New Kid on the Block: Jordan Porter

Nuts are not allowed in our house. After meeting my husband about 6 years ago, I stopped eating nuts (for the most part) and keeping any products with nuts in the house. It’s too dangerous with his nut allergy to risk it. But all rules are meant to be broken, right? That’s what happened when Jordan Porter introduced me to her Nola Bars. I snuck a box home and kept them hidden from my husband! Keep reading to tour her desk and get her Grain-Free Carrot Cake Muffins recipe too!

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Ai Weiwei Exhibit at Alcatraz Isaland

Currently, Alcatraz Island tickets will get you free entrance to its Large: Ai Wei Wei art exhibit. I had never been to Alcatraz Island, also known as The Rock (not the actor), which made this even more of an interesting day excursion for us. Prior to this day, I had read literature my friend left on my desk about the island and its history of escapes to get myself psyched up.

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10 Reasons You’ll Fall in Love with Nola

The #LastDestinationof2014 for us was a quick hop over to New Orleans after Christmas. I had been before as a very young child, but didn’t recall much, only remembering that I wanted a voodoo doll at a store in the French Quarter.  Voodoo dolls (by the way what’s that all about?) wasn’t enough for me. I needed to find out more. New Orleans, what are you about?

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A Dash for New Year’s Eve!

I’ve got 3 easy looks on my desk today for you to pull together last minute for New Years Eve. Each of these looks can be purchased in-store NOW and won’t break the bank. If you’re lucky, you may find that you have similar pieces to style like my guide. Use that extra cash for bubbly to ring in 2015! For those of you who are having a low key NYE (that’s me!), I’ve got you covered too!

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