I know its not the season for this pie... But we have to do what we want, because life is short! If I had to pick my absolute favorite kind of cooking I would say baking a pie. And if I had to pick my favorite pie to make I’d say Mixed Berry Pie. There are tons … Continue reading Berry Pie, its always in season!
Every year at school brings new challenges. One of my challenges this year has been keeping my budget in mind! I haven't totally failed but it's definitely something I need to work on. The hardest part for me is being able to visualize what I have spent and what I have left. So! I made … Continue reading Weekly Budget Tracker!
A couple of weekends ago I got a bundle of basil from the farmers market. But when I got home I wasn’t sure how to keep it fresh.. So I went to the trusty Google! Google said to set the stems in a container half full of water. It sounded easy enough for me! As … Continue reading [Basil] for stems to roots
As the month of August comes to an end so does peach season in the south. Before the last of the peaches were gone I got some fresh ones from the Farmers Market. This weekend was so much hotter than expected… and peach green tea was sounding super refreshing! Then I had the idea … Continue reading Peach [Green Tea] Pie
When finding the right gift isn’t happening... put together a giant jar of treats! This is an ice cream bar themed jar but there are so many more options! If your friend likes girly nights in, put together a new nail polish, a girly movie and some pink treats. If your guy friend likes sports, … Continue reading DIY: Gift in a [Giant] jar
Let’s be honest... Grocery budgets sometimes get cut because of clothing splurges.. But a balanced diet is key to having the energy needed for the best and the worst finals week all-nighters! Cheap proteins will do the trick. This Burrito Bowl has just that! Skip the trip to Chipotle and make a Burrito Bowl at … Continue reading [Burrito Bowl] like chipotle but better
I know its not Friday but I wanted to do a Five things Friday… so I am! Here are five things to remember during your college years! Make sure to get your stuff done. You are paying for school! Let yourself have fun! Spend money on experiences instead of stuff! It’s okay to do things … Continue reading [Five things to remember during your college years]
Some people say spring-cleaning and others say spring cooking! Tomato? tomato!... I guess that works better spoken but y’all know what I mean! This spring I have, and will continue to explore new recipes. Cooking has always been fun for me, but this semester I have the excuse to combine cooking with schoolwork! I … Continue reading [Spring Cooking]
I braved a new breakfast dish this morning! On pinterest I had found a picture of oats and fruit that looked really delicious but it didn't have a full recipe, so I made my own. Before I mixed it all up I was a little nervous if I would like it or not... but it was … Continue reading [mashed blackberry overnight oats]
I love finding sweet snacks to quiet my craving between meals. So I looked around for a healthy and sweet bite to try! The peanut butter, oats, and chia seeds fill the hollow spot. The honey, vanilla, dates, coconut and chocolate boost you into a positive place. Combined you get an energy bite that will help … Continue reading [do anything] bites