My Beach Essentials

Summer is in full swing + that usually means vacation. When it comes to traveling, I’m definitely an over-packer. Clothes, books, makeup, you name it, I overpack it.

…”What if I need it?”, “but options…”, “Better to have too much than not enough!”…

However, I’m getting a little tired of dragging around a bag that is entirely too heavy + not even touching half the stuff I’ve packed. You could say I’m becoming a minimalist? This week I’m at the beach with my family + I’ve boiled down a pretty solid list of my beach essentials. Give me a bathing suit, a pair of sunglasses, a good book, + I’m set. (Although I’ve found a couple other things that are game changers)

Continue Reading

Dairy-Free Homemade Ice Cream

Chocolate Cookies + Cream

I’m not sure if anything signifies sweet summertime quite like ice cream. Creamy, dreamy, delicious, naturally sweetened, + HOMEMADE. I promise you, this isn’t one of those healthier treats that you have to convince yourself tastes good. Flavor it how you wish, this one really hits the spot.

PLUS: No ice cream maker needed + it’s made with coconut milk so it’s dairy free. Win, win. Get the delicious deets below…

Continue Reading

Grocery Games

It’s no surprise that some grocery stores will charge you a pretty penny, while others are much more friendly for your budget. Who wouldn’t want to save money on something that you are already doing!? But what if you’re not willing to sacrifice quality for a cheaper alternative? This summer, I’m tackling different grocery stores throughout the country to show you some tips + tricks to saving money on your weekly grocery bill. Good news: You don’t always need to sacrifice quality for cost… because this week, I’m showing you how depending on the store, you can save almost $20 on the EXACT same products. Exact same brand.

Continue Reading

Ready for Launch

I take lunchtime very seriously. Mid-day hunger is no joke + I always make sure that I pack enough snacks to last me throughout the afternoon.

Salad + Dressing // Rice Crackers

Whether you’re hitting the road this summer, relaxing by the pool, or packing a lunch for your kids to take to camp… This lunch box is so much fun to bring along! Maybe it’s my type A personality, but the organization is all that I could ever ask for. Boring lunch box turns Bento Box. Cue: Planet Box.

Continue Reading

(Healthy) Gummy Candies

I’ve always been a sucker for gummy candies but I know, I know… They are loaded with junk. What if I told you that these are loaded with fruits, veggies, + vitamins? SOLD. Made with real fruit + veggie juice, these homemade gummies are an awesome substitute… made using Salad Power‘s superfood juice blend, which comes in four flavors: “Just Veggies”, “Veggies + Apple”, “Veggies + Mango”, & “Veggies + Pineapple”. 

Continue Reading
1 2 3 8