Review: P28 High Protein Foods

P28 Trial Pack

If you are like us in that you love to eat, but also love to be healthy, then finding balance is a constant struggle. We find ourselves cutting out a lot of “bad” carbs like white potatoes, breads, bagels and chips because they hold very little nutritional value. Now I get super excited when I […]

Key West : Danger Charters Wind & Wine Sunset Sail

Key West Sunset 5

For our last Key West post, we’re going out with a bang. Just like our last night in Key West….we went out with a fun-filled, tipsy, wine filled Sunset Sail, compliments of Danger Charters. They’re little office is unassuming and located on the pier right at the end of Front Street. Get there early b/c […]

Key West: Key Lime Pie Throwdown

Key Lime Pie Company key lime pie slice

Well you knew we couldn’t visit Key West without discovering for ourselves who has the best key lime pie on the island. Even during our short trip, we still managed to fit in three local key lime pie bakeries and we think we’ve found the very BEST! They all tout themselves as the original and […]

Key West : Where We Ate

Old Town Bakery - Key West

So, this is more important that the last post, right? Let’s be honest, it’s all we really care about. Food. With 3 short days in Key West, we did not have time to eat everywhere we would have liked to, but suffice to say we did pretty doggone good for such a short trip. Hog’s […]

Key West: What to Do

Mallory Square - sunset 2

Fun fact: My husband’s(much) younger brother currently lives in Key West, FL. Why? Well, ask the United States Navy. That’s where they’ve put him for the time being. So, it gives us a terribly convenient excuse to take a mini-vacay…which is exactly what we did in the fall. We made the absolute most out of […]

What’s for Thanksgiving Dinner?

Sweet potato casserole 2

To get us in the mood for Turkey Day – but let’s be honest here I don’t need to be put in the mood for a day full of glorious carbs that don’t count (shhh…don’t tell Tony H.) – I thought we’d pull together a collection of our favorite Thanksgiving recipes. So here’s what may or may […]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cupcakes


I’m sharing a recipe from our Panache Bake Shoppe days that was a seasonal favorite among friends, taste-testers and customers. Bonus: it’s perfect for this time of year, for your Thanksgiving table and I’ve made the cupcake recipe into a bread to giveaway at Christmas! The flavors in this cupcake are so perfectly balanced – […]

Perfect Praline Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

Sweet potato casserole 2

This is a guaranteed side dish at our Thanksgiving table each year – even if it doesn’t make it to our family meals, we can’t go a year without making it. Over the years, we’ve taken my mother-in-law’s beloved sweet potato casserole recipe and come up with a few different revisions adding this or that […]