Huckleberry Lookout in Glacier National Park

Maybe it’s because Tyler and I hadn’t been out hiking together in over 10 months, or maybe it was the golden larches. But in whatever it was this day was magical! We choose to hike Huckleberry Lookout specifically because it’s located in the midst of larch country.

Caramelized Bacon Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

I’m having what they call ‘a minute’ with brussels sprouts right now! Although to be more specific that ‘minute’ has been going on for about a year now. Last fall when they started arriving at the supermarket, I started getting pounds and pounds of them to take home and roast.

DIY Linen Spray

I have never bought linen spray, the price tag has always been a little high. Not too long ago a good friend bought a bottle for me, (extravagant spoiling presents are great). But now I’m hooked on the stuff, it just smells so good. So, I set out to make my own. Instead of costing somewhere around $18 it only costs only $2.58 to make your own (prices based off of a 4oz bottle of lavender essential oil).

Sticky Bun Pumpkin Spice Cake

This recipe is actually a mash up of two different ideas I’ve had floating around for a while. First off I’ve been wanting to do something with sticky bun topping. You know the one that’s a super addictive caramel pecan combination that tops the cousins to cinnamon rolls! And secondly, it’s pumpkin season, so I knew I wanted to make … Read More

Otokomi Lake in Glacier National Park

Otokomi Lake in Glacier National Park is a less traveled trail, often overlooked in favor of the classics. However I personally love this trail. So much so that I hesitated for over a year to even write about it. After all, it’s kind of nice to hike on less known and less travelled trails.

Recharge Your Towels

I first came across this idea on Pinterest and I knew I had to try it! There comes a point in the life of every towel when it’s just not smelling quite right. No matter how much Clorox for colors I’ve used, there was still an ‘off’ smell. (My latest updated tips for this method are located at the end … Read More

Healthy Instant Pot Zuppa Toscana

Don’t worry if you don’t have an Instant Pot because I have instructions below for this Healthy Instant Pot Zuppa Toscana to be made in the slow cooker, as well as the stove top! My first goal was to make this beloved soup a little healthier and allergy friendly by eliminating the heavy cream. I’ve also included recipe to notes … Read More

Grain Free Caramel Apple Pie Bars

Tyler loves apple pie, so it’s a flavor I like to work in as often as possible. So this year with the holidays coming up, I wanted make something around the apple pie concept that would be good for entertaining. The main goal was to keep it gluten free, paleo friendly, and easy to make!