Healthy Traveler’s Tips: Tip One

Take advantage of healthy options offered around you (sometimes they’re even free!) If you’re staying at a hotel, look for healthy snacks and drinks that are provided. Fresh Fruit  Bananas and apples are often complementary during a hotel stay. Usually these are found in the hotel lobby or gym. It’s (literally) easy to grab and…

Healthy Traveler’s Tips: Introduction

Love to travel but dislike the unhealthy post trip feeling? Maybe you don’t love to travel all the time but work or personal life has you constantly on the go? Let me tell you, there’s a way to travel healthfully and it really only takes a little extra effort to pull it off. As a…

Exploring Ohio: The Old Mason Winery

With colorful wine flights, a 77-degree day, and a table in the shade, this wine tasting was pretty much perfect. We couldn’t have enjoyed trying and tasting each others wines more. Driving through about 5 miles of hills, trees, and natural beauty, I knew we were about to go over the border. Crossing the state…

Honey Sweetened Skillet Pineapple

I’m starting to miss my own home cooking out here on the road! These pineapples in particular are an amazing fusion of sweet and spiced. Sliced, warmed, and flavored with cinnamon and honey, this skillet pineapple is great at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Honey Sweetened Skillet Pineapple 1 tablespoon coconut oil ½ teaspoon cinnamon 1…

Three and a Half Days in Canada: Day One

Hey! It’s just so fitting to start out with that. Born and raised in WI, “hey” is common place and used for “hi,” to get someones attention, and even sometimes as a statement or question. Even walking into the hotel, “hey there,” was written on the door. Canada, we have arrived. (And for my first…

On The Road: My Four Favorite Hotel Things

Currently my husband and I are in the middle of a two week work road trip. I’ve come to appreciate the things I love about staying at a hotel. Don’t get me wrong, there are inevitably hiccups on the road. And only being places for a day or two makes for a lot of driving….

Make Wine With Me: The Do’s of Winemaking

These are the do’s of winemaking. The more you know, the better your wine batch will turn out. And this is where I come in. I’m no expert but I know a lot and I can’t wait for you to make wine with me! For now, heed these tips and watch for the materials article…

My Love For Wine (And Why You Should Care)

When I saw a Groupon for a wine making class, I bought it. And that was that. I left the class a soon-to-be, self-proclaimed winemaker! I started drinking wine much like everyone else. I never liked the wine at holidays growing up but the fruity, sweet wines always tasted yummy. I went from Boones Farm…

Book Number Two Equals More Recipes For You!

Here it is, my second book! Everything’s Better With Soup and Salad is so perfect for this Spring season. I have always loved soup and salad for meals and this collection is too good. It’s also gluten free, full of vegetables, and full of flavor. Everyone needs more vegetables in their lives and these recipes are…

Day Trip: Explore Homestead FL

FL was never somewhere I pictured living but almost 2 years in, I can officially say I’ve lived in FL. 4 months out of the year, I kinda love it here. The weather is pretty great and there’s always lots to do. Living in South Florida is any “day trippers” paradise with unlimited activities all…

Monday Mani: Bachelor Style!

First and foremost, my nails! A dark red with platinum silver accent nails are the perfect look for tonight’s final episode of the Bachelor. And a red heart gem too? Yay for love! And now on to the best TV guilty pleasure, The Bachelor. I cannot get enough! How can you not be entertained by these…