Life & Adulting

The True Cost of Your Vice$

Have you ever wondered how much money you could save by quitting one of your vices or guilty pleasures? The Cost of Your Vices is a microsite from the eBay Deals Blog that shows people how much they could save annually if they quit their daily vices (cigarettes, coffee, alcohol, fast food, lotto tickets, sodas). This… Continue reading The True Cost of Your Vice$

Style & Fashion

OOTD: Spring Chambray

Spring is a fun and busy time of year and I felt like dressing the part today in this spring chambray ensemble.  I am trying to get back into my blogging routine, life has been busy in the last few weeks and I am playing blogging catch-up!  Hopefully by the end of this week, I… Continue reading OOTD: Spring Chambray

Style & Fashion

OOTD: Chambray Polka Dots

When I get dressed, I want to feel good in whatever I am wearing.  Lately, I have been loving blues and greens.  I think it is really important to feel good about what you are wearing, this can have a huge impact on the rest of your day.  Other than color, I think fit is… Continue reading OOTD: Chambray Polka Dots

Cooking & Eating

Wine Wednesday: The Other

Cheers and happy Wine Wednesday! The Other Appelation by Peirano Estate Vineyards Lodi, CA $8.99 at Costco This local blend is one of my absolute favorite red wines! The Other is smooth and delicious. I have been wine tasting at Peirano and all of their wines are excellent. Don’t you love the artwork on the… Continue reading Wine Wednesday: The Other

Style & Fashion

OOTD: Emerald, Leopard, & Lace

Spring is in full bloom in California and I am loving the weather! As I mentioned in my OOTD post yesterday, my closet is in desperate need of some TLC. I found this top hanging in my closet! I forgot I had it, it’s been close to a year since I last wore it! Score!… Continue reading OOTD: Emerald, Leopard, & Lace

Style & Fashion

OOTD: Ready for the Rain

When I checked the weather this morning, rain was in the forecast.  I thought I would wear a sunny yellow sweater to try and combat the chance of rain, but I wore my new Chooka duck skimmers just in case my sunshiny sweater didn’t keep the rain away.  Please ignore the laundry and unmade bed… Continue reading OOTD: Ready for the Rain

Cooking & Eating

Chico Style Corned Beef & Cabbage

Yes, I know St. Patrick’s Day was two days ago.  LIfe gets busy and crazy, so we celebrated our Irish heritage a few days late in my home.  This isn’t your regular corned beef and cabbage recipe…my not so secret anymore ingredient is Sierra Nevada Pale Ale.      I know most people only eat… Continue reading Chico Style Corned Beef & Cabbage