Adopt-A-Bull of The Week – Oreo

Handsome Oreo is our Adopt-A-Bull of The Week, and he is located in New York City where he is in a temporary foster home. He’s hoping to find a long-term foster or, better yet, a loving adopter. Will you help him? ...more

Buttermilk Ice Cream

Buttermilk Ice Cream is a creamy and tangy yet not too sweet ice cream, making it the perfect companion for desserts like apple pie or peach cobbler. If you’re anything like me, you tend to find yourself buying buttermilk for a recipe or two then having almost half a container leftover. Sure, you could use the ol’ milk and vinegar trick to make your own buttermilk, but it’s no substitute for the real deal in fried chicken or ranch dressing ....more

My Essential Oil Bag – How I stay Organized

Soon after getting into the world of Essential Oils, I realized rather quickly the need for a way to organize them. I had a cute little box to keep all my oils in at home. However on the go, I have found you want oils often ....more

Happy Anniversary (Boo-Yah!)

Today Brian and I celebrate our two-year wedding anniversary. According to my sources on the internet, the traditional anniversary gift at the two-year mark is cotton. Well ok then ....more

Chicken Taco Supreme Pizza

I met my husband in the basement of the boarding house where I was living in college. I know it sounds weird, but it’s true. I came home from visiting my parents and found a van parked in my spot ....more

Grilled Chicken Cordon Bleu Wraps

Look no further for an easy lunch idea or recipe for a quick dinner – these Grilled Chicken Cordon Bleu Wraps come together in minutes and are filled with Swiss cheese, ham and shredded chicken that is coated in an easy honey mustard sauce. I don’t know if it’s like this for everyone, but I swear 5 o’clock is my nemesis. We could be having a great day ....more

NYCM training: week 6

I only have 10 weeks until NYCM. That seems so close and so far away at the same time. I’m feeling nervous, but strong ....more

Sausage, Leek & White Bean Soup

There is one glaring thing wrong with this post, and that is the small fact that I’m writing it on basically the HOTTEST day of the entire summer. On a day when I should be talking about ice cream or iced tea or a fresh salad…I’m going to tell you to make this hot soup. I know, I know…but really ....more

Girard’s Champagne Bruschetta

My favorite parties are those that have a table full of little appetizing bites. ...more

The Pumpkin Banana Bread You Have To Try

Last week was a whirlwind. I drove to Chicago (only 2.5 hours away) and was in my first ever real photoshoot. All the anticipation, drinking water non-stop to help my complexion, cutting down on the carbs, trying to get to […] ...more