Small town road trips #2 – Shaniko, OR

Discovering and exploring ghost towns and sweet little small towns is one of my favorite things to do. I wrote a small town post a couple weeks back about a tiny dot on the map. I think it’s safe to say that we found the mother of all ghost towns (at least that I’ve been to so…

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Weekly Three – it’s feeling like summer!

The weather here in Bend this week was AMAZING! Yesterday it was 83 degrees and I think it’s safe to say, I got my 4th sun burn of the week.  But anyway, this week’s Weekly Three has got me feeling summery!  Up first: Luseta Dry Shampoo. Another IPSY bag score. This dry shampoo smells SO…

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Lime salt 

This is the easiest recipe ever! I absolutely love this salt because it’s so versatile. You can use it to salt the rim of a margarita glass, or keep it handy on the counter for tossing into your favorite recipe. You can even sprinkle some on your own homemade tortilla chips for some bright flavor! …

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Churro twists (only 4 ingredients!)

I made these as a dessert for our Cinco De Mayo inspired dinner, but they can really be made any time!  These are really fun for the kids to help with. My 4 year old loved them! Ingredients: 2 TBSP sugar 1 TBSP ground cinnamon 2 TBSP butter (melt for about 20 seconds) 1 8oz…

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The easiest margaritas

With Cinco De Mayo being this weekend, I felt it only necessary to whip up my own batch of delicious margarita mix! Honestly, I’m not much of a tequila person BUT that’s because I only like it in a margarita and I don’t care much for the sweeter drinks. They tend to make me feel…

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Small town road trip 

I love small towns. Really love them. There is something just so heartwarming about old buildings barely standing from years and years of life inside of them.  Most people day dream about a tropical vacation, I day dream about living on a farm down a long dirt road in an old town of less than…

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