Monthly Archives: June 2013

{Good Things} Beauty Edition

Kerastase Elixer Ultime: This is the only thing keeping my fine, often frizzy hair from looking like a giant poofball thanks to the June humidity in Kansas City. Just one little pump will do the trick when blow drying and another before flat ironing. Plus it smells good too. Don’t let the price tag freak out you out – a little goes a long way.  Laura Mercier Full Blown Volume Lash Building Mascara: In what seems like a never-ending quest to find The Perfect Mascara, I may ...

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Chipotle Shrimp Tacos with Guacamole, Corn Salsa, Pickled Red Onions & Sriracha Mayo

This is not a 30 minute meal. This is a sip a margarita while you make your own salsa and guacamole and pickle some red onions and half-listen to/watch the Real Housewives of [Insert City Here] kind of meal. You could speed things up by a) not making your own salsa, b) not making your own guacamole, c) not pickling the onions, or d) leaving off the sriracha mayo, but then you’d miss out on the absolute magic that is the completed dish. So be leisurely. Sip a blackberry-mint margarita. And ...

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Vegan Banana Bran Muffins

This past January, my husband and I attempted our annual cleanse. I say “attempted,” because each year we get to day 10 and we eye each other and our fully stocked bar and just can’t resist a glass or wine (me) or a Manhattan (him).  But by cleanse day 7, I was feeling pretty good. Amazing really. Days 2-4 were my own personal hell, especially that one client dinner at a burger joint when I ordered a black bean burger without a bun or cheese and a side salad while ...

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