ADVENTURES WITH CADILLAC

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A couple of weeks ago Lou and I had the crazy-fun opportunity to spend two days  adventuring with Cadillac and their 2015 Escalade in South Carolina.  We stayed at The Inn at Palmetto Bluff, a luxurious, peaceful retreat that I  couldn’t recommend more.   It was a whirlwind adventure with a kayak trip, a boat ride,  an oyster grill out and a three-hour test drive up the coast.  Of course Lou and I took a million photos, as usual, so I have lots to share right after the jump!  So happy to be able to bring you along on these adventures with us!

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ASPARAGUS AND SWEET POTATO HASH WITH CHIMICHURRI

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I almost didn’t share this recipe today because that plate looks like a messy mess.  But I guess that’s what hash IS.  And it’s so damn delicious that I felt keeping it from you would be a crime!  That mess of green on top of the other mess of green- that’s chimichurri.  And if you’ve never had it, or you’ve only had it on steak, I think this is your chance to start a love affair with chimichurri.  On vegetables.  Because that’s where I think it really shines. And by shines I of course mean looks like a pile of green mess but tastes like it was whipped up by a kitchen genius!  It’s so simple to throw together and I’d eat it on pretty much any veggie, so you can bet if you come to my house from this day forward you’ll probably find a bowl of it prepped in my refrigerator.  And all of this is not to downplay the fact that asparagus and sweet potato hash is kind of amazing- it’s just to say that chimichurri steals the show .  Kind of like Jennifer Lawrence.  That’s correct, chimichurri is the Jennifer Lawrence of my breakfast.  I’ll leave you with that to chew on.  xx- Sarah

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THE ZARA BLAZER OF MY DREAMS

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A good blazer is pretty much the best thing you can have in your closet, right?  This one from Zara was made just for me, I swear!  The cut of it is insanely good, the faux leather detail, the gold zippers on the pocket and sleeves- everything about it is just perfection!  Well done designers at Zara, my hats off to you!  And the striped dress, just FYI- on sale for $56.  Can’t beat that!  Happy shopping!  xx- Sarah

SHOP THIS OUTFIT:  dress:  BB Dakota, blazer: Zara, shoes: Brian Atwood (similar), bag: Clare Vivier, watch: Michael Kors

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SPICY POTATO WEDGES WITH LIME DIPPING SAUCE

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I have a confession- Lou and I ate these, exclusively, for dinner the other night.  A meal comprised almost entirely of potato.  I’m sure that’s a crime in some households but in ours it’s cause for a celebration!  I was so happy, there’s something wickedly decadent about sitting down to a giant plate of potato wedges and being all “OK dinner, let’s do this!”  I should say this might not satisfy some of you as the star if your meal, in which case these can be enjoyed alongside some other vegetables or whatever else you may like.  But if you’re looking for a meal to make you feel like a kid with fancy tastes- I offer you these.  Hope you love!  xx-  Sarah

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INSPIRING SPACES

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Happy Friday everyone!  How amazing is this Sydney casa?  Australia, you all are killing it in the home department!  Can’t wait for one of you inspiring families to decide you need to add a little bit of saucy American into your life and adopt us!  I can cook, Lou is excellent at keeping things tidy and Bean + Nugget- well they’d just be there for undying love and affection.  We don’t require much, a small corner of one of you incredible light filled homes would be plenty.   But enough adoption please, let’s go back to talking about this house!  It’s crazy good, right?  There’s so much more after the jump, you don’t want to miss it.  Have a great weekend everyone!!  xx- Sarah  {images via}

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MY PERFECT GUACAMOLE

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I debated about sharing a guacamole recipe because it seems like it’s such a simple thing to make, and my version really doesn’t have anything out of the ordinary.  But I’ve eaten enough mediocre guacamole at restaurants to realize that maybe there IS a need.  NO ONE SHOULD SUFFER MEDIOCRE GUACAMOLE!  And if I can save one person from a life  of mediocre guacamole, this post will have served it’s purpose.  But now things seem to have taken a turn and it’s become a HOW MANY TIMES CAN SHE WRITE GUACAMOLE situation.  So I’ll leave you to it, a no-fail exceptional guacamole recipe!  xx- Sarah

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