Life Chats: Bernice Turns 6!

Life Chats

Did You Know?  “Contrary to popular belief, dogs do not sweat by salivating. They sweat through the pads of their feet.”  ( via ) I can’t believe it’s already August.  I’m actually okay with that because, as much as the rest of Austin is loving to complain about the heat, I’m grateful it hasn’t been […]

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5 Uncommon Ingredients For Your Kitchen: Middle East Inspired

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Did You Know? Most of us are used to eating popcorn at the movie theater, but in parts of Columbia they snack on Ants.  “Known in Spanish as ‘hormigas culonas,’ the brown, cockroach-size insects are roasted, salted and eaten like peanuts. Considered a delicacy, they can fetch more than 10 times the price per pound […]

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A Lot of Lovin in Monterrey, Mexico

Did You Know? During traditional Mexican weddings, the bride & groom are linked together with a Lazo to symbolize their joining in love and trust.  The Lazo is placed by sponsors either around the couple’s necks, shoulders or wrists. The placement of the Lazo occurs during a special wedding prayer, after the bride and groom have exchanged […]

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Single or Taken, Ways To Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Did You Know?  According to an Ipsos poll conducted on behalf of Netflix, movies and television shows are the top two icebreakers for a first date. Show-compatibility is important, with 13% saying they would ask someone out based solely on mutual interest in a TV show. ( v i a ) Valentine’s Day is for […]

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F*** It Friday – I’m in Love with French Fries

F*** It.  I love French Fries.   Here’s the thing.  I have an evil relationship with french fries. And for my first F*** It Friday post, I’m dedicating it to the potato. For my ENTIRE life I’ve been a potato fan.  Maybe it’s the Midwest in me?  Norwegian heritage?!  I don’t know, but something has […]

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SXSW: What I Wore (all day long)

The perfect SXSW outfit. Guyssszzz, this outfit took me through an entire DAY of walking — aka: SXSW’ing!  (I feel like I solved a 5,000 small piece puzzle of an all blue abstract painting.) Texas  Pretty  Festival  Cool-Girl  smack dab on the head! I went from a pop up conference, to the wild wild west […]

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Spring Green Bean Salad

I have been in to cooking A LOT recently. I’ve always enjoyed cooking my own meals because, for me, it’s a fun way to spend an evening.   And I realized we’ve been cooking and eating at the house a lot in the past couple of weeks, rarely going out to eat. No, not even to Chipotle. Before, I […]

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The Best Quality A Woman Can Have – Confidence!

Happy International Women’s Day!! I didn’t even know this was coming and I already had my Confidence Post ready to fire.  {Perfect coincidence}.   CONFIDENCE. If you don’t have it, we need to work on you getting it.   Why? {{Women are beautiful, caring, loving, giving, emotional badass.. people pleasers.}} But being a confident woman is […]

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What I Miss About Living In Dubai

Never did I ever, expect to be writing this list.  What I Miss About Living In Dubai.  What an adventure that was! I’m in the U.S. now, have been for awhile, and am FINALLY able to look back on the experience of living in Dubai and come to terms with the fact that I DO miss particular parts.  Whether […]

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That Time I Tried Out For THE BACHELOR

That time I tried out for The Bachelor. In celebration of The Bachelor season in full swing, I thought it would be a perfect time to share my Bachelor audition story. The Bachelor is a TV Show where one hot single person goes on TV to date 25 other hot people, eventually narrowing it down to […]

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