Be Your Own Barista With New Celestial Lattes

Celestial  Seasonings new line of Celestial Lattes and Teahouse Chai will make you curb your coffee shop visits and turn you into a barista in your own home!

Celestial Seasonings New Teahouse Chai Teas and Lattes

Hi friends! I hope you all are enjoying your summer. I definitely have, and although I’ve missed you all terribly, I’ve truly enjoyed the break and have been spending a ton of time with my family! Don’t panic… school hasn’t started back up yet. We still have a few more weeks of summer here in Kansas, but I wanted to come share a little “I love this stuff”, love with you. You know what I’m sharing today has to be good if I’m interrupting my summer hiatus to tell you about it!…

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Avocado and Pesto Cheesy Panini Recipe

This food truck inspired panini grilled cheese recipe features fresh California Avocados, Sundried Tomato and Olive Pesto and Tomato Basil Cheddar Cheese. You won’t want to miss this recipe!

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I love food trucks…as an eater and a cook. I obviously love to eat food, hence why I love to eat from food trucks. But as someone who develops recipes and does food photography for a living, I absolutely love the spark of creativity I get from eating at a food truck.

Food trucks, at least around here, have a lot of pressure to be really good and unique. We have some amazing restaurants in Kansas City, and not so many food trucks. There isn’t any hiding among a ton of trucks hoping to squeak by… you either serve amazing food, or your gone.

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5 Books I’ve Loved Lately

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A selection and review of 5 books I’ve read and loved lately! Come share what you’ve read and loved lately. I love summer! If you don’t know that about me by now, you certainly will after this summer is over. I love the relaxed schedule and longer days…not to mention the increased opportunity for reading…

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Weight Watchers Zucchini and Shrimp Sauté

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A relaxed Weight Watchers recipe of Zucchini and Shrimp with Cherry Tomatoes goes perfectly with our laid back summer routine! We are almost three weeks into our summer and we have probably had our best one yet. I was worried about not doing our Summer Bucket Lists this year because I know how much fun…

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The Happiness Report #37

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Tattoos, styling wands, hand painted aprons, 1 second a day videos and more… here are a few of the things making me happy lately! Hi friends and happy summer to you! We’ve been out of school for a little over a week and have had some super fun days so far. The weather has been…

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Homemade Strawberry Shortcake with Grand Marnier Whipped Cream

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A classic yet extraordinary Homemade Strawberry Shortcake recipe with Grand Marnier Whipped Cream. If my mom would have had Instagram when I was a kid, I’m pretty sure that 90% of the photos she would have taken during the early summer months would have included me with red stained fingers, clothes and lips from all…

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Outdoor Entertaining and Mixed Berry Mojitos

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Summer is the time for outdoor entertaining! A little shopping trip at Tuesday Morning ensured I was stocked up with all the summer essentials! I don’t know about where you are, but it’s been down right chilly in Kansas! Not the kind of weather we’d expect for the first part of summer break. That’s not…

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Egg and California Avocado Breakfast Flatbread Recipe

Egg and Avocado Breakfast Flatbread Recipe

Breakfast gets an upgrade with this Egg and California Avocado Flatbread Recipe. Breakfast…I’m pretty sure it’s one of those meals where either you love it, or you hate it. I love breakfast…I just don’t love it at breakfast time! I’m more of a “give me breakfast for dinner” kind of girl. I’m trying to change…

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