I recently went gluten and dairy free, but I also developed a new craving I've never had before....chocolate. So what is a girl to do..... Find and prefect a gluten free dairy free chocolate dessert recipe. I needed one that was good enough to trick my husband into eating it. These gluten free dairy free brownies are the real deal. !
This will be my first time celebrating Mother's Day as a Mom. It will be a special day for me and a special day calls for a new outfit. I also decided to treat my Mom to a new outfit, so headed toColumbia Center Mall to shop!! I haven't spent time at our mall recently and was excited to browse all the stores. And by browse I mean speed shop because I have a newborn and that doesn't allow for a lot of time to shop. My Mom and I had a great time and we were able to find some seriously cute Mother's Day outfits.
Ok I lied in this post title..... I wish it was 10 simple items to throw away, but it's more like 10 different places to clean! These are all the places and things you neglect to clean every year. I wasn't able to take on all 10, but I did do quite a few. I threw away/donated so much and it felt SO good. Happy cleaning my friends.
Sharing a few of my favorite accent accessories for this spring. I have been really into off white/ beige accessories this season. I was looking for a blog post and realized my new purse is beige, my nails were beige, my sunglasses.... you guessed it beige, and the same color trend continued to the new booties I had just ordered. I realized I must be digging this color. I decided to throw a little blog post together featuring all my new favorite accessories for spring that will carry over into summer.
Stir fry is something that has been getting eaten at our house a lot. I can make a big batch for dinner and eat it as left overs for lunch during the week. I was getting tired of chicken so decided to make a pork recipe. This is one of my best batches I've made thus far so I thought I'd share it with you!
Jackets can really take an outfit to the next level. And next level for this outfit means it makes the outfit more causal. Cause I'm ALL about casual right now, as seen in basically all my posts. I promise I'll have a dress post in a few weeks. But as a new mom tennis shoes seem to be what I live in. So I might as well add a causal jacket to complete the look. That's why this Varsity Jacket is the perfect addition to my closet.
Time to clean out your closet ladies! This is actually one of my favorite things to do. I get such joy getting rid of clothes, mostly cause it opens up closet space for MORE CLOTHES! I always have a little donate bag going in my closet and I am constantly pulling stuff out and donating it. At the end of every season however I do a major overhaul and do some serious purging. With that being said I took some time to go over the items you should be donating or throwing away.
I honestly have never been a lover of spring. It actually is my least favorite season. I'm a fall and winter girl and who doesn't love summer? Spring was always just been that in between season for me. Due to being stuck in the house this winter with the baby I have come to fall in love with spring. Cold and flu season seem to be never ending so I have look forward to our daily walks admiring all the flowering trees. I've taken up a new obsession for sunny spring days!
I could eat sushi every single day, love the stuff! I have tried numerous times making it at home but can't seem to get the roll thing down. Mine always seem to fall apart and just doesn't taste the same. Instead of doing it the proper way and making it in a roll I decided to just threw everything together in a bowl...and guess what, it was delicious! Not to mention so much easier and faster.
The trees are blooming and I'm eager to start wearing white! Too bad the weather isn't totally agreeing with me. So I had to put a warmer twist on my favorite spring and summer clothing item.... white jeans! Due to the rain I paired my white jeans with my new pair of suede over the knee boots and this post came alive!
We are Angela and Jessica, the girls of Champagne +Shimmer. As high school girlfriends, now living across the country from each other, we continue to bond over similar interests including God, eating healthy, working out, fashion, home decor, and being amazing wives to our husbands!
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