Once it gets hot out, I try not to turn our oven on at all because it heats the house up like crazy and then we have to run the A/C even more to cool it off. So here are some simple summer meal ideas that you can make without turning the oven on.
Socks that last a lifetime and the best cup of coffee… That’s some of what I’m loving and talking about in this “favorite things” post. Every once in awhile I stumble across something amazing and think, why did no one tell me about this sooner? I adore when bloggers share some of their favorite things. […]
So, I totally love when one of my favorite bloggers posts about their favorite things. There’s nothing better than getting someone’s recommendation, right? I don’t really like to buy anything without having looked at some reviews or hearing about how great the item is from someone else. Starting this year, I’m going to do a […]
What makes life easier and saves you time and money? Meal planning! It sure doesn’t sound exciting, but it’s a wonderful thing. Over the last few months I’ve noticed that a lot of the meals we eat revolve around the same list of ingredients, so I thought I’d see how many different meals I could […]
(This is a repost of one of my first blog posts that I’ve made some updates to. We’re busy unpacking and adjusting to our new home this week.) Ugh, why is my closet packed full, but nothing goes together, half of it doesn’t fit right, and it takes 20 minutes to pick out an outfit […]
Question: What should I buy at Aldi? Answer: Everything. Seriously. Some people have a view of Aldi that their food is sketchy or scarier than the food at any other grocery store and it’s just not true. You won’t recognize any brands or packaging at Aldi because they have their own brands that are “private […]
The whole recipe only takes 6 ingredients! These are wonderful to make for entertaining because they taste best if you make them ahead of time so that they can chill.
I’ve come up with a pretty good system for creating a simple/minimalist shoe collection of quality footwear that is good for my back. Plus, since I’ve started paying more for shoes, I’ve found that it is totally worth it to spend more on quality shoes and own less pairs of shoes.
Blender salsa tastes so fresh and only takes me 5 minutes to whip blend up. You just throw in all of the ingredients. Blend. Then eat.
I’ve been thinking of a few things that I can’t live without. Now of course, these are just things that make my “first world” life extra wonderful and they are not necessary to my survival. Kind of 🙂