Pumpkin Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

by Courtney on November 2, 2011


About a month ago, I was over at our friends Brian & Mal’s apartment for a Sunday afternoon of football, beer, Mal’s Chili, and friends. On this particular Sunday, Mal didn’t just make her chili; she also made a batch of Oatmeal Carmelita bars that totally knocked my socks off. Literally, they were just amazing, […]


Brownie-Cookie-Toffee Layer Bars

by Courtney on July 7, 2011


Today’s lunch wasn’t really all that exciting, but it did include another variation of this mango smoothie. Delicious, I’ll tell ya. But I figured, rather than post a repeat of that, how about I share that recipe I owe you all? Awww, I knew you wouldn’t mind. Over the weekend, my friend Kate asked me […]


Breaking The Sugar Cravings

by Courtney on December 28, 2010


Well, so far my day has been spent sitting around doing a whole lot of nothing…and I LOVE it. I’ve been waiting for the past 5 hours for the taper to come and work in the kitchen and he finally just arrived. As soon as he’s done, I’m outta here to run some errands. While […]


A Chocolaty Giveaway!

by Courtney on October 13, 2010


A Chocolate Lover’s Dream? If you read many healthy living blogs, then I’m sure you’ve probably seen these little guys floating around in the blog world. Although I had seen them on occasion through different blogs, I wasn’t “formally introduced” to them until my trip to the Healthy Living Summit this past August. I really […]


Thank You!!

by Courtney on October 12, 2010


Thank You, Thank You, THANK YOU to all of you for your encouragement and support with my new quest to find some balance in my life. All of your kind words truly have been so uplifting, and have made me feel that much better about the changes that are to come. For the first time […]


Birthday Barbecues Rock!

by Courtney on August 21, 2010


Today was another perfect day for a backyard barbecue! Jay and I headed over to his parents’ house earlier this evening to help celebrate his Mom’s birthday. Happy Birthday Rosemary!! There were plenty of snacks to help ourselves to while sitting and chatting, including these delicious sweet potato chips. Ohh good lord…these things were trouble! […]