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Pumpkin Decor Preview for Fall 2018

Pumpkin Decor Preview for Fall 2018

Did you know that as soon as 4th of July ends some stores start stocking their fall and pumpkin items? I’d say I’m overly excited that there is pumpkin decor you can get now for fall 2018 out already! Craft stores like Hobby Lobby and […]

The Clothes I’m Loving for Fall 2018 from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

The Clothes I’m Loving for Fall 2018 from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

As you know I’m no fashion blogger, but I do enjoy a good sale! The Nordstrom anniversary sale is one of those things that signals to me that fall is coming and there’s nothing more that I love then snagging some sale deals on the […]

Once Upon a Pumpkin Puppy: Pumpkin’s nutrition story with side by side pet food part II

Once Upon a Pumpkin Puppy: Pumpkin’s nutrition story with side by side pet food part II

This post was sponsored by Side By Side as part of a Two-Post Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. There’s almost nothing I enjoy more than making a meal, or dessert for someone else or to […]

Festive & Nutritious Eats for July 4th

Festive & Nutritious Eats for July 4th

This segment was sponsored by Bob’s Red Mill & Suncore Foods. All opinions are my own and I appreciate your support! Can you believe it’s already the 4th of July?! Summer’s in Chicago feel so short as it is so to have July 4th creep […]

Broccoli Rice Stuffed Peppers

Broccoli Rice Stuffed Peppers

This recipe was sponsored by Cece’s Veggie Co. All opinions are my own and I appreciate your support! These easy to make broccoli rice stuffed peppers are loaded with nutrition, flavor and a spicy crunch!  If you’re following me on Instagram than you know my […]

Summer Hydration with True Lemon

Summer Hydration with True Lemon

This post is sponsored by True Citrus. All opinions are my own and I appreciate your support! With summer officially upon us, there’s no shortage of outdoor activities, parties, graduations, weddings, and backyards BBQs on any given weekend to keep us busy and always celebrating. […]

Summer Eating Done Smarter

Summer Eating Done Smarter

It’s officially summer which means if they haven’t already the parties, BBQs, graduations, and wedding are in full swing. You know I’m a fall girl but I do love this time of year when the weather is nice, the days are longer and my tan […]

Summertime Grilling with Pre Brands

Summertime Grilling with Pre Brands

This blog post is in partnership with Pre® Brands. All opinions are my own! There’s something about summertime in Chicago that just makes dinner from the grill taste that much better. Even living in a high-rise, we found ourselves itching to grill on our building’s […]

Once Upon a Pumpkin Puppy: Pumpkin’s Nutrition Story with Side by Side Pet Food

Once Upon a Pumpkin Puppy: Pumpkin’s Nutrition Story with Side by Side Pet Food

  This post was sponsored by Side By Side as part of a Two-Post Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. From the age of 10 I dreamed about having a brown and white cavalier King Charles […]

How I Grew My Instagram Following & Advice For Growing Your Business + Brand

How I Grew My Instagram Following & Advice For Growing Your Business + Brand

I’m excited you’re reading this post about how I grew my Instagram following and changed my career trajectory in less than a year because it either means you want to establish your own brand on social media or at one point or another you’ve thought […]


Top Pumpkin treats

Amazing Paleo Pumpkin Pie Bars

Amazing Paleo Pumpkin Pie Bars

Paleo pumpkin pie bars are the perfect treat when there’s a crisp breeze in the air, the leaves are rustling in the wind, and the golden hues of autumn’s warmest colors are all around you. That’s the exact moment when I want one of these […]

Paleo Pumpkin Almond Butter Cups

Paleo Pumpkin Almond Butter Cups

These paleo pumpkin almond butter cups are absolutely the perfect things to have on hand in your freezer when it’s after dinner and the thought of what you might have on hand for dessert starts creeping into your mind. I pulled one out of my […]

Pumpkin Flour Blondies + Giveaway with Live Glean

Pumpkin Flour Blondies + Giveaway with Live Glean

From the moment I found out that there was such things as pumpkin flour out there, I began dreaming up all of the different things I could possibly make with it. Cookies, cakes, soups, pies, pasta sauce, dressing, truffles, snack bites, smoothies…I could keep going! […]

White Chocolate Cranberry Chip Pumpkin Cookies + A Perfect Holiday Gift

White Chocolate Cranberry Chip Pumpkin Cookies + A Perfect Holiday Gift

This fall I created what may very well be my favorite pumpkin cookie! Picture a low sugar, high nutrition version of your favorite cookie, and this is it! I don’t think twice about eating a couple of these at a time and the addition of […]

Mini Pumpkin Spice Latte Pies

Mini Pumpkin Spice Latte Pies

I realize I’m writing this post a little late in the Thanksgiving dessert game! Perhaps most of you have already made or are making your Thanksgiving desserts right now, but the best part abou this pumpkin recipe are that you can make it in practically […]


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