Caramel Apple Sangria

Happy Halloween Eve!  I hope your weekend has been filled with pumpkin-patching, candy corn, creative costumes & pumpkin spice everything. ❤  I must say, scrolling through my Instagram feed this morning I was thoroughly impressed with some of the costumes y’all came up with!  My personal favorite: my very own sister’s rendition of Donald Trump…

#goals for 25

TFIG, everyone!! I hope y’all had a great, stress-free week.  As happy as I am that it’s finally Friday, I definitely can’t complain about my week- things have started to fall into place at work, its 75 degrees & sunny, aaaand I celebrated my 25th birthday yesterday with my fantastic husband!  Not too shabby, eh? I…

Traveling with Lyss- Charleston, SC

Happy hump day!  ❤ I hope your week is off to a great start.  I’m currently riding the struggle bus- working on my third cup of coffee, and contemplating which afternoon snack I should have next… the toffee-caramel cookies I whipped up the other day are taunting me right now.   I don’t think calories…

Seared Scallops with Riesling Risotto

Hello readers!  Happy Saturday… I hope your week hasn’t been too hectic, and that you’re enjoying a well deserved day off. 🙂  It’s been a while since I posted- sorry to abandon you.  Marcus and I spent a few days sightseeing in Charleston to celebrate our engagement anniversary (which will likely be another post itself… get…

Treat yo self.

In case you weren’t aware- today, October 13th, is the best day of the year.  Friends, it is Treat Yo Self Day. Some of you will be thoroughly confused at this point in time. If that’s the case- it means that you have never experienced the sheer perfection that is Parks and Recreation.  If this…

Getting Started

Hi all!   I’ve loved trying my hand at this blogging thing so far.  But- I need your help to make my blog a success! Please comment below with a topic you’d love to hear about.  Whether it’s cooking, fitness, style, embarrassing moment, beer brewing *Marcus made me include this one* – let me know…

Living with Lyss

Hi friends & family!  I’m so SO excited to announce that I’ve started my very own blog, living with lyss. What does this mean for you? I would love nothing more than your support throughout this venture!  Recently I’ve felt called to put in extra effort to share my thoughts, creations, and realizations into words…