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Lemon & Wine Dutch Oven Chicken

Recently I've made a few Dutch oven meals because it really is the perfect way to warm up when the weather is chilly! Taking on a whole chicken isn’t as scary as it seems, the hardest part for me is carving it. My dad is kind of an expert with carving, he taught me to … Continue reading Lemon & Wine Dutch Oven Chicken

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Berry Pie, its always in season!

I know its not the season for this pie... But we have to do what we want, because life is short! If I had to pick my absolute favorite kind of cooking I would say baking a pie. And if I had to pick my favorite pie to make I’d say Mixed Berry Pie. There are tons … Continue reading Berry Pie, its always in season!

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Weekly Budget Tracker!

Every year at school brings new challenges. One of my challenges this year has been keeping my budget in mind! I haven't totally failed but it's definitely something I need to work on. The hardest part for me is being able to visualize what I have spent and what I have left. So! I made … Continue reading Weekly Budget Tracker!

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[Basil] for stems to roots

A couple of weekends ago I got a bundle of basil from the farmers market. But when I got home I wasn’t sure how to keep it fresh.. So I went to the trusty Google! Google said to set the stems in a container half full of water. It sounded easy enough for me! As … Continue reading [Basil] for stems to roots

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Peach [Green Tea] Pie

As the month of August comes to an end so does peach season in the south. Before the last of the peaches were gone I got some fresh ones from the Farmers Market. This weekend was so much hotter than expected… and peach green tea was sounding super refreshing! Then I had the idea of … Continue reading Peach [Green Tea] Pie

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[Straw-Nana Oat Smoothie]

Sometimes in the morning, I want a sweet and fresh smoothie but I also want it to fill me up for a morning full of classes... So I'll add some oatmeal to a classic strawberry and banana smoothie for an easy morning boost! Strawberry Banana Oatmeal Smoothie 1/2 cup raw oats 1 1/2 cup Milk … Continue reading [Straw-Nana Oat Smoothie]

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5 tips: Landing an Internship

The process of finding and landing an internship doesn’t have to be scary and frustrating! Last summer I had an internship lined up months before the end of school, this year I wasn't so lucky. But! Both years of searching have taught me 5 tips to make to process easier and more successful! Keep an … Continue reading 5 tips: Landing an Internship

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DIY: Gift in a [Giant] jar

When finding the right gift isn’t happening... put together a giant jar of treats! This is an ice cream bar themed jar but there are so many more options! If your friend likes girly nights in, put together a new nail polish, a girly movie and some pink treats. If your guy friend likes sports, … Continue reading DIY: Gift in a [Giant] jar

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[Burrito Bowl] like chipotle but better

Let’s be honest... Grocery budgets sometimes get cut because of clothing splurges.. But a balanced diet is key to having the energy needed for the best and the worst finals week all-nighters! Cheap proteins will do the trick. This Burrito Bowl has just that! Skip the trip to Chipotle and make a Burrito Bowl at … Continue reading [Burrito Bowl] like chipotle but better

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[Five things to remember during your college years]

I know its not Friday but I wanted to do a Five things Friday… so I am! Here are five things to remember during your college years! Make sure to get your stuff done. You are paying for school! Let yourself have fun! Spend money on experiences instead of stuff! It’s okay to do things … Continue reading [Five things to remember during your college years]