This pumpkin pie is what pumpkin dreams are made of. It is “healthified” and can be eaten as a Thanksgiving alternative and is even healthy enough to eat for breakfast! There is no refined sugar, butter, diary, or gluten… but let’s focus on what IS in it, instead of what isn’t! If you love almonds […]Read More Pumpkin Pie for Breakfast
I am PUMPED (get it?!) to share this challenge workout with you! Just like every other basic white girl in the world, I looove my pumpkin recipes. A few of the recipes I have made (so far) include pumpkin soup, pumpkin pasta sauce, pumpkin bread, pumpkin overnight oats, and pumpkin coffee creamer. Pumpkins are good […]Read More Pumpkin Challenge + Pumpkin Protein Recipes
With 8 weddings to attend and 5 to stand up in this summer, I can’t believe how smooth things are going for all of them! Sure, there were a few hiccups here and there, but nothing major to panic about. So many pieces have to come together for a wedding and everything, even the weather, […]Read More Wedding Day Emergencies
I am constantly drawn to brightly colored objects- whether it’s a new pair of running shoes, fresh flowers at Trader Joes, or a piece of artwork. Spices are apparently no exception. I stopped in a local spice shop this past weekend and a little bottle filled with a bright yellow spice immediately caught my eye. […]Read More Turmeric, or Not Turmeric
Are you tired of the same plain, boring burgers that you’ve been making all summer? Blue Cheese Fig Butter Burgers are here to save the day dinner! Savory blue cheese, sweet fig butter, flavorful caramelized onions, crunchy arugula and juicy beef combines into something so wonderful… I’m drooling just thinking about it. I got all […]Read More Blue Cheese Fig Butter Burgers
You got your beautiful white dress for your wedding… now it’s time to get a beautiful white smile as well! I had my 6 month dentist appointment this past weekend, which ironically happened to be the morning after I saw Ke$ha in concert… I don’t think my dentist would have approved of her “before I […]Read More Teeth as White as Snow
If you’re anything like me, you like routine, want to eat clean during the week, and don’t have much free time to spare. I want to take the hassle and time out of planning healthy meals and snacks for you by sharing my meal plan for this week. You know what this means… NO EXCUSES! […]Read More What’s On My Plate?