Today I wanted to answer some questions that I am frequently asked:) If you guys like the idea of this we can make this a week or bi weekly series where I answer questions! Feel free to send me questions anytime!
How do you make your Greek Chicken?
This is so easy and one of my weekly go to recipes.
Take chicken tenderloins and trim them of extra fat or you can take chicken breasts and cut them into smaller pieces. Layer in a baking dish. Sprinkle with salt and pepper generously. Pour 1/4-1/2 bottle of Tessamae’s Green Goddess Dressing (this can be found at Whole Foods, Earthfare and Amazon) over the top. Bake about 25-30 minutes at 350 degrees. Remove from oven and sprinkle with grated Parmesan and bake another 5 minutes.
How do you make your Mexican Bean Dish and is it a side or dip?
You can serve this as a side or dip. I usually serve it as a side for Taco Night.
You need one can black beans drained, one can refried beans, I can rotel drained (you can also sub salsa for the rotel, about 1 cup of salsa). Mix the black beans, refried beans and rotel. Spread in a baking dish. Cover with a layer of taco sauce (any kind will do but I am partial to the Taco Bell one). Then cover with grated sharp cheddar cheese. I always grate my own and use either Cabot or Cracker Barrel. Bake at 350 degrees about 25 minutes until cheese is bubbly.
Skincare Products I can’t live without?
I am working on a post to highlight my current skincare routine but two products I swear by and use all the time are M61 Powerglow Peel and CE Ferulic Serum. These are 2 products that I can really tell a difference when I use them. I also swear by using Retinol at night, my dermatologist really recommended this and it so helps prevent wrinkles and is great for anti-aging. I use this Retinol probably 3-4 times a week.
I frequently change moisturizers but currently I am loving Drunk Elephant Lala Retro Whipped Cream and Colleen Rothschild Extreme Recovery Cream. I have really dry skin so I like a super moisturizing and thicker face cream.
Where is my leopard blanket from?
It is Barefoot Dreams and currently out of stock but I love all BD Blankets, they are so soft. You can shop them HERE.
Will I ever change the name of my blog since my kids are no longer in diapers?
Yes I think we have probably out grown this name as both kids are no longer in diapers but I am a little scared to change names and loose traffic. However it is a goal of mine to revamp the blog this year and change the name- any clever ideas?? I will keep my instagram the same most likely and just change my blog name.
Favorite Charleston Restaurants?
I have a tab at the top of the blog called Charleston Recs with all my favorites. Current favorites are : The Grocery, Butcher and Bee, Indacco, Sorghum and Salt, Leon’s, Melfi’s, Bon Bahi Mi (for lunch on the go), 5 Loaves (lunch), Xao Bao Biscuit (get the cabbage pancake), The Daily (for smoothies or lunch on the go), and Harbinger Cafe (get the Tumeric Latte and Grasshopper Toast).
How tall am I?
5’9. I used to hate being tall but now love it.
Is blogging my only job?
Yes it is my only job, I am truly lucky to do this for a living. However I keep thinking when Frances starts kindergarten in the Fall I may pick up a part time job as well. Plus I need to work on my cookbook, that is my main goal this year. I like to stay busy.
Where is Frances Moon’s leotard from?
Amazon of course! you can shop it HERE. She just started gymnastics yesterday and I had so many questions about her suit.
Where are the acrylic containers from on my dresser where I store my jewelry and skincare products?
Amazon again! I have 4 of these in varying sizes and love them. This is one of the exact ones I have, my other two are from Homegoods.
How often are the kids with me?
The kids are with me the majority of the time. Matt has them Wednesday night and every other weekend.
What eyebrow pencil do I use?
Currently I am loving the Dior Brow Styler in color 01 Universal Brown. It is one of my favorite ones I have tried.