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How To Build A Charcuterie Board


If you didn't know already, charcuterie boards are one of my favorite things in the whole world! It combines all the best things to bring so much flavor and variety to a simple appetizer. With the help of Davidson's Organics, i've created the ultimate charcuterie board guide. I've rounded up my favorite cheeses, meats and other additions to add to your board to keep everyone satisfied. Hopefully this guide will help you build your best board at your next get together!


Top Cheeses
+ Brie
+ Merlot Cheese
+ Blue Cheese or Gorgonzola
+ Sharp White Cheddar
+ Gouda
+ Truffle Cheese


Top Meats
+ Prosciutto 
+ Salami
+ Pepperoni 
+ Paté


Other Additions
+ Davidson's Organics Chai Tea Jelly
+ Davidson's Organics Chai Tea Chocolate
+ Berries, grapes and other fruit
+ Crackers

Now, grab your cute serving plate (if you don't have one, check out my favorite below) and get ready to plate your cheese, meats and other additions. To start, cram as much onto the board as you can. The closer the better! Try to separate each cheese with some type of meat of other item. It also helps if you go ahead and cut up some of the meats and cheeses. Just play around until your board looks the way you want it to! Finally, grab your cheese spreaders and knives (don't have any of those?! Check out some of my favorites below) and lay them out near the cheeses. Voila, you did it! Now go enjoy!

Serving plates:

Cheese spreaders and knives:
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Cyber Monday Sale Guide

Happy Monday friends! I have a full heart after such a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend. I got to spend time with my relatives and friends. It was much needed! I have so much to be thankful for, including each and every one of you. I hope y'all had a wonderful Thanksgiving as well!

Now...onto the deals! It's one of the best shopping days of the year, Cyber Monday! Today is a great time to snag all your Christmas gifts or anything you've been keeping your eye on. To make your job a little easier, i've rounded up a list of the top Cyber Monday deals. Remember to check back, because I will continue to update it throughout the day. Now get to shopping!

+ NET-A-PORTER has up to 50% off their sale items.

+ Nike has an extra 25% off sale items.

 + ASOS has an extra 30% off everything with code EPIC30.

+ All-Clad is having a factory flash sale with some great deals.

+ Clarisonic has 30% off site wide with code CYBERWKND.

+ L'Occitane has 20% off site wide with code CYBER.

+ Banana Republic has 50% off everything. 

+ BaubleBar has 35% off everything with code CYBER35.

+ LOFT has 50% off site wide and free shipping.

+ ZARA is having 40% off select items.

+ Gigi New York has up to 35% off site wide.

+ Gap has an extra 50% off everything.

+ Splendid has 40% off everything with code CYBER40.

+ Shopbop has an extra 35% off their sale section. 

+ Britt Bass has up to 25% off everything. 

+ Madewell has 25% off your purchase with code GOODMOOD. 

+ Belk has up to 75% off.

+ Anthropologie has 20% off full-priced items.

+ Larsson & Jennings has 40% off select watch styles.

+ Day Designer has free shipping on all 2018 planners.

+ Rifle Paper Co. has up to 30% off site wide.

+ Show Me Your Mumu has 50% off select items and sale items.

+ Bloomingdales has 25% off select items.

+ West Elm has up to 70% off and free shipping.

+ Joie has 25% off site wide with code THANKS.

+ Ray-Ban has 20% off everything.

+ 7 For All Mankind has 30% off everything.

+ Nordstrom has an extra 20% off sale items.

+ Loren Hope has 20% off the entire site.

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Thanksgiving Menu

Thanksgiving is upon us! If you haven't started planning your meal yet, now is the time. I've rounded up my favorite Thanksgiving meal options to make this a little easier for you. Whether you're going to a large family gathering or there's only a few of you, these dishes will be sure to make everyone thankful for your amazing cooking. Have a happy Thanksgiving!!

