Mar 8, 2012

Rainy Outfit Post Downtown Denver

Good morning!

Today I have an outfit post for you. Because it was cold and rainy outside, I wanted to wear something warm and comfy!

Say hello to Downtown Denver in the background!

Are jean jackets still in? I think so, as long as you can pair it with a colored pant like red, blue, khaki, etc. I am wearing a sweater vest underneath the jacket and my cheap corduroy red pants from Forever21.

What do you think? Do you have a photo of you wearing something casual? link it in a comment!

<3 Jillian

Delicious Dippin' Sauce Recipe

If you've heard of Rasing Cane's, you understand what makes this restaurant popular. It could be their delicious crispy chicken tenders, their fresh texas toast, OR their DIPPING SAUCE! Well, here is an easy recipe to make a dippin sauce almost exactly like the real thing.

If you haven't heard of Raising Cane's, either find one, or make the sauce anyway!

How it's made:
Mix all of these ingredients in bowl
1/2 cup mayo
1/4 cup ketchup
1/2 tsp garlic salt
1/4 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1/2 tsp black pepper

I didn't say it was healthy. I said it was good :)


Mar 4, 2012

Bridal Shower Outfit Inspiration #2

You may have already seen my last Bridal Shower Outfit Inspiration #1 from my Polyvore collections, but if you haven't let me bring you to speed: This month I'm going to my sister's Bridal Shower in New York and I'm trying to decide what to wear! Help me out and let me know which outfit you think looks best for a NYC party and I will let you know which outfit I pick!

Here is outfit inspiration #2:

Why I like this look:
  • I'm in love with long dresses (if I were taller and skinner, they would probably be the only thing I wear)
  • Because there are no straps, I though this dress would look nice with a big chunky necklace
  • I've heard the new style is color blocking
  • In case it gets chilly, I've picked a random colored blazer (like I said, I don't like to match on most occasions, but I love this color jacket)
  • Why do I always pick yellow shoes???? In any case, I love these yellow flats to match the yellow stripe in the middle of the dress

Mar 3, 2012

Featured on To Sew With Love! VOTE FOR ME!

Yes, Yes... My asparagus cigars have never lead me wrong! I was featured on To Sew With Love!

Also, Vote for my asparagus cigars here!
Scroll to the bottom of the post right before the new submissions! How exciting! Let me know if you voted and you get a free high five from me :)

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Mar 2, 2012

Saturday Breakfast: French Toast Muffins

This is what we're making for breakfast this morning!! I'm super excited and I can't wait to show you how it turns out!
1/3 c. butter, melted
1/2 c. sugar
1 egg (preferably room temperature)
1 1/2 c. all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 c. milk

Topping (option: cut topping in half*)
1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. butter, melted
1 tsp. cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350F.
In a medium-large bowl, sift together all dry ingredients. Add wet ingredients and stir until combined, but still a bit lumpy. Don't overmix. Scoop batter into muffin tins that have sprayed with cooking spray. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until they just start to turn a bit golden at the edges.

For the topping, mix sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. Place melted butter in another small bowl. Dip the warm muffins in melted butter (you can dip just the top, but it's even tastier to dip the whole muffin!), then dip/roll the muffin in cinnamon sugar. *May have left-over topping; the extra topping can be used for dipping, while eating the muffins (oh my). Another option is to cut the topping ingredients in half.