Bolognese Sauce Recipe

Food & Home, Rachel Maria's Recipes

I’m doing something new, on Instagram. I’m allowing my followers to make recommendations for my Food Demos. It’s a win-win. Because I’m showing them what they want to see, and they’re giving me ideas on What to Cook for Dinner. Last week, someone suggested a Bolognese Sauce with Pasta. I hadn’t made it in such a long time, and I’ve been missing Italy and the delicious authentic meals I had there, with Scott. So, I made this, last night, as authentic as I could remember. It came out DELICIOUS! 

The Perfect Father's Day Gift ~ A Men's Watch by JORD

Beauty & Fashion

I wanted to get the perfect Father’s Day gift, for Scott, this year. There are many reasons for this. As you know, Scott is a foster daddy. He and I have been fostering babies for a few years, now. It takes a very special man to love a child enough to foster, over having his own biological child. I know gifts are not necessary, but when I was invited to collaborate with JORD, it was a no-brainer for me to have Scott select a men’s watch, by JORD, for an early Father’s Day gift.

Artificial Flowers for Outdoor Flower Pots

Food & Home, The House on High Street

There are a few reasons why I decided on artificial flowers for my outdoor flower pots at The House on High Street. I don’t exactly have a green thumb and watering plants is not on my priority list. Surprisingly, silk flowers can be a lot less expensive. And, not just in the long run! (They can last a few years as opposed to one season.) Last but not least, it took me only five minutes to put these pots together! 

Asian Grilled Chicken Kabobs

Food & Home, Rachel Maria's Recipes

Last night, I attempted to create a gluten free sweet potato gnocchi, but ended up with a sweet potato pancake. As I told Scott, good thing I had a back-up plan. These Asian Grilled Chicken Kabobs came out so delicious, they definitely made it to my future recipe book. I created a marinade for the chicken and left it in the fridge for a few hours. This is a super easy summer recipe that will make you the star of any barbecue! 

Summer Rompers & Jumpsuits ~ Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale

Beauty & Fashion, Fashion & Lifestyle

Ah, the warm and sunny weather has finally arrived! Now, it’s not so hard to believe Memorial Day is around the corner! What are your plans? Scott and I hope to make it down to the shore, at least one day. I also may be doing a little shopping to take advantage of the Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale! I already have my eye on a few pieces. Mainly summer rompers and jumpsuits!!

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