The Great OC Taco Search #1

The Great Orange County Taco Search has begun!  My boyfriend Matt and I have decided to take it upon ourselves to find the best tacos in Orange County.  Today we started our search at a Restaurant called La Cocina De Ricardo.  I got a Carne…
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CD Tower > Pallet Nightstand

Ready for another pallet DIY??  This one stemmed from my boyfriends need of a taller nightstand for his bed, and the challenge of us making something together from start to finish! First we started our search for something that we could…
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Lemon Curd, Fruit, Sugar Cookie > American Flag

What pops in your head when you think about America?  It is along the lines of Baseball and Hot Dogs?  Budweiser and Country Music?  Yeah me too!  I love all of these things, and tomorrow is the day we get to take off work and enjoy them. …

Friday Favorites of the Week!

It has been a beautiful week!  I wanted to take this time to share some of my favorite things I either ate or purchased this week.  On tuesday my mom bought a big box of fresh peaches from Costco.  She suggested we (I) make a peach cobbler. …
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Blazer and a Bun

  I never in a million years thought that my short, {very} thin hair could ever convert into this great of a sock bun, but check it out. . . I was so excited I simply had to share:) I also found this amazing lightweight blazer…
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Pineapple and Roasted Red Pepper Salsa

Summer starts tomorrow!  The longest day of the year full of sun and happiness.  I love summer, and any excuse to celebrate.  I think it is important to take time out of our busy lives to rejoice the little things.  I feel like my family…
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MYO: Frittata

It's time to get inspired people. I feel as though I am inspired daily, but it takes a lot to go from inspiration to reality.  That is one reason I love doing this blog.  If I tell you I want to do something, I will probably do it!  Remember…
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Cinnamon Roll Rice Krispie Treats

After a wonderful weekend of wine tasting with some of besties from college, I started to think about all of the times my baking got us through the long days full of practice, class, and more practice.  A staple that was always in my pantry…
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Everything Attire

My good friend Lindsey is here once again to share some insight into the world of fashion: As a “congratulations on finally making the blog you’ve always wanted happen” present to myself, I dedicated a (relatively large) portion of my…
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Mexican Quinoa

If you knew me you would know that I love mexican food.  Love it.  Throw me a burrito, taco, enchilada, or taquito any time of the day.  This is mostly because mexican food involves tortillas and avocados.  Although in my quest to find…
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Maple Roasted Asparagus with Pecans

 I love sugar. It is as simple as that.  If I could eat sweets all day and never touch a vegetable, I probably would.  But I don't want scurvy. I definitely don't hate vegetables, but we gluttonous Americans have learned every which…
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Watermelon Martini

I can't believe I have had this blog running for a week now and I have yet to write a cocktail recipe.  It is unacceptable and I apologize.  Anyways, I have been trying to think of a great summertime drink for a while and I think I found…