I’m leaving on a hiking trip tomorrow and felt like making a treat for the trails... So I opted to make homemade granola using whatever I happen to have in my pantry! Ingredients are as follows: Cup and a half of organic rolled oats (old fashioned)2tbs of organic chai seeds 2tbs of melted coconut oil2tbs… Continue reading Yummy granola recipe
They don't teach you how to truly be ready for marriage....because it isn't easy and it isn't really what you think it is. Marriage is a commitment, a compromise, an understanding of different minds, thoughts, feelings, desires and futures. What it is not is a party, a white dress, a band, a photographer and gifts.… Continue reading what they don’t teach you
When you get older and life becomes a little more mundane, grasp on to the little things. When you realize life didn’t turn out exactly had you had envisioned or planned, focus on what turned out amazing. During life’s turbulent moments or when you question what is to come, have gratitude for what is. Hold… Continue reading These Moments…
So....I am proud to say that I recently started my journey to balancing my hormones about 6 months ago, although I have been inconsistently trying for much longer, I can honestly say I am FINALLY on the right path! This journey has not been an easy one. I have been hopeful and felt hopeless all… Continue reading My journey to balanced hormones…
We have all dated that person, the one that is never quite ready for a commitment (with you). They drive you to the brink of insanity and then pull you back with incredible passion that you have never experienced before. They bring out a side to you that you didn't know you had in you. … Continue reading You may be the emotionally unavailable one, here’s why!
"Every day we are born again" - Buddha There are so many ways to begin making little and impactful changes in your life. Personally I found that starting with a morning routine was the best place to begin my Journey to an emotionally healthy lifestyle. Thankfully I am a morning person so creating a morning… Continue reading How do you start your day?
As I sit on my deck this morning drinking my coffee and writing this blog I can’t help but to share where I am at, mentally. It is very easy to focus (heavily) on what we do not have and the problems we face or even things that aren’t happening but we worry they will.… Continue reading Gratitude is a thing and so is perspective!
Oh the changes we face as women when we enter peri-menopause. Its actually maddening how quick the changes start to appear, and how much these changes actually affect your life and not in a positive way. There are times I feel like I have so much time left, I feel young and full of energy,… Continue reading Accepting our Bodies as They Are
I have spent countless hours trying to discover the best recipe for Oatmeal Raisin cookies. My youngest son LOVES them, they are his favorite but after many attempts I didn't love any of the batches I made. UNTIL THIS RECIPE!! So far I feel like I nailed it! Now you be the judge 🙂 1… Continue reading The Perfect Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Recipe
Yep, its official, I am totally on a breakfast kick! However, smoothies make awesome mid-meal snacks and they can completely replace a meal if you add protein. Me, I prefer a morning smoothie! So does my 20 year old son which makes me so happy. He has one before work each morning in place of… Continue reading Delightful Morning Smoothie