July 21, 2014

Fresh Mango Salsa

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Good Morning!  I hope everyone had a lovely weekend!  My husband went on a fishing trip last week and came home with lots of trout and redfish.  We did our usual grilling some and frying some, but because he likes to make it all pretty quick after he catches it (while it's still fresh) we needed another way to prepare it, so we tried fish tacos with fresh mango sauce.  We used the mango salsa both as a topping and dip and it was so yummy!  The recipe is from my SIL.  She made it on our last beach trip paired with shrimp which is also really scrumptious!

And the best part is that it is super easy to make!

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Mango Salsa
  • 1 serrano chile diced (no seeds)
  • 1 medium mango peeled and diced
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/4 cup diced bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup diced pineapple
  1. Mixed in blender to desired chunkiness. 
  2. Serve with tortilla chips or as topping.
*I made a double batch and let it chill for a few hours before serving.

Hope you enjoy!

Have a great day!!

July 18, 2014

Friday Favorites

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1.  A perfect cover-up for your next trip to the pool or beach.

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2.  Hello gorgeous mirror.   Love the scalloped shape and of course gold leaf color.  You might be surprised where you can score this beauty!

one.september Tyndal Tank

3.  Adore this tank.  It's just the right shade of yellow and the perfect length!  Yes, please!!

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4.  How cute is this All American Nursery Bedding Set created by my friend Emily?  Now available in her Etsy shop Dear Owen & Co

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Emily has amazing style as you can see how precious her son's nursery is in the picture upon.  Love every detail!!

5.  And finally, my most favorite sale of the year....Nordstrom's Anniversary Sale starts today!! 

 Have a wonderful summer weekend! XO

July 16, 2014

Summer Mantel

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Hi there everyone!  How is your week going?  Ours has been a pretty slow one, so I've been walking around the house tweaking everything.  There's been lots of musical décor going on in several rooms including our den.  I changed up our mantel a bit, pretty much clearing everything off and adding back only a couple of elements.
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If you've been around here awhile, you know my motto "style simplified" is pretty much how I like my home décor to look.  So I went with a simple, laid-back summertime feel and just let the beautiful white rock and dark cedar mantel be the main focus.  I added this pink floral pillow back in the mix for now and of course my favorite boxwood wreath is back with a fresh white ribbon.

Are you like me when you're home...walking around moving stuff from room to room?

Have a beautiful summer day!