I have been on a crazy sparkling water kick lately!! Anything from Lacroix to Trader Joe’s Sparking water does the trick! In the evenings, well by late afternoon, it’s been fun to turn it into… More
This past weekend my hubs and I had a fun romantic staycation in Bellevue. We stayed and the new gorgeous W Hotel Bellevue, did a little shopping at the Bellevue Collection, and had a FABULOUS dinner at The Lakehouse Bellevue.
I had seen this darling wall on Instagram (of course) so we walked around the block and voila!! there it was! It is the perfect backdrop to showcase my LOVE for this Love Stitch Maxi!
If you need one summer dress, this is the ONE!! I love wearing it with a cute sports bra or bralette, because it’s a little too low-cut for my liking…and paired with a denim jacket and sandals…so cute!
I also think this dress could easily take you into Fall. Throw on a cute low bootie, knot the bottom of the dress, add a tee underneath and a moto jacket…done!
I’ve linked it for you HERE, and below. I found the best price at Nordstrom Rack. Just for reference, I am wearing a S/M and there is PLENTY of room! I have the military and the denim colors in my cart! Also, I found some cute sport bra options HERE.
Peace out to a wonderful weekend!
I love hats in the Fall and in the Summer…well, honestly, I love them year round!
Today though, I’ve rounded up some really cute summer options if your headed to the park, beach or your own backyard, like me!
I have also found SO many other cute options HERE
I love the 4th of July!! I love red, white and blue, stars and stripes!! I had so much fun putting this porch together! I went straight to my favorite source to create fun…Oriental Trading, to find so many perfect decorations!
So, Welcome! I hope you stay awhile!
A couple weeks ago, my girlfriends and I got together for our usual girls night, and thought we would do a little crafting! Pinterest to the rescue!!
Really though, the best decorations are American Flags!! Just stick those babies in your pots, or create a dramatic display like I did with this planter!
“Home of the Free, because of the Brave”
If you haven’t decorated your porch yet, I hope I have given you some easy and fun ideas!
Happy Independence Day!!!
This review is based strictly on my opinion. I was provided these samples free of charge by Oriental Trading to provide my honest review. All ideas and opinions are my own!
Well, here we are, two weeks from the 4th of July! Not really sure how that happened, but here in the Pacific Northwest, the 4th symbolizes our kick off to Summer! I love the feeling of pride when I see these colors. I am currently prepping my 4th porch, which I will share soon, but in the meantime I thought it would be fun to give you some dessert inspo for that bbq you’re planning or the one you are attending.
With the internet, there is no reason to reinvent the wheel here people. Pinterest has let millions of creative gems out there share their creations with you, and imitation is the best form of flattery..am I right??
So here you go! I’ve rounded up a few fun patriotic sweet treats and a yummy drink for your celebration!
This might just be the easiest truffle recipe you have ever made! I am a HUGE fan of Lindt Excellence chocolate bars, so incorporating my favorite one into these truffles was an easy YES!! Make these for your next baby or bridal shower, grad party, or a fun easy dessert!
Here’s what you’ll need:
- Heavy Whipping Cream
- 3 Lindt Intense Orange Chocolate bars
- Cocoa powder
~Chop up your chocolate bars into small pieces and place in a heat safe bowl.
~To a saucepan add 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream, and over medium heat stir constantly until almost boiling. Pour the heated whipping cream over the chocolate and let sit two minutes.
~Stir the chocolate mixture until all the chocolate pieces have melted. Cover and place the chocolate mixture in the refrigerator for 2 hours until solid.
~Once chilled, scoop chocolate and roll into balls of your desired size. These are very rich, so I recommend about a 1-inch diameter or less.
~Roll each truffle in cocoa powder. Store in an air tight container in the refrigerator until ready to serve. These would also be amazing rolled in chopped almonds or coconut.
These truffles are so delicious and can be made a variety of ways. You could use plain chocolate and add in extracts or liqueurs of your choice. There are also so many amazing candy bars available that you could use as well.
Let me know if you make these yourself!