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Fashion Color Trend for S/S ’19: Mango Mojito & Aspen Gold!

    I cannot believe that daylight savings starts today and the days are about to get longer & sunnier! With spring on the way it’s time to take a look at what’s haute with fashion trends. There are so many gorgeous colors to wear...

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The 10 Best Foundations for a Flawless Face

    I’ve gone through many phases in my life with (and without) foundation.Used to be the ones I favored tended to be seasonal determined by where I was on the globe. In more humid areas I might crave different ones then I crave here...

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Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings

  Around here we can’t get enough chicken wings and this recipe for Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings is among our favorites! Filled with flavor and super simple to prepare I just know you will love them too. The buttery parmesan and garlic sauce is...

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12 Inventive & Delicious Coffee Recipes to Sip On

  You can head out, run a few errands and come home to this winter warmer, delicious Crockpot Gingerbread Lattes.   I’m always looking for new ways to enjoy coffee and these 12 Inventive & Delicious Coffee Drink Recipes have me absolutely swooning! Coffee is dreamy in it’s...

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Buttery Lemon Garlic Cauliflower Rice

  I’ve been ping ponging around the world and wow has it been informative and fun! With all the exploration comes lots of meals on the road, restaurant meals and heavier, calorie dense foods. When I’m back home I like to lighten things up and...

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H Edition St. Moritz

  My connection to the Swiss Alps has become extremely profound. It marks the very beginning of my solo travel explorations. My first trip to beautiful St. Moritz, Switzerland was 6 years ago, now I try to get back as often as I can. It’s a...

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Southern Banana Pudding

  Sometimes even mountain girls need a taste of the South. The other day I found my self with a bunch of bananas and a BIG craving for Southern Banana Pudding. What makes this dessert so extra special is the rich and creamy vanilla pudding layered...

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Ti Amo Courmayeur! Skiing in the Italian Alps

  Sometimes you have to toss a pin in the air and dream about where it’s going to land. For me, my travel pins are typically gonna hit the map at a fabulous ski resort, likely one in the Alps. I’m always up for a...

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Brown Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

  I have no doubt that this easy recipe for Brown Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies will quickly become your favorite! They come together super quickly and will be devoured in minutes. You can have a warm batch of cookies on the table in under 30...

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Vegan Avocado Spinach Soup

  I can’t begin to tell you how excited I am about this super healthy combination of ingredients. They are all found in this delicious soup you can enjoy all year long. This Vegan Avocado Spinach Soup is filling and jam packed with healthy fats (from...

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Oscar Winning Party Decorations!

  With the Oscars around the corner (2.24.19) it’s time to start thinking about your party planning! It’s such a special time of the year, quite possibly my favorite holiday. It is a holiday right?! wink wink Myself and my friends get so excited to...

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Shop the Post: Lustrous Neutrals for SS’19

  Similar to my sweater see these by (1) (2) (3) (4) Ralph Lauren $98 Jeans DL1961. $199   There’s something about soft earthy hues that invoke a feeling of sophistication and tranquility. I’ve not always been a fan of wearing beige and cream tones from head to...

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Blueberry Walnut Mascarpone Muffins

  What’s there not to love about muffins? You can flavor them any way you want, you can make them small, medium, large or giant.  They can be as guilt or guilt-free as you want them to be. And they are the perfect grab and...

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16 Valentine’s Day Desserts to Wow Your Sweetheart!

  I can’t even take how excited I am about all of these gorgeous desserts! I want to make them all right now. This line up will swoon the pickiest Valentine. Some of these beauties only take minutes to prepare, like the V-Day Treat Pops...

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Be Mine Valentine: Gifts for Him, Her or for Yourself!

  Hotel Amour Sweater by Chinti and Parker in cream and navy $179   With Valentine’s Day around the corner it’s time to shop for your sweetie. Are you planning a cozy night at home or a romantic candle light dinner at your favorite restaurant?...

