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Gingerbread House Mishaps: My First Gingerbread House

Gingerbread House Mishaps: My First Gingerbread House

In my 24 years of life, I have never built a gingerbread house.  Well that all changed last night when my husband and I attempted to build one for the first time. We used this gingerbread house kit from Michaels: The kit comes with gumdrops, […]

Perfect Cookie Recipes to Enjoy This Holiday Season

If we’re talking desserts this holiday season, you’ve got to make at least one batch of cookies. There are so many mouthwatering recipes out there. So if you’re confused on which ones you should try, here are a few cookie recipes that I recommend. Nutella […]

4 Hot Chocolate Recipes to Warm Your Soul

I am completely obsessed with hot chocolate. When the temperature drops and winter comes around, it’s my go to beverage. I swear, it probably runs through my veins instead of blood. In the spirit of Blogmas, I thought it would be great to share some […]

Make Honey Work for You

Everyone knows the sticky golden sweetness that comes from bees. We eat it on crackers or peanut butter sandwhiches or drink it in tea. But what not everyone knows is that honey can actually do more for you then just delight your taste buds. Here […]

What I Learned Being Vegetarian For a Week

Why did I become vegetarian for a week? There are many reasons, but the biggest one is lame: I was bored.  I have the same routine every day and my life was getting too boring and predictable.  On top of that, I’ve been eating way […]

Cucumber Salad

This recipe is a summer favorite of my family. It’s light and refreshing and made from seasonal ingredients. I always make it for things like barbecues. It pairs nicely with anything from chicken to fish to steak. To start with decide how much salad you […]

Independence Day Fave Party Snack Ideas

Fourth of July is right around the corner and that means it’s time to pull out the grill and start getting ready for those holiday parties! If you’re anything like me, you’re wracking your brain trying to think of some fun snack ideas to whip […]

Citrus & Berry Green Tea

With a hard week of final exams and projects behind me I turn to one of my favorite drinks, a citrus and berry green tea. With another test to study for I leave you in the hands of this yummy drink. Ingredients: 3-4 tbps of […]

3 High Protein Meals I Eat to Burn Fat

You may have seen Brittany’s and my posts about our May fitness challenge.  You can read my first update here. As I’ve mentioned, I want to lose quite a bit of fat.  I haven’t had my body fat measured in  a while, but when I […]

Pancakes: A How To

With Mother’s Day right around the corner you’re probably looking for ways to pamper your mom. Well what better way than breakfast in bed? Even better, pancakes in bed! Who doesn’t love pancakes? Once you get the recipe right you can dress them up or […]