Keto Egg Bake

Eggs and bacon or eggs and sausage with black or collagen coffee are typical keto breakfasts, but this keto egg bake is a nutrient-dense and satiating option for weekend morning…

Oven Baked Sheet Pan Nachos Recipe

Oven Baked Sheet Pan Nachos Recipe are filled with a layer of chips, ground beef, refried beans, black olives, chopped tomatoes, corn, cheese sprinkled over top then baked to perfection. The possibilities are endless!…

Why the Beret Isn’t Going Anywhere in 2020

Pulling off a beret without looking like you ducked into a Parisian tourist shop is no easy feat, which explains why the majority of women eschew the topper. However, we’re here…

A Design Kit: New Abstract Design +Pack!

Today, we’re excited to announce some fresh designs in A Design Kit! We love innovating +packs for A Design Kit, and the new Abstract design +pack is certainly a favorite….

Weekend Reading 1.18.20

What a week you guys. I’ve had my head down focused and working. The truth is I’m trying to launch a new business/website by the end of the month and…

14 New Sandals That Will Sell Out Before March

Picture it: In several weeks’ time, you’ll finally be able to put away your winter boots, coats, and scarves. Won’t that feel liberating? When spring arrives, everyone will be switching…

The On-Demand Services Spending Trap

In our day and age, on-demand services are a modern convenience that are hard to avoid. For many of us, getting food delivered to our doorsteps, or taking a rideshare…

This Week on Explore (1/17)

Bella the Hummingbird has laid her second egg! We are so pleased to see Bella thrive after a tumultuous season last year. Watch her now!  On Seal Island and few…

Elsie’s 2020 Project List

So, I was reading Chris Loves Julia (one of my favorite blogs) and I loved learning about their 2020 project plans, which inspired me to share my own 2020 list—both…

Weekly Link Love – Edition 64

Research of the Week The environmental footprint of different diets is not what we’ve been led to believe. Genetic analysis of ancient Hungarian conquerors. Men on a low-fat diet may…

What does ginseng do?

Image: Shutterstock Today it’s a staple ingredient for energy-boosting blends at trendy juice bars, but in reality, the ginseng plant has been used in Chinese herbal medicine for centuries. And…

Awesome Chicken Katsu

Awesome Chicken Katsu is a crispy breaded chicken breast seasoned and dipped in Panko then lightly fried in oil until the crust becomes a golden brown. A light and savory Japanese dish!  Chicken…

25 Soup And Salad Favorites

It’s soup season. And salad season. OK … it’s soup AND salad season. There’s nothing better than a warm, comforting bowl of soup during the winter months. The recipes in…

The Absolute Best Shoes for the Snow

When you’re purchasing a pair of snow boots, it’s important to look for a few key details. First, a sole with a grippy material (no one wants to slip and…

31 Random Amazon Finds I Always Get Asked About

I’ve admitted before that even though I might not be the most efficient shopper, when I do make a purchase, I commit—wholeheartedly. This is probably why countless friends, family members, and colleagues…

10 Practical Ways Less Is More

One productivity issue I come across more frequently than other is a belief that doing more work is good and doing less is bad. However, the reality is a bit…

Simple Macrame Camera Strap Tutorial

For those of us that still enjoy lugging around our trusty DSLR or Instax instant cameras, there’s a need for cute camera straps. Gone are the days of settling for…

The Best Acai Bowls (Three ways!)

The Best Acai Bowls (Three Ways!) is a fruit filled bowl full of acai berries blended together with a juice topped with granola, fresh fruits, crunchy nuts and a variety of seeds all drizzled with…

8 Hacks to Keep Your White Sneakers Clean

It’s beyond clear at this point that fashion girls are obsessed with white sneakers. But one infrequently discussed aspect of these on-trend wardrobe staples is just how to clean white shoes and keep…

9 Effective Team Management Strategies

So, you’ve been promoted to manager and now you are responsible for a team. Whereas before, you only had to worry about your own work, you are now in charge…

Keto Pills: Why I’m Highly Skeptical

There are a dizzying number of keto pills on the market now. They promise easy weight loss, increased energy, and the benefits of ketosis without the pesky following-a-strict-diet part. As…

Crayon Wallet DIY For Kids (Great For Travel!)

Traveling with kids can be fun, buuuuut it’s not always easy. Leaving the house with toddlers in tow (even for short trips and errands) can be tricky, so it’s always…

Brown Butter Lemon Salmon

Brown Butter Lemon Salmon is a freshly seared salmon sautéed in olive oil, infused with a brown butter glaze with fresh parsley, thyme and rosemary herbs with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice….

15 famous and inspiring photographers

Walker Evans influenced Robert Frank. Eugène Atget inspired Berenice Abbott. Alfred Stieglitz mentored Paul Strand. Invented in the 19th century, photography is a relatively young medium, but its brief history…

How to Start a Sinking Fund (and Why You Should)

Accomplishing anything is easier with specific goals. Whether you’re training to run a marathon, learning a new programming language or trying to advance in your career, you’ll make faster progress…

How To Have Your Dream Honeymoon

While people look forward to marriage, they also look forward to the honeymoon. It’s an excellent time to avoid the stresses of everyday life and to enjoy some time together….

Episode #13: Hibernation Wisdom

Hello friends!!! It’s officially the boring part of winter (post holidays) and this week’s episode is all about things that help us survive winter in Missouri and Tennessee. We also…

Easy Crock Pot Pork Chops

These Crock Pot Pork Chops are fall-apart tender and ridiculously simple to make. The perfect comforting family meal! If you need some more winter warmers, try this Award Winning Cheeseburger Soup, Literally…