Trader Joe’s Best (Addicting) Items

A round-up of my favorite addictive snacks from Trader Joe's

This isn’t one of those “here are the healthiest items at Trader Joe’s” or “you can make a week of meals for $25 with this Trader Joe’s grocery list” article. This is a binge-worthy “you must try these foods if you have a soul, a stomach, and you’re not lactose or gluten intolerant” type of article. more »

MORE Zing and Pep Cookies

MORE Zing and MORE Pep Cookies

While pondering what to name these cookies, I thought about how a reasonable person likely never would have made them. MORE MORE MORE is my motto. Chocolate ice cream with caramel swirls and sea salt and raspberries and hot fudge and sprinkles and cookie dough and brownie chunks? I’m in. Moderation is for punks. Okay, okay, I don’t more »

Mini Apple Pies (with salted caramel!)

Salted Caramel Apple Mini Pie

So, it’s almost fall. Blah, blah pumpkin spice latte. Though pumpkin doesn’t thrill me, I loooove salted caramel ANYTHING (except salted caramel pumpkins). Like a small child recklessly driving a Barbie Jeep, it hit me – fall apples are the perfect excuse to consume lots of salted caramel! And so I searched our beloved Pinterest and came across more »

Multi (re)Purposes

Like many creative minds, I tend to see items for what they could be. The potential for repurposing is thrilling to me. When I set out to find a nightstand, I knew it was an exciting opportunity to repurpose… since the only requirement for the piece was the ability to hold a glass of water and a book. I more »

Raspberry Goat Cheese Thumbprint Cookies

Just in time for Labor Day – raspberry goat cheese thumbprint cookies! I came across this recipe by Two Red Bowls and replaced the blackberries with raspberries I bought at the farmers’ market for added sweetness. The cookies are simple to make, and leftover compote can be used on … well, anything! If it’s any more »

Ciao, Spray Paint

You may have noticed I use gold spray paint ALL the TIME. If you know me in real life, you may have noticed I’ve lost a significant amount of brain cells lately. (P.S. you shouldn’t spray paint in a studio apartment with one window just because it’s raining and you live on the 5th floor.) I bought this more »