Kid at Heart

Proof that I am really just a 5 year old masquerading as an adult: Fruit snacks are an acceptable breakfast food. I still mix up chocolate milk with Hershey’s syrup on a regular basis. My syrup-to-milk ratio is a thing of beauty. Hint: it’s heavy on the chocolate. I love fairytales – old classics, or re-tellings with a twist. Or just anything with faeries. Or magic. If there is a dish of free candy at a restaurant or doctor’s office, I will take a piece with no shame. I still love playing dress-up (though it’s mostly within the confines of […]

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Sponsor the Dream in May

Interested in sponsoring me in May? And why wouldn’t you be with a overblown post title like above? (no, I am not going to start referring to my blog as The Dream) Haha. But seriously, if you’re interested, you are both smart and awesome. 😀 Hop on over to the Sponsor info page to see the rates & choices – there are plenty affordable options! Or just shoot me an email directly. May is going to be a pretty good month, all leading up to my 1 year blogiversary on the 31st. I would love to get a bunch of […]

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What I Wore: Floral Denim

  I know. I didn’t think I’d ever be typing the words in that title, either. In my defense, the floral denim in question is more unobtrusive and less eye-sore-y than some out there (in my opinion). In fact, I quite like it. I stumbled upon them online whilst searching for regular solid-colored denim, and decided to get them. They arrived over the weekend, and I promptly wore them on Sunday. These got worn out for brunch, running errands, hanging around the house, screenprinting and cooking some dinner, and they held up nicely just like any non-patterned skinny jeans. I’ve […]

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Tuesday Treasure Trove

Am I A Hypocrite For Professing Radical Self Love While Wearing 5 Inch Heels? The Intersection Between Fashion, Personal Expression & Loving Who You Are – a thoughtful post & good read from Gala about everything in the title. Lovely Letters: A Pen Pal Project. I love this idea. I always loved having a penpal in elementary school. Good tips on how to be a dignified, mature adult: 5 Steps to Up Your Personal Dignity Quotient, and Accept that you are not that special. The world’s most isolated cave is home to 4 million year old “superbugs”, and this is […]

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Recipe: Smoked Sausage Rotini

This is a simple, tasty recipe the boy & I have been enjoying lately. I found it in one of my cooking magazines (yes, I get those – two, in fact) and decided to try it out. It doesn’t take long, and it’s yummy even when re-heated as leftovers – two of my criteria for favorite meals. Smoked Sausage Rotini   Ingredients 1 package rotini or other short spiral pasta (16 oz.) 10 oz. fresh spinach* 1 lb. smoked turkey sausage, sliced 8 Tbsp. grated Romano cheese, plus extra for topping if desired 3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil, divided […]

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