The moment is finally here. It’s time to bid farewell to Minnesota for good.

Eating Teddy Grahams is usually a bit much like leaving house really. Bittersweet. I cannot think of some other way to spell it out it. Teddy Grahams are adorable, and yet so delicious! Despite the fact that devouring their lovely little bear bodies is just a little devastating, the incredible taste and satisfaction helps itRead more

WHOLE WHEAT GRAINS Apple Oatmeal Cookies with Peanut Butter Glaze + Giveaway

Mid-week vibes coming at you because We CANNOT wait for the weekend. Tony and I are headed to Pensacola, FL and we couldn’t be more excited to hit the beach. Somehow Chicago proceeded to go from 70 levels last week to some measly 45 with a wickedly frosty Lake Michigan blowing wind chill. NOPE, I’mRead more

How incredible would it not be if I drove up to your house in a vehicle that served ONLY muffins? Would we immediately be BFFs? Can you pay out me in yellow metal?

Hopefully the very thought of me rolling up in a muffin truck and handing out muffins doesn’t sound weird. I have good intentions, I swear. This whole muffin food truck idea came to me once i ordered my monthly Peapod delivery I do this quite often when I don’t have enough time to check outRead more

Eating obscene levels of Hors d’oeuvres and coordinating my toenail polish to my lipstick is completely normal.

Dressing in items that sparkle and sipping chocolate peppermint beverages make cold nights divine. Eating cookies for supper? You bet! I am to three vacation parties before week. Not to mention several breakfasts and lunches with my co-workers. I really like the fact that these people learn how to eat! Our brunch the other dayRead more

Before I start discussing how ridiculously awesome homemade bagels are, I need your help!

I recently entered right into a recipe competition for where We made Mexican Breakfast Tostadas with Avocado Pico de Gallo …. but I need your vote in order to win! If you would all become kind more than enough to join to the website, register, and give me 5 stars… I’d greatly enjoy it. IRead more

I’m back Minnesota this week taking pleasure in some time with my Mom. She’s producing me put over coffee right now. Outside the trees and shrubs are uncovered, the wind is usually cool and well, basically it’s freezing. But alas, this is where I grew up and I’m happy to be hanging out with her.

As I mentioned before, the explanation for my visit was based on the fact that my body has been super crazy lately; we’ll be going to a few doctors along with a chiropractor to obtain things find out. I was able to get a 2 mile run on Saturday, but I’m wanting to start runningRead more

They finally settled on Monique Noella.

It’s feminine version of my Grandfather’s name. He’s a fairly cool guy! Noella, is really a mixture of Noel in the spirit of Christmas, and Ella, my great grandmother’s name. A few birthday facts. Recently has been completely amazing! To make the next year just like great, I’ve believed up 23 new things to do.Read more

Long and Lean Full Body Superset Tabatas (Summertime SWEAT Series)

Equipment Needed: moderate dumbbells, moderate/large kettle bell (or 1 heavy dumbbell), physio ball Description: Complete each exercise for 20 seconds, then rest for 10 seconds. Perform each superset tabata 4 instances then rest for 90 seconds before getting into another superset tabata. Warm-Up: Start with a 1 mile jog over the treadmill or 10 minutesRead more

Hello from beautiful Scottsdale, AZ! MAY I just say how good it feels to maintain warm weather with out a scarf, coating or mittens? I am craving warm sunshine on my pores and skin since early October.

Don’t be concerned though, I’m sure all of those other country will catch up shortly. March is nearly here, which for me means patio season, rooftop pubs, farmer’s marketplaces, biking along Lake Michigan, running outside, berries and ALL OF THE SMOOTHIES… My love for smoothies continues to be wicked strong since in the past thisRead more

All I possibly could think about the other day was peanut butter and jelly variations.

Peanut butter jelly breakfast time toast with extra crunchy chia seed products. Peanut butter on the peanut butter bagel (omg). Peanut butter and fresh strawberries spread on banana muffins. Peanut butter and jelly stuffed french toast. Peanut butter and jelly forever and ever. It’s funny, but PB&J doesn’t feel like a nostalgic food if youRead more