fantasy football draft ...

Happy Labor Day weekend everyone!  I hope you are out enjoying a fabulous long weekend vacation somewhere…and are just as happy as me to see football season back!   Go Dawgs! You might remember this football party post I did last year about setting up for my husband’s fantasy...

getting creative –...

Hey guys.  I had the MOST fun this past weekend with a wonderful group of bloggers and Kathryn Godwin making necklaces.   Have you heard of her?  This girl is like that creative person you wish you could be.  You can thank her for many of the amazing Anthropologie storefronts…...

it’s glassybaby &...

So, one of my favorite wedding gifts we got was two GlassyBaby candles.  My dear cousin lives in Seattle and gave me some candles for a gift!  In red and teal of course for my love of these colors as they are my company colors for Dry Ink Designs – RED AND TEAL. Here you can see...

super easy quick pasta ...

I have been meaning to share this recipe with you all for some time.   It is a favorite of mine, one I have been making for years and years.  Perfect to whip up for a party, picnic, cookout, etc. It takes 20 minutes.  That’s all.  From the time you boil the water to the time it is...

a new take on jelly bra...

You all know that we love jewelry with meaning.  You can see that in a few of our past posts. Jewelry that tells a story Scotch Tape Bracelets Pulsera Project Lily and Laura   Well, I come today with another find!  Remember jelly bracelets? I remember wearing these, sharing them...

benefit wines: wine for...

So… you guys have heard me talk about my 100 lb puppy, Bella.  Our wild, beautiful, cuddling Great Dane.  Maybe you remember the blog post I wrote about her a few months ago. Here is the day we picked her up – 6 months ago. She has changed so much…but you can see I get...

happy monday, here are ...

Happy Monday everyone.  I don’t know about you, but it is a gloomy day here in Charlotte, NC with thunderstorms.  I’ve been trying to readjust to east coast time this morning, after just returning from a fantastic vacation at Lake Tahoe. Promise to share more about the trip...

homemade fruit roll ups...

Today rounds out my amazing week of guest blogging for Sunny Slide Up! I’ve had a wonderful time sharing some of my favorite recipes and hope you will feel inspired to be experimental in your kitchens! Speaking of experiments, here is one more recipe that will knock your socks off:...

butternut squash gnocch...

Hello there Sunny Slide Up readers! Thank you for stopping by! I am SUPER excited to be sharing another new recipe with you today. Although I have not been the biggest fan of gnocchi in the past, my desire to continuously experiment and try new things lured me in to giving the pasta...

watermelon and cucumber...

This week’s focus has been on inspiring creativity in the kitchen through the use of new ingredients, but today’s recipe will take a favorite summer fruit and use it in a fresh new style. Because it has been such a hot and balmy summer I am always looking for light but hearty meal ideas...

kale and avocado salad ...

Happy Tuesday! Yesterday in my first guest post I spilled my secret to keeping innovative in the kitchen by regularly experimenting with new ingredients. In that spirit, this week’s recipe theme is geared towards trying ingredients that are slightly off the beaten path. For example,...

guest blogger: alivia j...

I am so excited to be a guest blogger on Sunny Slide Up! My name is Alivia and I run a self-titled food blog called Alivia Jane. I started a blog as a way to tap into my creative side and showcase the foods I love to eat. Most of my recipes revolve around a whole foods and a plant-based...
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