2 Minute Low-Cal Veggie Dip Recipe

2 Minute Low-Cal Veggie Dip Recipe

Raw veggies are great for you. They’ve got all kinds of nutrients, are low in calories, and can help you lose weight. They’re also a super practical on-the-go snack. But let’s be honest, raw vegetables can taste a little plain on their own. It’s no surprise many people prefer to dip them in ranch dressing […]

Tips for Becoming a Suitcase-Packing Pro

Tips for Becoming a Suitcase-Packing Pro

I travel countless times a year for both business and pleasure. While it’s not my favorite pastime, packing is an inevitable part of traveling. And since checking a bag is one of my pet peeves, I’ve become something of a packing expert. If you’re an over-packer who’s dying to ditch your 50-pound suitcase for a […]

Road Trip Ride-Along: Arizona Part 1

Road Trip Ride-Along: Arizona Part 1

When we got off the plane in Phoenix we decided to grab a quick bite to eat at the airport before heading over to the car rental agency. I usually refuse to eat fast food, but since it was the only option I decided to temporarily lift my embargo and eat at Wendy’s. This decision […]

The Key to Getting in the Habit of Cooking

The Key to Getting in the Habit of Cooking

Have you been wanting to start cooking dinner more often, but find you’re too tired at the end of the day to give it a shot? Trust me, I’ve been there! Cooking is just like anything else: once you get into the habit of doing it more often, it stops being a hassle and starts […]

Last Minute NYE Ideas for Couples

Last Minute NYE Ideas for Couples

You decided to stay in and spend New Year’s Eve with your SO but now that it’s crunch time you still don’t have any concrete plans and panic is starting to set in. Sound familiar? Here are some ideas to make your low key NYE special. Make a list If there’s one thing I love, it’s […]

3 Traditional French Foods to Try This Christmas

3 Traditional French Foods to Try This Christmas

As I mentioned in this article, life in France is centered around food. And the holidays are no exception. At Christmas time, the French go all out. If you’re looking to add something new to your Christmas table, why not take a page out of their book? Here are some traditional French Christmas foods to […]

Top 3 Meals of the Week

Top 3 Meals of the Week

It’s easy to get in a food rut and eat the same thing day after day and week after week. I thought I’d share with you some of my favorite meals that I’ve made recently in case you’re feeling uninspired but want to try something different. They’re all super easy to make, so there aren’t […]

4 Secrets to Living Life Like the French

4 Secrets to Living Life Like the French

The French lifestyle is famously laid back. Things move slower here. Initially, my 100 mile-an-hour American self was impatient and annoyed. But as I settled into my French life, I began to realize how wonderful it was to not constantly rush around. Now, my life revolves around food and relaxation – and I don’t even […]

5 Do’s and Don’ts for a Stress-Free Road Trip

5 Do’s and Don’ts for a Stress-Free Road Trip

One of the things that makes road trips exciting is how unpredictable they are. You’re heading off into the great unknown. Setting off on an adventure. But unpredictability comes with both benefits and drawbacks. My boyfriend and I recently went on a week-long road trip from Phoenix, Arizona to Las Vegas, Nevada (read more about […]