Today, I celebrated the being in the sunshine with a “Berry Fruity Smoothie”. The cold here in NY finally seems to be breaking! I savored the strawberries, blueberries, pineapple, and coconut milk in this healthy shake. I hope to enjoy more warm days like this one, sipping on delicious smoothies! (more…)
Guinness and Irish Cream! The perfect combination! Throw chocolate in there, and WOW! Life doesn’t get much better! Perfect for a great dessert, especially for St. Patrick’s Day. I was surprised at how easy these were to make. They are (were) so delicious, as they have disappeared quite fast! 🙂 (more…)
A good friend of mine, Caitlin, was visiting NY from Seville, Spain, about a year ago. A few friends and I got together to celebrate her visit. She made us a dish called “Espinaca con Garbanzo”, Spinach with Garbanzo beans. This is a traditional Sevillianos dish. It was one of the greatest things I have ever eaten. (more…)
Bring yourself to a warm place with this Mango Yogurt Smoothie. I did, this afternoon, as the temperature once again started to drop toward the single digits! The creamy goodness enveloped me with thoughts of sun, summer, beaches, and sand……. (more…)
After a remodel in my home, I wanted to bring nature indoors for my decor. I wanted to create art that incorporated outdoor elements, such as wood, stone, and organic materials. Staying within a super low budget was easy when I made these 3 pieces of DIY Stick Art! I used mirrors, cardboard, sticks and glue to make these. I love the minimal, spa-like, and soothing look of these on my wall! (more…)
Getting ready for syrup season, I’m on a real maple syrup kick! Today I started my morning with something delicious and healthy. Maple Apple Oatmeal! Perfectly sweetened with my homemade maple syrup. This five ingredient breakfast sent me hopping and skipping into the rest of my day! (more…)
Earlier this week, I decided to make a DIY sachet! I thought it would be a great idea to make a sachet for my PJ drawer so that I can add aromatherapy to my relaxation routine! I used Lavender Young Living Essential Oil for my sachet. The calming properties and the scent are amazing. You can of course choose to use any other oil to scent your project; Stress Away, Purification, and Joy are great options! (more…)
You get married. You buy a beautiful, expensive dress. You wear it for 6 hours . You put it in a box. There it sits. For ever and ever……OR…………..
You do something AWESOME with it, and turn it into a charming Christening gown!!!!!