Don’t Forget To Follow Your Dreams

Remember when you were little and all around you, you were told you could be whatever you wanted to be? Well, let me tell you something. You still can. I’m not saying it’s easy and I’m not saying to go spend every last dollar you have, but please, don’t forget to get out there and…

Sauteed, and Sliced Zucchini, Onion, and Mushroom

Are there any foods you like the smell of, but not the taste? This was me, and mushrooms. My Mom loved them, and sauteed them often, but as much as I liked the smell, I never wanted to eat them. Then came this dish. This side dish was made for me by a friend, and…

Self-Care for Positivity

As an immensely emotional girl, there are times when I’m on the verge of tears, all day. Not everyday, but some days. Whether it’s timing related, situational, or something else, we all have those days sometimes. So what do you do? How do you get out of it? How do you overcome? I’ll tell you….

The Power of Thoughts: Fact Versus Truth

Our thoughts have got to be the strongest force in the world, no? You can decide to have a good day, and have one. And if you don’t decide to have a good day, then you probably won’t. Do you know what I mean, though? It isn’t what happens to us but rather how we…

Cinnamon Raisin Chia Pudding

Another raisin recipe to love! Chia seeds have the funnest consistency, and I use them in almost anything, from plain water to protein shakes. And, to make pudding, too. And guess what? Start to finish, this recipe takes only 3 minutes to prep. That’s it! Plus, it’s vegan, and paleo, making it a great choice…

How To In the Kitchen: Roasted Garlic

Roasted garlic is such a staple in my household, and I always need it on hand. I love to make big batches of it, and then freeze in small batches. Here’s how. Remember, my batch is huge, so I will give you a nightly recipe, too. Roasted Garlic (Bulk): 3 lbs garlic, deskinned and, ends cut off…

I Miss you Gram, but my Newest Book, it’s for you

At the end of last year when my Gram passed, I had just released my very first book.  I was never able to share it with her but she knew it was in the works. And she loved it, the idea of it, and knowing how happy I’d be writing it. I was one of…

You Need These 10 Things To Make Wine

You can do it! But heed my words.. Wine making can be a difficult, specific process. There’s nothing more important than sanitation, and if you mess that up (I have yet to,) your whole batch is a waste. With that being said, if you make wine often, you will get used to the process, and…

Sweet Potato and Sausage Hash

It’s late on a Saturday and I haven’t even thought of dinner yet. Yup, it’s one of those days. I knew I wanted something with lots of vegetables and I knew I wanted something easy but delicious. Sweet Potato Hash was it. My hubby chopped everything, I cooked it all off, and dinner was done….

Healthy Travel Tips: Tip Two

Have a salad each day for a meal. I know, soup and salad is my favorite so it’s easy for me to say that. But salads are really tasty and so healthful for you! To round out your meal, order a side of chicken wings or fruit. Want more reasons why salads are the best…

The Best Natural Deodorant and it’s Not What You’d Expect

I’ve found it. After years of searching and trying all the products I could get my hands on, I’d all but given up. But then.. Though a day, a yoga session, and a nights sleep, it worked. Through a day and a cardio workout, while stepping into the shower, I noticed it was still working….