Trending Bytes February Edition, Heidi

 Happy Spring, Everyone! Welcome back to the next installment of Trending Bytes. I hope you are enjoying the peek into Crystal and I’s lives. Alright, enough chit chat… Let’s get to the good stuff. Ikea Brada Laptop Support During a recent trip to Ikea, my husband picked up this laptop stand. After using it for […]

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Trending Bytes January Edition, Crystal

Hey there! Did you see our kickoff of our new series, Trending Bytes yesterday? Heidi brought us her favorite items she has been loving this month and today I am bringing you mine! 1. The Nespresso Vertuoline. We got this coffee maker for our new office space that we moved into at work and I […]

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Trending Bytes January Edition, Heidi

Welcome to the first blog, in a recurring series here at Beanster’s Bytes called Trending Bytes! Each month, Crystal and I will tell you what we are loving, using, and have become our favorites. I am kicking it off the February Edition today, come back tomorrow to check out what’s trending in Crystal’s life. Instant Pot […]

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Should you hire a maid?

Eric and I had a big year of hosting this past year. From September to December, we had Lily's Pirate Birthday Party, Thanksgiving, Eric's Birthday celebration and Christmas. Not to mention family in town and bible studies every couple of weeks. It was busy and I felt like every weekend we were cleaning up the […]

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Baked Kale Chips

Happy New Year!  Whether you are cleaning up your diet or want something crunchy that is also healthy I got you covered with this recipe for Kale Chips. I am not really a fan of store bought Kale Chips as many have weird flavors, ingredients, and lose the whole point of eating kale. I mean […]

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5 tips for Surviving the Holiday Crazy!!!

With the second week of December coming to an end, I thought a few tips for surviving the holiday crazy were in order. Plus, it’s a good reminder for myself 😉 1. Keep it Simple: I know that in actually days, February is the shortest month of year, but it sure feels like December is […]

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Thanksgiving Roundup 2015!

In case you need some last minute inspiration, we got you covered! Below you will find some new and old Thanksgiving favorites of ours. Enjoy!  Tips and Tricks: Thanksgiving Prep and Meal Planner Recipes: Grain-Free Easy Thanksgiving Side Dish Paleo Thanksgiving Sausage & “Cornbread” Stuffing Pumpkin Spice Trail Mix Thanksgiving Breakfast: Crockpot Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal […]

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Grain-Free, Easy Thanksgiving Side Dish!

Well, here we are again. Fall is in full swing and Thanksgiving is a few weeks away. I am gearing up to make my first Thanksgiving dinner, as I have somehow eluded this act all of my adult life. I have done side dishes and assisted, but not the whole dinner. Thus, as I found […]

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Thanksgiving Dinner Meal Prep! Free Printable Meal Planner!

Eric and I are hosting Thanksgiving this year for the first time. Last year I did the majority of the cooking but I had my mom and sister by my side. This year my Mom’s health hasn’t been as strong lately so she won’t be able to help as much. Luckily though, I filmed us […]

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Paleo Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Fall is here I feel like pumpkin spice is everywhere! Well, since going Paleo, I have given up a lot of the pumpkin spice treats available but I still wanted to enjoy a nice treat. Lily also LOVES bread so I thought, why not try a muffin that is not only Paleo but incorporates a […]

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