Parsley, Turmeric & Pepper Pasta

Parsley, Turmeric, and pepper pasta in a garlic olive oil sauce topped with chicken and peppers. Alright, I know I have made green pasta before, several times… but this is a new one, I swear. This was my first time making this flavored pasta dough and it turned out super tasty as well as a…

Move to Cali Postponed

If you pay attention to my blog posts, then you would know that Adam and I were planning on moving to California at the end of April. We were both so excited, mentally prepared for everything that had to go into it. We let our landlords know, and they agreed to shorten our lease by…

Cats in Cars = No Fun

So if you stay tuned to my blog, then you will know that Adam and I are moving to California soon. In 2 months to be exact. So beyond excited and antsy. Well, we told our landlords that we do not want to re-sign our lease, so they already put our place on the market….

Banana Pepper Poppers

I harvested these beautiful banana peppers from work yesterday, and was so excited to eat them when I got home. I mean…I had a brilliant idea, to make jalapeño poppers, but with banana peppers instead. Yas! I was wondering if they would be spicy because they had turned red, but nope, they were perfectly mild….

Holiday Cocktails

I made some beautiful cocktails at work for a Christmas blog, and love how the photos turned out, figured I should feature them in my blog too. I am really getting into food styling…interesting. All the herbs used in the shot were grown at my work. The first drink is a Rosemary Grapefruit Vodka Spritzer…

Succulents!

I am growing a fun variety of succulents in one of my AeroGardens, and they are going crazy! I swear there is a new petal on them every 2 days. I had to trim some of the ones that were getting too large, so they would stop overshadowing the rest, and then transplanted the trimmings…

Pommes Persillade (Potatoes with Parsley and Garlic)

I found this recipe the other day and thank goodness I did. These potatoes turned out amazing, and why wouldn’t they, loaded with butter, cheese and herbs. Yum! Here is the original recipe. I had these as a side dish with some chimichurri pork chops, a salad, and some baked carrots.

DIY Flower Crown

At my job, we are constantly growing a variety of plants. This week they pulled down a couple Bounty’s full of Zinnia flowers. These beautiful, radiant flowers have vibrant red, pink, yellow, and white blooms, on tall stalks with rounded leaves, making them the perfect flower to make flower crowns! Did you ever do that as…

Creamy Chicken Ravioli

I was really craving ravioli the other day, and rather than buy some from the store, I decided to make my own. It’s so easy, I think it’s fun, and mine always taste better than the processed stuff. Using the few ingredients I had in the house, I made a great filling and added some…

Smile Direct Club – My Review

An honest review of my journey with Smile Direct Club, a review that is NOT SPONSORED with my real opinion, curse words and all! So, I went ahead and purchased the Smile Direct Club aligners kit. I did a ton of research on teeth straightening, specifically clear rather than braces. I decided to go with SDC…

Earrings + Moving to Cali

I was busy this past weekend cranking out some earrings for my Etsy site. I don’t know if you are aware, but this summer my fiancé and I will be moving to Carlsbad, California (near San Diego) so he can go back to school and study his passion. When looking at pricing of living there, I…

Yellow Pasta with Meatballs

Just working my way through the many colors of pasta, and this week I created some vibrant yellow noodles. The pasta itself is simple to make, turmeric being the key ingredient to add that beautiful yellow hue. Yield: 2 platesIngredients:* 2Eggs* 1 3/4 – 2 1/2 cups flour* 1 Tbsp Turmeric* 1/2 Ib Meatballs /…