Siracha Vodka Guacamole

This weekend was spent recovering from a sinus infection/virus. There were a lot of tissues and cups of tea.Groaning and coughing. There were no kisses and I had zero appetite ....more

Life Lately and a Starbucks Summer Giveaway

I haven't checked in with a personal post in a while and I thought it was time. Life has been pretty hectic lately but I guess I've been saying that ever since we had a baby.It seems that just as we starting to get the hang of things, Austin turned into a toddler and the game changed.He walks everywhere now and has zero fear of anything. Stairs? ...more

Easy Mango Moscato

If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram you know that if it's the weekend (or it's been a long, stressful day) this easy concoction is what I'm sipping on. A friend of mine gave me a bottle of something called MamaMango (Moscato and mango juice) as a gift a couple times. I am obsessed with it but it can be a little hard to find, she got it here ....more

Can I Have a Sip?

A weekly "all things boozy" series because sharing is caring. Cheers and Happy Friday! ...more

Red White and Blue Jello Shots with Cherries

The fourth of July means so many fun things for me. It means some time off with family and friends, swimming pools and sunshine, morning runs along the shore, crab feasts, bbq's and cocktails.This year Austin gets to play on the beach for the first time. The very same beach that Nick and I got married on (pretty much in the same exact spot) two years ago.I've been saving most of my jello shot recipes for the book but because this holiday is so special to me I had to do something a little special on the bog too!Cheers to all things red, white and blue my friends ....more

100 Calorie Watermelon and Champagne Cocktail

Summer dinners on the back deck just aren't as relaxing after a long day without a glass of wine or a cocktail. Warm breeze. Sunset ....more

Birthday Cake Diet?

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Slimfast, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #14daystoslim This summers vacation in the Outer Banks is coming up fast. ...more

Pineapple Margarita Punch and a Hot Dog Birthday Party!

As much as Nick and I said we weren't going to make a big deal about Austin's first birthday (you know "just a few friends and some drinks and hot dogs on the grill") I couldn't help myself. I am head over heels in love with my little man and even if he won't remember this party, I had to make his first one special. With help from Nick and Austin's nana, I think we pulled it off! ...more

Can I Have a Sip?

A new weekly "all things boozy" series I want to try out because sharing is caring. Cheers and Happy Friday!...more

Boozy Peach and Mango Punch

Punch bowls have always seemed so traditional and old school to me. With so many fun ways to serve drinks at a party I never considered just making a bowl of punch.But May's issue of Food Network Magazine...more