 




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Sweet Potato Avocado Toast

serves 1

What You Need
1 sweet potato, thinly sliced
1 avocado, smashed
1/4 cup baby spinach chopped
2 slices prosciutto 
1 egg
1/2 TSP olive oil
Salt and pepper, to taste
Red pepper chili flakes, to taste

Directions
1. Preheat the oven to 400°
2. Thinly slice your sweet potatoes and place them on a parchment lined baking sheet.
3. Brush each side with oil and then cook in oven for 20-25 minutes. 
4. Towards the end of the sweet potato cook time, start boiling the water for the eggs. Poach them in the water and let cook for 4-6 minutes, depending on your preference. I love to use these bags to make things easier.
5. While the eggs are cooking, heat the olive oil in a medium pan. Add in the slices of prosciutto and let them cook for 1 minute on each side. Set aside on a paper towel lined plate.
6. Once everything is cooked, it's time to assemble. Place your sweet potato toast on your plate and top with the smashed avocado, prosciutto, chopped spinach and then an egg. Sprinkle with red pepper flakes and enjoy!

Hello Weekend!

Wahoo, it is finally Friday!! Luckily for me, this week went by pretty quickly! I flew back from New York Monday and then spent this week catching up on all the things I was behind on. I got a lot done, but will have to hit the ground running next week! 

I am super excited for this weekend, because I have a lot of birthday celebrations going on! Tonight I am trying out a new spot (for me) in downtown Decatur and then tomorrow I am celebrating with friends with drinks and dinner. It should be an eventful weekend! What are y'all up to this weekend? 


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Nike has an extra 20% off clearance items.
My top 3: this cross back sports bra, these running shorts, and these sneakers.

MVMT watches are currently 20% off. 
My top 3: Beverly, Malibu, and Figueroa.

Lord & Taylor has an extra 20% off regular, sale, and clearance items.
My top 3: this Trina Turk long wrap coat, this Coach crossbody, and  these OTK boots.
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Places To Visit: Revolution Gelato

Happy Tuesday, y'all! Today, I wanted to introduce you to Revolution Gelato- a local Atlanta shop that makes dairy-free gelato that is delicous, healthier, and plant friendly. If you haven't already heard of them, you've really been missing out!  

I got to go check out their shop in EAV last week and fell in love with their food and concept. A few years ago, I decided to start cutting back on dairy to help clear my skin and cleanse my body. I still occasionally have cheese and ice cream, but other that that I try and stay dairy-free. A problem I come up against a lot, is that it is so hard to find a delicious dairy-free ice cream or gelato. 

Luckily, Revolution Gelato solves this problem! Their gelato really doesn't skimp on flavor, texture, or taste. With their wide range of flavors including Cardamom Kiss, Majestic Mango, Nekkid Espresso, Triple Vanilla, Chocolate Fantasy, and Orange Dream, they have something for everyone. You can visit them at their EAV shop or buy their flavors by the pint from Whole Foods and Earth Fare. 

During my visit, I got to taste Cardamom Kiss, Nekkid Espresso, and Chocolate Fantasy. If you couldn't tell, I am not a fruity ice cream person! I got all three of these delicious flavors topped with caramel sauce and cookie dough, to make an amazing flavor combination!

I promise this tastes even better than it looks (if you can even believe that)! Next time you are in the mood for a dessert, but want something that is still good for your body head down to Revolution Gelato and give some of their amazing flavors a try! I promise you will not be disappointed!

Apple Dutch Baby

serves 1

What You Need
1 TBS ghee
1/2 an apple, diced
2 TBS honey
Dash of cinnamon
1/2 TSP fresh ginger
3 eggs, whisked
2 TBS almond milk
2 TBS almond flour
2 TBS unsweetened coconut flakes
1/2 TSP vanilla extract
Sea salt, to taste

Toppings
Honey
Coconut flakes
Cinnamon

Directions
1. Preheat the oven to 400°
2. In a small skillet, heat the ghee. Once hot, add in the apple slices and cook until softened. 
3. Once soft, add in 1 TSP honey, grated ginger and cinnamon. Continue to cook for about 5 minutes.
4. In a small bowl, whisk together the whisked eggs, almond milk, almond flour, coconut flakes, vanilla and sea salt. 
5. Pour batter over the apples and and let cook for 2 minutes.
6. Transfer skillet to the oven and let cook for 5-10 minutes, or until cooked on top. 
7. Remove with a spatula and top with honey, coconut flakes and a dash of cinnamon!

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