Travel Journal

Farewell Summer

So, Autumn is right around the corner, September 23rd to be exact! Although I am extremely excited for fall blog posting, The season also marks the one year anniversary of I am very thankful I was able to spend the last bit of the summer weather up north. Top five things I LOVED about this […]

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Let’s talk about Groupon..

TGIF Guys!! I wanted to share with you, my experience with Groupon. I have recently met people who have never used it, or they’re just skeptical of the site..don’t be! I myself have purchased 44 Groupons and counting! I have taken trips, purchased clothes, and used plenty of the beauty services..there really is no reason […]


Save it for a rainy day..

Hey guys!! I am sharing tonight a throwback for you:)! Have a great weekend! Baylor and I will be taking our 12 hour voyage to the south this Wednesday!! I’ve started thinking of easy portable ways to entertain our toddler for that time. A simple portable indoor outdoor sandbox:)) With all the rain were having […]


Peanut Butter Strawberry Smoothie

  I have shared on the blog how much I love our Magic Bullet Blender, and my smoothie talent would not be nearly as great with out this appliance. Today I have discovered an app that I can use to show you just how easy it is to use the blender and create a healthy, […]


All Fools’ Day

Happy April 1st!! Instantly thought of April fools day…Where does this day stem from? 🤓☝🏽️👀 I #Googled ||On this day in 1700, English pranksters begin popularizing the annual tradition of April Fools’ Day by playing practical jokes on each other. Although the day, also called All Fools’ Day, has been celebrated for several centuries by […]


Trisha’s Buffalo Chicken Dip

Nothing to bring to the table for The Big Game?! Here is a simple 5 ingredient buffalo chicken dip, for the fans that like a little kick in their food! ENJOY! Ingredients One large can of chicken, drained One block cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup ranch 1/2 cup hot sauce (I add a little more) 1 […]

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Travel Journal Chicago IL

Chicago, Illinois January 15-17, 2016   My birthday week has officially arrived!! This is my second time celebrating a birthday in Chicago, and I have never been disappointed with the feeling of adventure I get when exploring this large city. There is just so much to see and do. We spent our first night becoming brew-masters […]


Skinny French Toast

Ingredients 2 slices whole wheat bread 1/4 cup milk (nonfat) 1/2 cup egg beaters tsp cinnamon tsp vanilla extract tsp splenda Directions Mix together all ingredients in a bowl (except bread) Dip each slice of bread on each side into mixture. Coat pan with non-stick spray & turn stove on med/low heat. Place in pan […]


Kara’s Cheesecake Cupcakes

2 8 oz Cream Cheese (softened in a bowl overnight) 2 eggs 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract 1/2 cup of sugar 1 Package Oreos Preheat oven to 350 Beat cream cheese until smooth Pour in sugar and vanilla extract Once smooth, gradually beat in eggs one at a time Place oreo at the bottom of cupcake […]