Cranberry Almond Salad

cranberry almond salad

This title is very misleading and I apologize in advance.  While there are cranberries and almonds in this salad, there’s so much more!  So technically, you could call this the Feta Tomato salad or Sunflower Cranberry salad or Almond Herb Vinaigrette salad or…well, you see where I’m going with this.  This is a variation of […]

Bread & Butter Pickles

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Every Thanksgiving, my grandma is known to put on quite the spread of food.  Like, unbutton your pants right at the table, spread of food.  The basics are always covered and my cousins requested bread and butter pickles.  I’m not sure why that was a side dish of choice, but they always were.  Surprisingly, they […]

Monday Thoughts: Meal Planning

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When it comes to meal planning, I have mixed emotions.  Sometimes I love it and other times it seems like a big, fat chore.  However, when it is needed to be done to simplify my home life, I’m in heaven. My husband and I work completely different schedules, so most of the time we are […]

Monday Thoughts: The Fitbit Diaries

Monday Thoughts: Fitbit Diaries

Back in November, I went on a birthday trip with some girlfriends to Portland, Oregon.  We had a fantastic time and was introduced to the newest technology that we’d seen in terms of pedometers and fitness: the Fitbit.  One of our friends wore hers all weekend and we ogled over how many lights lit up […]