Smoothielicious

As you guys know lately we have been trying to clean up our eating and trying to make most of our stuff at home instead of buying premade products. With that said I am also trying to lose weight & I am trying to cut gluten out to see if I have an intolerance to…

Homemade Ranch Dressing

When I was a kid I always had to have ketchup or ranch on everything. It got so bad I got the nickname condiment queen. As I’ve gotten older my obsession with condiments has faded, but I do still like ranch dressing on pizza or my salad! I was so excited to learn that it…

This ain’t no top ramen

Hey guys!  So last night we went to a ramen house for the first time! I was so excited for this new experience & of course to see what real ramen tasted like.  Of course I’ve had top ramen, but we all know that isn’t the real deal! That’s your I’m broke & a college…

We are Family…

Now that I’m in my 30’s & wanting to start my own family the meaning of family has been coming up a lot.  What is family? How does one figure this out. When I look back on my childhood & see what family was it makes more sense to me then how most people define…

Burn baby, burn 🕯

I love candles! There’s something mesmerizing about the way the flame flickers on a candle.  I always thought it was cool to have a candle holder that had cut outs to create the flickering on the wall or ceiling! I’ve tried so many different brands of candles & everytine I still go back to my…

Manicotti

Hey guys! My husband told me he had never had manicotti before, so I decided to make it for him.  Last night I cooked the meat & sauce & let it marinate over night. Then today I stuffed the noodles with a ricotta, Parmesan & mozzarella mix.  I put the stuffed noodles in a baking…

My best friends have fur…

It’s coming up on six months since I lost my side kick who happened to be my little fur baby. You never realize how much your pet means to you until you lose them or you go through something and need them.  I never understood how people say that pets aren’t a part of your…

Spices & Dole salads

Today I finally got a spice rack! It only has 16 spices on it & not all the ones I want but it helps so I’m very thankful for it!  Today I tested some of the spices like the coriander & Italian seasoning with some cut up garlic and I roasted them in some olive…

Vinegar Shots!

So my husband & I decided we are going to try the vinegar shots. I desperately want to lose weight & I knew people at work that were doing this & I seen how their results looked! So my sweet husband is going to try this venture with me! I just want to give a…

Advice to my younger self…

Do you ever wish you could go back in time and give yourself advice about your adult life? Well that’s how I have felt lately.  So much has gone on that I have felt so lost and unprepared for life. I’ve felt like I don’t know who I am or what my purpose in life…

Happy happy happy

What is happiness?  For so long I’ve struggled with this. I’ve always seen happiness as having the car I want or new clothes or a guy or a ring on my finger. It’s none of those though!  It’s taken me time & I’m still learning that happiness isn’t an item you possess it has to…

Salmon & fried rice

So last time I told you guys I’d talk about using the leftover fried rice I made & using Salmon! So here it is.  I usually bake my salmon. I love the juiciness! I use lemon juice with some ginger & a little butter & paprika. I love how the flavors blend! So for this…