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October 02, 2015

10 Recipes For National Taco Day

National Taco Day is upon us! And you know what's also upon us? Hurricane Joaquin. Which to me, sounds like the perfect excuse to sit home and make tacos all weekend. Seeing as the big day is this Sunday, and today is Friday, technically you can turn this into a Taco Weekend. Go crazy. Go nuts. Let's give em' something to taco about, ammirite?!

Oh my God, I truly apologize for that horrible joke. Whatever - let's taco.

September 25, 2015

Sparkling Apple Sangria

'Know what I'm in the mood for? A big fat cocktail that screams the word fall loudly into my face. Something that sends ~fall vibes~ surging through my body and makes me remember why this season is so. freaking. awesome.

Apples. I want something with apples. And alcohol.

September 22, 2015

Asian Sesame Chicken Salad

GUESS WHAT. I made you this salad. But not only did I make you this salad, I filmed myself making you this salad. And what do I love more than embarrassing myself via video?? Asian chicken salads.

This recipe comes from my recent partnership with Home Chef, which a subscription based service that delivers quality ingredients straight to your door, and a fancy shmancy easy-to-follow instruction guide. So, without further adieu, I present you with this asian sesame chicken salad, video style:

September 21, 2015


If you thought September had an overwhelming amount of national foodie holidays, you're definitely not mentally nor psychically prepare for October. When I finished my research for today's post, I almost couldn't believe my eyes when I had a final look at this list.

Not only is there something almost every. single. day, some days have multiple occasions, and I'm already really afraid for my thighs. How is the universe just going to put taco day, vodka day, pasta day, and chocolate cupcake day all in the same month?!? Seemingly days apart. Why universe?? WHY????

September 18, 2015

10 Boozy Cocktails To Make This Fall

HELLO. It's fall. Not actually, but almost. Almost enough that I can already feel it in my bones and can already taste apple cider everything in my mouth. Perhaps that's because I've already started consuming any and every apple cider flavored concoction that I can get my hands on.

Which brings me to my next point: why are apple cider lattes not a thing? Why does pumpkin get all of the attention? Has anyone considered the possible magic that apple cider lattes can create?

Just me? Ok then.

September 16, 2015

Balsamic Roasted Carrots

What says "fall" more than roasting up some delicious root vegetables? I feel like once the leaves start changing, and the temperatures cool, everyone jumps at the opportunity to put their ovens on and start roasting things.

I had my oven off pretty much all summer, because I couldn't bare to add any more heat than we were already experiencing. It was 70 degrees here the other day, and the first thing I thought about when I woke up were these balsamic roasted carrots.