Green Cleaning for Back to (Home) School

Green Cleaning for Back to (Home) School

Raise your hand if you are now a work-from-home-school-the-kid parent?! *Raising hand emphatically* Yeah, me too. Oh man, does 2020 suck! Not only do I find myself confined to the walls of my own house, I also have a 5 year old in tow who needs schooling. So besides being a full-time working parent, tea party playmate, (pretty crappy) kindergarten teacher, I also find myself as the keeper of the mess. And with the pandemic surging all around us, that last job I am taking very seriously. So to keep my countertops and conscience clean, I am loading up my …

DIY Kitchen Upgrade with Waterdrop RO Filtration System

DIY Kitchen Upgrade with Waterdrop RO Filtration System

We are all spending an awful lot of time at home this year. If you are like me, that means you are constantly staring at all the home DIY projects you’ve been putting off. Well I have decided to start checking projects off my home improvement list… seriously, 2020 is a wash, so might as well start fixing things to make 2021 a better year. One of the projects that has been on my list since I bought my house has been upgrading the kitchen faucet and accessories. With the help of Waterdrop’s RO Filtration System, I am not only …

Strawberry Sriracha Popcorn Shrimp Tacos

Strawberry Sriracha Popcorn Shrimp Tacos

It is a random Monday in the year of our Lord 2020. I want tacos and I want them to be the best tacos I have ever eaten. Why? Because, like I said, it’s 2020. YOLO, baby! I have Gorton’s Popcorn Shrimp in the freezers, fresh strawberries, sriracha mayo in the fridge, and a rumbling tummy. Let’s get to work… Strawberry Sriracha Popcorn Shrimp Tacos Time: 15 min; Yields: 4-6 tacos INGREDIENTS 1 box of Gorton’s Popcorn Shrimp 1 cup of shredded broccoli 1 cup of shredded carrots 1 cup of strawberries (chopped) 1/2 cup of cheese (shredded) 1/4 cup …

Ginseng + Strawberry Ginger Oat Smoothie Recipe

Ginseng + Strawberry Ginger Oat Smoothie Recipe

With the way everything is going this year, it looks like it is going to be quite some time before life gets back to normal. So since we’re in this for the long haul, it is important to I am making conscientious efforts to take care of my energy levels. And I am starting by adding Ginseng and a Strawberry Ginger Oat Smoothie to my weekly routine. I personally have never used Ginseng before, but thought I’d give it a shot. BTGin offers the strongest red ginseng capsule on the market. It has high ginsengosides which purports to boost natural …

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How to Host a Small Cocktail Party at Home

For some time now, having friends over has been a more casual, spontaneous affair with beers and wines. But lately, there has been a resurgence of cocktail parties. While beer and wine are still very much enjoyed, mixed drinks have gained in popularity, offering a more formal gathering, complete with appetizers and small bites. If you’re looking to create a more upscale celebration and host your own small cocktail party, don’t be intimidated about learning to make the cocktails and creating delicious food. In fact, it’s actually easier–and a lot less stuffy–than it sounds! While you can still dress up …

Vegan Omega 3 Coconut Smoothie

Vegan Omega 3 Coconut Smoothie

Over the last few months, I have received requests from some readers asking about Vegan supplements. To be honest, I am not a Vegan and am completely ignorant on the subject. But luckily today, I am teaming up with Wiley’s Finest to bring you a Vegan Omega 3 Coconut Smoothie recipe that is sure to educate and delight our senses. Normally you get your Omega 3s from fish. Now whether you are Vegan or not, this can often be a stinky affair. When I was pregnant with my daughter, I couldn’t stand to sight of fish, let alone eat it. …

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Create A Welcoming Kitchen With These 5 Tips

Photo by Becca Tapert on Unsplash The kitchens’ responsibilities and significance in the household have grown beyond providing delicious food. From a hub for homework projects, family discussions, and coffee chats, your kitchen must adapt to facilitate the demands of a busy household.  If you want a more functional, welcoming kitchen, it’s possible. This post covers everything you need to know to make your kitchen more inviting to friends and family. Rustic Decor  The color, interior, and accessories you choose play a large part in determining who enters the kitchen, and who stays.  Warm, cozy environments are places most people …

Citrus Ricotta Mousse

Citrus Ricotta Mousse + S.Pellegrino Essenza

This post is sponsored by S.Pellegrino Essenza but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Anyone else missing restaurant date nights? Yeah me too! I want to keep doing my part to stop the spread, stay safe, and ease the burden on healthcare workers, but I’m itching for a fancy night out. So to break up the monotony, I’m creating a fancy night in for my family. With a decadently refreshing S.Pellegrino Essenza and a Citrus Ricotta Mousse recipe, I’m bringing a fine dining experience to my kitchen table. It’s amazing how a little TLC and planning can …