Simple Orange Chicken

Happy Monday! Today I’m sharing a recipe for orange chicken! This is so simple and delicious!

You need chicken, I used boneless skinless chicken breasts and I cut them into cubes. I used a pack of frozen stir fry veggies and for the orange sauce you need a jar of orange marmalade, BBQ sauce, and soy sauce.

Cook the chicken in a pan, add veggies and put on medium heat while you prepare the orange sauce.

For the orange sauce you’re going to use the whole jar of orange marmalade, 1 cup of BBQ sauce, and 2 tablespoons of soy sauce. Depending on how orange you like your chicken will tell you if you need to add more BBQ sauce but no more than 2 cups!

Mix all together and pour over chicken and veggies. Cook on low for about 10 minutes, take it off the heat let sit for 10ish minutes and serve!

So easy! So good!

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The Future Wife Tour 2

Happy Monday good people! Last night I attended the Future Wife Tour 2 in Columbia, SC. I had the privilege of attending the first tour in Charlotte, NC last year.

This tour was originated by Ace Metaphor; a poet, author, and social media personality. He wrote the Future Wife Handbook for the first tour and the feature this year was volume 2 the Break Up Book.

On the tour there are other spoken word artists as well. We saw K Love the Poet and Jay Martinez. As well as DJ Major Key. The tour is full of talent and fun!

Ace holds a Q&A for the audience to interact and stimulate conversation. It’s definitely a night of laughter and fun.

I’m glad I went I was not disappointed! Can’t wait to read the new book. Look for the Future Wife Tour coming to a city near you!

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Sunday Brunch

Sundays are for brunch! I love brunch because you can really eat anything!

Today’s menu consisted of biscuits and gravy, mini pimento cheese sandwiches, and the star of the show cheesecake stuffed strawberries! For drinks there was a fruity cocktail with a fizz twist.

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Brunches are super fun because you can get real creative with the cuisine and also the presentation! Fun plates and fancy glasses make brunch even more special that your regular meals!

What are your favorite brunch foods?

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Spring Living Room Update

Happy Sunday! Its May! Spring is officially here according to this Charleston weather. It’s getting hot here folks.

So in the spirit of the season I’ve done a little update to my living room to bring me out of winter.

Brighter colors and more light!

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What spring updates have you made to your living space?

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Family Photo Wall

Happy Wednesday everyone! Today I want to share my take on the family photo wall.

I take a lot of pics on my cell phone,  who doesn’t? I also live in an apartment where I’m not about to put a bunch of holes in the wall to hang picture frames. I use the free prints app a lot too! I mean a lot! It’s an app that prints your pics for free you just pay shipping!

So I have all these pics laying around. Solution:

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I bought these lighted strands that come with little clothes pins. I’ve found them at Home Goods, TJ Maxx, Rue 21, a bunch of places! Price? 7 bucks!  The clothes pins are metallic and some have designs. The strands light up you just add batteries.

I arranged the strands how I wanted on the wall and used the clothes pins to hang the pictures! Easy, simple, and fun!

What do you think?

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Sephora VIB Sale and Ulta 20% Haul

Sephora had their VIB sale at the same time Ulta released their 20% coupon on everything including prestige items! Needless to say I did some shopping!

Here’s what I got:

  • Stunna Lip Paint from Fenty Beauty
  • Kush Mascara by Milk Makeup
  • Stick foundation from ABH
  • Ultra Matte Liquid lipsticks from ColourPop
  • Pure Nude highlighter by Essence
  • Morphe M510 brush

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What did you get??

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Home Goods Haul

Happy Wednesday!  This weekend I made a trip to Home Goods and I scored some goodies!

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I found some amazing coffee table books that I will read not just display! Also a major bowl for soup, cereal, noodles, just about anything! I love big bowls to eat out of! And lastly a new piece for my almost bar cart (inside joke see my bar cart post) and a few decorative knick knacks.

I was very happy with my finds!

Do you have any good hauls?

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