Lake Life | Recipes & Meal Ideas

Texas Caviar

By on June 28, 2017

This snack has many names but is a healthy favorite in our house and a lake house weekend must have! Ready in just minutes, large batch to feed a crowd and includes veggies! A win in my book.


Texas Caviar

A quick and healthy appetizer that is a family favorite and a lake life weekend must have!

Course Appetizer
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 10


  • 2 Green Peppers, diced
  • 1 half Red Onion, diced
  • 1 can Black Beans, rinsed
  • 1 can Black Eyed Peas, rinsed
  • 2 Tomatoes, diced
  • 1 bag Frozen Corn, thawed
  • 1 small bottle Italian dressing


  1. Mix all ingredients together and let sit in fridge for 2 hours before serving. Serve with Tostitos, Frito Scoops or your favorite veggies and crackers.



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Organizing & Decorating

How I Stay Organized

By on June 27, 2017

Owning two businesses and working my career job, along with being a Mom to two busy kiddos and having a Hubs who works all hours of the day means I MUST stay organized! It is no joke that if I were to lose my planner, our world would stop. Is it just me or can you not remember what you did yesterday either?!?


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Lake Life | Uncategorized

Fifty Years

By on June 23, 2017

Hello Friends,

How is your summer going? Can you even believe it is the end of June already?!? We are in full summer mode… hockey camps, work during the week and lake life on the weekends! We are beyond grateful for this season of our lives…

This last weekend, my parents celebrated 50 years of marriage! We celebrated with our immediate family at the lake and had a wonderful weekend full of boating, relaxing, reading, eating and trying on Grandma’s wedding dress!

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Skin Care

Acne: Our Enemy

By on June 15, 2017

Acne. A skin condition that can damage self esteem and self confidence in all ages, especially tweens. Isn’t life hard enough at this age?!? But then to deal with skin issues too seems totally unfair…

I have a long career in Dermatology and believe my life mission is to find and remove skin cancers. But I also have a passion to rid the world of acne. This is something I struggled with growing up but we lived in a small town where Dermatologists were hard to come by.  Fortunately after having babies, my acne has settled down. But for our beautiful daughter, the acne struggle is real. She has struggled with acne for a few years now and despite prescriptions,  wasn’t getting better. She is a hockey player year round and just could not get rid of the stubborn beasts.

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Lake Life

Lake Life

By on June 14, 2017

Today I am going to share a personal story with you. We own a candle company named Lake Life Candle Co. How we came up with the name Lake Life is a bit of a story, so I think we should start from the beginning… 2008.

One side note: my Hubs will not make much of an appearance on our website because of his line of work. He will be referred to simply as “Hubs.” Know that he exists and is an amazing person!

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