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June 2016

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June 29, 2016

#ThrowbackThursday: Strasbourg in the Summer

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Outfit details:

Since this is a throwback post, my outfit items are no longer for sale, but I’ve found you some similar (if not more fashionable) items!

Outfit 1: Forever21 tank top (here), Floral midiskirt (more fashionable here and here), Steve Madden sandals (similar here).

Outfit 2: Reitmans peter pan collar tank (more fashionable here), H&M striped skirt (black version here), Black leather pointed-toe flats (more fashionable here)

I am absolutely a Disney princess kind of girl. So when I was planning my trip to Europe last summer, I couldn’t turn down a trip to the dreamiest part of France: the Alsace region in northeastern France. Read more

In Food on
June 25, 2016

Raisin Ranger Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar (packed)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup Quaker® cooking oats
  • 1 cup Harvest Crunch® cereal
  • 1 cup raisins

Warning: These cookies are not for the faint of heart. They’re filled with all the good stuff: sugar, cereal, and raisins. What more could you ever want? Turn your oven up to 375ºF and let’s get started! Read more

In Fashion, Travel on
June 16, 2016

#ThrowbackThursday: The Water in Zürich

Outfit details:

Since this is a throwback post, my outfit items are no longer for sale, but I’ve found you some similar (if not more fashionable) items!

Tommy Hilfiger ruffle top (more fashionable here), Zara shorts (more fashionable here)

Although I had heard wonderful things about Switzerland, Zürich far surpassed my expectations. This beautiful city can be summed up in one word: fun. From the second my Mom and I got there it was a fabulously fun adventure. Read more

In Food on
June 12, 2016

Mama’s Burgers

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 3/4 cup red onion
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup oatmeal
  • 10 saltine crackers (salted)
  • 1/2 cup Life cereal
  • 1/4 cup relish
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • Pinch of salt and pepper

My Mom makes the absolute best burgers. They are seriously to die for. Crispy, juicy, flavourful- anything you could ever want from a burger. Mom helped me make the burgers for this post (more like she made them and I took pictures), so these are coming to you straight from Mama herself! You’ll want to make these for dinner. Let’s get started! Read more

In Food on
June 5, 2016

Zucchini Carrot Raisin Muffins

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/3 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup grated zucchini
  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

You can’t go wrong with these Zucchini Carrot Raisin Muffins. Set your oven to 350ºF and let’s get started! Read more

In Fashion, Travel on
June 2, 2016

#ThrowbackThursday: Paris is always a good idea

Outfit details:

Since this is a throwback post, my outfit items are no longer for sale, but I’ve found you some similar (if not more fashionable) items!

Abercrombie & Fitch maxi dress (more fashionable here and here), Steve Madden sandals (similar here), Coach crossbody bag (more fashionable here).

Of course my first blog post will be about Paris! Paris is that perfect, beautiful, whimsical place I will never get tired of going back to. Seriously, I would pack my bags right now if you asked. Read more