Vegetarian Gift Guide + A Giveaway

A vegetarian gift guide with holiday kitchen, home, fashion, and stocking stuffers ideas for the vegetarian in your life. And here we are again - already at the last month of the year. Seriously, 2016, where in the world did you go? Last year's vegetarian gift guide focused on cruelty-free brands and shopping locally. I, of course, included some of my favorite[...]


Summer Vibes // Driftless Magazine Giveaway

Hi! How are you? It's been a minute - I missed you guys. No - for real! You are like an old friend that I kept meaning to call but I didn't want to rush the conversation so I kept putting it off after long days at work and warm adventures in the sun. I finally decided to make NO plans this evening and set some time aside for VV. The summer has been RACING by -[...]


Grilled Pretzel Panzanella Salad + A Summer Stock Up Giveaway

This Grilled Pretzel Panzanella Salad is the perfect grill out veggie side dish! If you are located here in the states then you are probably having a hard time getting into the groove of this week knowing it's going to be a short one. With Friday being a national grill-copious-amounts-of-food holiday (oh and a celebration of the countries birth), I've got gri[...]


Roasted Carrots with Hazelnut & Rosemary + Giveaway

  ____________________ Now that the official stuff is out of the way, let's talk a bit about the changing happening around VV before we get into food. So, I've transferred my site and have the backbone of what it will become but this is only the beginning. Now it's time to fix [many] bugs/broken links before I continue on the design process. Please feel fr[...]


Chai Latte Pancakes + A Giveaway

Okay, so I have a confession. I don't really like water...I know that sounds weird and maybe it's because the water in my town is HEAVILY polluted but it just does not do it for me. Soo...bland. I'll drink it if it's boiled and has tea steeped in it..or if it's gone through the process of being brewed into coffee. Other than that, I stick to sparkling water. The heat[...]