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{weekend notes}

Hello March! We’re inching closer + closer to Spring and I can feel it! The weather was amazing this weekend. Gave me a taste of what’s come + what to look forward too. I even layed out in the backyard yesterday.

I woke up feeling refreshed AF this morning. Spending the weekend relaxing. Cleaning. Family time. Gardening. It’s good for the soul. And rewarding all at the same time. Hope your Monday is off to a good start!!!

Intentions for the Week….

  • Work on my list Spring To-Do’s
  • Hit 20,000 steps per day
  • Charlie’s vet visit
  • Spray Tans with Karina NINA’S MOBILE SPRAY TAN
  • SL8 Fitness weight dates with Bay x3
  • Celebrate Nidia’s birthday with my high school girlfriends
  • Make + shoot Teriyaki Burgers (I’ve been craving them)
  • Re-style our entryway console table
  • Write a blog post on “10 must-haves for spring”
  • Pre-plan + track on my WW app
  • Pack for an over-nighter with the girls

Highlights from the weekend…..

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{weekend notes}

SHOP: Ruffle Sleeve Sweatshirt (on sale $21) | 9-Inch Mid-Rise Skinny Jeans | Gradina Block Heel Bootie (on sale 50% off) | Herringbone Chain Necklace

Today I am feeling grateful for such a beautiful sunshine ☀️ filled weekend. And Great Bear Vineyards 🍷

Tell me something you’re feeling grateful for and I’ll randomly pick one of you to send a Starbucks on me ☕️

Intentions for the week…..

  • Stay healthy
  • Eat healthy
  • Drink a shit-ton of water
  • Hit my 15,000 steps per day goal
  • Get good sleep
  • Dog license renewals
  • Doormat poll (I have two and cant decide between)
  • Finish thank you notes
  • Share Ikea finds (aka the middle finger on my mantel)
  • Hang my new Dots Framed Under Glass with Mat in the dining room
  • Make heart shaped dog treats
  • Visit High Hand Nursery + Green Acres in search of the perfect Olive Tree
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Cooking · Food · foodie · Recipe

{slow cooker queso}

I legit debated for at least 30 minutes now about whether or not I should be sharing this recipe today.

Here’s the deal – It’s not that this queso is not delicious – because let’s keep it really real. It is DELICIOUS!!! It’s just that I have been trying really hard to clean up my act, food-wise.

And now that I’ve edited photos + thought about it, I accidentally added all the items to my target drive-up order. FML!

I went back and forth on this issue for waaay to long, but then I decided you all need a little queso in your lives too! Ha!

It’s just the right thing to do.

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{easy clam chowder + soup round up}

SHOP: Balloon Sleeve V-Neck Pullover Sweater (sized down to a small) | 9-Inch Mid-Rise Skinny Jeans (60% off) | Signature Engravable Disc Necklace | Martha Stewart Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Oven

Soup season is the best season.

I swear, once I made a big ol pot of soup, all I wanna do it make more. Nothing better than a bowl of warm goodness on these cold rainy days.

Before I get started with my easy clam chowder recipe, I thought I’d round up 10 of my best soup recipe for you. Just in case you want to make them on repeat, like I do 🙂

NO 1. | {chicken tortilla soup}

NO. 2 |{turkey + loaded veggie chili}

NO. 3 | {chicken tomatillo soup}

NO. 4 | {creamy tortellini + sausage soup}

NO. 5 | {easy turkey chili}

NO. 6 | {slow cooker butternut squash soup}

NO. 7 |{corn chowder // kitchen essentials}

NO. 8 | {creamy zuppa toscana soup}

NO. 9 | {slow cooker white chicken quinoa chili}

NO. 10 | {broccoli cheddar soup}

Lot of delish soups to get you though the season.

And now for the easiest clam chowder recipe on earth. My mom has been making this for years. And it’s like a bowl of comfort. You know what I mean?

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{weekend notes}

SHOP: Mockneck Embroidered Eyelet Top (on sale $19) | 9-Inch Mid-Rise Skinny Jeans Gradina Block Heel Bootie (33% off) Signature Engravable Disc Necklace | Luca Disc Huggie Hoop Earrings | 5 Pack Gold Bangles

A new baby nephew was by far the sweetest highlight of 2020 // we had an intimate sip + see to celebrate my sister + Cameron 🤍

My eyelet top is on sale and under $20 today. I linked a bunch of cute options. Sharing all the details today…..

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Christmas · Cooking · Food · foodie · Holiday Whore · Holidays · Recipe

{breakfast croissant strata}

Nothing screams HOLIDAYS more than a breakfast casserole. We grew up on Christmas morning breakfast casserole. My Mom still makes the exact same breakfast to this very day. The nostalgia, ya know?

Well, I picked up the Half Baked Harvest new cookbook Super Simple. Flipped through it for a bit and stumbled on the most beautiful image. A breakfast casserole. With a more sophisticated name: Buttery Croissant Strata. I may have drooled.

Buttery croissants. Melty cheese. Crispy prosciutto. All baked to a warm goodness.

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{weekend notes}

SHOP: Crewneck Pullover Sweater (on sale $16) |  Quilted Jacket (on sale $28) | 721 High Waist Skinny Jeans | Royale Flat | Transport Tote | 5 Pack Gold Bangles | Oversized Square Sunglasses

IDK what’s making me happier today, this weather, my outfit (I can finally wear a sweater without sweating😅), or the fact that I found THE BEST free people dupes!

Intentions for the Week:

  • Stay healthy
  • Eat healthy
  • Move my body
  • Good sleep
  • Drop off donation pile
  • Hang outdoor garlands
  • Clean out the fridge
  • Set up the new Eufy RoboVac
  • Watch The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City with my girls
  • Share a new recipe
  • Write a post on Thanksgiving outfits

Highlights from the weekend…..

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Cooking · fall · Food · foodie · Healthy · Recipe

{the perfect fall salad}

With the Fall weather we tend to go with more hearty soups + pastas. But, this girl still craves a good green salad. I’m currently hooked on arugula. It’s so pepper + delish, I can eat it daily and not get sick of it. I’m really trying to be better at sharing recipes so today felt like the perfect day to share this goody!

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{easy turkey chili}

SHOP: Chiffon Babydoll Dress (40% off) | Classic Denim Jacket  (on sale)Reebok Club C Double Sneaker  (on sale) |  Engravable Disc Necklace |  5 Pack Gold Bangles |

Probably thinking about chili or something 👏🏻 outfit repeating today because this $25 dress is that good you guys. Go check out my insta stories for a quick little American Eagle Try-On!

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{chicken sausage + maple veggie sheet pan}

SHOP: AC/DC Cropped Graphic Sweatshirt ($20) | 9-Inch Mid-Rise Skinny Jeans (50% off) | Reebok Club C Double Sneaker |

We’re officially off to the Oregon coast for a little vacay. Packed up all my fall clothes and sofa king excited to bundle up by the ocean. I snagged this $20 AC/DC sweatshirt from target this week and currently wearing it as I type. It’s so cozy. Stole bays new Reebok sneaks and I have to admit, they are way cuter than I thought.

Anyway, My goal was to have a blog post up everyday this week with one being a new recipe. So, here we go.

Another day, another sheet pan meal. You know one dish dinners are my jam. This one is perfect for the season. It screams fall.

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