life

  • Kmart Summer Blowout Sale + Our Top Picks

    Did you have a great 4th of July holiday? We’ve been spending the last few weeks soaking up the Florida sun and I’m kinda proud of our killer tans. Living through so many months of dismal weather (thanks Chicago), nothing makes me happier than the sun, sand, swimming and lots of quality family time. Every […] Read more…

  • Kitchen Trend: Tin Ceiling Tiles

    Long before the #sochichome broke ground and way before Chip and Joanna Gaines created the modern farmhouse craze, I’d been dreaming of a large kitchen with vintage inspired tin ceiling tiles. Our entire kitchen was designed around two panels accented with tin ceiling tiles that would be installed above each island. I’m not kidding when I say – this […] Read more…

life

  • Petit Vour Subscription Box Review + Giveaway

    Kicking off the week with an update on my clean beauty detox. Just in case you’re wondering how it’s going, I cannot lie. Transitioning away from toxic beauty products has been a tad bit overwhelming. I mean there’s a reason we are loyal to current beauty brands filled with parabens and nasty chemicals. Easy access for starters. It’s […] Read more…

  • Is it time to Detox Your Beauty Routine? With so many toxic chemicals lurking in skincare and cosmetics it can be overwhelming. If you can start with 5 easy changes - isn’t it worth the effort?

    Beauty Detox in 5 Easy Steps

    One of my goals for the new year was to inventory the stockpile of beauty products collecting in my bathroom. Buying and testing has gotten a little out of hand as I’ve slowly transitioned to non-toxic beauty. While I’ve had success changing out a few items, it’s time to really step up my beauty detox game. But when it comes to cosmetics, this is […] Read more…

food

  • real simple recipe pulled pork tacos

    Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos

    Is there any better kitchen appliance other than the Slow Cooker?? I know, I know the Instant Pot is all the rage, but I grew up on slow cooker meals and can’t seem to bring myself to cheat on my beloved Crockpot. I started using in college to make chili, but these days my handy slow […] Read more…

  • Spaghetti Squash Carbonara

    Do you ever crave rich creamy spaghetti pasta carbonara but don’t want to deal with hitting the gym for hours to burn off those calories? The best alternative for this sinful Italian dish is Spaghetti Squash Carbonara. Just one cup of traditional pasta with carbonara sauce is almost 400 calories. It’s not terrible but if you’re watching […] Read more…