Meal prep: the most magnificent tool to sleeping longer and eating well. It’s true (at least in my case) that when I prepare my lunch the night before, I don’t have to wake up as early, and don’t go hungry throughout the day. It is also true that eating healthily is much easier to do … More Meal Prep Adventures
Chili con Carne was (and still is) a staple for my family growing up. We would have this wonderful dish around three times a month and usually on a weekend, a perfect ending to the week before we were back to school. I remember vividly arriving home from the pool or playing at a friend’s house … More Homemade Chili
Looking back on some of my favorite Christmas traditions, I can’t help but smile. The silliest memories make the best ones. Here are a few of ours – do you have any traditions that make the holidays memorable? Comment below to let me know! The Tree For as long as I can remember, my Mom and … More Christmas Traditions!
Like so many other sentimentals, Christmas is my favorite time of the year. The parties, twinkle lights, family time (so many cute baby outfits) and peppermint hot chocolates keep me in a whirlwind of excitement that lasts the whole holiday season. Usually. For some reason over the past few years, when I’ve tried to embrace the Christmas … More It doesn’t feel like Christmas this year
Hello everyone! Before I started this blog, I never truly appreciated just how important it is to own a functioning computer. Of course, a fully operating computer is handy for browsing Facebook and doing schoolwork. However, I realized after spending a ton of time in the library this semester, that I don’t really need my own … More Gone from the blog for a while…
Whenever I use a mask I buy at the store, I always break out. I have never found one that is nice to my skin while also making it soft and bright. I gave in and decided to try out a little DIY mask making. It worked, and here are the fantastic results! Chop half an avocado … More Skin Brightening Avocado Face Mask
Going over to the Simenc household for brunch is always a joy – they always find a unique way to use their fresh chicken eggs (click here for great brunch ideas)! You can definitely taste the difference in an egg laid by your own chickens to those you buy for two bucks from the store. The … More Urban Farm: Part 2. Chicken Coop, DIY!
This is the Simenc family. Aren’t they just the most picturesque family you’ve ever seen? Well, they are to me. That’s my oldest sister on the right, my niece in the middle and my brother in law on the left. The Simenc family have an Urban Farm! (Just in case you didn’t pick this up from … More Simenc Mini Series: Urban Farm
Being an International Student anywhere is hard, regardless of language. It’s the culture that you have to watch out for. I am a Brit which meant going to Boise State University was a huge adjustment for me. The good news: Boise State has a great way of handling International Students, and they make you feel … More Being an International Student at Boise State University
In the middle of each season I find myself longing for the next, and people berate me for it. “Don’t wish it away, you’ll miss it soon enough” – yes, I always do. But I love it the nostalgia! Looking forward to the next season while missing the last is one of my favorite things. … More Season Nostalgia: Awaiting Autumn