Today we have Tiff, of Mostly YA Lit sharing her love for not only food, but healthy food! And I am SUPER excited because it is all about one of my FAVORITE healthy foods, quinoa! So I think its only appropriate to title today’s post, Quinoa Craziness! Tiff is sharing a super awesome way to try this nutrient packed grain, and I personally think we should all give it a try! Here is Tiff, guys!
Even though I’m a book blogger, talking about food is one of my passions. I seriously LOVE FOOD. Continue reading
So today is my 31st birthday! It is also ONE year to the day since we got Maggie, my first dog ever! It has been an absolute blessing having her! One of my favorite things to do is see what different healthy things I can give Maggie instead of typical dog treats! Before I gave her any of this I did do my research to make sure there’s no known problems with any of these foods. Of course, before doing any of this consult your veterinarian. However: my dog in particular has had no issues with any of the following foods. Let’s get to the yummies! Continue reading
I can NOT believe it will be the third year of Foodie February!! I am SO excited to bring you guys the THIRD ANNUAL Foodie February! I had SO MUCH fun doing this the last two years, and hope to bring you even more amazing, delicious posts this years! However, I need your help!
Just like last year, we will have FOOD IN YOUR CITY, FOOD AROUND THE WORLD, FAVORED FAVORITES and NEW THIS YEAR! Special guest posts from YOU guys showcasing your favorite FIT recipes and snacks! [Fit Faves, and Fit Finds!] Are you game? If you forgot, here are some examples of what we had last year, and you can sign up for whatever type of post you want to help with! I greatly appreciate it OF COURSE and have tons of my own posts up my sleeve [PLUS two AMAZING giveaways!] February IS my birthday month after all, and I LOVE sharing with you guys!
How to Help:
I know you all love food! Here are the types of posts you can sign up for and I will feature as MANY as I can throughout all of February [and likely first week of March!] Below is a list of different types of posts.. And then there is a sign up form! I will email you with everything you need to send [its all easy, swear!] and then I will tell you when the post will be scheduled for! [Thanks in advance, you guys simply ROCK!]
Presents:Queens, NY Part II
Last year, I had Estelle on the blog chatting about Queens restaurants. This year, she decided to do a part two of that post! There is so much to do in ALL of New York, but Queens is an area that I do not know much about, DESPITE my whole family being from there, so I must say, it is awesome to have Estelle give me a look inside this lovely city! And now, I give you the wonderful, Estelle!
Three years in, I’m realizing just how much pride I have for my little Queens neighborhood. When Cassie let me know I was invited to participate in Foodie February, the first thought was to do a part two of my post from last year. I love any excuse to talk about Queens, apparently. So I hope you enjoy this little glimpse at the food spots I can’t stop recommending!
One Year Ago…
I thought I was TOTALLY awesome, had this DOWN and wrote a post about Meal Planning. I was about to move in with Jon, knew I had to cook 3-4 nights a week, and was trying to come up with a totally kickass system. I was feeling really, really confident in this and couldn’t find ANY flaws in my plan. It was PERFECT.
One Year Later…
I realize I only half knew what I was getting myself into. I have a grocery store PROBLEM. I have realized that the phrase life happens, is real, and I have come to terms that I had flaws in my first system. But hey, now I have it pretty much, ironed out. And this is not to say my first system wasn’t good, it was! It was more that I didn’t have a grasp on how much MONEY what I was proposing, was going to cost. You can’t cook steak every week Cassie, not when you choose filet mignon. A few subtle changes, and some new organizational tools in tow, and I have this. I know I do. Until I create version 3.0. Because I’m always nitpicking. OF COURSE.