How to Get Dog Hair Out of Your Car

Do you love your dog but dread bringing him in the car with you, just knowing the mess that it is going to make?? Well, you’re not alone! We love our pup and we take him with us everywhere, which means that his fur is also EVERYWHERE. Ajax is a German Shepard/Husky mix (so we…

Cold Brew Coffee

Coffee is a must for many people in the mornings. Benjamin is one of those people. Cold brewed coffee is one of his favorites and he has perfected how to do it at home easily, with little cleanup, and inexpensive! I would say that’s a win! Here is the very simple process that he uses:…

Cinnamon Banana Muffin

Okay, seriously… these are incredible! I was awakened by the sweet smell of cinnamon and banana baking in the oven and thought that it certainly couldn’t be anything I can eat on whole30. But to my surprise, Benjamin was making me a special treat and they are completely whole30 approved and completely delicious! I will…

Strawberry Banana “nice cream”

Do you have a sweet tooth like I do? This is the perfect recipe to satisfy that craving and still stay healthy! Also, it’s only THREE ingredients and it takes about 10 minutes to prepare! These are all major wins for me. It is also whole30 approved and dairy free! Happy national ice-cream month! Ingredients-…

Langostino stacks

For the stacks- 1/2 an english cucumber 1 avocado 1/2 a bag of Trader Joe’s cauliflower rice 1 bag of Trader Joe’s Langostino tails 1 lime Garlic Powder Chili Flake Black Sesame Seeds Gather four small bowls. Chop the cucumber into cubes and place in one bowl, break down the avocado and spoon it out…

Banana Almond Smoothie

Here is another delicious whole30 approved smoothie. It’s really quick and easy to make and will keep you full for the morning! 1 banana 1 tbs. chia seeds 2 oz. Califia unsweetened almond milk 1 tbs. almond butter 3 ice cubes coconut flakes blend all together in blender

Cherry Banana Smoothie

Benjamin and I are starting whole30 tomorrow, so the whole month of July I will be posting different recipes that will fit the whole30 guidelines. What better way to start than with breakfast?? This cherry banana smoothie is super easy and a great way to get your day started. Below you will find the recipe:…

Painted herringbone wall

Wallpaper can be really expensive and a pain to put up or to take it down. Instead, you should try painting your design on the wall. It’s much more affordable and can really transform your room. I really love the herringbone pattern, so I decided to use that on a wall in our old house and…

Yarn Art

I love making decorations out of items that I already have around the house. You would be surprised what all you can make without spending any money! This is a super easy, fast, and cheap way to make a beautiful hanging wall piece that can be totally customized to whatever colors are best for your house! What you need:…

Basil Gimlet

Benjamin’s basil gimlet is definitely my favorite cocktail. We had a “his and hers” cocktail at our wedding and this was my pick for the “hers” cocktail. It’s delicious and has just the right amount of acid and sweetness. I used to like it with vodka before I realized that I prefer gin. It is a super…

Decorating bookshelves and built-ins

One of the most important, and most daunting things about decorating a room for me are the built-ins or bookshelves. Aside from furniture, I like to tackle them first because they can really transform a room. They can either be full of stuff and look junky, left barren and look abandoned, or they can be a…

Living well within a very limited budget

My husband Benjamin and I set out to buy a couch. No one tells you how intimidating that is! We wanted to get something that fit our style…and our budget. Sounds simple, right? We quickly found that it’s actually really hard to do. We did a lot of research, shopping around, and price checking.  Finally…