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How To UpLift Your Mood In 13 Ways

Hey loves, I am stopping by today with a blog post on how to uplift your mood easily in 13 ways.  When I think of being in an uplifted mood, Easy like Sunday Morning comes to mind. It’s such a relaxing mood. There is a song “Easy” by Lionel Ritchie that talks about Easy Like…… Continue reading How To UpLift Your Mood In 13 Ways

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My Beauty Finds at Whole Foods Market

My Beauty Finds at Whole Foods Market When you think of Whole Foods Market, food may come to your mind. To be exact, groceries. Whole Foods Market is more than that. At Whole Foods Market, you can get your groceries, skin & bath care, makeup, supplements, laundry products, household supplies, flowers, etc. You can also…… Continue reading My Beauty Finds at Whole Foods Market

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Your New Life Is Going To Cost You Your Old One

    Your new life is going to cost you your old one. It’s going to cost you your comfort zone and your sense of direction. It’s going to cost you relationships and friends. It’s going to cost you being liked, and understood. Because the people who are meant for you are going to meet…… Continue reading Your New Life Is Going To Cost You Your Old One

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My Latest Obsession is a Skin Care Fridge

Updated post on 9/23/2020 Have you seen the latest talk about the skincare fridge? It has been all over the internet streets when it comes to skincare.  I have been eyeing one since last year. Actually, it has been way over a year and a half ago. I was trying to figure out if I…… Continue reading My Latest Obsession is a Skin Care Fridge

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What If I fall? Oh, but my darling, What If You Fly?

What If I fall? Oh, but my darling, What If You Fly? There is freedom waiting for you, On the breezes of the sky, And you ask, What if I fall?   Oh, but my darling, What if you fly? Erin Hanson This is a deep quote. The question starts with fear but it is quickly…… Continue reading What If I fall? Oh, but my darling, What If You Fly?

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How to Add Happiness To Your Life Right Now

How to be happy? Are you wondering how to make yourself happy? This is like the million-dollar question.  Here’s the thing. You can make yourself happy. You can find happiness. There is not a particular destination that will get you there. It is not ahhh–  Bamb, you’re there. You’re Happy. The End. No, happiness is…… Continue reading How to Add Happiness To Your Life Right Now

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Where To Find The Best Big, Oversized Floppy Hat

Where to find the best big, over sized floppy hat   I love hats. If you have been following the blog, you know I have been rocking floppy hats. The bigger and obnoxious the hat is, the better it is. So, all summer I have been on the lookout for floppy hats. I finally stumbled…… Continue reading Where To Find The Best Big, Oversized Floppy Hat

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How Positive Self Talk Has Changed My Life

Sometimes we give others a lot of chances but won’t give ourselves the same treatment.  I had moments where I: messed up, took a wrong turn a time or two, fell down a few times, etc. Sometimes we forget to nurture ourselves.  According to vocabulary.com, nurture means to care, help, & encourage someone. When you…… Continue reading How Positive Self Talk Has Changed My Life

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Why You Need To Be Your Own Best Cheerleader

Hey loves, stopping by today with a post on how to be your own cheerleader. There is an overall theme in your life that is being shaped by the little things you do daily. I encourage you to sit down and take stock in your daily routine. Ask yourself this question. Is my daily routine…… Continue reading Why You Need To Be Your Own Best Cheerleader

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How to Create The Best Spa Day At Home

Hey loves, stopping by today with a post on how to create the best spa day at home. When you are feeling overwhelmed or tired, going to a spa is a pleasant and relaxing experience.  What if you are not able to get to the spa, funds running low, or you are in the middle…… Continue reading How to Create The Best Spa Day At Home

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150+ Top 90s R&B Song Playlist You Will Enjoy

Hey loves, stopping by with a 90s R & B love songs playlist.  On the last blog, I talked about ways to be kind to yourself.  One of the ways included creating a playlist you love. There are so many reasons to enjoy a playlist. Related Reading:  18 Ways to Be Kind To Yourself First…… Continue reading 150+ Top 90s R&B Song Playlist You Will Enjoy

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5 Super Easy Healthy Salads Ideas You Will love

Here is a short list of 5 super easy and healthy salads you need to try.  If you are looking for plantbased/vegan salads ideas that are not bland, this post is for you. If you are not plantbased/vegan and you want to take a break from meat, take one of these for a spin. If…… Continue reading 5 Super Easy Healthy Salads Ideas You Will love

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How to Replace Coffee with a Healthy & Tasty Alternative

Hey loves, stopping by today to talk about a great alternative to replace coffee.  I love coffee butttt….it does not love me back.  I love it so much until it took me years to acknowledge the negative signs. Hmmm…sounds like a bad relationship you don’t want to let go.  It is bad for you but…… Continue reading How to Replace Coffee with a Healthy & Tasty Alternative

