Snacks on the Go Prevent “Hangry” Reactions


Full disclosure: Balance bar provided me a gift box with Balance Bars to try for this review. As always, thoughts and opinions are my own. Also, the “hangry” reactions are also unfortunately due to my own life experiences! Ever heard of the term “hangry?” It’s a clever combination of the words “angry” and “hungry” and […]

Wining & Dining through Napa & Sonoma : our top 10 Favorites

Stags' Leap Winery in Napa

I was going to attempt to do individual posts about each of our favorite spots, and then decided that most people probably just want to look at pretty pictures and read about our favorites. I tried to make this a Top 10 list, but had to add one more! 1. Conn Creek Wine Blending Seminar […]

Like the keys of a piano.


A piano is a great perch for putting on shoes! I captured this sweet photo while at our friend’s birthday party over the weekend, and I love it in black & white. Classic.    

Vitamix Egg & Kale Bites


These little egg bites are a great make-ahead breakfast snack to keep in the fridge and pop in the microwave for a quick breakfast throughout the week. There’s a lot you can do with them – I threw in what I had in the fridge, but the basic mix and prep leaves a lot of […]

Home Alone & a Day Trip to Charleston SC.


Thomas is on vacation with Grandaddy & Gran Shan this week in Topsail Beach, and Will and I do not know what to do with this free time, and can’t remember what in the world we did before we became parents. I’m sure any parent can relate to the novelty of freedom we are currently […]

Save trips to the grill with the ultimate grilling organizer.


Quirky offered to send me this grilling organizer to review, and I jumped at the chance. Compartments! It stacks! Everything you could possibly need for a grilled meal is included in this kitchen organizer! I would have tried to pass this off as a gift for my husband, the griller in the family, but since […]

“Look at my new alligator raincoat!”


Getting packages in the mail is a big deal in our house. I recently ordered razors from Amazon, and because they were delivered in the mail, Thomas thought they were special, and handed the box to me like it contained a diamond tennis bracelet, and not ridiculously expensive razor blades encased in soap (because using […]