• balanced on a budget: favorite budget-friendly produce picks

    image source If you guys missed the very first post in this series: you can visit it here to learn more about it what it will include and why I’ve started it! As I’ve mentioned, the first step in this series is to highlight some general budget-friendly options for each of the main food groups that I believe are important… [Continue Reading]

    balanced on a budget: favorite budget-friendly produce picks
  • no-cook recipes perfect for summer

    With August upon us, we’re getting some of the hottest heat here in Charlotte that we’ve gotten all summer.  And all that heat has me craving is easy, no-cook recipes! I’ve rounded up my favorite dishes that don’t require an oven – making them perfect for the final blazing days of summer.  Who else is SO ready for the crisp,… [Continue Reading]

    no-cook recipes perfect for summer
  • my go-to fall wardrobe staples

    If you guys have followed me for a long while, you KNOW how obsessed I am with Fall.  And probably one of the things that gets me MOST excited is when Fall clothes start coming out.  As much as I love summer, there’s just something about being wrapped in a cozy sweater, sitting by a fireplace sipping a warm mug… [Continue Reading]

    my go-to fall wardrobe staples
  • daily meal plan: number thirty five

    If you’re new to the series, click here to see the very first post or here to view them all! I’ve created a guide for you to use which will (hopefully!) make it easier for you to mix and match meals on your own to fit your individual needs: GUIDE: ABOUT THE GUIDE: Since everyone is different with different needs, and because I’m speaking to… [Continue Reading]

    daily meal plan: number thirty five

daily meal plan: number twenty nine

If you’re new to the series, click here to see the very first post or here to view them all! I’ve created a guide for you to use which will (hopefully!) make it easier for you to mix and match meals on your own to fit your individual needs: GUIDE: ABOUT THE GUIDE: Since everyone is different with different needs, and because I’m speaking to…

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fun 4th of july outfits

top: mossimo supply co. {similar here, here and here} // cardigan: h&m (on sale for $6.99!)// earrings: forever21 // similar red framed sunglasses here // similar silver bracelet set here I absolutely cannot believe that the 4th of July is already around the corner!  I feel like this summer is flying by so quickly which makes me so sad (and then I think about…

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pregnancy: what i’m wearing (second trimester)

jumpsuit: sienna sky from marshalls – only $20! {similar here, here and here} // shoes: jcrew factory // earrings: old from target {similar here and here} Something surprising I’ve found with pregnancy is that there’s not a ton of affordable fashion options.  I don’t know how many of you know this, but back in my NYC days I worked at InStyle and absolutely loved it.  I’ve always loved…

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guess what!?

Ollie and I are all dressed up in our celebration best today because we have some big news (or at least we think!) to share with you all! This news has been incredibly hard to keep from you all and something that I’ve known about since the very beginning of 2017 (side note: who else cannot believe that we’re already halfway through…

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s’mores yogurt parfaits

Somehow, don’t ask me how, but somehow 4th of July is right around the corner!  It makes me want to cry a little bit to know that summer is flying by so quickly!  My summer bucket list seems to grow exponentially every year and there just never seems to be enough time to accomplish everything! That said, it’s not going to…

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daily meal plan: number twenty eight

If you’re new to the series, click here to see the very first post or here to view them all! I’ve created a guide for you to use which will (hopefully!) make it easier for you to mix and match meals on your own to fit your individual needs: GUIDE: ABOUT THE GUIDE: Since everyone is different with different needs, and because I’m speaking to…

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the current: number eleven

Happy Sunday everyone!  As always, I’ve dutifully collected articles I found to be interesting reads around the web to share with you all. The low-down on high protein, low GI diets Dealing with cravings Saving money while grocery shopping Exercises to counteract all that sitting we do every day! How to pick a watermelon Americans most loved fruits and vegetables How to…

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strawberry & peach whole grain waffles

Summer’s delicious produce bounty has officially hit stores and I couldn’t be more excited!  I waited all year long for summer produce.  As much as I absolutely adore apples, pears, pumpkins and all that Fall has to offer, to me, there’s just nothing that quite compares with cherries, peaches, plums, pineapple, watermelon…I could go on! Most of the time, I eat a…

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daily meal plan: number twenty seven

If you’re new to the series, click here to see the very first post or here to view them all! I’m changing up the way that I normally do these, so let me know what you think!  I’ve created a new guide for you to use which will (hopefully!) make it easier for you to mix and match meals on your own. GUIDE:…

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whole wheat vegetable calzones

Remember that veggie calzone I posted on Instagram a while back?  Well, ever since I had that I’ve been on a mission to recreate it in my own kitchen and I’m excited to say that I’ve finally done it! The thing I love most about creating my own was that I was able to put in a ton of veggies and…

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3 fresh & delicious ways with veggie dogs

THESE RECIPES ARE SPONSORED BY LIGHTLIFE Grilling season is officially here so I’m thrilled to be bringing you 3 fun ways to jazz up your veggie dogs this season! I know a lot of people turn their noses up when it comes to veggie dogs but just hear me out first because there’s a lot to love about these Lightlife Smart…

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daily meal plan: number twenty six

If you’re new to the series, click here to see the very first post or here to view them all! I’m changing up the way that I normally do these, so let me know what you think!  I’ve created a new guide for you to use which will (hopefully!) make it easier for you to mix and match meals on your own. GUIDE:…

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