Power Up Your Skincare

This is an exciting time to be an middle aged woman! WHAAAATTTT? Well, It’s exciting because while I (and some of my peers) are looking to smooth away fine lines and lift up sagging skin, there are FINALLY some safe alternatives to the anti-aging products of yester years. Actually, even if you’re in your teens,Continue reading “Power Up Your Skincare”

Easy Breezy Pizza at Home

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE pizza! I know that may cause me to lose my official foodie status, but I do. Pizza is so versatile and the variety of topping combos keeps monotony at bay. Semi-homemade is okay with me. I love a good hand tossed pizza crust as much as theContinue reading “Easy Breezy Pizza at Home”

Building a Better Breakfast

With a few minutes of prep and some containers we all have around the house, breakfast is ready in flash! Think about your typical morning. If you’re anything like me, there are lots of moving parts in those first morning hours. If I don’t have a quick and easy plan in place, my breakfast getsContinue reading “Building a Better Breakfast”

The Art of Making a Plan: Meal Planning 101

So, its almost February, who made a resolution to eat healthier this year? Anyone, anyone? If you’re like me in many years past, it was two-fold: healthier choices means more eating at home and more eating at home means less spending! Win, win! As with a lot our resolutions, good intentions, etc…, it’s tough toContinue reading “The Art of Making a Plan: Meal Planning 101”

Feeding a Mixed Crowd: one meal for a variety of food needs

About 18 months ago I had the pleasure to serve as private chef to an incredible group of female business owners. They were at a creative retreat designed to infuse their businesses with new vision. One of the perks of this retreat was all meals served up in-house by yours truly. The menu was inContinue reading “Feeding a Mixed Crowd: one meal for a variety of food needs”

The Evolution of a Recipe: Tortilla Edition

Who loves tacos? I guess the better question is, who DOESN’T love tacos? In my house we diligently guard our Taco Tuesdays (and Wednesdays, Thursdays… you get the picture). Actually, tacos and fajitas are one the top ways I utilize leftover protein. So when I realized my Whole30 was going to prevent me from enjoyingContinue reading “The Evolution of a Recipe: Tortilla Edition”

A Whole-y Jolly Christmas

It’s upon us! That time of year that is both exhilarating and exhausting, magical and mind-spinning… you get the idea. It’s the holiday season and as I get older I realize that for too many years I’ve just barely limped through the holidays. I wanted to share a few tips that have proven helpful toContinue reading “A Whole-y Jolly Christmas”

A Carefully Curated Life

authentic adjective au·​then·​tic | \ə-ˈthen-tik : not false or imitation : REAL, ACTUAL: true to one’s own personality, spirit, or character How’s your relationship with social media? Does it make you better? Does it lift you up? If you’re anything like me you’ve found a lot of good out there: tips on how to make life easier, healthier, simpler, more exciting! But you’ve probablyContinue reading “A Carefully Curated Life”