Southwest Chicken Salad

Weight Watchers Southwestern Chicken Bean Salad

I love Mexican food and could seriously eat it almost everyday!  But let's be's not always the healthiest for you. And this is exactly why we love Weight Watchers because I can find healthy recipes that taste good and quench my cravings.  So when I found this Southwest Chicken Salad recipe I had to try it.  And lucky for me it did not fail.   [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:12] First I had to chop all of the vegetables.  The ... read more

Coconut and Orange Sugar Body Scrub…Homemade

Homemade Coconut Orange Sugar Scrub... great for dry skin this Fall and Winter

I absolutely love Fall and Winter...but these seasons wreak havoc on my skin.  It's that time of year when the cooler temperatures make my skin become more and more dry.  To alleviate this problem, I make this coconut and orange sugar scrub and use it faithfully to soothe my skin.   You don't have to have dry skin to enjoy the benefits of this scrub.  I find the orange oil fragrance to be uplifting and invigorating - not to mention how smooth ... read more

DIY Mercury Glass Vases…

Beautiful flowers for the vases -Great DIY Mercury Glass project -Looking glass spray paint, water and apple cider vinegar and something to paint are all you need for this project

Jennifer and I co-hosted a bridal shower and we were responsible for the floral arrangements. We decided to look for mercury glass vases.  We definitely love the vintage look and the worn finish.  We were surprised at the cost of these lovely vases.  Even at Home Goods, for the size we wanted, an extra-large vase was $29.99 a small vase was $9.99.  This price isn't terribly high but we were working with a budget and we wanted the biggest bang for ... read more

… on Crescent Beach

@ Bees in a Pod - spending a week at the together in Crescent Beach, Florida

A few weeks ago we took a little vacation down to Florida. Each year we try to make it to a beach somewhere for a little rest and relaxation.  Typically we head down to Florida's east coast and stay on or near St. Augustine Beach.  This years locale was Crescent Beach.  This might quite possibly be our new favorite beach.  When we do a beach trip it is usually in the month of May... the weather is perfect, the water is warmer and the beach is ... read more

1905 Salad…Columbia Restaurant, St. Augustine, Florida


Last Thursday I wrote about one of my favorite cities to visit...St. Augustine, Florida .  I also mentioned my favorite restaurant, Columbia Restaurant.  We make sure to eat here each time we visit St. Augustine.  When I said that sometimes it's more than one visit - I wasn't kidding :)  We have also visited their other restaurant locations in Florida - love it! This family restaurant has been in business for more than 100 years in their ... read more