Monthly Archives: July 2011

Product Review: Trader Joe’s Fast Flavor Sticks

I don’t drink soda. I haven’t in almost 3 years which is amazing because I used to be a hardcore soda addict. Thing is, I’m a thirsty person. I drink about 150+ oz. of water a day and I like … Continue reading

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Recipe: Lavender Mead Arnold Palmer

On our last day trip to Portland, ME, John and I visited the awesome Maine Mead Works and left with a few bottles of lavender honey mead. One of the brewers suggested using it in a spiked lemonade or iced … Continue reading

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Things I Love: Early Morning Walks

I’m always wishing John and I had more time together. We’re busy people, weeks seem to fly by, eaten up by work and the other million obligations we have. We’re always trying to find ways to spend extra time with … Continue reading

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Recipe: Caprese Salad

I love me a great farmers market haul. From my latest trip I got deliciously sweet carrots for John’s birthday cake, some summery sunflowers, and tomatoes and basil to make this caprese salad. I love caprese salad. It’s so simple … Continue reading

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Recipe: Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Today is my handsome, sweet husband’s birthday! We had a party this weekend for the birthday boy and I think the star of the party may have been the cake. John’s favorite thing in the world is carrot cake so … Continue reading

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Happy Summer!

Is there anything prettier than sunflowers in the summer? Their buttery, sunny, yellow faces always make me smile.

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How To: Basil Chiffonade

You know what’s amazing in the summer? Fresh basil! I swear I could have it on everything. Despite how delicious it is I rarely like to bite into a full basil leaf, it tends to blow your tastebuds. For me, … Continue reading

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