Slow Cooker Banh Mi Bowls

Slow Cooker Banh Mi Bowls | No Thanks to Cake

I mentioned on Monday that I’m obsessed with the new Skinnytaste Fast and Slow cookbook.  I’ve made so many recipes from it, and my friend Angela and I have been trading reviews back and forth.  We haven’t found anything yet that we didn’t love, including this dish! As soon as winter arrives, my interest in…

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Currently November 2016 | No Thanks to Cake

Currently: November 2016

November… it’s just about over, so it makes sense to wrap up the month with my traditional currently post.   I hope you guys had an amazing Thanksgiving!  I know I definitely did. Lots of R&R over the long weekend, and some shopping… geez, the sales were incredible!  Well, here goes… Current Pretty Travel Pics…

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How to Make a Happiness Jar | No Thanks to Cake

My Happiness Jar

It’s been almost a year and a half since I launched my Happiness Tour.  I still remember that day, and I still love telling the story of how it happened… and all the magic that has followed. On that beautiful day in Boulder, I made the decision to go after things that MAKE ME HAPPY….

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2211 Days Later | No Thanks to Cake

2211 Days Later

This is the first year that I haven’t celebrated my Jenniversary / blogiversary on the actual day (November 1.)  It’s weird. The thing is:  I always post about it.  I always celebrate it.  I never miss the opportunity to look back and to be grateful, even if it’s 21 days late. So… it’s been 2211 days.  SIX…

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Roasted Broccolini | No Thanks to Cake

Roasted Broccolini

My trips to the grocery store lately have been a lot of fun for me lately. I think my travels have made grocery shopping even more fun to me.  After weeks of dining out, the idea of selecting fresh, raw veggies to enjoy is the best!!!! I’ve been buying the rainbow, and truthfully, I’ve been drawn to…

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Pumpkin Snickerdoodles | No Thanks to Cake

Pumpkin Snickerdoodles

Being on the road as much as I am, I use my weekends mostly to regroup, to do laundry, and to just be in my beautiful state.  Which, if I haven’t mentioned it lately… November has been LUXURIOUS here in Colorado.  The temps are mild, we haven’t seen snow in the low country… and I…

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Fit and Fabulous in My Forties | No Thanks to Cake

Fit and Fabulous in My Forties

Say that forty times…  Do you ever have something you need to do, but you keep putting it off?  I have often said that I am a procrastinator… and in many ways, I feel like I am amongst the best at it.  As if it were a contest…  By day, I do the hard things….

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