Welcoming Autumn 2021

Happy Friday, everyone! I cannot believe that autumn is already here. I celebrated the season this week by watching horror movies, reading some spooky autumnal literature, and drinking pumpkin spice lattes. How have you celebrated?

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The Benefits of Hanging Eucalyptus in Your Bathroom

I love finding natural home remedies that help my overall health and well-being. I am not anti-medicine (at all!), but I do think the organic world is chock-full of untapped or forgotten about resources that can help everyone in their overall health journey. One of my favorite natural remedies is eucalyptus. My mother always had […]

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Gift Guide: For the Girly Girl

It’s finally holiday season! With all the news of shipment delays and gift shortages, I’ve been working to get everyone on my Christmas list checked off as soon as possible. I have a few girly girls on my list, and I thought I would share some gift ideas for them with y’all! Gifts for the […]

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Thanksgiving Menu Essential: Homemade Pumpkin Pie

It is very easy and convenient to buy pumpkin purée, add some spices, throw it into a pie crust, and call it a day. However, it is also easy to make homemade pumpkin pie. Don’t be intimidated! Plus, if you’re like my family, you have a whole bunch of sugar pumpkins around just waiting to […]

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Braised Short Ribs

There is nothing better than delicious comfort food on a chilly or cold day. Braised short ribs are one of my favorite meals, and I wanted to share my recipe. Enjoy! Ingredients 5 lbs short ribs 1 lbs button mushrooms, cleaned and halved 5 stalks of celery, sliced 1 lbs carrots, sliced 14 oz frozen […]

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Roasted Delicata Squash

I am always looking for new side dishes, and I am so glad I tried out delicata squash! I’m a fan of squash in general, but sometimes I get tired of plain butternut squash. Plus, it’s not the easiest to cut up. I usually wind up buying it already cubed. This past week delicata squash […]

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Game Day Chili & Charcuterie Board

I’m not sure if there’s anything as yummy as a bowl of warm chili on a cool autumn day. For some reason, it just feels right. Plus, chili is the perfect addition to football season! With all of that being said, I wanted to share my chili recipe and topping charcuterie platter on my blog. […]

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Trader Joe’s Fall Haul 2021

It’s that time of year again, folks! Trader Joe’s has released their seasonal fall treats and I couldn’t wait to try everything! Last year was the first time I ever tried some of the fall goodies at Trader Joe’s, and I was immediately hooked. This year I was sad to see some of my favorite […]

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Books I’m Reading This October

The other day my husband and I took a trip to the bookstore. I always love visiting Barnes and Noble even if I am not particularly looking for anything because I enjoy seeing the new titles and authors. I can also grab a coffee to fuel my caffeine addiction, and they have a pretty cool […]

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My Favorite Podcasts Right Now

Happy Monday, everyone! I decided to write this post and have it published on a Monday specifically because one of my favorite podcasts (Crime Junkie) comes out with a new episode on this day every week so I thought it was fitting. It was about this time last year when I decided to start listening […]

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