Create · Friday Favorites · Pretty

Friday Favorites: Jute Tote Bags & More

Yay for Fridays and yay for new monogrammed tote bags! I needed a new bag to tote daily essentials to work – you know… my latest book, water canteen, my morning smoothie, coffee mug and lunch. I thought I’d share this adorable tote with you and also some of my favorite things that I’m loving… Continue reading Friday Favorites: Jute Tote Bags & More

Cook · Soup

Chicken Fajita Tortilla Soup

With all of this cold and rainy weather in Northern California, I’ve been in a serious soup making mood! This particular recipe is one of my go-to soup recipes, which is rich in flavor and vibrant in color. It doesn’t hurt that it’s pretty darn healthy too. Enjoy! Chicken Fajita Tortilla Soup Ingredients: 2 tablespoons… Continue reading Chicken Fajita Tortilla Soup

Create · Holiday Crafts · Valentine's Day

Homemade Valentines: Heart Shaped Crayons

We had our darling nieces over for a day of crafting and baking this weekend. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I had an excuse to go all out with hearts, sparkles and lots of pink. While surfing through Pinterest last week, I stumbled upon adorable homemade heart shaped crayons. The girls love to… Continue reading Homemade Valentines: Heart Shaped Crayons

Bake · Cookie Recipes

Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Crisp edges, chewy middles and oh so easy to bake! This is my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe. I’ve fallen in love with the semi-sweet chocolate chips and chocolate chunks from Trader Joe’s. Let’s be honest,I love most everything Trader Joe’s… but really…these are the best I’ve tasted to date.  I hope you enjoy! Ingredients:… Continue reading Best Chocolate Chip Cookies