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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...

black bean quesadilla

I love mexican food just as much as the next person and so when I made this at home and everyone loved it, I knew it was one I had to share!  We do one that is all vegetarian, but you could always add a meat of your choice. Black Bean Quesadilla with Spinach, Green Peppers and Mushrooms...

greek turkey burgers an...

Tis the season for fresh produce stands!  I just came back from a long weekend in the mountains of North Carolina and picked me up a huge basket of fresh cucumbers and tomatoes.  This was the perfect recipe to use my local farm fresh goodies!   Greek Turkey Burgers with Cucumber...

what to cook for the 4t...

Hey there!  Every year my parents have a big 4th of July party.  They invite friends and family to come up to the lake and hang out in the water, eat some amazing food, and end the night with fireworks! My annual job is to go and buy the fireworks.  It used to be simple…. I walk...

roadtrippers

Happy Summer Everyone!   Time to start planning your next getaway – jump in your car and go away for the weekend! I for one am always wanting to do something new – discover new cities, try new restaurants, stay at a new resort, check out a new attraction.  I love to travel...

camp fashion essentials...

First, congratulations to the winner of the Apricot Lane Girlfriend Styling Session and $50 in Apricot Lane Charlotte gift cards Giveaway….. Please contact us to claim your prize! To wrap up our camping theme week here on Sunny Slide Up, we have a guest from Apricot Lane Charlotte...
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