Pumpkin Pie-Spiced Pumpkin Seeds

Nick loves pumpkin everything. So, pumpkin everything it is! Have you ever baked pumpkin pie pumpkins at home before? The effort is well worth it and my blog How to Make Pumpkin at Home for All Your Fall Favorites (Starting with Pumpkin Seeds) will get your pumpkin roasted and your pumpkin seeds toasted. Now for the…

Walking Dead Fans: Senoia GA is a Must See!

Do you love the Walking Dead as much as I do? Did you know that the Walking Dead is filmed in Senoia, Georgia? Did you know that Georgia is the biggest filming location, for TV and movies, in the entire US? While escaping from Irma, my husband and I stayed in Peachtree City, Georgia. The…

BBQ Rub Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are filling and delicious, we eat them several times a week in our house. Raw and roasted are my favorite (seriously, try a bite raw sometime.) For something new, I added BBQ rub to the oil and sweet potatoes before the oven and yum. I cannot wait to make them again. Here’s the…

Rustic and Chunky Paleo Beef Stroganoff

I’ve wanted to prepare Stroganoff with Almond Milk, and I finally did it! The results? Perfect. I kept everything chunky and rustic for a very hearty dish and it turned out just delicious! Rustic and Chunky Paleo Beef Stroganoff 2 tablespoons coconut oil 2 tablespoons water 1 pound stew beef, large chunks 8 ounces mushrooms,…

Taking a Bath with Essential Oils

How do you get skin care and relaxation, all in one? Take an essential oils bath, of course! You skin is your largest organ. Acting as a sponge, it absorbs whatever it comes in contact with. Because your skin is susceptible to all the elements, you have to make sure to consider it. Also, let…

Almond Flour Almond Butter Pancakes and Blueberry Syrup/ “PB”&J Pancakes

I’ve wanted to find the perfect combination for gluten-free pancakes for years, and I finally did! These almond flour pancakes have almond butter in them, too, reminding your taste buds of the nostalgic peanut butter and jelly sandwich. It’s hard to create similar consistency and familiarity when you aren’t using conventional ingredients but I nailed…

Be Happier Today with These Five Things

Everyone wants to be happy. Want to get happy from the inside out? It isn’t about fancy dinners, expensive trips, and stuff. But instead about true human connection, love, and exploring the splendors of the world. This life on earth is our only one. Rough day, rough week? No fear. These ideas will get you…

Exploring Indiana: Chateau Thomas Winery

I was just sitting in Vegas, after finishing (and publishing) the final edits on my fourth cookbook, and to say that a glass of wine was on my mind was more than true! LOL. After all, in FL, it was almost 5pm! When we were work traveling earlier this year, we went to a winery,…

Self Care For Your Feet: Essential Oils Massage

Whether you use lotion or essential oils, it’s important to remember your feet! They walk, run, jump, and move you around, everyday of your life and how much do you care for them? Do you know any of the pressure points of the feet? Do you lotion and moisturize your feet? Here’s a snapchat video…

Hurricane Irma: I Evacuated and This is What it was Really Like

After the disaster that was Harvey, when my husband told me they were gathering donations to send to Houston, I was all about it. I quickly grabbed shoes, socks, and clothes to give (as he didn’t have a full list of what could be donated..ugh, men!) When I talked to my BFF and she said,…