Memorial Day Weekend Attire

Memorial Day Weekend Attire

Memorial Day weekend is a time for graduation parties, beach days and barbecues. I’m excited about it since it’s basically the kick off to summer! Because I will be out of town during this time, I’ve already been online shopping and starting to plan my Memorial Day weekend attire. I thought I’d share some of … Read More

Baker and Wife Sarasota

Baker and Wife Sarasota

Last week I was invited to a media tasting at the local restaurant Baker and Wife Sarasota! They are celebrating their 3 year anniversary this month and I have always wanted to visit, but for some reason, I always forgot about it when it came time to pick a place to eat. Well, I can … Read More

Roasted Veggie and Chickpea Salad

Roasted Veggie and Chickpea Salad

About a year ago, I tried to go Vegan for health reasons. While eating a plant-based diet made me feel incredible, I realized it just wasn’t sustainable to be a strict Vegan long term. I still frequently eat vegan and vegetarian meals though, because sometimes I just don’t crave meat. When I stumbled upon this particular meatless … Read More

A Weekend in Sarasota – Saturday Activities

A Weekend in Sarasota – Saturday Activities

Welcome to part 2 of my recap of my “Weekend in Sarasota” Collective Tampa Instagram takeover! Friday night we stayed busy, so we got off to a bit of a late start on Saturday. That day, my boyfriend PJ and I had hoped to visit one of our local beaches to show them off to our … Read More

Garlic, Lemon, and Dill Tuna Burgers

Garlic, Lemon, and Dill Tuna Burgers

Garlic, Lemon, and Dill Tuna Burgers Starting this week, I decided to go back to a mostly Pescatarian/Mediterranean diet. I had been on quite the splurging spree and not using much restraint when it came to eating, and I knew it was time to get back on track. While the pescatarian way of eating isn’t … Read More

A Friday Night in Sarasota

A Friday Night in Sarasota

Over the last weekend, I had the opportunity to take over the Collective Tampa Instagram page and let our neighbors to the north get a sneak peek behind a day in the life of a Sarasota resident. While I’ll admit, there are a few things we did just for the “gram” my boyfriend PJ and … Read More

Must Have Spring Dresses

Must Have Spring Dresses

With Easter coming up this weekend you are likely looking for a new sundress for either church or brunch like me! Now that I’ve started my own social media marketing business, money is a little tight so I’m really shooting for affordable options that I can wear throughout all of Spring and Summer. Therefore, I … Read More

Slow-Cooker Beef Stroganoff

Slow-Cooker Beef Stroganoff

Slow-Cooker Beef Stroganoff When you think of classic American comfort foods, what comes to mind for you? Meatloaf and mashed potatoes? Fried chicken and macaroni and cheese? Some kind of tuna noodle casserole? One of my all-time favorite comfort foods that I rarely make is Beef Stroganoff. I wanted to find a recipe for it that … Read More