Green Goddess Smoothie Bowl With SaladPower (Part II)

I teamed up with SaladPower to bring you a two part series of smoothie bowl recipes using veggies (yes veggies! you heard that right!) If you missed part 1 click here to check out the recipe for the pineapple-peach bowl. SaladPower juice is filled with a veggie superfood blend rather than sugary fruit juices that are high in calories (start checking those ingredients!) Basically, I’m telling you that you can drink your salad (efficient...

Christmas Date Night Box: How To

Christmas Date Box: How To

This Christmas date box is a fun way to make a date night at home have a more special feel. Making this was super easy and was such a fun night of holiday festivities. Supplies Needed: Box/basket Fuzzy blanket Cookies Candy Candy canes Christmas candle Gingerbread house kit Holiday movie (not pictured) Hot chocolate Mugs Gingerbread man mug toppers *Can be customized however you like* We began to set up the...

New Years Resolutions 2017

Reflecting

2016 was such a wonderful year filled with the waves of high and lows as most years are. I am blessed to be where I am and to continue to grow and learn. Here are some of the things I wanted to highlight and document that happened throughout this year, and my goals that I’d like to go into the new year with. My Reflection of 2016 Personal: Celebrated two-year...

“It Gets Better”

  “It gets better” I could not even count the amount of times I have heard this exact phrase since my father passed. And I cannot count the amount of times I prayed this would be true. Two plus years later, I can report that it hasn’t happened really. Maybe at four plus years, but as of now, no, it hasn’t really “gotten better”.   My heart aches, not every...

Being Paralyzed by Fear: An Honest Account of My Brains Greatest Struggle

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself” -Franklin D. Roosevelt How many times have we heard cliche quotes such as the one above and just brushed them aside? Honestly, I don’t really brush these quotes aside, I relish in the rush of inspiration they provide me for the ten seconds I read them, and then I move on. We know these tidbits of advice make so much...

Healthy & Festive 4th of July Recipes!

With 4th of July upon us we begin to face so the BBQ’s that are filled with hot dogs, ice cream, and every overly processed dessert you can think of. We tend to aim for these treats because they’re EASY. If you have a party to go to this weekend, consider making one of these three recipes, as they’re all simple, healthy (or at least healthier) and will bring some...

20 Life Lessons I learned in the 20 Years I Had a Father

I was blessed to have an incredible father in my life for 20 years. 20 years of laughter, summer bonfires, and foreign dinner experiments I refused to eat. He helped to mold me into the woman I am finally proud to be. I often hear people complaining about their fathers, or hear tragic stories of them never being around. Even though I only got 20 years with my Dad, I know that...