Jane: A San Francisco Restaurant Stop

We had just traveled all around the San Francisco area. We got to see Haight and Ashbury, the Fillmore, Mrs. Doubtfire’s house, the Full House House, the Painted Ladies and we were ready for a delicious meal. My cousin Lauren was getting married and her wedding website suggested this place called Jane. It was unreal….


Reusable lunch ware? I’m your girl!

“You seriously keep that in your purse?” I’ve heard multiple times when I pull out a metal straw. I recently found out you cannot recycle plastic straws due to their size. I keep this cute little canvas bag filled with my fork, knife, spoon, metal straw and yes, chopsticks. I don’t think I’ve used the…

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Soap Nuts as a Detergent?

Who would have thought that the earth provides a nut that will make your clothes squeaky clean? I walked into this cute little shop called Time and Again in Hayward, Wisconsin. I glanced down and saw a barrel full of these nut looking things. There were some muslin sacks nearby. So curious Claire got the…


Mint Chocolate Chip Smoothie Bowl

Smoothie bowls are one of my ultimate favorite things to eat for breakfast. They’re so easy and really fun to decorate. Of course I’m trying to find some way to put colors and patterns together. This mint chocolate chip smoothie bowl is decadent and filled with antioxidants. The spinach and avocado creates the green hue…


Strawberry, Cashew Smoothie Bowl

Smoothie bowls are all about the toppings! They’re a total creative expression. Fuel yourself with this delectable bowl! Strawberries help reduce inflammation so they are great for people with arthritis. Strawberries are filled with phenol phytonutrients such as anthocyanins and ellagitannins. The anthocyanins make strawberries red and also help protect cell structures in the body…


Dragon Fruit Smoothie Bowl

Pitaya or dragon fruit is an awesome superfood making its way into dishes all over. They are packed with tons of phytonutrients and contain 10 percent of the daily value of vitamin C. Dragon fruit can help regulate diabetes because it stabilizes blood sugar levels by suppressing sugar spikes. It also can keep your skin…