Recipe of the Month – Homemade Pesto Sauce

One tragic night last August, I was making pasta and had just dished some tortellini out onto my plate. Opening the fridge, my heart dropped when I discovered someone had used the last of the pesto and not bought more. In that moment, I decided I would never be without ever again!


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April Challenge – Lace It Up

One of this season’s hottest trends is lace. This is not your grandma’s wedding dress lace. This is sleek, sexy and sometimes sweet lace. Normally I run in the other direction from this style. To me it’s itchy, matronly and just not my thing. This month though, I’ve decided to embrace my delicate side and give lace a try. I think this may have been my easiest challenge to date. If the Duchess of Cambridge can don this dress, so can I!


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March Spotlight – Spring Meet Sporty

It’s finally arrived. The snow is melting, the sun is shining and the temperature is above freezing! It’s time to take your short sleeves and skirts out of hiding!

It’s time to celebrate spring fashion ladies!

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(From L to R: Oscar De La Renta, Chloé, and Loewe)

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Recipe of the Month – Banana Peanut Smoothie

I sort of made this recipe up as I went along. I had 2 leftover bananas in the fridge that I really needed to eat before it was too late.
Helpful tip of the day: you can refrigerate bananas that are starting to turn. The peels will turn brown but the bananas will stay fresh for a few more days.


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February Spotlight – Pact App

This month, I have really been trying to focus on my fitness and upping my workout game. Since I get bored easily, I went searching for ways to motivate myself. This is how I discovered the Pact App for iPhone and Android.


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The EE British Academy Film Awards

While everyone was watching the Grammys on Sunday night, this anglophile was tuned in to the BAFTAs watching with rapture as all my favorite Brits walked the red carpet.


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