lime

Weekend Roundup 

Comfy & cozy is key, now that I am in the third trimester. Cardigan | tankleggings  | boots | handbag | styling wand

A $6 manicure in under 5 minutes, is the ultimate quick fix, when in a jam. A little filing and you’re good to go.

A comfy casual look for an errand filled week preparing for my baby shower.  Cardigan | tank | Denim: maternity & non-maternity | shoes | handbag | styling wand

A sneak peek of my baby shower, this past weekend. We are so grateful for a perfect day celebrating our little pumpkin, we can’t wait for him to get here!  A detailed post to come!

Taco Tuesday

Taco Tuesday

I have a serious weakness for Mexican dishes! I put a healthy spin on your typical Taco Tuesday, minus the calories, but full of flavor. The superfood loaded dish makes it a guilt-free indulgence.

IMG_4600

Yields 1 Entree Sized Serving

1/4 C Quinoa, dry

2 C Hearts of Romaine, chopped

1/2 C Black Beans, no-salt added or dried & cooked

1/4 Avocado, sliced

1 Roma Tomato, diced

1 T Salsa

Juice of Fresh Lime

Wow-A-Chihuahua (Whole Foods) or your own blend of cumin, cayenne, garlic, chili, cilantro, onion & red pepper

Fresh Cilantro

  • Place quinoa in a pot with 1/2 C water, and bring to a boil.
  • Once boiling, cover and let simmer, until the water is absorbed.
  • Once quinoa is finished cooking, mix in Mexican Seasoning and lime juice, and stir well.
  • Chop romaine and place in a bowl.
  • Scoop the seasoned quinoa onto the greens.
  • Add the remaining ingredients, and top with salsa.

IMG_4603If you’re craving delicious tacos, this south of the border recipe brings all the flavor.

2-3 Small Organic Corn Tortillas

1/4 Avocado, Chopped

1 Small Roma Tomato, Chopped

1-2 T Daiya Pepper Jack

2 t Wow A Chihuahua

Juice of 1/2 Fresh Lime

Layer ingredients on tortillas, and bake in toaster oven until cheese is melted.

Enjoy!

IFB Conference – Day 2

Day Two of the Independent Fashion Bloggers Conference was filled with industry tips and tricks to make the most out of your blog, from photography to e-commerce.

IFB Conference 2013

Building a brand requires thought about what you stand for and what you don’t stand for.” -Neil Blumenthal @WarbyParker

IFBCON Conferencd Lydia Hudgens and Jenni Radosevich.

Lime BlazerBlazer: Gap | Top: Zara | Leggings: Aritzia | Boots: Nine West (similar) | Necklace: JewelMint  | Lips: Sephora in Just Dating | Nails: Butter LONDON in Fiver & Molly Cuddled.
Angela - Hello Perfect Angela from Hello Perfect.

[Check out her and her bff Alexa’s inspiring movement about the quest to redefine society’s definition of the word “perfect.”]
Garden Girl Style Christine from Garden Girl Style.

DeSmittenChristine from DeSmitten.

Chic City Life Vanessa from Chic City Life

Brittany Brittany from College Fashionista.

Tamara Tamara from On Pink Shores.

BaubleBar

Sleek statement earrings gifted from Baublebar.