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Why You Need To Add Amazing Eucalyptus leaves to your Shower

Hey loves, how have y’all been holding up? Sending y’all love and positive vibes.  There are so many benefits of using eucalyptus leaves in the shower. It has been almost a year since I started using eucalyptus leaves in the shower. I have been using eucalyptus essential oil for years.  I never thought about the…… Continue reading Why You Need To Add Amazing Eucalyptus leaves to your Shower

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How to Make a Healthy Pasta Dish You Will Love

Updated 04/18/2020 Hey loves, stopping by with a quick vegan pasta dish or meatless dinner dish. Either name will work for this recipe. You will love it. It is a simple, quick, & to the point recipe. Thanks to self-quarantine for this recipe. Since we are in self-quarantine, it would be beneficial to make the…… Continue reading How to Make a Healthy Pasta Dish You Will Love

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How to Get UnStuck in Life? 24 Must Read Books that Will Change Your Life

Hey loves, how have y’all been holding up during this time? Sending love and positive vibes to all of you. I have been focusing on boosting my immune system with specific foods, herbs, vitamins, herbal teas, etc. and only leaving the house if necessary. Related Reading: Must Read Books for Encouragement & Inspiration One of…… Continue reading How to Get UnStuck in Life? 24 Must Read Books that Will Change Your Life

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Quick Simple Healthy Breakfast. Banana Strawberries Toast with Almond Butter

    Hey loves, I am stopping by real quick to share another vegan toast idea. I have been asked to share more vegan meal ideas on here. Related reading: Vegan Avocado Toast with Mushrooms & Tomatoes on Ezekiel Bread As I mentioned in a post before regarding the benefits, Ezekiel bread is a healthy…… Continue reading Quick Simple Healthy Breakfast. Banana Strawberries Toast with Almond Butter

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Monthly Goals To Being Intentional March 2020

Hey loves, we are finally nearing spring. After I finished my time in nature, I came back refreshed and rejuvenated. With a clearer mind, I began thinking about how I want to be more intentional with my time. Related reading: 8 Ways to Unwind & Relax after a Long Stressful Week with a Beautiful View…… Continue reading Monthly Goals To Being Intentional March 2020

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8 Self Care Ways To Unwind After A Long Stressful Week

  Hey loves, will you just look at this view? I couldn’t get enough of it. This view was breathtaking and I was grateful to enjoy this moment with my husband. It is so important to take time out for yourself and spend time with people you love. This past weekend my husband and I…… Continue reading 8 Self Care Ways To Unwind After A Long Stressful Week

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What is Kombucha? Plus Blueberry Kombucha Smoothie

Hey loves, Happy Thursday! Today I want to discuss what is kombucha and a new way that I have been enjoying it lately. I found out about kombucha almost three years ago. It was recommended to me by someone I worked with. She told me about a family member who was dealing with some serious…… Continue reading What is Kombucha? Plus Blueberry Kombucha Smoothie

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Quick Simple Breakfast.Vegan Avocado Toast with Mushrooms & Tomatoes

Hey loves, I was thinking that you can not have a blog about healthy living without the basic avocado toast lol. Am I right? or Am I right? lol There are so many different ways to experiment with avocado toast. The possibilities are endless. You really can not get bored with making avocado toast. So,…… Continue reading Quick Simple Breakfast.Vegan Avocado Toast with Mushrooms & Tomatoes

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Vegan King Prawns (Shrimps) & Cheesy Grits

Hey loves, is it cold enough for ya? It is for me. Anywho, I am back with the latest dish on the menu at my house. It consists of a mock meat or seafood and vegan cheese. This dish is actually a treat for me. It is not something that I would eat often. This…… Continue reading Vegan King Prawns (Shrimps) & Cheesy Grits

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Vegan Stuffed Chili & Quinoa Baked Sweet Potato

Hey loves, it has been cold here the last few days. This weather cause for some warm and cozy food.  Chili is one of the first things to come to my mind when I think of warm, cozy, & comfort food. So, here I am back again with a recipe.  I love me some chili…… Continue reading Vegan Stuffed Chili & Quinoa Baked Sweet Potato

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Vegan Avocado & Walnut Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing

Hey loves, I am just stopping by to share this quick salad that was on repeat before the cool weather decided to come in. I would have it with a protein smoothie or a type of protein such as beans or tempeh. This particular day I had a protein smoothie with it. Related post: Vegan…… Continue reading Vegan Avocado & Walnut Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing

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Vegan Black Bean Salad with Purple Sweet Potato & Golden Beet

