I often get sad in the grocery store during the winter. It is usually a freezing cold walk from the parking lot, then once I get in the store, my produce options are limited.  I miss the bounty of the summer fruits and vegetables. I tend to fall into a rut of having broccoli and cauliflower […]

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Ring in the new year with a Mandarin Champagne cocktail! It’s like a mimosa but with more of a kick! Ingredients: Champagne, sparkling wine or prosecco Simple syrup Sparkly sugar Mandarin Vodka Slice of Orange Directions: Dip the rim of a champagne glass in simple syrup. Twist glass in a bowl of sparkly sugar. Pour 1 […]

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Merry Christmas As some of you might know, I got married earlier this year so this our first Christmas together. I was so excited that I started decorating the week of Thanksgiving! I know that many people are against early celebrations but I just couldn’t wait to get started! When it comes to decorating, I […]

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I was nominated by the amazing Life.Love.Lindsey for the Jolly Blogger Award! Thank you so much and I hope you enjoy getting to know a little bit more about my holiday traditions. My Questions: 1. Have you ever made a gingerbread house? What a great tradition, I try to do it every year with the Winter Camp that […]

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During the holidays we are constantly surrounded by delicious cookie swaps, parties with cupcakes (like this post from Monday), and decadent holiday dinners. One of my favorite covered dishes (or party appetizer, depending on which part of the country you live in) to serve, especially this time of year is deviled eggs. Low carb, high protein and […]

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We have always had a tradition in my family of making a birthday cake for Jesus at Christmastime. We even had candles and everything! It was always a white cake with white icing. One of my favorite parts of Christmas baking was when my mom would let me write out the Happy Birthday part on […]

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