I love cherries. I could polish off a whole bag while I watch my boys play Slither.io. Cherry season is upon us, and it’s a short season at that, so take advantage. I’m digging the moodiness of this dark cherry vanilla smoothie – it goes well with Monday. Enjoy! Makes 1 8-10 oz. Dark Cherry Vanilla Smoothie. Ingredients: 8 ounces almond/coconut milk blend 1-1½ cups frozen cherries* ½ frozen banana 1-2 … Continue reading Dark Cherry Vanilla Smoothie
It’s been a long week, and to top it off, on the way to take the kids to camp this morning, I popped my tire on the curb and got a flat. Tire is fixed now, kids are spent from camp, pizza delivery is on it’s way, and I’m so happy to be home with family. I may not move from this couch, except to … Continue reading Hello weekend!
When horrific events occur like what happened this past Sunday in Orlando, I’ve found it really difficult in the aftermath to get back in step with the normal groove of life. I’ve been feeling rather raw, emotionally raw, with my old friend anxiety lurking in the corners of my head and lodged in my solar plexus. Deep thoughts coupled with deep emotions seem to create an emotional … Continue reading Small Steps
After a relaxing holiday weekend of grilling, drinking and pool time with friends, I most always like to hit the reset button. I was craving blueberries this morning, so I went with that and made this simple and sweet Wild Blueberry smoothie. Full of health and the lavender hue is all sorts of pretty too. Cheers to a productive week! I’d love to know, what do you … Continue reading Wild Blueberry Smoothie
Summertime and the eatin’ is easy. Whether you’re hitting the beach or lounging by the backyard pool, here are some foodie photos and local culinary links to make your Memorial Day feast a festive one. I’d love to know, what are you cookin’ this weekend? Have a relaxing holiday weekend…and don’t forget to wear your sunscreen!:) Continue reading Hello weekend! Memorial Day Food Edition
Jeff’s birthday is today, so the boys and I are planning a festive little celebration for him. There might be cupcakes involved too. I’m also hoping to finalize our Summer vacation plans. It’s hard to believe that next week is the last week of school for us, but I’m looking forward to embracing a slower Summer pace. Here are a few links from near and far: Planning … Continue reading Hello weekend!
On a quaint corner in historic Lafayette Square sits Clementine’s Naughty and Nice Creamery, a charming, micro-creamery that has taken dessert to a whole new level. First, the ice cream comes in two categories: Naughty (alcohol-infused) and Nice (Non-alcohol), each handcrafted in small batches using only the finest 100% all natural ingredients. Second, with decadent flavor combinations such as Strawberry with Balsamic and White Pepper, Maple Bourbon with Salted Candied Pecans, … Continue reading Clementine’s Creamery and Revive Thrift Shop