Marinated Flank Steak

Marinated Flank Steak

“This is the best meal I’ve had all year” – my husband

That’s really what he said.

It’s also the moment I learned the only thing you need to make a man happy is a well seasoned & cooked steak.

Marinated Flank Steak

I went to Pinterest and found a great marinade recipe here.  I tweaked it a little bit and am really happy with how it turned out.

Marinated Flank Steak

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Monster Cookies

Monster Cookies

It’s time for Tim and I to finally meet our neighbors.  What better way then to introduce ourselves with baked goods.  I found this amazing Monster Cookie recipe from Sally’s Baking Addiction and made a fresh batch.

Monster Cookie

These cookies are peanut buttery, with lots of chocolate and softer than your average monster cookie.

Monster Cookie

YUMMM! Enjoy!

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Top 5 – Wine Themed

Belle Bash

Happy Friday! Have a great one.  Do something fun.  Drink some wine! Here’s this week’s Top 5. 1. Belle Bash.  My dear friends Emily and Melody just started their own business called Belle Bash.  Their product is called Wine Belles Uncorked and it’s all about discovering what kinds of wine you enjoy drinking while forming lasting […]

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Web Gems

Web Gems 7.24.14

1. What being a BFF means in Your 30’s. 2. Dear spoiled children of America… or something like that.  LOVE this letter from a dad to his children. 3. 4 lessons every mom should tell their daughter. 4. Just another reason why I love Mindy Kaling.  She’s awesome and I love how she addressed body […]

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#mycaliforniaroadtrip: Santa Barbara to Monterey

Big Sur

Day 4 Day 4 was a big driving day.  You can see our starting and ending point on the map.  A lot of great things were found along the way! We started day 4 in the best possible way – driving through Santa Barbara Wine County! Breathtaking views overlook valleys and mountains studded with ancient […]

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Lighter Lasagna

Jenese's Lasagna

While we were in Fullerton on vacation, Jenese made a great Lasagna dish. This is a great italian dish with lots of flavor.  It’s also super easy!  I also love this recipe because it’s a little lighter than other recipes I’ve seen. Here’s what you’ll need: 1 lb. ground sausage 1 onion, diced 2 cloves […]

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#mycaliforniaroadtrip: LA to Santa Barbara

SantaMoinca

Day 3  We started Day three by walking around the The Grove and LA Farmer’s Market.  The LA Farmer’s Market started in 1934 and has been a star for the last 80 years.  The market includes over 100 restaurants, shops and grocers. Some say it’s still the best grocery store in LA, with a remarkable […]

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#mycaliforniaroadtrip: San Diego – Orange County

Surf Up

We made it. 8 amazing days of road trip fun. First – if you ever want to take a road trip, I highly recommend a trip up the California coast.  Our trip was full of breathtaking views (x100), outdoor activities and AMAZING food.  (I swear I had some of the best foods on this trip… best pork […]

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California Road Trip

Highway 101

Tim and I are headed to California tomorrow.  We are checking off a big item on our bucket list.  We’re driving up the coast, starting in San Diego and up the iconic highway 1 all the way to Lake Tahoe. (Pacific Coast Highway – Photo Credit)  California is already one of my favorite places.  I […]

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Off to Kappa Convention…

Sisterhood

I’m off to Kappa convention in Austin Houston, TX.  It should be a great couple of days.  I can’t wait to make new friends, learn new things and experience what it means to be a lifelong Kappa. My sorority sisters mean the world to me.  Little did I know when I pledged over 10 years […]

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