I Quit my Birth Control for a Happier Life

My personal struggle and how I quit my birth control and it lead to a happier life and a healthier marriage, maybe it's your answer too!

    Let me start off by saying that I’m not a doctor and I have no medical training. I am only sharing my honest and personal experience about how I quit my birth control and it lead to a happier life and a healthier marriage. Today’s post is a little different than most, there won’t […] Read more…

Pomegranate Citrus Rum Punch

Celebrate summer with this Pomegranate Citrus Rum Punch! Sweet PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur paired with lemonade, lemon lime soda, and rum for a splash of summer fun.

Celebrate summer with this Pomegranate Citrus Rum Punch! Sweet PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur paired with lemonade, lemon lime soda, and rum for a splash of summer fun. GUYS! Today is a very BIG day! You wanna know why? Whelp, I’ve made the plunge into video! Yup, that’s right, if you scroll down a little ways you’re […] Read more…

On the Road: Scotland – Edinburgh

What to see, do, and eat in Edinburgh, Scotland!

  What to see, do, and eat in Edinburgh, Scotland! I can’t believe we’re finally on the last leg of our trip to Scotland, and it only seems fitting that we end it in the capital, Edinburgh. We left Dunblane early in the morning to head to Edinburgh, making it there around 10am. After parking […] Read more…

Black Forest Cobbler

I loved this Black Forest Cobbler! It has a sweet cherry filling and a rich chocolate crust, I loved this new take on traditional cobbler!

  This Black Forest Cobbler has a sweet cherry filling and a rich chocolate crust that’s finished off with homemade whipped cream! So I’ve really been craving cobbler lately, not sure why, but I made two last weekend, plus a crisp! Now, I’m not talking about a standard ole’ Peach Cobbler, though there’s nothing wrong […] Read more…

Irish Doe Cocktail

This Irish Doe Cocktail is made with bold Irish whiskey, smooth pomegranate liqueur, ginger ale and lime juice. It's perfect for all your summer celebrations!

This Irish Doe Cocktail is a summery twist on the Irish Buck, made with bold Irish whiskey, smooth pomegranate liqueur, ginger ale and lime juice. It’s perfect for all your summer celebrations! You guys might remember back in November when I shared my favorite cocktail recipe with you, the Irish Buck. I sharp blend of […] Read more…

Classic Maine Whoopie Pies

These Classic Maine Whoopie Pies are the perfect ratio of chocolate cake and sweet vanilla buttercream!

  These Classic Maine Whoopie Pies are the perfect ratio of chocolate cake and sweet vanilla buttercream! Once upon a time I hated whoopie pies, that was silly of me. Eventually, some cool guy came around and showed me just how amazing these little cream filled cakes could be. Growing up in Maine, a love for whoopie pies […] Read more…

Cap’n Crunch Treats

If you love Cap'n Crunch, you're going to go crazy over these Cap'n Crunch treats that are just like rice krispies treats only better!

  These Cap’n Crunch Treats are a fun twist on classic rice krispies treats and inspired by the book Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. They’re the perfect fast dessert or afternoon snack and Cap’n Crunch lovers will go crazy over them! Last weekend I finally finished reading Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. It was […] Read more…

Classic Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

This Classic Vanilla Buttercream Frosting is amazing! It's made with just 5-ingredients and crusts to perfection! Plus, there's no egg whites so you can lick the beaters!

  A Classic Vanilla Buttercream Frosting that’s made with just 5-ingredients and crusts to perfection! Matt is always getting on me because I don’t have enough “mundane” recipes on the blog. I think what he’s trying to tell me is that sometimes I forget that not everyone is a food blogger and spends 5 minutes […] Read more…

On The Road: Rockland, Maine

Hit the road for a day trip to Rockland, Maine. What to see, do and eat in this beautiful coastal town!

Hit the road for a day trip to Rockland, Maine. What to see, do and eat in this beautiful coastal town! Now that summer is finally here and I’m settled in from traveling to Europe and Oregon, it’s time to venture around my own state. On Saturday we decided that taking a day trip to […] Read more…

The Travel Hack You Need to Know

Don't let all your toiletries and cosmetics suffer because one decides to lash out at the altitude, protect them with this simple travel hack!

Don’t let all your toiletries and cosmetics suffer because one decides to lash out at the altitude, protect them with this simple travel hack! Last month when we were packing out bags for Europe, I was such a good little packer I fit everything into a backpack that weight less than 15 lbs. Yup, 15 […] Read more…

The Blissful Bookworms Book Club – July

The Blissful Bookworms is a virtual book club that works around your schedule! Stop by and vote for July's book and join our Facebook group!

  It’s voting time again for The Blissful Bookworms Virtual Book Club! Check out this month’s nominations and join our Facebook group to vote! If you’re new to the group, Welcome! If you haven’t joined yet, you can do so here. If you’ve been around for a while, welcome back! We can’t wait to discuss and read […] Read more…

9 Weekend Reads for Summer 2015

These 9 Weekend Reads for Summer have a little something for everyone whether you're out on the boat, at the beach, or in the back yard.

  These 9 Weekend Reads for Summer are fantastic stories you can breeze through while still enjoying the sunshine! I know we covered my Summer Reading List a couple of months ago, but I thought I’d expand on it a bit with some Weekend Reads. These being books that are short, fun, or you just can’t […] Read more…

Rhubarb Simple Syrup

This 3-Ingredient Rhubarb Simple Syrup is the perfect addition to summer drinks, cakes, and ice cream. Plus, it's super easy to make!

  This 3-Ingredient Rhubarb Simple Syrup is the perfect addition to summer drinks, cakes, and ice cream. Plus, it’s super easy to make! When we were in Dublin last month, we ate at this restaurant called Crackbird, it was good – great even. But the Rhubarb Lemonade was what really intrigued me. The thought of […] Read more…

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