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Reupholstering a Bench

Reupholstering a Bench

My mom decided she wanted to reupholster a bench we have had most of my life. I sadly did not catch a before picture but it was just a brown and gold fabric with some design. We have been redoing our house for a while […]

Spicy Beer Battered Fish Tacos

Spicy Beer Battered Fish Tacos

I was always the kids that were super picky and afraid to try new things. Fish was one of those things I dreaded. Growing up I now can appreciate it. Still not crazy about sushi (I know, sorry). These tacos are not super spicy but have just […]

4-Ingredient Cilantro Lime Crema

4-Ingredient Cilantro Lime Crema

The perfect sauce to dip and drizzle with. The recipe is also super easy to make with very little ingredients. All you need is sour cream, lime, cilantro, and salt. It is a pretty simple recipe you really just mix everything together. Let’s get started. […]

Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup with “Dumplings” in the Crock Pot

Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup with “Dumplings” in the Crock Pot

Set it and forget it, who could ask for more. Crockpot recipes are the easiest recipes especially for busy moms, dads, and significant others on the go. The recipe is so simple you will want to make it constantly. I threw this recipe together in […]

Delicious Twice Baked Potato Skins

Delicious Twice Baked Potato Skins

Happy New Year!!✨It is officially 2018. I decided to post a recipe today because who wouldn’t want to start the new year with food?! These are classic potato skins and super delicious, let’s get into it.😁 So first, you need potatoes, olive oil, salt and pepper, […]

2018 New Year’s Giveaway!! ✨

2018 New Year’s Giveaway!! ✨

Happy Holidays everyone! I wanted to kick off 2018 with a giveaway. This giveaway will be on Instagram and only open in the U.S, for the full list of rules head down to the bottom of the page. I am so excited to be able […]

What to See and Do in New York

What to See and Do in New York

The holidays are here and coming to an end. Today is Christmas Day and the only holiday left in 2017 is New Year’s Eve. This year I started a blog and you have all been part of this journey. 2017 has brought change and growth […]

Moist Lemon Fruit Cake for the Holidays

Moist Lemon Fruit Cake for the Holidays

I already know what you’re thinking. Fruitcake….. hm… SKIP. Well STOP, this recipe is totally different from everything you have ever heard about fruitcakes. It is soft, moist, sweet and just a nice hint of lemon. This recipe runs from my grandparents family and is being […]

DIY Front Door Decor For Christmas

DIY Front Door Decor For Christmas

If you have not read my initial post on my DIY Front Door Decor for the Holidays click here. The other blog post gets into detail on the base of the decoration and how to achieve it. This post is more about what I did […]

2-Ingredient Chocolate Ganache

2-Ingredient Chocolate Ganache

Here is a super duper quick and easy recipe for chocolate ganache. All it takes is two ingredients. I have never made it and I somehow succeeded. I even made it in the microwave (we still don’t have a stove). Let’s get into it! All […]