2.27.2014

Gluten Free + Paleo Flatbread

Oh my goodness so if I had to rate my excitement on a chart of 1-10 about how awesome this flat bread is I would be off the charts! FOR SURE! I am always looking for healthy GF + Paleo options to put in place of bread as well as pizza! I kinda have a thing for pizza, but I mean who doesn't? So I found this recipe last night on pinterest and immediately tried it, I made some changes of course and I could not wait to share it with you guys because it is for real the bomb dot com!

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Now what you've been waiting for...
The Recipe!
(p.s. it's seriously insane how easy it is)

1 1/2 cup Almond Flour
1/2 tsp. Salt
1/2 tsp. Baking Powder
1/4 tsp. Dried Basil Leaves
1/8 tsp. Garlic Powder

- Combine all the ingredients above in a bowl and set aside.

1 egg
1 tbsp Olive Oil
2 crushed or very finely minced Garlic Cloves

- Mix your egg, oil and garlic together and add it to your dry ingredients that were set aside.

- Mix it with a fork until it forms into a little ball. Place your dough ball onto a sheet of parchment paper. Place another sheet of parchment paper over the top of your dough and roll it out into a thin sheet. Probably about 1/4 of an inch in thickness.

- Keep the rolled dough on your parchment paper and place it onto a baking sheet.

- Bake at 350* for 15-20 minutes or until gold brown on the edges! 

- Once its cooked you can just sprinkle it with some Sea Salt and Parmesan like I
did. Then drizzle it with a good amount of olive oil on top! It was so delicious! The other
option is you can make it into a pizza and place all of your favorite toppings on it! I have'nt 
tried this yet but I'm sure it would be awesome! Have fun and let me know what different 
toppings you come up with!
xoxo
Big Love Friends!

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How many Plaid dresses can a girl have?

I have to say I have always been completely obsessed with plaid so the fact that this winter I found so many dresses that were plaid... well let's just say I have started quite the little collection! This little number was a cheapo score at Nordstrom Rack, so if you have one near by you might want to take a looksy to see if you can find ya one! It's so comfy and I'm planning on wearing it with sandals and a messy pony in the summer!! Ok so I'm keeping it short and simple today I've got to run off into wedding craft land where I'm sure I will come out covered in glitter and my freshly painted nails will be chipped and covered in spray paint. Maybe I can look into starting a new trend??? Grunge Nails?
Any takers?

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Dress: Nordstrom Rack (the brand is Rubbish) // Boots: old (similar) // Necklace: ILY Couture // Earrings: Kate Spade (currently on sale) // Bracelet: Sugar Blossom  // Watch: Fossil
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2.23.2014

Boy Meet's Girl

Let's just start out by saying oh my goodness these pants are the most comfortable things ever! With their slouchy boyfriend look I paired them with a loose sheer white cotton top and stacked on the jewelry to give it a more girly feel! We had a lot to do this day so boots it was! What is your take on the boyfriend pant this coming spring! Leave your thoughts in the comments below and follow The Happy Goose on Instagram and Pinterest for more updates + Style inspiration!
Happy Monday Friends.
Big Love!
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 Boots: Matisse // Bracelets: (all have been collected over the years but here are some similar options that I think would work just as well)  Friendship, Turquoise // Rhinestone Necklace: Target in Store


2.19.2014

CK Design Mission

When I first created this Blog my sole purpose behind it was to create a happy space that would make people believe in their dreams as well as inspire people to do more. As it has grown I have been able to meet so many wonderful people as well as work with some wonderful companies that have great purposes behind them! I love being able to share the stories of others that inspire me and hopefully they will inspire you as well! I came across a page the other day on Instagram with the most beautiful prints filled with the most wonderful words! I reached out and got to talking more with the sweet Family who created this company, they told me their story of how it came about and there mission behind it. I was blown away by therr gracious hearts and their ever so evident love to share the word of Jesus Christ! Each piece of art work sold gets them one step closer to Amsterdam and there mission that they have planned there. Watch their video below to find out more details and visit their etsy if you would like to show them so love! I know they would so appreciate it!
CK Design Mission
Etsy // Website // Instagram // Facebook // Twitter
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CK Design Mission
Etsy // Website // Instagram // Facebook // Twitter


2.17.2014

Old Tee... New Dress

Ok, with the wedding coming up and a move in the near future, I have been doing some major deep cleaning! Getting rid of things... re-purposing things, etc. in my hopes of trying to find a purpose for my huge collection of old vintage tees, especially the ones that are very large and I have been banned from wearing them out in public. Until now they have only served the the purpose of accompanying my also ever so large pajama pants. I came up with the idea to make some of them into dresses. It's super easy and took me all of about five minutes! I started with an old Bob Dylan tee... It was long and frumpy but I loved the artwork on the front and have wanted to wear it for some time!! I chopped off the sleeves as well as the bottom hem line making it slightly shorter in the front and leaving it longer in the back! I layered it up with a free people dress and some chunky babbles, threw on some boots and called it a day! It was extra comfy but more so than anything, I was so excited to finally be able to wear out my Mr. Dylan with pride!! Have any extra large tees??? Turn them into dresses as well and share your photos on Instagram (@thehappygoose or #happygoosecrafts) I'd love to see what you come up with!! Happy Monday Friends!

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 T-shirt: Old (similar here) // Dress: Free People (color tea - size small) for taller girls THIS slip in the color french vanilla is great because it is longer // Necklaces: Turquoise old (similar here and here) the diamond one is sold in stores at Target (similar here and here) // Watch: Fossil // Bracelets: both old but these are very similar Gold Chain + Rhinestone // Boots: Target (similar here & here)


2.15.2014

Valentines Day + Red Flannel

Sounds like a match made in heaven to me! This Valentines Day I kept things comfy and casual but threw on a few things that were gold and sparkly to still keep things feeling festive! Me and J spent the night eating dinner at our favorite local restaurant and then raided the grocery store counters for something chocolatey and heart shape... because that's how all good Valentines nights should end.

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Dress: Free People // Boots: Old (similar here) // Earrings: Kate Spade 
 Necklace: Target (still in some stores) (similar one here)


2.09.2014

Princess for a Day...

Oh my goodness? So, I don't even know how to put this day into words. I was surrounded by so much love and so many beautiful people. I will forever cherish this day and forever be so thankful to everyone for their gracious gifts that they spoiled me and Jeremy with. They have helped us not only with all their love and friendships throughout the years but they have now helped us create our home together. I was so overwhelmed in the beginning, not only because of all the attention that was on me which is so out of my comfort zone, but for receiving all these gifts. I didn't know if I was going to be able to keep myself composed! I was a mess and at the end, I of course couldn't make it through my little speech I had been practicing for weeks. I so just wanted to make sure I let everyone know how much they mean to me and J and how thankful we are for them... well needless to say I didn't get but about a few words out and then the tears came flowing!! I ran to the momma of course, who I can always count on for a good hug and to make me laugh... oh and cry with me as well of course!!! She cries... I cry... it's just a mutual agreement we made a long time ago! I am still at a loss for words but just left feeling so beyond blessed! I love you all soo soo much. You know who you are and for all of you sweet readers & Instagram buddies as well that have sent me so many gracious emails and messages!! I don't think I will ever find the right words but I'm assured big tight hugs and kisses will do the trick so just know I am sending them to you.
With love.
L&J
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Skirt: Homemade // Top: Anthro // Necklace: Target (similar here) // Boots: Matisse Bobbie Boot // Earrings: Kate Spade