Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Dip

Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo Chicken Dip. Y U M. Seriously this is one of my favorite things to eat year round! However, this season is filled with game day parties and holiday gatherings so I thought it would be a perfect time to post this recipe! If you are wondering why I consider my...

6 Healthy Ways to Cure a Hangover

6 Healthy Ways to Cure a Hangover

We've all been there..... waking up with a heavy head, and feeling nauseous with no energy. Or at least most of us have been there... You would think that by now we would have found a cure for the dreaded hangover! So what can we do? Luckily for you I have done the...

6 Budget-Friendly Things to Do in Santa Barbara

6 Budget-Friendly Things to Do in Santa Barbara

Whether you are a local or a first-time visitor, Santa Barbara is full of new experiences and places to explore! Some of the best times I've spent on a vacation are ones that didn't put a hole in my wallet. Lucky for all of you (and me), Santa Barbara offers plenty of...

Rosemary French 75

Rosemary French 75

This recipe is my modernized take on a classic French 75. By infusing the ingredients with a homemade rosemary simple syrup, the cocktail is given a more earthy, herbaceous flavor. I even substituted the sugar for honey so the syrup can bring a healthier aspect to the...

4 Natural Remedies to Boost Your Immune System

4 Natural Remedies to Boost Your Immune System

I consider myself a pretty healthy person but there are those times of year that can compromise your immune system! Fortunately, there are plenty of things that we can do to reduce the burden on our bodies, improve nutrition, and take better care of ourselves. Below,...

Healthy Pumpkin Muffins

Healthy Pumpkin Muffins

Fall! A beautiful time of year. The picturesque foliage, the perfect weather, and best of all, THE FOOD. This season brings all the homey, warm recipes out of the book and onto the plate. One of the reasons why I love the fall season so much is the fact that pumpkin...

Essential Oils Roller Ball Recipe and Blends

Essential Oils Roller Ball Recipe and Blends

Making your own roller balls can be extremely beneficial! I absolutely love having one or two of them tucked away in my purse or travel bag. Roller bottle blends are really helpful because the oils are pre-diluted and ready to go. Essential oils have the natural...

6 Essential Tools Every Wine Lover Needs

6 Essential Tools Every Wine Lover Needs

Whether you are a newbie, a seasoned sommelier, or just a lover of drinking wine, there are certain tools needed to enhance your sipping experience. I have compiled a list of six essential wine tools that are among my personal favorites. These are key to enjoying any...

Santa Barbara Happy Hours: Five Places Loved by Locals

Santa Barbara Happy Hours: Five Places Loved by Locals

Enterprise Fish Co. This was one of the first places I visited when I moved to Santa Barbara because of its proximity near Stearn's Wharf. Inside, I found it to be an eclectic mix of visitors, locals, and seafarers enjoying the "Best Happy Hour in Town". This is...

Spicy Mezcal Mule

Spicy Mezcal Mule

The delicious combination of spicy and smoky is found in my Spicy Mezcal Mule recipe. This cocktail packs a punch but also features a vibrant flavor of fresh mint, which pairs perfectly with the bubbly, spiciness of the drink. In my opinion, this spicy mezcal mule can...

10 Cruelty-Free Skincare Essentials

10 Cruelty-Free Skincare Essentials

About a year ago, I decided to make the transition to only buying cruelty-free. One of the first places I started was with my skincare products. It definitely takes a little more research but here’s the deal: It’s 2019, and finding non-cruel alternatives is now easier...

One Pot Italian Pasta

One Pot Italian Pasta

This recipe for one pot Italian pasta will transport you straight to the Tuscan countryside. The genius behind this dish is putting everything into one pot: the noodles are able to soak up all of the goodness in each ingredient while forming an almost creamy texture....