Balsamic Roasted Strawberry Vinaigrette Baby Kale Salad

You know those classic food combinations we've come to love? Like pb + jelly, chocolate + pb, pork + apples, mac + cheese? I have discovered a new combo to add to that list and while it might sound out of the ordinary, once you've had a taste of this magical combo life as you know it will never be the same!*Drum roll*            ...more

Fun in the Boise Sun

Hey there everyone, As you may remember from this post we are moving back to Boise at the end of the Summer. It's been a long time since we lived in Boise and there are a few events we are looking so forward to. ...more

100 Words: Summer Soon

And then one day it arrived, bursting onto the scene with a flourish and startling their collective unconsciousness with its unexpected vibrancy. Suddenly even the simplest things seemed profound and delightful - greens were greener, the blue sky stretched for miles and the air smelled like warm honey. A feeling of hope - they'd forgotten about hope while bundled up against that long stretch of gray dankness - infused their spirits and brought joy to their hearts as they lifted their appreciative faces to the sun in anticipation. That day the world woke up and smiled again. ...more

A Reminder to Self: Simple Magic

After another morning (and a sleep-in Saturday, no less!) of being woken by the repetitive, droning sound of a big truck's backup beeping as its operator moved piles of dirt from one part of our street to another, I thought another reminder of urban serenity and simple magic was in order. Hope you enjoy reading about my experience as much as I did living it. Simple Magic ...more

Sizzling Cod With Cold Spanish Green Sauce

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A Fun Drink for Kids: Pink Lemonade Slushie

My kids are always wanting something "fun" to drink so I whipped up these no-brainers on Saturday night.  ...more

Trendy & Flattering Swimwear

Warm weather is in the mist and Spring Break is upon us and let us say, we could not be happier! We are currently sitting in our office thinking about soaking up the sun and sipping our skinny margaritas. The Summer 2014 bathing suit collections have been filled with eye catching colors, patterns, and embellishments. We have noticed that a lot of swimwear brands have added in more halter tops and active swimwear to their collections....more

The One Piece

Its been around for ages but until now, I have associated this style with toddlers and floaties, or women over the age of 50. These examples shed a whole new light on all of that though, ya dig? Out of seriously overnight, these little get-ups have become filled with some extra sexual-ness y'all! I think it's the whole "leaving something to the imagination" bit....(read the full article at )...more

Salsa, yummy

Black bean and corn salsa