10 Delicious Reasons to Visit Mystic, CT

While we've been living in Connecticut for six months, it took us only six seconds to go visit Mystic. And we've been back, virtually every weekend, ever since. Tucked between Groton and Stonington, this unofficial municipality is a charming seaport village with a huge secret: its thriving food and drink scene.  Settled in 1654, Mystic was…

6 Instagram Accounts I Love to Follow

OK, we all love Instagram. But we also spends HOURS on it, every single day. Recently I've tried to become more mindful of the accounts I follow, and how much time I spend mindlessly scrolling through my feed. For me, I like to follow accounts that inspire me or make me smile. Here are six…

8 Best Things to Do in Acadia National Park

Nothing soothes the soul like nature. Earlier this month we ran away to Maine, which is quickly becoming one of our favorite states. The region reminds me so much of the Pacific Northwest, it hurts. Maine is beautiful and scenic, lush and vibrant, with mild temperatures and zero humidity. In mid-October, the road to Maine was…

My Favorite Low Carb Snacks Part II

Back by popular demand, I wanted to share more low carb snacks I love (see my original post)! So many of these items have become staples in our kitchen and believe it or not, are James-approved.     Simple Mills Almond Flour Crackers | These crackers are delicious and they taste like real crackers! You can find them…

The #Last90Days Challenge

The #Last90Days Challenge starts on Monday! If you follow me on Instagram, then you know I have a huge girl crush on Rachel Hollis. I've followed her for several years, but it wasn't until reading her book (Girl, Wash Your Face), listening to her podcasts (Rise, Rise Together), and watching her live streams (Facebook, Instagram,…

My Favorite Spaghetti Squash Recipes

Oh girl - I love love LOVE spaghetti squash! Tonight I rejoiced in cooking up my first spaghetti squash of the season. Spaghetti squash is one of my all-time fall favorites! It's low carb, low fat and full of fiber.  In comparison, a single serving of pasta has over 100 calories, while spaghetti squash has…