Showing posts from October, 2014

Sausage and Kale Pasta {21 Day Fix Recipe}

Don't let the "kale" in the post title scare you away. I know what you're thinking. I once thought that way. I'll share a little secret on how I started eating kale. It's like a little trick; your brain will forget it's eating kale. How you ask? Homemade kale chips! Delish. I eat them trays at a time, they're so addicting. Once I started making these, I started adding kale little by little to salads and pasta. It was just the trick I needed to try something new that I was unsure about. If you're interested in trying to make kale chips, here is an easy recipe from our friends at

Now onto the Sausage and Kale Pasta... so what's with the 21 Day Fix recipe you ask? Well, this house is turning over a new leaf. A friend and sorority sister of mine is a Beachbody Coach. I have been watching from afar (Facebook) her lifestyle transformation and realized I wanted that for my family also. I was not an easy sell though. Like anything, a lif…

Warning: Cute Baby Gifts

My family and I are currently in a state of Baby Bliss. Our little nephew, Liam Jack, arrived yesterday, October 10, 2014 at 2:04pm. Weighing in at 7 pounds, 6 ounces and 18 1/2 inches of pure sweetness. Needless to say, we're in love. Liam is my 3rd nephew! Boys are plentiful in our family with my 2 of the now 5 grand kids on my side of the family being boys.

A lot goes into preparing for bringing a baby home, especially for first time parents like my brother and sister-in-law. The fun part of all of it, is shopping for the little guy! Luckily, we like to shop. My sister-in-law, picked a fun nautical theme for Liam's room. What I liked best, was she didn't go with the traditional red and blues that you usually see with the nautical theme. Instead she chose navy blue, kelly green and light grey. Love, love, love the combination. Check out the finished nursery below.

Being the Auntie of this little guy, gave me every excuse in the book to shop and spoil him. I love making h…