• 5 Last Minute 4th of July Recipes

    Fourth of July is near and only a few days away! Can you believe it’s almost July? I can’t! If you have been caught up with the normal chaos of work and life and are still looking for some recipes to make for the holiday, you are in luck! Below are 5 last minute 4th of July recipes that are quick, easy and delicious! Berry Patriotic This treat is “berry” patriotic (I love puns)! As you can see from the photo below, it’s a simple recipe that is also a tasty treat. All you need are blueberries, raspberries, marshmallows and wooden sticks – that’s it! This is one recipe that…

  • Easy and Healthy Breakfast Smoothies To Prep and Freeze For Your Busy Week

    I have always been a huge fan of smoothies. Lately, I have been making breakfast smoothies in the morning. I love how quick and tasty they are – especially how great they are when you’re on the go. They’re quick, easy, healthy and delicious. Instead of taking the time to put together your smoothie every morning, I have your answer to a quick breakfast smoothie – preparing them ahead of time for the week ahead! Here is how to prepare breakfast smoothies for your busy week: What You Will Need: Fruits (I generally use mango, strawberry, banana and pineapple. When I buy them frozen, I get a bag of each…

  • Easy Thanksgiving Appetizers

    Thanksgiving is near. Although I am guilty of getting in the Christmas mode VERY early (too early according to most people), I still love Thanksgiving! As I’ve been cruising around Pinterest, I found some DELICIOUS appetizers to make for Thanksgiving! I’m definitely going to try some (if not all) of these appetizers. Crispy Loaded Hasselback Potato Bites This recipe is from The Comfort Of Cooking. I’m not a huge baked potato person, but when it has all of the goodies that this recipe does, I totally am. There aren’t too many ingredients to this recipe and it’s not too difficult to make (which is a huge plus). Also, how can anything that includes…

  • Exploring Milwaukee

    I can’t believe Nic and I have already been in Milwaukee for a little over two months now. Time has been going by so quickly but we are enjoying every minute of it. We live near the lake, so we are so lucky for the beautiful views we get to see on a regular basis. Walking near the lake and enjoying the views will never get old. The fall colors are absolutely stunning and we are trying to soak in every minute of the fall beauty. Last night, we went to Screaming Tuna and we were beyond impressed (and stuffed). The Sunday special was half off sushi and $3 beers so that was an offer…

  • Friday Favorites

    Happy Friday, all! What a week it has been and I am SO happy it’s the weekend! Here are a few of my Friday Favorites! Mimma’s Cafe Looking for delicious, authentic Italian food with a side of exceptional service (and amazing wine)? Your answer is Mimma’s Cafe in Milwaukee. This restaurant is located on Brady Street and is SO cozy. We actually had Mimma cooking when we went and the food was incredible. We were SO impressed. I am already excited to go back again! Sully I don’t go to the movies often, but Sully was a movie I REALLY wanted to see. Let me tell you, it was AMAZING. My…

  • 10 Things To Do In Door County

    Growing up in Door County, I have been lucky enough to experience beautiful sights and discover many hidden treasures. Door County is a mix between a dream and a little beach town. If you’re coming here for a weekend trip, read my suggestions for 10 things to do! 1. Blue Horse Beach Café Start your day off with a cup of joe! This is by far the best White Chocolate Mocha I’ve ever had. Not only does Blue Horse Beach Café have incredible coffee with a wide selection, their food menu is just as delicious. My favorite meal is the Sweet Ham Sandwich. As written in the menu, this is made from thin…