Food Should Taste Good Girls Night and Cheesy Corn Dip

October 21, 2014

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Food Should Taste Good. I received product and compensation for hosting an event and developing a recipe.    Yesterday I mentioned our girls night in my Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad and Food Should Taste Good was generous enough to send delicious chips, goody bags, and recipe ideas for […]

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Meatless Monday: Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad

October 20, 2014

Saturday night I had a few dear friends over for dinner, wine, a fire and a chance to catch up. It was low key but a night I think a lot of us needed. There were no hopping clubs or shots just a chance to enjoy delicious food and curl up with a few glasses […]

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Fitness Friday: Filling the Gym Bag

October 17, 2014

Disclosure: The items in this post were samples that I have received. If I am featuring it, I have tried it and loved it! I will never feature an item that I don’t actively use.     During the week I am usually getting ready at the gym or yoga at least 3 times. I’ve […]

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Thursday Thoughts: On Struggling

October 16, 2014

This blog has always been my creative outlet and I try very hard to stay positive and keep it upbeat, but 2014 has been a pretty challenging year. I will come right out and say there have been a few days/week that have been downright horrible. There won’t be lists of all the reasons and […]

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Wine Wednesday JaM California Red

October 15, 2014

As a Marketing Manager in real life I am drawn to creative and interesting wine labels. It’s where my eyes immediately are drawn to and if I am deciding between two wines at a price point I tend to pick the one with the better label. I know, I know. You aren’t supposed to pick […]

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Salted Maple Apple Bourbon Cocktail

October 14, 2014

The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC.   Growing up in the Midwest had a few perks. I know most people think of the area as flyover country but nothing beats wide open spaces, fresh air, being able to ride your back miles and miles from home as an 8 year old. Another amazing […]

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Meatless Monday 5 Bean Chili

October 13, 2014

Confession time: normally when I make chili it is loaded with venison. We have a huge freezer full of it and it’s delicious. This time I went vegan and gluten free. And no one missed the meat. Seriously! Both Scott and my father in law ate this late one night after working all day. No […]

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Fitness Friday Online Workouts

October 10, 2014

The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Grokker. I go in spurts where I want to workout at home a few times a week. It can save time! Instead of packing up my gym bag, driving to the gym, working out and then driving home I can just head downstairs to […]

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Wine Wednesday Honig Sauvignon Blanc

October 8, 2014

One more white wine before it really gets too cold. My friend Bridget and I were at a wine tasting at Haskell’s on Saturday. And found quite a few wines that were new to us and really liked. The Honig Sauvignon Blanc was at the top of the list.   A few things about this […]

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1 Month In with Jawbone Up

October 7, 2014

When I first got my Jawbone UP I was excited but hesitant. I had heard mixed things about it and wasn’t sure if I would like it. Now that  I have been wearing it for about a month I wanted to do a quick update about how it has been going: Sleep is still an […]

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