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20 Easy & Refreshing Summer Cocktails

By Marla Meridith / July 20th

  I love a great cocktail and I know most of you do too. I enjoy using the freshest seasonal ingredients to make a modern cocktail. All of these are no fuss and come together quickly. I'm sure you will find something in this list to tickle your tastebuds! Serve at your next happy hour, pool party or any summer ...Read More

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

By Marla Meridith / July 18th

  What is it about sheet pan meals that people love so much? Maybe it's that they require minimum prep time, are filled with healthy fresh ingredients, are budget-friendly, have great flavor, and feed a pack of hungry folks. Also, they are pretty quick to clean up too! So it's beyond clear, if you are looking for a great dinner ...Read More

Mediterranean Salad Platter

By Marla Meridith / July 16th

  This Mediterranean Salad Platter could not be easier to put together and it makes such a beautiful impact when you are entertaining guests. All you need to do is hard boil some eggs and purchase some of your favorite marinated ingredients and cured meats. A drizzle of olive oil over the top and voila! you have a colorful and ...Read More

Espresso Chocolate Chip Cookies

By Marla Meridith / July 15th

  Sometimes you need a cookie..or two...or three! These Espresso Chocolate Chip Cookies will put a little pep in your step and a smile on your face. The hint of espresso flavor gives them a great depth of flavor that you will want to bite into over and over again. Enjoy with a cold glass of milk or a piping cup ...Read More

Rice with Peas

By Marla Meridith /

  Sometimes simple is best when it comes to cooking and everything in life. My Rice with Peas recipe is just that...simple, but delicious all the same. It doesn't need any bells and whistles, just basic tasty flavors. Serve as a side dish or as a simple main when you are craving something light. I like mine with a fresh side ...Read More

Shop the Post: Made you Blush!

By Marla Meridith / July 13th

  Pretty in pink is here to stay. Forever. Especially in the warmer months, but it's also super sweet to wear on cooler days too. I get such a kick out of all shades of pink but I have a special thing in my heart for lighter pink/blush tones. Here are some picture perfect fashions, accessories, items for the home ...Read More

Frozen Peach Basil Margaritas

By Marla Meridith / July 12th

  What cocktail best symbolizes summer for you? For me, it's gotta be a margarita. I love that there is such variety when it comes to how you flavor them. You can go with a Pure Lime Margarita or flavor yours with the freshest of seasonal fruits. In this cocktail, I used ripe summer peaches, silver tequila and a hit ...Read More

Asian Chicken Salad

By Marla Meridith / July 11th

  We can never have enough A-list salad recipes this time of the year. My Asian Chicken Salad is one that you need to try as soon as possible. It is full of flavor (the sesame vinaigrette is amazing!) and is packed with the freshest vegetables and shredded rotisserie chicken. I just know you are going to love it as ...Read More

Brush Creek Ranch | Saratoga, Wyoming

By Marla Meridith / July 9th

  Recently I packed up the Jeep with my 14-year-old daughter to cross the northern border of Colorado for our first ever visit to Wyoming. This state has been on my bucket lust forever, so expectations were high. We were invited out to the Brush Creek Ranch in Saratoga, Wyoming to live out our Wild West Annie Oakley dreams...in full on ...Read More

Vegan Strawberry Coconut Ice Cream

By Marla Meridith / July 8th

  I scream, you scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM! This Vegan Strawberry Coconut Ice Cream is every summer fantasy rolled into a cool, creamy, fruity treat. Make the most of summer strawberries with this simple to prepare, dairy-free treat. A guilt-free dessert sweetened with pure maple syrup which adds to the luxurious flavor.     You can use fresh ...Read More