Avocado-cilantro hummus

Originally posted on VfoodJourney:
1 serving; 15 min preparation time. Hummus is one of my favorite healthy foods. It’s creamy, full of flavor and so delicious. You can eat it for breakfast or lunch on a toast, or serve it on top of a bruschetta when you have guests.  This is a nice variation of…

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Quirky Quotes 22.06.2017

“Before you marry a person, you should first make them use a computer with slow internet service to see who they really are.” -Will Ferrell *Photo credit: Appalachian LeadershipAcademy

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The Time is Now! We are Decorating for the Wedding! :)

Here we are! It’s almost tiiiiimmmmeeee! 😀 We have been preparing for this day for almost 1 year! We opted for a version of a destination wedding. Basically, taking ourselves somewhere we thought was absolutely gorgeous and inviting those closest to us to join us. It will be small, but it will be ours! As…

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Getting to know you 15.06.2017: Fashion

Why is it that even horrible fashion eras like the 80’s, keep repeating themselves in modern day trends? I mean, the whole Victorian era – gothic repeat, I totally get that. But I don’t understand, when those of us who managed to survive the 80’s nearly unscathed are still among the living to bear witness…

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Our Rhubarb plants!

I really love it when I can say: ‘Spring has sprung and look what’s springing up for us!’  Fresh from our garden! YYYYEEEEE, I’m always so excited when I see good plants coming up! 🙂 🙂 This past year I have really been into planting, preserving and trying to make the most out of what…

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5 Great Uses for Household White Vinegar

When we think of vinegar, the image that usually comes to mind is cucumbers soaked in the stuff and an odiferous smell. Well, white vinegar is actually great for a multitude of uses. I am a big fan of having anything in my home which serves more than one purpose. Here are some of the…

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Product Review: Clarins Paris Super Restorative Total Eye Concentrate

Ladies, if you travel, have children, work insane hours or all of the above; you know what I’m speaking of when I talk about hard to remedy dark under eye circles. You understand the desperation, and willingness to open your wallet for any product that may help you, even just a little bit. I have…

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Quirky Quotes 07.06.2017

“When beetles fight these battles in a bottle with their paddles and the bottle’s on a poodle and the poodle’s eating noodles… …they call this a muddle puddle tweetle poodle beetle noodle bottle paddle battle.” -Dr. Seuss, Fox in Socks *Photo credit: Appalachian LeadershipAcademy

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Monday Meme’s

Sometimes these are great for a laugh on our least favorite day of the week. Smile and Enjoy! Have a nice Monday! -Mliae

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Let’s Do This! Time To Say ‘I-DO’!

Today’s the day! Time to pack our bags and hit the road! We had a hard time trying to figure out how to get our families to the same places, so instead made it impossible for everyone and chose a destination wedding! Afterwards, we got a great honeymoon trip to the U.S.A.! We’re so excited!…

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Recycled Book Reading Challenge: Walt Whitman, Selected Poems

I was really excited to find this book! Walt Whitman is hailed as an American superhero of nineteenth century poetry & essays. His book, Leaves of Grass, left a lasting impression on students worldwide…especially this one. What can I say about this book? If you like poetry, symbolism, American history….you’ll love this book. Much of…

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Slightly embarrassing yet totally humiliating moment

When your speaking to your future father-in-law in English to avoid language confusion and you get tongue tied when wishing him good luck with a renovation project on his way out, and accidentally say ‘Good luck on your dick digging!’. There is no coming back from that. He left without a word & I almost…

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Random Factoids 28.05.2017

‘That thing you use to dot your lowercase ‘i’ is called a tittle.’ *Source ‘i’ had no idea… -Mliae

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When you just need a really good BEER

Greetings everyone 🙂 I have to preface this by stating that I am not a beer drinker on the regular. I usually prefer wine when I do drink. But sometimes, I find myself in a pub with friends or after a long day of yard work out in the sun and I like to try new…

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Finally Found My Wedding Shoes!

After searching high and low for the perfect indoor/outdoor wedding shoes for like …months, I finally found my pair! These awesome flats were surprisingly more affordable than their white ballet flat counterparts and have just the right mix of glam, comfort and simplicity that this stiletto whore was searching for. Yay me! One of my…

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Quirky Quotes 22.05.2017

“I am fairly certain that given a cape and a nice tiara, I could save the world.” -Leigh Stanley *Photo credit: Appalachian LeadershipAcademy

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Wedding Cake Topper Decision

Greetings earthlings 🙂 Well, we’ve finally decided how to do the cake! If you read my post about finding all the most hilarious wedding cake toppers, you know that I really craved something that show-cased our odd sense of humor. (OK, MY odd sense of humor. His humor is a bit less twisted.)  If you…

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Saturn’s Revenge : Political Therapy

Originally posted on Haute-Mind:
“A great man once said that the true symbol of the United States is not the bald eagle, it is the pendulum. And when the pendulum swings too far in one direction, it will go back.”  – Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg  Throughout history, the United States has often been painted as a…

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Getting to know you 15.05.2017: Fave foods?

If you could eat one meal, every day, for the rest of your life, what would it be? My answer: Lobster and cheese fondue with champagne and chocolate fondue for dessert! -Mliae

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Back to Basics

A rant on today’s economic turmoil in a consumer driven society

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Louis Vuitton RTW Spring 2017 Best Looks

Originally posted on Innovation:
If I were a business woman these looks would be my go to for everyday. The monochrome pallet keeps everything neat and classy while ï»żthe harsh lines and cuts are what really makes these pieces stand out. ?With hints of snake print, gold and nudes, this collection perfectly summarises the business…

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Quirky Quotes 07.05.2017

“A lot of people become pessimists from financing optimists.” -CT Jones *Photo credit: Appalachian LeadershipAcademy

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A Few Sites That Appreciate Being Reblogged.

Hi there! When it comes to reblogging, we should never assume that all bloggers would like their work to be shared. Many do, of course, as its a great way to create awareness of ones blog. But not all blogs are the same. Many blogs are related to specialized fields or have taken a sincere…

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FROM WASTE TO TREND, ANOTHER GREAT STARTUP AWARD STORY!

Link to the original post – Click here It’s a soft Saturday afternoon when we meet up with Anita de Wit, one of the creators of circular fashion & textiles agency ReBlend and one of TEDxAmsterdamWomen Startup Award 2015 participants. In a small bustling cafĂ©, just around the corner from Amsterdam Central Station we order coffee and fresh mint…

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Recycled Book Reading Challenge: Raven Black by Ann Cleeves

Hello! Welcome to my Recycled Book Reading Challenge post for my April read! I did  and did not like this one. I must admit, this is the first Ann Cleeves book that I have read. Allow me to explain. The story starts out with Magnus Taint, an older gentleman with a mental disability who is blamed…

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Random Factoids 28.04.2017

“When the mummy of Ramses II was sent to France in the mid-1970’s, it was issued a passport. Ramses’ occupation? ‘King (deceased)” *Source Interesting…. I had no idea it was ever that easy to get a passport. -Mliae

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Balsamic & Black Pepper Beets

Beets: the often under-appreciated root vegetable. I have always liked beets, but it wasn’t until I added them to my garden this past year that I feel completely, hopelessly in love with them. Sure, they’re not the easiest vegetable to eat, certainly not compared to the snap peas and green beans we snack on right…

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