Memorial Day Must Haves

Yes to a long weekend!! May is the new December and by the time Memorial Day gets here I’m just glad to have survived the month. Packing up the Beach Bag is now my focus. I have a few must haves but because I know my limits I reached out to some of my peeps to get their thoughts as well. This first idea is pure genius; the Ear Bud Taco.  I know, you are thinking “say what?” Hold on. So many times my ear buds have become tangled and these are the perfect solution. You simply fold up your ear buds cord and place them in the “taco”. Voila; no more tangles. Find them here. A little hint. Choose a bright color to make it easier to find. Another must have […]

we remember . . .

today, we remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in order to protect our freedoms.  and, we remember those who are left behind to collect the pieces.  to the entire military community, we thank you for your service. xo, stylebriefs

what to bring…

to the memorial day invite. it’s the day the before a long holiday and as i’m typing this, i don’t have time to think about what to cook, plus my brain is fried. but last weekend when we had our neighbors over for hamburgers i made this side dish and it was a huge hit. it actually was even better the next day which makes it the perfect dish to make ahead. what is its name? i call it greek quinoa salad but only because it has a lot of elements of a greek salad but another plus is lots of alternatives to add depending on your taste. oh did i mention it does not require any measuring of any of the ingredients. so here goes… cook one package of quinoa, drain […]