1. How do you cook your zucchini noodles and what spiralizer do you use?
Brooke: I just stir fry them quickly (3 minutes or so) in 1 tsp of olive oil. I don’t like the spiralizer I have, but I’ve heard great things about this one – it’s supposed to be the best. I’m planning to get it.
Meggan: I cook mine the same way but will sometimes add a little chopped garlic or red pepper flakes for extra flavor. I have this one but it is way to much work! Lately I have been buying the pre-made zoodles in store.
2. I see a lot of bloggers attending the same events, are they generally competitive with each other or do you feel the community supports one another? I just moved across the world and I’m contemplating starting a blog so I just wanted to know what it’s like on the inside?
4. Sorry if you’ve already answered this but I’ve searched high and low and couldn’t find anything…are you guys best friends from childhood or college or just business partners? I’m so intrigued with how amazing you flow together in every single aspect!
We had mutual friends in high school (and met a few times), but we were really just “friends of friends” until we decided to start our blog together – now we pretty much text all day errryyday lol.
5. Brooke what did you do for your bachelorette party and Meggan what are you doing for yours?
10. Brooke – can you go over your full makeup routine from snapchat the other night? Specifically, what colors do you wear of the foundation and concealer and what bronzer/blush do you use?
Yes! I’ve actually received a lot of questions about this, so I’m going to be doing a full post on it next week.
11. I’ve never really been a denim shorts girl but I want a pair for a few trips coming up and for warm weather. All the ones I’ve ordered have been super short or way too tight (I have a bigger butt). Any recommendations?
Uhg – the denim short struggle is real! I feel you! What works best for me honestly is ordering a bunch to try on at home, and returning the ones that don’t work. A few pairs that look a little longer and not super tight – here (pricey, but they look like they fit really well), here, here, and here.
12. I carry my workout clothes with me to work and I’m looking for a cute bag to carry them in. Would love your suggestions!
I (Meggan) have this camo bag and love it – you can get it monogrammed too! A few other options are this MZ Wallace tote (Brooke has it and it’s so good), this small duffle, this Urban Originals backpack, or this fun tote!
13. I’m going on a bachelorette party to Nashville at the end of March and would love some outfit ideas. I’m in my mid 30’s!
My friend had her bach party in Nashville and it was so much fun. It was also pretty laid back and casual dressing wise. For nighttime, this dress would be so cute with a pair of western booties or wedges or this bodysuit with skinny jeans. For daytime you could do a casual top like this paired with shorts or a skirt (if it’s warm) or a tunic and booties (love this one). For accessories I would definitely get a western inspired belt. B-low The Belt has so many cute options!
14. I’m attending a wedding in July and they already have their wedding registry up. Is it okay to get something that’s not included on the registry like a crockpot or waffle maker? Brooke – what item did you and your husband get that you use/love the most? Meggan – what’s one item you are most excited for?
Brooke: I think it’s totally fine to get something that’s not on the registry – YOU are the one buying the gift ;). Some of the items we use the most are our stemless wine glasses and wine carafe & a pair of crystal candle sticks (that were not on our registry).
Meggan: I’m most excited for new dinnerware! I registered for a classic set and fun one 🙂 Oh and a new knife set…the one we have now is so bad, ha!
15. I work in IT and we’re having a corporate ‘outing’ for the Big 12 Tournament. The event is all day and there will be clients as well as internal employees. I’m struggling to figure out what to wear that’s casual, cute and sporty, and looks fine in front of executives (and a crowd of probably 99% men). Bonus if any of the options are red and/or gold since I went to Iowa State!
Okay this it tough b/c you want to look casual but not too casual. We would wear dark skinny jeans with booties or boots and a top like this one in red, this one, or this one (looove)!
16. What books are you currently reading?
Meggan: What Alice Forgot (so good I can’t put it down) and The Slight Edge. I usually always have a fun read and motivational one!
Brooke: The Slight Edge & Luckiest Girl Alive. I also have this one I want to start, my mom sent it to me and said it was so good! I know it’s a movie now, but the book is always better!
17. Looking for a large, comfortable grey sectional. Any recs?
Brooke: We ordered this one (in performance velvet “shadow”- a dark gray) for our TV room & I loooove it! It’s super comfortable (down filled). The best part about the performance fabric is that it’s really durable and easy to clean. We built our own configuration – see the options here.
Meggan: I linked mine above in question 7. It’s super comfy and I’m glad we went with it. My sister-in-law has this one from Pottery Barn and it is very comfortable too!