As promised, I’m sharing my one of absolute favorite Whole30 recipes! These carnitas are everything that’s great about Whole30: rich in flavor, versatile to use for many meals, and uncomplicated. Savory and fatty without being greasy, and the spices give just a hint of aromatics while still letting you control the heat factor on the… Read More Whole30-approved pork carnitas
June was full of regular life stuff: hosting friends for dinners, training the dog, realizing you have no shorts and going straight to the store. The heat has really kicked in here: a 110° day happened more than once. I continue to see hilarious things about my small town, such as noticing the pontoon houseboat… Read More Goals: July
AAAAnd it’s somehow already July. Insert reference to how fast the year has gone here. Earlier this week I sat down and did a six month check in on my annual goals. Looking at the bigger picture every few months has been crazy helpful, and I wish I did it more. Maybe I need to… Read More Halfway highlights of 2017
A refreshing summer drink with just the balance of sweet, tart, and fruity! This sparkling blueberry lemonade will become your go-to summer beverage, the perfect sip for sitting on the porch after work or taking to a barbecue.
This post is part of our month-long European trip from last August. Check here for our whole trip! In planning our adventure, we found ourselves with a 14 hour layover at JFK. Rather than spend our first day of vacation bumming around an airport, we grabbed our bags and headed into New York City for a day… Read More How to spend a layover in NYC
This post is part of our month-long European trip from last August. Check here for our whole trip! Our stay in Chinon felt like a retreat into another era. Time slowed down, life got quieter. The biggest question we answered each day was, “where should we eat dinner?” The necessary logistics that go into a multi-stop… Read More Relaxing in the Loire Valley
Welcome to summer! Here in Oklahoma we’ve moved into the days of 90+ degree days already, so I don’t care what the official calendar says. We filled our long weekend with time with friends, lake time, and even got a surprise invitation to try out the C-17 flight simulator! That was incredibly cool. Now I… Read More Goals: June