Christmas Sugar Cookies

Christmas Cookies

Finally! It's the season for Christmas cookies. I had some friends over last night to watch the Christmas classic, Home Alone, and it was a good excuse to kick off the baking season. To be truthful, I'm really not that much of a baker. I hate … [Continue reading]

Tomato and Rice Soup

tomato and rice soup

I've been on a bit of a soup kick recently. Alex is going to get sick of soup if I'm not careful. But then again, who can pass up a bowl of soup on a cold, rainy day? The weather in Richmond has been nothing short of awful. It's been cold, but not … [Continue reading]

Holiday Cheer & Mulled Wine

Easy Mulled Wine

I'm officially ready for Christmas. Mostly. I've done almost all of my shopping, the apartment is decorated, and I have a pretty good plan of what I'm going to be baking. We also got to see the children's Christmas pageant at church, which is the … [Continue reading]

RVA Restaurant Review: The Savory Grain

I had been excited to try The Savory Grain for awhile, ever since it opened up in place of The Empress. When Alex and I were meeting some friends for dinner and they suggested we give it a try, I was glad to give it a shot. When we arrived, it was … [Continue reading]

2 Ingredient Mango Frozen Yogurt

mango frozen yogurt

If you've been reading my blog for awhile then you know I'm kind of a frozen yogurt addict. It doesn't matter the season or the temperature, I can't turn down a cup of the cold stuff. A late night walk often ended at Sweet Frog. And now I've … [Continue reading]

Pantry Check

Are your groceries as healthy as you think? Some times "healthy" snacks aren't so healthy after all. Learn what to look for!

For those of us in the US, Thanksgiving has kicked off the holiday season, and I absolutely love it! Decorating the tree, spending time with family, and obviously eating lots of delicious food. So as you're restocking your pantry for the upcoming … [Continue reading]

Holidays are for…

Family Like cute nephews with adorable smiles. Food Except for turkey. Who needs it? Side dishes are enough for me! Snuggling Coffee and snuggles are the best way to keep warm, in my opinion.   I hope all of my US readers … [Continue reading]

Staying Active Over the Holidays

Staying Active over the Holidays

The first of many holidays is coming up and obviously, I can't wait. But one thing I'm not great about doing during the holidays is exercising. This isn't that big of a deal, in my opinion, since I usually have a lot going on, but all of those … [Continue reading]

Quinoa Pizza with Pesto

quinoa pizza with pesto

What a weekend! I got back from Dallas late on Saturday night, and I feel like I'm mentally playing catch up, just in time to head out for another trip this week! Since we're heading back to Ohio tomorrow for Thanksgiving, I've been avoiding going to … [Continue reading]

How to Stop Snacking at Night

cropped How-to-Stop-snackingat-night

Let's talk. I used to be a huge night-time snacker. Like, crazy. I couldn't for the life of me figure out how to stop snacking when it got late. Now? It's truly a thing of the past. No, I didn't suddenly gain a truckload of willpower. No, I … [Continue reading]