HOLIDAY GUIDE | 10 GIFTS FOR HER, $50 AND UNDER

This year has flown by! Seems like we are always saying that, but I honestly cannot believe how quickly 2017 has gone by. However, the holidays are here and I couldn’t be happier. Christmas is my absolute favorite holiday – the decorations, the crisp weather, the cozy nights in, the get-togethers, I could go on and on. Christmas is also known to bring on lots of stress when it comes to trying to figure out what to buy for everyone on our Christmas list, and how much is it going to cost us! Continue reading

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EASY & SIMPLE LUNCHES | LIMA BEAN AND GARBANZO SALAD

As I’ve gotten older I’ve become more conscious about my food choices. I’m by no means an expert or perfect when it comes to my dietary needs – this is definitely a journey. However, I’m taking small deliberate steps towards a healthier lifestyle. So today I want to share my current favorite go-to salad of choice. This is the perfect Spring and Summer salad (in my opinion) as either a side or an entree (just add a bit of protein). Continue reading

MY IN-FLIGHT MUST HAVE ITEMS FOR A LONG HAUL FLIGHT

Every year or so I get bit by the travel bug, and although I don’t think I’ll be able to take my usual biennial trip I thought I’d share with you all my in-flight must have’s for a long haul flight.

I hope this list will help those of you who will be traveling soon, and please feel free to share your trips with me. I’d love to live vicariously through you!

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5 PLACES IN VACAVILLE ALL FOODIES MUST TRY

Vacaville is not what you would call a “happening” town, lol. Nor do we have a flock of tourists like our neighboring cities, i.e. Napa. In fact, most people don’t know it exists, and those that do rarely give it much thought. Vacaville is actually pretty centrally located (no more than 1.5-hour drive) between some of the biggest touristy places in Northern California – San Francisco and the Bay Area, Napa Valley, Sacramento, and Silicon Valley.

Below I have a list of five places in Vacaville you MUST try if you’re ever in the area.

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