Double Berry Banana Smoothie

Hi guys! I'm writing you today from my new pretend home away from home! Long story short I'm apartment/dog sitting for a friend in Chicago and getting a fabulous taste of life outside the burbs. I'm making the big move this summer, but for the next few days I get to play around like a real city girl - strolling down Michigan Ave. (or sprinting - weighted down with 20lbs of thermal gear to fight the cold), drinks with the girls, and toting around my adorable new best friend - … [Read more...]

Margarita Lime Buttercream Sandwich Cookies

Hi guys! I'm home from Mexico! I hope you all had a great last week because I had an A-MAZING one! I think a beach vacation should be a mandatory yearly outing, kind of like your annual teeth-cleaning or physical exam. Only instead of avoiding the dentist like the plague or promising your doctor you really do take that multivitamin everyday with your fingers crossed behind your back...you CANNOT wait to go! I swear one look at the beach is enough to cure anything. That near panic attack on … [Read more...]

Pear, Apple and Raspberry Crisp

So I'm really excited about today's post! I'm guest posting for the first time over at my friend Kelly's blog, Eat-Yourself-Skinny. She has the most fantastic blog loaded with absolutely delicious recipes...and they're all guilt-free! Craving creamy macaroni and cheese?? Raspberry margaritas? Gooey cinnamon buns? Check out her recipes over at http://www.eat-yourself-skinny.com/ and check out my guest post recipe today, Pear, Apple, and Raspberry Crisp.  [hr] So I always forget how … [Read more...]