Real Talk

My no resolution resolution.

HOLA from Mexico!

For those of you reading this that celebrate Christmas, I hope you had the most amazing day yesterday and Merry (belated) Christmas!

My boyfriend and I spent Christmas on the beach drinking tequila… it was great, I’m not going to even lie to you!

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This will be the last post of 2017 😦

I just wanted to wish you all a fantastic holiday season and know that I am sending nothing but good vibes out to you for 2018!

2017 was a really big year for me for a lot of reasons, big and small. My boyfriend, Pug and I moved out of the city and into our new suburban home, I up and quit my job that I was at for the last 5.5 years to pursue a new opportunity, I traded in my old wheels of my very first car for a new SUV and I started!  2017 was extremely interesting and I hope that I haven’t used up all my good fortune and that there are still great things in store for 2018!

As many of you will be breaking out a pen and paper this week to start making your resolutions list for 2018, I thought I would share mine with you. I only have one…kind of.

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Food & Drink

Winston’s Winter Cookies.

It is holiday season which means it is also baking season! For the first time ever, I was able to get a head start on my holiday baking this year – this never happens!

While I was hustling around in the kitchen and having a mini dance party for 1, I almost tripped and fell over poor little Pug who was waiting at my feet for something to fall. He is a great little vacuum cleaner! It occurred to me at this point that while I was making all these baked goods for family and friends – Winston is family also and deserves a little something for the holiday season also! (Have you realized I am a crazy Pug lady yet?)

These peanut butter balls are made with 3 simple ingredients that you probably already have at home and require very minimal effort and no baking at all!

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Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide For Her.


For the first time in years I was able to get my holiday shopping done by the first week of December. To be truthful though, I didn’t have much of a choice since we are playing hookie over the holidays and heading to Mexico next week!

I love watching a loved one open a gift while knowing they are going to love it! I take my gift shopping very seriously and put a lot of thought and energy into finding that perfect gift.

If you need some last minute inspiration for your BFF, sister, mother – anyone at all, I have put together a list of amazing gifts she’s bound to love! I have linked all of these items for you and kept the price to $50.00 and under.

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