Yesterday Jon spotted (aka almost bumped into) an owl on his evening run! We went back this evening to see if we could spot it. Jon and I watched it hunt and interact with other birds for a while this evening. I named it Harrriet.
// Love Your Skin As I learned in nursing school, the skin is the largest organ in your body. It provides so many vital functions - and deserves to be taken care of! As I prepared for our wedding day this past year, having healthy skin became a high priority for me. I've enjoyed learning… Continue reading Beautycounter & Skin Love
Nothing is better than a comforting, warm bowl of pasta on a cold winter evening. I love this recipe because it is both dairy and gluten free. The POW pasta, which is made from red lentils - is also full of protein. The mint and lemon flavors are so tasty with the pasta. I am… Continue reading Mint & Pea Pasta
I was so excited to have Alexander visit this weekend! We were able to catch up, go to the annual Church Street christmas tree lighting, do some shopping, watch the Nutcracker ballet at the Flynn Theater, choose & decorate my Christmas tree, and eat lots of leftover Thanksgiving desserts! He's also the best because he… Continue reading Alex is in Town!
Hey there! I just wanted to share a few things that are adding happiness to my life! // Soft & Cozy Pajama's Confession: I am 25 years old and I had not bought myself pajamas before this year. Yikes! I usually wear the annual Christmas PJ's (is that a tradition in everyone's family or just… Continue reading Pajama’s!
As I sit here with my morning latte and am snuggled up in a blanket - I am taking a little extra time to journal and practice gratitude today. "Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough and more." -Melody Beattie This quote really resonates with me - especially today on… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
// A Simple & Satisfying Evening Snack I often find myself craving something after dinner. Let's be honest, it's usually chocolate! I wanted to share a healthy and simple quick snack that I find truly satisfying in the evenings. I think it has just the right amount of chocolate, sweetness and tang. I recently discovered… Continue reading Pomegranate & Cacao Greek Yogurt Parfait
This light and refreshing salad requires no cooking! I often prepare a batch on Sundays and then have a fresh, crunchy salad to look forward to a lunchtime for the rest of the week. The best part is it only takes me about 20 minutes to make from start to finish! The freshly squeezed lemon… Continue reading Mediterranean Tuna and Kale Salad: Batch Cooking!