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6 Outside the Box Beach Snacks

6 Outside the Box Beach Snacks

Beach snacks are a must, but not everyone wants chips and sandwiches. Spice things up while pleasing the whole crowd with these yummy beach snack ideas!

8 Healthy Desserts to Get You In the Summer Mood

8 Healthy Desserts to Get You In the Summer Mood

Looking for some healthy treats to get you ready for summer? These are super easy, yummy and budget friendly!

Happy National Margarita Day!

I hope you are all celebrating correctly on my favorite holiday! In case you are wondering, OTB (on the border) has $2 margaritas tonight. Go treat yourself! If you don’t feel like going all the way to OTB, or to your favorite local places, here […]

Oh My, Oh My, What To Do With An Avocado?

Oh My, Oh My, What To Do With An Avocado?

Ever have an avocado laying around just waiting to be used? Here are few recipes to spice things up!

Trader Joes Haul on a College Budget

Trader Joes Haul on a College Budget

Trader Joes is one of my favorite places to food shop. I love the food they sell, from he freshness of their produce to the quality of their frozen food and the samples that leave me speechless. I think that learning how to shop for […]

How to Get Back on Track After all that Holiday Food

If your holidays looked anything like mine, you had a lot of food and a lot of booze. The food was good, but I wouldn’t call it anything close to a diet. I plan on spending the next couple days resisting all the chocolate surrounding […]

Happy Pineapple Day

Today is an amazing day! It is national pineapple day and I think that means it’s a great day to celebrate. Make a drink in a pineapple, make a pineapple smoothie, watch a movie you think is pineapple related, hey, even try some pineapple wine! […]

I Basically Cut Out Carbs for a Week {And Here’s What Happened}

Welcome to my reduced carb adventure. Please enjoy as I suffer and learn from me and my mistakes. Day One: Monday Breakfast: Trader Joes Greek Yogurt (Mango), Handful of Blueberries, Handful of Raspberries, Handful of Granola I stopped and picked up a “Sun Cooler” from […]

Meal Prep {the How-To and the Why}

So, I have decided to start doing that magical thing called meal prep. I’m not planning on having these meals every single day, but I have decided that it is a step in the right direction. If you do it right, you can save money […]