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A Healthier Margarita Recipe and Notes from the Weekend

Happy weekend, babes! And happy Father’s Day to my wonderful dad and husband, and to all the dads out there. This morning we’re going to church, getting Adam’s car detailed (my gift), making blueberry pancakes (his fave) and then spending the day grilling and swimming and soaking up a sunny Sunday. It’s been so nice […]

Spirulina: Why This Algae Superfood Should Be Part of Your Diet

If you haven’t yet heard about this nutrient dense superfood, let me introduce you to Spirulina, an edible algae (or cyanobacteria) named for its intricate spiral shape and teensy tiny size. This vibrantly hued blue-green organism grows in subtropical salty lakes and oceans across the globe (so exotic!) Chock-full of chlorophyll and much like plants […]

13 Mouthwatering Barbecue Sides for Summer Parties

Here in Austin, “barbecue season” is a definite thing. However as a vegetarian, I’m usually left to fend for myself at poolside gatherings, either bringing my own veggie burgers or subsisting on coleslaw, fruit salad, and other barbecue sides. I’m here to tell you that having some variety on the table will take your barbecue game […]

3-Ingredient Cocktail Recipes You Can Make Tonight

Well, it’s officially summer. School’s out, the temperature is pushing 95 degrees, and the pools are packed. If you’re like me and prefer sunbathing to splashing in the water, the next best way to beat the heat is with an ice cold cocktail. There’s nothing better than sitting in my backyard at the end of […]

10 Tips for No-Stress Travel With Kids

In the four years since my son was born, we’ve taken him on over 30 flights – and learned a lot along the way. Even though traveling with kids can feel really complex, we’ve discovered that taking a laid-back approach plus some strategic preparation is the best recipe for success. Below are my ten most […]

What Every Girl Should Know About Her 401(k)

Juggling families, careers, friends, and side hustles is no easy feat. As we navigate our busy lives, it’s only natural to focus on short-term obligations…which means retirement is probably not top of mind. But if we start saving now, we can position ourselves to reach that aspirational lifestyle sooner rather than later. Enter the 401(k)—a […]

The Summer Weekend Guide to Boulder, Colorado

Boulder has long been at the top of my list of small American cities to hit. So when it came to putting together my summer travel itinerary, I used my younger sister’s graduation from the University of Colorado as the ultimate excuse to finally make it happen. But seeing as it snowed the majority of […]