Inspired by Life

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Green Spring Gardens


This little, hidden garden has been on my list for a long time, and today, I finally made it there. Buried in the heart of the city behind and unassuming parking lot of Salvation Army, Green Spring Gardens is a gem of a place to visit! Gorgeous green grounds, little whimsical gardens and arbors, lovely benches under shady trees. Speaking of...

Friday, April 22, 2016

Bull Run Regional Park - Bluebells Trail


Oh, how I love exploring! I looked out the window this morning and it looked quite overcast with a forecast of impending rain. However, that did not deter Gracie and me from packing up the car for a short ride to see the waning bluebells at the Bull Run Regional Park. We had no idea how gorgeous this place would be! The bluebells were past their peak but still just as dreamy. The whole trail was just lovely! See for yourself!

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Greek Vanilla Yogurt Granola Bowl


This is one of the best breakfasts I have ever had, and that is saying a lot, considering I am not a breakfast person. The simplicity of this bowl belies the deliciousness you get from every bite. Wanna know how long it takes to pull this together?

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Cucumber Lime Cilantro Salad


If ever there was a salad I could eat and never get tired of eating it, this would be IT! Maybe because it has all the ingredients I love to use when I cook; maybe I like salty things to sweet things, maybe because it is spicy? Maybe all three reasons. Whatever may be the case, this easy salad is fresh, will give your palate something to remember (in a good way), and you will find yourself buying a lot of cucumbers each time you go to the grocery store.