What I Do on Oscars Eve

oscar viewing

It’s the Oscars! Every year the Academy Awards are aired on television, and every year I feel it is my duty and divine providence to curl up on the couch in my favorite pajamas, eat snacks, and watch my favorite actors celebrate cinema in opulent attire. I thought I would share what it looks like […]

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Green Monster Salad

green monster salad

According to Kermit the Frog, it’s not easy being green, However, this salad is extremely green and quite simple. The ingredients are fresh, delicious, and very easy to assemble. Maybe Kermit was just lazy. Green Ingredients About 6 cups romaine lettuce, chopped 2-3 cups baby spinach About 18 brussel sprouts, cut into fourths 1 TBSP […]

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Busy Girl Spa Routine

Busy Spa Treatments

“Let’s have a spa day.” “I try to have a spa night once a week.” “On Sunday I just had a lazy spa day. It was so relaxing.” I always hear about girls who designate hours for at-home spa times, giving themselves manicures, making hair masks, trying 30 minute facial treatments, taking special baths and […]

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12 Hours in Paris

Day in Paris

7 a.m. on a Saturday morning: The first rays of sun brush at Paris’ eyelids. The city sighs peacefully; after a lovely celebration of the weekend’s arrival, all slept well. It is time for a new adventure. Go! 8 a.m. The ornate architecture, chilly from the moon’s cool glow, bathes welcomingly in the new light. […]

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Weekly Update

Weekly Update

Seattle: Snow! This week started off covered in a foot of fluffy snow and a much-needed break. It was beautiful, and even though the temperature was consistently below freezing, I spent most of my time outside. Whether skiing or taking a snow hike, Monday and Tuesday were days to recharge and move. Wellness: Ginger shots […]

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‘Scotch n ‘Spresso Cookies

cookie recipe

I’ve been baking chocolate cookies for a long while. Most of my Saturday nights growing up involved a few friends, chocolate morsels on the floor, and flour everywhere. I wanted to switch my classic cookies a bit, so here is my new and improved cookie recipe. I call them ‘Scotch n ‘Spresso cookies! Read below […]

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Snow Day Take II

snow day part two

My impromptu snow vacation was somehow extended an extra day. My family had to take full advantage. After a relaxed morning, we headed straight for the slopes. If you have never tried mid-week skiing, I recommend adding the activity to your bucket list. I have never skied on a Tuesday before, and it was one […]

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