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Healthy Date Idea + Flower Salad Recipe!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AquafinaSparkling #CollectiveBias

As my husband and I work to get fit, we’ve also been trying to find fun and healthy date ideas.

Instead of heading out for a calorie-packed dinner on the weekend, we’ll hit the gym and make a fresh meal together at home. I know what you’re thinking, how is that any different than any other day?!

Small changes can make this seemingly regular activity feel more like a fun date.

First, we’ll do our circuits together at the gym. We often get separated during our boot camp style workouts but if we’ve declared it a “date workout” we’ll do our best to stay together. Continue Reading

Food + Drink

Dazzle Them: 3 Exciting Ways to Serve Sparkling Wine

This sponsored post features wine which should be consumed responsibly by adults who are 21+. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

When it comes to celebrating for the holidays (or any other time of year!) I love to play hostess.

I’m sure many of you are planning to have family and friends over so I wanted to share a few fun ways to dazzle your guest with sparkling wine!

First off, you’ll want to pick up something tasty and affordable. I’m using Michelle Sparkling Wines ($13) because I love the way they taste and they easily fit into my budget! Also, these wines are made from premium grapes sourced from Washington’s Columbia Valley. Only the best for my guests!

You can find Michelle Sparkling Wines at most major grocery chains.


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Food + Drink Lifestyle

Holiday Hosting: 2 Easy & Festive Wine Recipes for Your Next Party!


The holidays are closing in on us quickly!

Today I’ll be sharing two fun recipes that are tasty, festive, and perfect for serving at your next gathering.

Both recipes feature wine from Grocery Outlet. They’re having a huge wine sale from November 2nd to November 8th. You should definitely swing by a store and stock up while all wines are an extra 20% off. Their wine is already super affordable so with the additional discount you could save up to 80% total and you can choose from 150 well known brands! Hosting a holiday party can get expensive really quickly so shopping sales like these is a great way to save some money.

First up, I’ll be showing you how to make a warm and comforting mulled wine. To elevate this drink to Pinterest worthy status, we’ll be serving it in a ruby red apple cup!  Continue Reading

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Pair Your Wine Like a Boss Babe with Chateau Ste. Michelle!


Wine is an intimidating drink.

There are so many varieties and terms. Why can’t the cutest label just equal the best tasting wine?!

I feel you. So today, I’m sharing a few delicious wine and food pairings that you can serve at your next party or event. Your guests will be impressed with your pairing skills and you can add one more talent to your list of boss babe skills. Continue Reading

Food + Drink Travel

MUST EAT: Pine State Biscuits – Portland, Oregon


Pine State Biscuits was recommended to me by a couple of people (including my new foodie blogger friend!) and it popped up several times while I was researching places to eat in Portland.

Rumor has it that the line is usually hours long but it only took us a few minutes to reach the counter. We also chose one of the locations outside of downtown (don’t worry, it’s still highly rated!). Continue Reading