Food

Skinny Boozy Orange Hot Chocolate

This time of year is always a difficult one. I’m one of the 230982 people trying to improve their fitness and health in the new year, but my body has grown accustomed to super sugary, super decadent holiday food. Plus,…

Life

End of Year Blog Survey + GIVEAWAY!

We’ve made it through another year! I think we should all get a pat on the back for living through 2016 (whatabitch), and I can’t wait to see what 2017 has in store for me both personally and here on…

Baking

Baking with My Mom: Peppermint Meltaways

My mom is a baker extraordinaire year-round, but she really shines around the holidays. We have a few family favorite cookie recipes that we make every year, and this year I’m sharing one of my favorites- Peppermint Meltaways. These little…

Life

No More Wrap Battles- My Christmas Wrapping …

I’ve noticed that there are two types of Christmas decorators: the colorful, kitchy, hand-made type and the “let’s make it look like a Pottery Barn catalog” type. My family has always been the former. Our tree is crammed full of popsicle…

Fashion

An (Affordable!) Subtly Christmassy Sweater

Christmas sweaters can be tricky for multiple reasons. First, where I live, it doesn’t really get truly cold until December, and even then it can sometimes it can vary. For example, last year there was a week where the high was 36…