5 Goals You Should Make Today

We're a few weeks in to the new year, which means most people are breaking or forgetting their resolutions. To be honest, I think that we often set goals that are unrealistic. We all want to shoot for the moon but sometimes we come up quite … [Continue reading]

Meals Lately

the pig and the pearl

The past couple of weeks have been pretty busy, with work and wedding planning and all of that fun stuff, but I'm loving it! We've made some pretty big wedding decisions already, and now I feel like I'm a ball of excitement! We've found a venue, set … [Continue reading]

Fitness Essentials


Was your new year's resolution to get in shape? Then these gadgets and things are for you. Even if you're already a frequent gym-goer, you might find some of these new things useful! A few of these things have been on my radar for awhile now, but I'm … [Continue reading]

5 Tips for Packing Your Lunch

5 Tips for Packing a Healthy Lunch

In an effort to save a few bucks around here, Alex and I have been trying to pack our lunch for work whenever we can. To be totally honest, lunch where we work is not that expensive, so it's not a huge money pit, but I know for a lot of people it can … [Continue reading]

Date Night in “Italy”


Things have been a little crazy around here, as I feel like I've spent every minute of free time researching wedding venues. I just want to find one. But the good news is, I think we've narrowed down our search pretty well, and I think it's all going … [Continue reading]

Vegan Lentil Tacos

vegan lentil tacos

Sometimes, life's disappointments can lead you to a happier place. For example, the frozen burrito I attempted to eat for lunch yesterday was pretty awful. It was boiling hot on the outside, and slightly cold in the middle. It was impossible to eat … [Continue reading]

We’re Getting Married!


This weekend has felt a little bit like a dream, after Alex popped the question on Friday night! I obviously said yes, about 14 times. I won't share all of the details here, but Alex planned a wonderfully sentimental and romantic evening, involving a … [Continue reading]

Vegetarian Tortellini Soup

easy tortellini soup

Well 2014 has started off a bit... drizzly. But that's ok. It's an excuse to keep making comfort food in the kitchen. While the macaroni and cheese that we made on New Years Eve was quite delicious, it was also incredibly heavy. I could have dove … [Continue reading]

New Years Celebrations


Happy New Year! I hope you've all had a wonderful 2014 so far. We started our celebration last night by whipping up a delicious macaroni and cheese dish that contained Fontina, Gruyere, and Sharp Cheddar. So. Much. Cheese. We mostly followed … [Continue reading]

Last Minute New Years Eve Party Ideas


2013 is coming to a close, so let's ring in the new year with style! Here are a few of my favorite ideas. (How did we plan parties before Pinterest?) I've been loving all things bubbly, so whether it's champagne or prosecco, I'm excited to toast a … [Continue reading]