Grownup Gripe: You mean to tell me I have to drink that in order to lose weight, I’d rather stay fat. (This page contains affiliate links, read my full disclosure.) After a relapse on the diet I started in January, in search of desperate measures I found a 10-day green juice cleanse that looked promising. […]

Grownup Gripe: Would love to go to Mardi Gras in New Orleans someday but life won’t allow it at the moment, at least where I am which is far from NOLA. Just in time for Fat Tuesday, otherwise known as Mardi Gras here is a traditional chicken and sausage gumbo recipe I learned in New […]

Grownup Gripe: If you think the grass is always greener, you really need to go get your eyes checked. Want to know the secret to happiness?  Right out of the gate I’m going to tell you: IT’S GRATEFULNESS. Be thankful for what you’ve got! BEING HAPPY IS A CHOICE Either you make it or don’t […]

Grownup Gripe: Entertaining is such a chore, as if we don’t have enough to do already. Today is Valentine’s Day so are you in a pinch? Don’t know what to make for your loved one tonight? Look no further, you’ve got this! These three showstoppers will not disappoint! Made with only 5 ingredients, no matter […]

Grownup Gripe: By the time February rolls around, it’s hard not to be California Dreamin’ when you’ve been shoveling snow for months. Unless you’re fortunate enough to enjoy year round nice weather, shout out to you lucky dogs out in San Diego 🙂 for many of us this time of year brings the winter blues. […]

Grownup Gripe: I hate rubberized processed cheese sauce, you can save that for the kids. If you’ve ever eaten an amazing plate of nachos, cheese fries or even a side of dipping cheese that equates to liquid gold, it doesn’t matter what accompanies it, your meal just got a whole lot better. I lived in […]