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July 2017

Beet Hummus

Totally digging this new hummus recipe. And thinking I may need to grow my own beets next summer! What you'll need: 1 small beet 2 cloves garlic 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1 lemon, juiced 2 tablespoons tahini 1/3 cup olive oil Pepper and salt, to taste What you'll do: 1. Pre-heat oven to [...]

July Goals

The first six months of 2017 have absolutely flown by. So much so, that I find it a little troubling. How can I let so much time slip by and have nothing to show for it, yet still feel so mentally drained? Before our vacation I felt so overwhelmed. I was working 12 hour days, [...]

Beet Latte

You really have to love beets to drink a whole glass of this. But I do. And I did.  And it's definitely A LOT of work for a non-caffeinated beverage.What you need: 1 cup unsweetened almond milk1 tbsp honey1 medium beet, peeled1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground gingerWhat you do:1. Heat oven to 400 degrees. [...]

June 2017

June Goals

Me trying snorkeling (with my mom), in the ocean, in a two-piece. Normally a total no for me. Even though the first part of June is done and gone - and I've already dealt with some pretty tremendous events so far - I'm looking forward to accomplishing my goals this second half. My best friend [...]

How do custom orders work?

It's hard for most people to understand flowers in terms of felt. I like to think that the possibilities are endless with felt flowers. You can mimic the shape of real flowers, or create your own. Design a wonderfully wild and whimsical bouquet or create a classic, perfectly symmetrical bunch of flowers. I recently had [...]

Overnight Oats

I made the big, bad mistake of buying unflavored protein powder. I have been purchasing the vanilla flavor for months and I really enjoy it. So why the switch? A sale. Damn sales. Anyway, I've been trying to get through it. I decided I'd try to use it in some recipes, including overnight oats. But [...]

92 Days of Summer

Year Six. Good thing my best friend is having the wedding of a lifetime in the Canary Islands or my list would be seriously lame this year.

May 2017

Collard Green Wraps

This is a Tone It Up recipe that I'm pretty please with. I really like how well the collards hold up as a wrap - and stay fresh in the fridge for weeks. I also really like the idea of the parsnip rice, but made some modifications to mine that (I think) made it taste [...]

New product alert!

Recently a momma inquired about matching felt floral crowns for and her soon-to-be three-year-old. I couldn't resist this adorable opportunity. Via email we chatted about colors and styles of my already completed bouquets and brooches to come up with the color palette perfect for her idea. I think the matching set came out so sweet, [...]

Mother’s Day Fiesta!

I decided to "go easy" for Mother's Day and just do a taco bar for the family. Crock-pot shredded chicken, beans, tortillas, all the fixings...simple. Until I saw on Pinterest the cutest cactus cut-out cookies and decided I just needed to make them! And for those of you who know me, know I am not [...]