Vitafusion MultiVites Gummy Vitamins
These gummy vitamins are so good that I could probably devour the entire bottle (of course I don't for obvious reasons, but it's very tempting). I never forget to take my vitamins in the morning anymore because I can't wait to eat two of these delicious little guys! Buy them here.
I've been reading this book for the past week, and I absolutely love it! James Swanson is an excellent author (he wrote one of my all time favorite books Manhunt), and the way he writes non-fiction makes the story read almost like a novel. One of my favorite eras in US history is the civil war, so this book is right up my alley. If you like biographies and historical nonfiction, then you will love this book.

Coat: Juicy Couture
Hat: Target
Scarf: Unknown (it was a gift)
Sweater: Old Navy
Leggings: Target
Boots: Target
Brussels sprouts are easily my favorite vegetable. I have loved them for years now, and my favorite way to prepare them is simply sautéing them in a pan with olive oil and balsamic vinegar. My family hates when I do this because they can "smell bad," but I think brussels sprouts smell absolutely wonderful and taste even better. 

As much as I love my simple oil and vinegar sprouts, sometimes I like to spice things up. This recipe does just that, and it blew me away. Granted, it certainly isn't the healthiest of recipes, but it is so tasty that I really don't care about the calories. It comes from Sam Sifton's book, "Thanksgiving: How to Cook It Well." (Which, by the way, I highly recommend.) I've made these sprouts for every holiday, potluck, and special occasion this past year because they are just that good. Although slightly time consuming, the recipe is simple and easy enough to whip up for dinner. So after reading this post, do yourself a favor and go make these brussels sprouts. If you don't have the ingredients, head to the store and buy them. Seriously, this recipe is heaven on earth. (and it doesn't stink up the kitchen like sprouts sometimes can!)   



    Welcome to Simply Spiced! I'm Claire, a born and raised Texan living in Northern Colorado. I love the simple things in life- food, family, and friends, but I always add spice to my daily life to make things interesting. Thanks for stopping by my cozy corner of the world!


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