As much as we all know how important fruits and vegetables are for us, it’s a challenge to feed our bodies the recommended servings all the time. There are constant obstacles- deadlines to meet, kids craving for more attention, the list goes on and on… In the meantime, it’s just easier to grab something quick … More The Skinny Cleanse Giveaway! Ends June 23rd
We are all familiar with yogurt parfaits, right? It’s that healthy breakfast/dessert consisting of layers of yogurt, fruits, granola, and a drizzle of honey. Let’s take all that yummy goodness and put it into a popsicle mold. The result is something sort of epic. My kids are some serious sweet tooth people. Feeding them these yogurt … More Yogurt Parfait Popsicles
Happy Friday everyone. Aren’t you excited for the weekend? We are planning to pick up the kids, take the ferry into the city, and spend the evening on foot roaming around downtown. This is about as much exercise as I get. Walking four hours count right? Today, I’m sharing a very light and yummy salad for … More Endive Blueberry Pear Salad + Vinaigrette Mixer Giveaway! (Ends June 13th)
Happy Thursday! Just another easy salad recipe to share as I’m going through a mild salad obsession phase as of late. This yummy and light salad consists of artisan lettuce, alfalfa sprouts, tangerine, raspberries, and kiwi. I tossed it with the delish Pear Champagne Vinaigrette from Trader Joe’s. That’s all there is to it! On … More Kiwi, Raspberry, and Tangerine Salad
My goal right now is to eat more salads on the regular. Oh– and to join Yoga ASAP! Consuming salads daily can get pretty boring but thanks to Pinterest, I’ve found many salad inspirations that are drool-worthy. Made a very delicious and light salad recently that had to be shared. It was a berry salad … More Berry Salad With Champagne Pear Vinaigrette
I’m so thrilled to share what we’ve known for over 4 months now! Something’s been baking and no, it’s not Parisian bread. There’s a bun in the oven and it’s due this upcoming winter!! We feel so incredibly blessed and extremely excited to give Zoey a little sibling. I’m anxious to meet our little bundle … More What’s Baking?!
Obsessed is an understatement when it comes to making my own fabulous sugar scrubs. I like the fact that every month or so I get to come up with new, lovely sugar scrub concoctions. This month, it’s all about Peonies & Tea! You can substitute the dried peonies and tea with any of your fav … More Peony & Tea Sugar Scrub
Hello! Hope everyone’s doing well. Today, I saw the house of MY DREAMS. It’s everything that I’ve ever wanted and immediately felt a connection and a huge desire to call it “our home.” Both the hubs and I agreed that this is IT. And honestly, a house with such character and charm (5 original marble … More A Complete Smoothie
Today started off well. Before heading off to the market to pick up much needed necessities, I made a healthy smoothie consisting of nonfat greek yogurt, almonds, soymilk, and nectarine. It lasted me for a good couple of hours. When I left the store, the aroma of fried chicken filled the air and I was … More Tuesday Tidbits
Thanks to everyone who’ve entered in the Detox Caps Giveaway! The 3 lucky winners are 1) What The EFFF by Jessi 2)kschopp 3)Annie!! Congrats ladies! Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to claim your prize. Have a great day!
Hello! Hope everyone’s doing well. A month ago, I attended the Erba Vita’s US launch luncheon and wrote about it in the post, A Wellness Event. Erba Vita is Italy’s leading health and wellness company which sells nutraceutical products in over 30 countries. Recently, it expanded into the US territory. Among some of their fabulous natural … More A Wellness Giveaway (Ends June 7th)!
Here’s a thirst quencher that looks and tastes AH-MAZING! I was totally inspired by the lemon balm from our garden. Their scent is very similar to lemongrass. Very refreshing and lemony. I had blueberries and lime in the fridge- ta da! An idea was born. What better combination to use the lemon balm with than … More Blueberry Limeade
Hello all! Hope everyone’s doing well… A few weeks ago, I received an invite to attend Erba Vita’s launch event as they introduce their natural health line to the States. Today, I attended the fabulous luncheon and learned about some of their wellness products. I am definitely eager to try some organic health remedies and … More A Wellness Event
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and this is close to my heart for two primary reasons, (1) my good friend/former coworker and (2) my husband. One of the kindest and most generous persons I know is my friend, M, who is a breast cancer survival. She is a loving mother and the one person … More Shop For The Cause, Breast Cancer Awareness
I’m currently under the weather and experiencing minor sore throat w/ some coughing. Last night was tough as the coughing woke me up throughout the entire night. This morning, I was dying to have some ginger honey tea, a go to remedy for my sore throat symptoms. This is a super simple homemade tea that’s … More Homemade Honey Ginger Tea
For the past two yrs, one of my new yr resolutions has been to declutter my mind and possessions. Decluttering my mind has been going well. For me, this means eliminating the negativity and focus on the simple, happy moments in life. I am most happy when we do family things on the weekends, like … More Declutter Agenda
Hello! To continue my cleansing regimen, I am having green tea in the morning. ( I do this anyways ) I hear that green tea is great for staying healthy and is a great antioxidant. For the benefits of green tea, click here. Plus, it can help you shed those unwanted pounds. For more info … More Tea + Wednesday Morning