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The Alps: Interiors to Inspire

  In the winter it’s hard not to be inspired by the alpine lifestyle no matter where you live. I’m currently in Europe skiing some of the best resorts in the world. It’s been the journey of a lifetime and I learn so much everywhere...

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Blissful Mini Chocolate Cheesecakes

  Pondering what to make for your sweeties this Valentine’s Day? Well if they are a fan of cheesecake then you must bake up a batch of these Blissful Mini Chocolate Cheesecakes. They are pretty on the eyes and very delicious to eat. I love them...

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The Ultimate Food & Wine Festival! Taste of Vail

  Wondering where to go this winter? I must recommend you add Vail, Colorado to your list. Better yet, book your visit for April 3rd-6th, 2019. Elevate your palate and head to The Taste of Vail. This is my absolute favorite alpine food & wine festival,...

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Cast Iron Skillet Blueberry Sweet Rolls

  Calling all blueberry fanatics….this is your new favorite breakfast/brunch recipe. Aren’t these Cast Iron Skillet Blueberry Sweet Rolls gorgeous?! Well the great news is they taste as good (even better) than they look. As you know, I’m a huge fan of cast iron skillets...

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For the Love of Dogs!

  As many of you might already know I am completely OBSESSED with my dogs Moose and Bo. So much so that my day revolves around making their day really, really fun. It’s that simple. They love me and I love them. If you have...

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Quench Dry Winter Skin with These Naturally Rejuvenating Products

  Winter is such a wonderful season…but not when the cool temps and wind dries up your beautiful skin. I’m always on the quest for the most rejuvenating products for day, night and everything in between. The best trick to avoid dry skin is to...

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Orecchiette with Sausage, Mushrooms & Spinach

  Make this recipe for delicious Orecchiette with Sausage, Mushrooms & Spinach and your family will swoon over it! No need to pack everyone up to go out for dinner when you can cook this dish easily at home. You can make this pasta as...

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Hygge: The Danish Secret to Living Happy

  Let’s talk about HYGGE, pronounced not at all the way it looks…it’s Hoo-Gah. Think about the word HUG add an OO and a UH. This is a Danish phenomena and the secret to the folks in Denmark being known as the happiest people in the...

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Perfect Peanut Butter Cookies

  If there’s a type of cookie that reigns supreme for me it’s these Perfect Peanut Butter Cookies. We can’t get enough of them in my house. These cookies have the perfect crumb, crunch and just the right ratio of sweet, peanut buttery goodness. A touch...

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Barley Salad with Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Cranberries & Feta

  We love this healthy Barley Salad with Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Cranberries & Feta recipe. It’s so easy to prepare, a great vegetarian meal for lunch or dinner. Perfect for Meatless Monday and any time you want a lighter meal. Serve as an appetizer, side...

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Chipotle Chicken Tortilla Soup

  Making soups this time of the year is one of my all time favorite things to do. Not only do they taste delicious, but a big batch can last a few days…making meal time way easier. This Chicken Tortilla Soup is filled with flavor...

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Shop the Post: The Coziest & Cutest Winter Sweaters

  The V-neck Boyfriend Sweater by J. Crew $128   What is it about a favorite sweater that is so joyful and comforting?! I have a closest full of favorites, some I reserve for skiing and others are go-tos for walking my hounds Moose and Bo...

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Strawberry Crepe Casserole

  This is quite possibly the BEST breakfast/brunch recipe ever! Show off your cooking skills with this easy Strawberry Crepe Casserole gorgeous recipe. Not only does it taste out of this world, but how pretty is this dish?! It only looks fancy, I promise it can...

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14 Super Healthy Recipes for Veganuary 2019

  Now that we are a few days into January 2019…it’s time to evaluate those New Year’s Commitments. If healthier eating and better food choices are on your list then it might be time to add some more vegan recipes into your meal planning. Here...

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10 Easy Commitments to Make 2019 the Best Year Ever!

  Happy 2019!! Let’s all make this year a GREAT one together. There’s nothing like starting the new year off with some easy resolutions and commitments to make it prosperous. These 12 commitments are ones that I live by every single day. They have really...

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