Archive for October 2015

Pin 52 Challenge: Bang Bang Shrimp and Pasta

There are definitely times I’m better off not knowing what’s in a favorite dish. I don’t want to know that there’s three cups of sour cream in the dip I’ve been snacking on all night at a party; much like I don’t really want to know how my mom fries her catfish that makes it... Read more »

Pin 52 Challenge: Brown Eggs and Jam Jars

Though I read incessantly, I don’t buy many books: I’m definitely a library junkie. So, when I actually buy a book – especially a cookbook- it has to be pretty special. Since I have a Pinterest category about books to read, I figure book reviews qualify for this challenge too. It’s time to dust off... Read more »

What's wrong with tequila in our skin care?

I can’t understand why I have a headache. Yesterday I added a teaspoon of tequila to my toothpaste, my shampoo, my soap, my body lotion, and my lipstick. I felt fine. So I added another teaspoon every time I used my hand lotion throughout the day (about six times), then to my yogurt, some ketchup,... Read more »

Shop Small Challenge #299: Glazed & Infused

I certainly don’t proclaim to be a doughnut connoisseur, but when my sister spotted a shop she’s wanted to try one afternoon in the city, who am I to disagree?! Even if doughnuts aren’t your first-choice for sweets, you’ll definitely find one you like here. Glazed and Infused takes their doughnut creations to a “hole”... Read more »

I have a new mantra and maybe my next tattoo: you'll probably want to steal it

This isn’t the post I intended to write tonight. I have another small business I want to tell you about and another Pinterest project that may or may not have gone anything like the “simple” instructions. But, I’ve heard there are a couple of big games on tonight, so I figured a short post that... Read more »

Tips for a greener lifestyle without changing your diet

I get it. Cheetos are tough to give up. Of course, real food is a major aspect of wellness, but maybe, at this point today, dietary changes aren’t your reality. That’s ok- we all start somewhere. A healthy lifestyle can take time, and nutritional changes don’t have to be the first step. There are plenty... Read more »