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{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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{the perfect pot roast}

Wish the weather was on track with my comfort food cravings lately.  The season changed, but the California weather – not so much.

I emailed Cory this recipe on Monday, just a reminder. Since we haven’t made it since last winter. And his response: Making it tonight.

SCORE!

Cory started making this Pioneer Women Pot Roast back in 2015. {weekend notes} It’s still one of our ultimate favorite fall/winter recipes ever. It’s easy AF. Delish AF. And easy clean-up.

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{corn chowder // kitchen essentials}

SHOP: Lifesize Poseable Skeleton | Martha Stewart Cast Iron Dutch Oven | Garment-Dyed French Terry Henley Hoodie | UGG Fluffette Slipper | Studio Crop Lite Leggings | Printed Persian Kitchen Runner Natural ($20)

Corn Chowder with a side of Brenda the skeleton 💀 Ha! Bay picked her name so we’re rolling with it.

It seems like overnight, fall arrived 🍂 and I’m here for it. So I’m sharing one of my favorite soup recipe of all time. And rounding up all my favorite kitchen essentials (at the end of this post)

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{weekend notes}

SHOP: Puff Elbow Sleeve T-Shirt | Levi’s Wedgie Icon High-Rise Jeans | Gradina Block Heel Bootie | Sunglasses

Wine (and girlfriends) are like duct tape….
They fix everything 🍷👯‍♀️

We fell in love with Grindstone Winery Chardonnay + tasting room this weekend. Such a gorgeous spot to picnic and #chardsohard

Intentions for the Week…..

  • dedicate this week to all things health + wellness
  • make my yearly dermatologist appointment
  • 20,000 steps per day
  • hit my water intake goal
  • peloton ride each day
  • try to hit 7 hours of sleep per night….basically impossible
  • evening walk with the fam bam + dogs
  • log all my food into the weight watchers app
  • celebrate my mom’s birthday
  • at home face mask/mani night with Bay
  • order Holy Rosary fair tacos (not so healthy) HA!

Highlights from the weekend……

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{sheet pan salmon}

You guys – I wrote in my Intentions for the week to share a recipe. And here ya go. Holding myself to it. Last night I made my famous (not really lol) {sheet pan sausage + veggies}. I’m a BIG fan of sheet pan meals.

The clean up is key for week nights. And they’re typically pretty healthy recipes….protein + veggies.

Did I mention, I no longer have a dishwasher? I AM the dishwasher. Ha! Our little old 1950’s house has no dishwasher. We plan to do a kitchen renovation in about 6 months….fingers crossed. And a dishwasher is at the tip-pity top of my “must have” list.

I was always one to store my dirty dishes in the dishwasher. Until it was full, then run it. Anyone else?

And I made my sheet pan sausage + veggies last night, it reminded me of this salmon dish I made a few weeks ago. I snapped photos and planned to share it the next day. Then I probably decided to blog about Target or something.

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{copycat starbucks egg bites}

You guys, I hate to say it, but can 2020 get any worse? I take that back. Yes, yes it can. Everyday it’s something new + different. Not good stuff either. My heart breaks for all the fire victims.

I did see, possibly, the best covid new to date. Holy Rosary is doing a drive-thru fair taco fundraiser. I might camp out the night before. Anyone wanna join me? Save the dates 8/29 – 8/30. Holy Rosary Community Center on California Street. I’ll see you there!

On my weekly intentions, I’m going to add: Share a recipe. I miss sharing writing up yummy recipes. Then seeing you guys recreate them in your kitchen. So, I’m going to be better at it.

Anyone else is obsessed with the Starbucks egg bites? They are such a great healthy + quick option for breakfast. And I’ve found a way to make them very similarly but with your oven at home! No fancy equipment needed, just a little water bath and a muffin tray.

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