Goodbye July

July 31, 2017 Home


Enjoyed a mini beach getaway and came home to some fresh blooms in the backyard.
Saw an old friend take the leap into a new adventure with the love of her life.
Did some thrifting and walked away with a whole new summer wardrobe for less than $20.
Celebrated five months of keeping my first plant alive by buying a new one for the fireplace mantel.

The Halo Top Movement

July 24, 2017


Ok, where do I begin...

Last time I posted about Halo Top, I mentioned how the texture was terrible and the flavor was weak. It left a bad taste in my mouth - pun intended - and I was ready to write it off completely until I tried mixing it into my smoothie. I found a way to make it work, but for a $5 pint of ice cream, I shouldn't have to find a way to make it work. It should just work, straight from the container.

Still, more and more people continue to rave about it. My bad review was really the only one I could find, which made me think maybe I needed to try another flavor. 

So, I tried two.

recipes i've tried and modified

July 17, 2017


I'm playing around with a new series here that's all about the recipes I've tried and modified and how they turned out, but I need to remember to snap a photo of the finished product before digging into my meal. I've included a list at the bottom of this post of meals that will likely get their own feature here in the near future, because I love sharing a good recipe.

Today, however, I just sharing a few food pictures in my phone. The greens theme continues, for the most part.

we filled our hearts

July 13, 2017 Amelia Island, Florida


There are some vacations made for letting go of yourself and others are made for finding yourself again; this vacation was made for both. 

sweet charlie's

July 3, 2017 Buckhead, Atlanta


I've had rolled ice cream on my foodie to-try list for a few months now. This weekend, I made it happen.

May I present... the process, in succession, in photos:

july wallpapers

July 1, 2017


Last month, when I was making a wallpaper for June, I went ahead and made a coupe for July too. So let's ring in the month properly. With more download files.

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