Needing an escape from the cold? Pack your bags and head to one of these tropical destinations.[Read more…] about 5 Tropical Beaches To Visit This Winter
While traversing between woodsy camping, dusty desert scapes, and busy city streets, it’s important to have the perfect accessory. Hats are a versatile way to mix up your wardrobe in just a few seconds. Today we are featuring two of our favorite hat brands, Lack of Color and Yellow 108.
As the days get shorter and the sun sets earlier and earlier each afternoon, sometimes it’s challenging to stay focused on what’s important and get motivated for the day ahead. Prioritize these five things this week and take a break from all the distractions.[Read more…] about 5 Things To Prioritize This Week
This new form of journaling took the world by storm a few years ago and has continued to increase in popularity. Countless individuals swear by bullet journaling and say that their journeys toward wellness and self-love began on the pages of a bullet journal. I was never convinced, but have found that it’s a great tool for becoming more self-aware and for organizing my hectic life.[Read more…] about Bullet Journals. What Are They And Why Are They Changing Lives?
As we grow older, we collect spaces. We store away moments in time and categorize them, tucking them away into the corners of our minds. These are the times where you can still smell the rain on the pavement outside or see the way his eyes crinkled in the corners when he smiled. That blissful happiness you once felt or the ache that rested in the pit of your stomach is at your fingertips at a moment’s notice. Even as we move on, these rooms stay compartmentalized and become part of us.[Read more…] about On Moving On
We’re always on the lookout for new, spicy sauces to incorporate into our cooking and dump on top of our short rib tacos on Taco Tuesdays. I personally really enjoy spicy food and can’t get enough of it. For the last few years we’ve grown a variety of peppers on our own that we’ve created our own small batch hot sauces with, but there are so many great hot sauce varieties that we love bottled hot sauces as well. We’ve compiled a list of some of the sauces we enjoy to share with you that are different from the normal fan favorites like Sriracha, Tapatio, Tabasco, Frank’s Red Hot, and Cholula. The sauces vary with their levels of heat so there should be something for everyone. Spice up your kitchen with one of these unique hot sauce concoctions.
When it comes to grilling and BBQ, there are so many different techniques and recipes to try out. Instead of cooking up your normal, go-to burgers or chicken recipe, test out something new. These cookbooks provide a variety of recipes for different styles of barbecue and also contain a lot of helpful tips and tricks when it comes to preparing your meat and the actual cook itself. Whether you’re interested in the science behind barbecue or you’re looking for a new Kansas City barbecue sauce to try, these all contain solid information about cooking.
We write a lot about barbecuing and our favorite recipes, but I want to take some time in the next few weeks to share some healthy, delicious meals that we enjoy preparing at home. I’ve had quiet a few of you reach out asking for simple, healthy meals that you can prepare in your own kitchen. A very easy crowd pleaser is pan seared salmon with sautéed vegetables. While you can choose whichever veggies you’d like, I normally like to do sweet potato, onion, mushrooms, and sometimes some zucchini together. This recipe is filling and only requires a few ingredients.
We sit in a small bakery eating rhubarb pie and sipping earl grey tea. She tells me she doesn’t feel the way she thinks she should. She complains that her house is cold and that the sliding glass doors are rattled by the wind at night. She feels no warmth in merino wool socks and heavy knit blankets. She thinks that he is going to leave her.[Read more…] about The Love Notes She Found
Cast iron is a great material to use in your kitchen while cooking or while camping outdoors. We love cast iron for it’s even heat, non-stick qualities, durability, and versatility when it comes to cooking — you can use it on the stove, in the oven, or even over an open fire while camping. It can be a bit needy so here’s what you need to know when it comes to cleaning it.[Read more…] about How To Clean Cast Iron