Let’s talk about coffee

I’ve been a coffee drinker since I was 16. Back then, I was drinking “froo-froo” drinks at Caribou with my besties. We’d drink lattes and frozen concoctions while sitting around being cool and relevant to the 90’s society. As I got older, I started drinking regular coffee, always with cream and sugar. For the most… [Read More]

Discovering ALDI: a grocery store for all


Grocery shopping. Sometimes I feel like I live at the grocery store. I go to several different ones a few times a week. Harris Teeter and Lowe’s are closest to my house, therefore the ones I frequent most. But Food Lion and Walmart are cheaper, so I go there too. Because let’s face it, convenience… [Read More]

It’s almost shaving season #NewVenusSwirl

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Spring is taunting us right now, but she’s well on her way. Warmer weather is pretty much a guarantee, which means shorts, skirts and dresses will soon be my fashion of choice. Of course this means I’m going to have to shave. Yes, I’m talking about shaving on the blog. Not my usual subject, but… [Read More]

Baking with Kids – a cookbook review

My children and I enjoy baking together, so when presented with the opportunity to review the cookbook Baking with Kids by Leah Brooks, I quickly accepted. One of my goals this year is to eat healthier. Cooking from scratch is a perfect way to do that. After looking through Baking with Kids, I was pleasantly surprised. Leah… [Read More]

My Winter Beauty Must Haves

Winter kills my skin. Everything is dry and full of static. My skin screams at me until March and I’m constantly hunting for hand creme and lip balm. Here are the items I am currently obsessed with: CapriClear Spray On Coconut Oil  – This stuff is awesome. It’s a spray-on of 100% fractionated coconut oil, one of… [Read More]