Basic Everyday Smoothie

Basic Everyday Smoothie

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.

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Cashew Milk

Cashew Milk

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.

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Honey Yeast Rolls

Honey Yeast Rolls

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. 😉

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Charcuterie & Cheese Board

Charcuterie, Cheese, & Bread Board

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.

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Hosting Thanksgiving

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. 😉

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What I’m Listening to…

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!

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