Savoring the Last Sips of Summer

Savoring the Last Sips of Summer Barefoot Crisp White Spritzer Her Heartland Soul

Sometimes you need to take a mental vacation. Close your laptop, turn off your email notifications, and just let your mind rest. It can be hard to do but so necessary from time to time. I was having one of those days last week. The kind where nothing seemed to be going right and I… [Read More]

15 Minute Vegetarian Chili

15 Minute Vegetarian Chili Recipe Her Heartland Soul

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #VivaLaMorena #CollectiveBias Chili is a food that has a reputation for taking a loooong time to make. You’re supposed to simmer everything over a low heat for hours so that the flavors all blend together. Those who know me… [Read More]

Why I Buy Organic

Organic Dairy Cows Stonyfield Yogurt Her Heartland Soul

This past weekend I traveled across New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine with Stonyfield and 12 other bloggers. The inspiring women I met on the trip: Amelia, Christine, Kate, Katie, Lindsey, Liz, Maria, Marla, Meghan, Monique, Sarah, and Scarlett. We did lots of fun things like eat incredible food, shop, meet Stonyfield’s founder, tour the yogurt plant, and kayak in the ocean. But the heart of why we were there was… [Read More]

Summertime Adventures

Summertime Adventures with Caribou Coffee Her Heartland Soul

I love challenges. Caribou Coffee recently challenged me to enjoy a 12-hour summertime adventure using their Crafted Press cold coffee (that they cold steep for 12 hours!) as fuel for the fun along the way. I mean, you don’t have to ask me twice. 😉  Summertime and the living is easy. Fish are jumping and the… [Read More]

M&M’S® Crispy Pretzel Bites

M&M’S® Crispy Pretzel Bites Her Heartland Soul

You guys, have I got a treat for you today! Have you ever made M&M’S® pretzel bites? I used to love these things as a kid. They’re quick, easy to make, and absolutely delicious. The ones I just made are even better than the original! Because they feature M&M’S® Crispy! They’re back baby! They were last around… [Read More]

Dinner with Blue Apron

Blue Apron Vegetarian Meals Her Heartland Soul

Josh and I share a love for good food. We love eating it. We love cooking it. We love going out to eat. Most importantly, we love enjoying good food together. Josh is pretty fabulous in the kitchen and is able to whip up meals on the spot sans recipes. While I consider myself a… [Read More]

The Sweetest of Birthdays

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts: 78th Birthday Her Heartland Soul Erin Fairchild

You guys, I have to wish the happiest of birthdays to someone very special today: Krispy Kreme turned 78!! Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday delicious doughnuts, happy birthday to you! I have loved Krispy Kreme since I was seven years old and lived in Orange Park, Florida. My dad and… [Read More]

BBQ Onion Dip Recipe

BBQ Onion Dip with Stonyfield and Late July Her Heartland Soul Erin Fairchild

We’re in full on summer mode over here, which means there’s lots of get-togethers, backyard BBQs, and fun parties. Something about warm weather just makes people want to get together and celebrate. In that spirit, I thought I’d share a quick, easy, and delicious chip dip you can make for your next summer soiree. Have you… [Read More]

Getting My Smoothie On At Smoothie King

Smoothie King Omaha Her Heartland Soul Erin Fairchild

Last week a group of Omaha Bloggers were invited to try Omaha’s new smoothie shop: Smoothie King! Have you ever heard of Smoothie King before? It’s a national brand that is dedicated to making smoothies with a purpose. They have different blends for all your different needs. They have fitness smoothies, slim smoothies, wellness smoothies,… [Read More]

Three Cooks One Kitchen: Onion and Pepper Frittata

Onion and Pepper Frittata Her Heartland Soul Erin Fairchild

It’s time for June’s Three Cooks One Kitchen! (We took a little hiatus in May because Joanna had her baby! 😀 ) In case you aren’t familiar, Three Cooks One Kitchen is a monthly cooking installment Joanna, Hannah and I do. We pick one of our places to get together and a food theme we want to focus on…. [Read More]

Blue Bunny Dairy Free Ice Cream

blue bunny dairy free ice cream her heartland soul

Something really cool about Omaha that you may not know: we’re one of the major test markets for companies before products are launched nationally. We got Taco Bell breakfast long before the rest of the country. While I’ve never tried it, a lot of my friends are big fans. More exciting to me: Blue Bunny is… [Read More]