COVID Thoughts

Life is always throwing curveballs. Always. Back in January, I was burnt out in the highest sense of the word and eagerly awaiting a two-week cross-country camping trip in mid-March. My husband and I had been planning it for months - our first stop would be in Chicago where we'd savor real deep dish pizza... Continue Reading →

New Year, New Habits

Warm. A four-letter word to describe my bed this morning. Cozy and comfy also come to mind. It's always been a struggle for me to wake up in the morning, ever since I was in high school, and my mom had to practically drag me out of a dream-state. It's funny because I am a... Continue Reading →

DISCLOSURE: This post was sponsored by Split. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Diary of a Snacker successful. All opinions are my own. Links are not affiliate links, just links to specific pages on splitnutrition.com Like many, I have a full-time desk job, which means that there's never a shortage of indulgences around... Continue Reading →

This is Halloween

By August 1st, I've already had enough of summer. Hot days and sticky, uncomfortable nights are not for me; thank baby Jesus for central air. Right about now I'm stopping to smell all the fall scented candles and am dreaming of hoodies, boots, apple crisp, jack-o lanterns, and crunchy leaf piles. I'm so ready. If... Continue Reading →

Tired of complicated diets? Read this.

Wherever you turn, different sources are telling you what foods to eat at what time - and rarely are any two theories the same. This can lead to a lot of frustration, confusion, and failure to stick with one diet, program, or lifestyle. Should you go gluten-free? Keto? Paleo? Should you do a Whole30 or... Continue Reading →

You’ll go bananas for this recipe

I love green bananas, but somehow I always end up buying too many that turn yellow and spotty practically overnight. I can't eat a spotty banana - unless it's baked into a loaf of goodness. Enter banana bread - one of the best uses for those spotty bananas you otherwise wouldn't touch with a ten-foot... Continue Reading →

For tea lovers only

Ahh...tea. It's been so popularized in the media these days. Everyone wants (to know) the tea, but I just want to drink it. Seriously, though, tea is so comforting. It's a warm blanket on a chilly day. It's a hug in a mug when you need one. It's also a refreshing thirst-quencher when served over... Continue Reading →

The Latte Factor

Title: The Latte Factor Authors: David Bach and John David Mann Genre: Personal Finance DS Rating: 3/5 Saving money for the near future is a challenge; saving money for retirement can be daunting. In fact, according to bankrate.com, about 1 in 5 American's don't contribute to their savings at all. David Bach understands; he's written many books about savings,... Continue Reading →

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