Boy, it’s been a slow start to the new year for me! Between Christmas, traveling to Illinois to visit family, and putting away everything from Christmas I have been exhausted and unmotivated. Now that my kids are finally back at school, after their long break, I feel like I can finally get back into a routine again.
A few years ago we started eliminating dairy from our diets after my daughter and I were tested for food intolerances. Our results showed that we both had a sensitivity to dairy, but more on that another time.
That’s when my hunt for a non-dairy milk started. I first began with almond milk because it is easy to find at any grocery store. However, after first trying almond milk it left me a little disappointed. It just didn’t taste that good. It also had a thin, watery texture to me. I eventually started making my own which had a much better taste than the store-bought kind. However, it still left me searching for more.
Here’s my gift guide for guys. You will probably notice that many of the items I shared here are the same below. That just means they are that good!
What are your plans for the weekend? Do they include making fresh homemade rolls for Thanksgiving? Well, if not, I hope you will consider it after reading this post! I’ve even included all the steps you need to make these ahead of time so you will look like a rockstar come turkey day. Plus, your house will smell amazing. 😉
One of my favorite and easiest appetizers to prepare is a charcuterie and cheese board. They look like a lot of effort, but they’re really not! This is a great appetizer to include for Thanksgiving because there is usually something for everyone on it. Plus, it doesn’t take a lot of prep. You are just basically shopping for the ingredients. Today I’m going to walk you through how I organize a charcuterie and cheese board.
Does hosting Thanksgiving or planning a party sound like a stressful or overwhelming task? It certainly can be, but I hope to help you out with that today. You see, for the last several years Aaron and I have hosted our families for Thanksgiving. With some thoughtful planning, we have been able to have a mostly stress-free Thanksgiving. I say mostly because I tend to stress out about things no matter how prepared I am. 😉
I’ve recently been hooked on listening to podcasts. I feel like I’m a bit late to the podcast game, but I’m enjoying it all the same. Just in case you are like me and haven’t really explored podcasts, I thought I would share some of the things I have liked listening to. Or, maybe you have been listening to podcasts for a while and you have some to share with me!