I was just playing my nightly live game show, HQ (which you should totally check out–and use my share code “nikkiebutt” when you download it so I get an extra life ūüėČ ), and one of the questions was about the origin of the world “malapropisms”.¬† I couldn’t quite remember the high school English lesson…

Roasted Broccoli, Caramelized Shallot, Ham Quiche

I was craving something unique last weekend and found this Roasted Broccolini, Bacon, and Caramelized Shallot Quiche Recipe from How Sweet Eats and had to give it a shot.¬† I made some edits based on what I already had at home and it came out great!¬† I’ll always be roasting my broccoli before putting it…

Easy Breakfast: Crock Pot Peanut Butter Chocolate Protein Oatmeal

The slow cooker is one of my favorite and most-used kitchen items, but typically I use it for meats or soups–it never really occurred to me to leave it on overnight to make breakfast.¬† This oatmeal recipe from Stacey Homemaker is perfect to test it out with. I didn’t get the organic protein shakes she…

Tips for Grilling Steak

The last article I shared was all about alternatives to barbecuing burgers and dogs, which is great for sure.¬† But if you’re not looking to try to Grilled Fish Tacos or you want something to go along with the Chipotle Lime Sweet Potato Fries, nothing beats a classic steak, and the grill is a great…

Grilling Alternatives

Another great post from Eat This, Not That! that I just have to share.¬† The list is¬†21 Grill Recipes That Aren’t Burgers that are way outside the box.¬† I love to grill and do everything outside when the weather is nice, so I can’t wait to try some of these out!

Personality Types

I came across this interesting website that allows you to answer questions to learn about your personality type.  It seemed pretty accurate for me, so check out 16 personalities and learn more about yourself.

Alkaline Water?

Several people close to me have recently been touting the benefits of alkaline water, so I decided to do some research.¬† There are claims that it improves yous skin, soothes acid reflux, promotes increased hydration, and even reduces cancer risk.¬† According to various sources including¬†healthline, it’s not all it’s cracked up to be.¬† However, some…

Foods Can Exacerbate Allergies??

Lately I’ve been getting so much great info from Eat This, Not That.¬† I had no idea that some foods were making my already terrible seasonal allergies even worse.¬† Check out the article here.

SPF from Food?

One of my favorite sites, Eat This, Not That, sends me regular emails with great nutrition and weight-loss secrets.¬† They have some awesome lists and are very informative, but this one article is a really new concept to me: you can get SPF benefits from food!¬† The idea never crossed my mind before.¬† And not…

Interesting Language Stats

I found this great info-graphic on world languages that I thought I’d share from Stephen Liddell’s Blog. Photo credit:¬†Australian Business Traveller