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Superbowl Party Ideas

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Super Bowl Party Ideas

Can you believe the Superbowl is this weekend?! Who are you rooting for? With it coming up, I wanted to share some easy ways to make your home game day ready! These really can be used for any game, so make sure to check my Pinterest for the latest and greatest.

I originally wanted to put turf down as my base, but saw this cute table runner and decided to go with it instead. I bought green and white balloons We actually had these BAR letters from our wedding, but I found some black letters here and I love how they light up and really help set the theme.

I love the metal on the marquee letters, so I added some tin cans to put napkins and silverware in. This set is perfect because it includes the napkins, plates and cups.

For setting the table, I made the drink dispenser the focal point. I wish I found my chalkboard sign, because writing Water Break would have been super cute.

For the food, I started with this 3-tiered serving tray. We’ve used it for every holiday and it has been one of our best serving dishes. I also keep these plastic serving trays on hand. They come in a pack of 3 and are super inexpensive. I used black paper food trays for the corn dogs so people could easily eat and dip.

I made chicken strips, meatballs, and mac and cheese in the football bowls. I also made corn dogs and bagel bites.

Last is this simple DIY cup display. I took plain white cups and just drew on them with sharpie and stacked them! Here are so more cute options and ideas:

Lifestyle

Easy Lunch Idea: Avocado Tuna Salad

This post has been sponsored by StarKist Tuna Creations . All thoughts and opinions are my own.

starkist tuna lemon pepper

For 2019, one of my major goals is to share more recipes on the blog. It’s a win-win because it helps me stay accountable with actually eating at home, but also gives me the opportunity try and share easy recipes with you guys. Lets face it, we’re all super busy, so my hope is you guys love these recipes as much as I do!

I’ll preface this today by sharing that I’m not on any specific diet. I know Whole30 or Keto is all the rage right now, but what works for me is eating everything in moderation and being sensible about what I eat during the day. So while I share a salad, I might sneak in a treat in between.

starkist tuna lemon pepper

This Avocado Tuna Salad can be made in under 5 minutes and is the perfect, very satisfying lunch. The ingredients are SO simple and include:

  • 1 Pack of StarKist Tuna Creations Lemon Pepper
  • 1/2 cucumber sliced
  • 1 large avocado
  • 1 small red onion sliced
  • 1/4 cup of cilantro
  • 1 lemon squeezed
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)

The instructions are too easy to bullet out. You literally just combine the ingredients and it’s ready to serve. That’s it! Easy right? StarKist Tuna Creations Lemon Pepper is now in select Costco’s, so while I was there, I picked up the rest of my ingredients.

The StarKist Tuna Creations Lemon Pepper and avocado are the perfect combo, and pack some serious flavor and protein. If you’re on the go, these two ingredients make a perfect meal to tear, eat and go.  I hope you love this so much that it becomes a new favorite for you.

starkist tuna lemon pepper


Now spill the beans, sister. What do you make for meals?!

Family Lifestyle

Baby Jogger Review: City Mini Anniversary Edition

baby jogger stroller

This post has been sponsored by Baby Jogger. I received the stroller in exchange for an honest review. I did not receive any compensation related to this review, but this review does include affiliate links. All thoughts and opinions are my
own.

baby jogger stroller

Happy Thursday, friends! PS Has this week flown by for anyone else?! I thought the first week back after 2 holiday weeks would be slow, but nope! Not complaining though 🙂

I wanted to share my thoughts on the City Mini Anniversary Edition today! Strollers these days have gotten huge, and heavy. Not to mention, SO dang expensive. I’ve seen some that are OVER $1,000….like what?! There are so many to choose from – Full size, travel systems, jogging strollers…the list goes on and on.  If you’re in the market for a new stroller, I highly suggest going into a baby story and take a look at the different types in person and see what features your’re drawn to. In today’s post, I wanted to talk a little bit about our City Mini Anniversary Edition, and give you my full and honest Baby Jogger review.

baby jogger stroller
baby jogger stroller
baby jogger stroller

When I opened our package, it was already late and dark outside, so I started using it inside my house. The first thing I noticed was how well it whipped around corners. Our first stroller was much bulkier, so when taking Ava anywhere, I would have to put her in the car, take the seat off the stroller, fold up the frame, and was sweating bullets after all of the steps were complete. Now that Ava is over a year, I knew I wanted something more compact and lightweight.

One of my favorite features of the City Mini Anniversary Edition is being able to fold the stroller with one hand. A simple lift of a strap folds the stroller down into a compact size, perfect if you have a sedan or want more space in your SUV. My other favorite feature is its generous sun canopy with two peekaboo windows. It provides great shade from the sun no matter what angle the seat is positions. Ava can get uninterrupted naps as the canopy can be opened up 1/3, 1/4 or full closed.

Since the stroller is so light weight (at only 22 lbs), but be aware that if you strap a heavy diaper bag to the handle and get your child out of the stroller, it will topple backwards. If you want to avoid this, the storage basket below has ample room for a small to medium size bag.

With every stroller, there are accessories. These are some of my favorites for the City Mini Anniversary Edition are the parent console, child tray, and glider board.

baby jogger stroller
baby jogger stroller

All in all, I’m so glad we have this stroller for the next stage with Ava. It’s convenient, lightweight, and will be perfect for traveling.

I would love to hear your favorite strollers in the comments below!

Fashion Lifestyle

Goals for 2019!

new years resolutions

 

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Top | Leggings (old Lulu) Similar,  Similar | Shoes

Happy New Year!

I hope you had the most amazing

Before we get into my New Years Goals, I wanted to take a moment and reflect on 2018. There were many highs and lows. The highs were seeing our Ava grow into a toddler, celebrating her first birthday, Sean and I’s second wedding anniversary, traveling, and really launching this blog. I landed some amazing collaborations with Coca Cola, Kohls, and Infantino. The lows were my father being really sick, I mentioned this in my stories a few weeks ago, and being uncertain about what the future holds. I’m at this point where I don’t know what I want to do in life. I know I want to be home more with Ava, but I can’t be a stay at home mom. I thrive on being successful (monetarily), and selfishly, I like buying whatever I want when I want.

I’m excited to see what’s in store for 2019. I really want to push myself this year and have an answer to the missing puzzle piece from 2018. My goals for 2019 include professional, family and personal goals.

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2019 Goals:

  1. Find out, career wise, what I want to do
  2. Cook more at home
  3. Go to the gym at least 2x a week
  4. Get pregnant with Baby #2
  5. Post more home decor content
  6. Keep our house more organized
  7. Set a revenue amount and hit it
  8. Keep track of our finances monthly to make taxes easier

Yes, you read a few of those right! 2019 is hopefully going to answer a lot of questions and prayers. I would love to keep each other accountable! Share your goals in the comments 🙂

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