Real Girl’s Kitchen: Pecorino & scrambled egg pita pockets

Scrambled egg and pecorino pita pocket recipe by Haylie Duff
I get a lot of people who write in to my blog and ask me for easy breakfast ideas. I love that so many of my readers are busy moms or on-the-go career chicks. So, in honor of all the hard working ladies who can't stand to skip breakfast, here is a breakfast recipe just for you. It's a perfect portion, doesn't require a knife, fork or even a plate and it will keep you full well in to your lunch hour. The pecorino adds a mild saltiness and I love that the cherry tomatoes add a hint of sweetness every few bites. Read more

Keeping in touch with an ex

We all know looking for the one is no easy task. It can happen in the blink of an eye or could take eons. During your quest for love, you’ll cross many speed bumps. These speed bumps are your exes. Right for you at the time, but not right for you forever. A lot of times when we dissolve a relationship, both parties move on to bigger and better things, continue new adventures and go on their merry ways. Every now and then, there are hangers -- exes that need to be EXterminated. Sure, you could be friends with your ex. Maybe you were friends before you even got together, but is that really advantageous to your quest for love -- to have that person always hanging around to potentially mess up your love energy? Read more

5 Products to combat summer sun

Skincare for summer dates
Summer dates can take you everywhere from romantic boat rides that get the juices flowing to mini golf, outdoor weddings and events, or festivals. Maybe you and your hubby are going on a couples-only vacation to spice things up again. You may be hot for your hunk of burning love, but make sure you don't put a damper on things with a deal-breaker sunburn. Sure, they are painful but they also make us ladies a little self-conscious when the peeling and the blisters turn us into Frankenstein. Read more

Real Girl’s Kitchen: Shrimp and grapefruit kale salad

Haylie Duff's salad recipe
There is nothing I love more than a great kale salad. My love for kale runs so deep that I almost capitalize the 'K' every time I type the word. If you read my blog RealGirl'sKitchen.com you are already well aware of my kale obsession. I would eat it at every meal and have even found ways to incorporate it in to breakfast. This salad is just another great way to add some excitement to an already stellar green. If you aren't loading up on kale, here is why you should! Read more

Love the skin you’re in! P.s. these products will help!

There is nothing sexier than gorgeous skin. It’s one of my favorite assets to play up. Not only will men notice when you take care of your skin by the way it looks and feels, you’ll feel sexier and more confident when you can show off a silky smooth glow. Men love happy women -- so make sure you're sending the right vibe by making yourself beautiful inside and out. First thing's first -- I'm launching my own cosmetic line and it's for you ladies. From SPF to skin plumping agents and ingredients that reduce red lines, it will meet all your needs. Keep checking for more details! In the meantime... Read more

How and why to staycation with your lover

Rachel and Destin on a stay-cation with Sin Halo
Everyone needs a little break from the madness that we call life. Between matchmaking, movie making, TV filming and Sin Halo raising, we know all too well about needing some serious R&R! For most people, it’s tough to get away for a long period of time -- not to mention the tons of cash it takes. With a schedule that is all over the map, it's hard for us, too! So we like to go on staycations where we get away while staying close to home. Every staycation can be as easy breezy or extravagant as you like… or can afford. Here are some great ideas that Destin and I have done in the past. Read more