Hey loves, fall is finally trying to show its face. I aint’ mad at her. I’m happy to see her. It mostly shows up in the mornings here in Texas. But hey, I will take that. Today, I’m sharing on the blog a salad that I have added to my fall meal plan. Ever since…… Continue reading Vegan Black Bean Salad with Purple Sweet Potato & Golden Beet

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Breakfast Tacos with Black Beans and Jicama Taco Shells

So breakfast taco is a thing in Texas. After been here for almost six years, I have grown accustomed to this idea. Lately, I have stirred away from them because of the tortilla. Since I already eat unsalted tortilla chips with nachos, I would use lettuce to make tacos for lunch or dinner. While I…… Continue reading Breakfast Tacos with Black Beans and Jicama Taco Shells

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Zoodles Pasta Dish

Hey loves, I just finished “What If” on Netflix. It has been a while since I saw Renee Zellweger playing a role. I’m patiently waiting on next season. In the meantime, I’m looking for a new show to binge. Any suggestions? Please share in the comments. Thank you in advance. Related post: Vegan Portobello Mushroom…… Continue reading Zoodles Pasta Dish

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Vegan Portobello Mushroom & Quinoa Salad

Hey loves, stopping by today with a quinoa salad. To be exact, it is a Portobello mushroom & quinoa salad. We only have a few months left in this year. I spent the last couple of weeks of June to reflect and evaluate/reevaluate my goals & the steps I created to reach them. I think…… Continue reading Vegan Portobello Mushroom & Quinoa Salad

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How To Make The Best Nachos Ever Vegan Style

There is nothing like a good ole binge-watch session to catch up on a show with some nachos. It is even better when you can make the nachos healthy. Am I right? Today, I am sharing on the blog a vegan nachos recipe made with a mixture of black rice, black lentils, & black quinoa.…… Continue reading How To Make The Best Nachos Ever Vegan Style

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Vegan BBQ Tempeh Salad with Avocado Lime Dressing

Hey loves, this year is halfway over. Does it seem like 2019 is flying by to you? It is for me. How was your weekend? I went plant shopping and picked up some vinyl records to add to my collection. Today on the blog, I am sharing another salad that has been in rotation in…… Continue reading Vegan BBQ Tempeh Salad with Avocado Lime Dressing

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5 Steps to Create a Positive & Focus Mood to Plan A Great Week

Hey loves, it’s been a while. I know. Before I go any further, let me give you a quick update on my no meat journey. It has been 18 months without meat. Yay!! Who knew over a year and a half ago, I would be where I am today in this journey. All it took…… Continue reading 5 Steps to Create a Positive & Focus Mood to Plan A Great Week

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10 Encouraging Quotes to Get You Through The Day

Hey loves, how has it been?  If you have been around a while, you may remember when I talked about incorporating simple habits into my routine that will contribute to my overall happiness. One task of mine has been to find nature’s beauty in my city. It is something about it that puts me in…… Continue reading 10 Encouraging Quotes to Get You Through The Day

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10 Tips to Transition to Vegetarian/Vegan/Plant based Easily

If you have been following my blog, you know that I cut out meat a few months ago. Remember my last blog post on over thinking. This decision was a prime example of not over thinking. Many have asked me how did I cut out meat. Let’s just say that I woke up one day…… Continue reading 10 Tips to Transition to Vegetarian/Vegan/Plant based Easily

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Which do you prefer? New Year’s Resolution or Word of the Year

Hey loves, the new year is here. I know many have set New Year’s Resolutions. I don’t set them. In the past, I wasn’t too successful with them. When I think back on it, it probably was because they were set without any steps attached to them throughout the year. I don’t know. Now, don’t…… Continue reading Which do you prefer? New Year’s Resolution or Word of the Year

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Top 16 Inspirational Quotes For a Fresh Start

Hey loves, just stopping by to wish everyone a Happy New Year with some quotes to help start off the year.  Threw in some photos of hubby & I starting off our new year. Photo creds go to our oldest daughter. Related reading How to decline an invite to a self pity party Write it…… Continue reading Top 16 Inspirational Quotes For a Fresh Start

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When you just can’t get inspired or motivated, here is one thing you should do.

Hey loves, how has it been? I hope everyone enjoyed the holidays with family.  Did you get to snatched some good deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday? I caught a few.  I know it has been quiet around these parts. A few blog posts ago I mentioned briefly on my health goals and that…… Continue reading When you just can’t get inspired or motivated, here is one thing you should do.

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What I Have Learned From Reading The Happiness Project So Far

Hey loves, how has it been? I can’t tell you how much I have felt relaxed this past week. That mini getaway was the recharge I needed. If you have been reading my blog lately, you know my current read this month is “The Happiness Project.” Gretchen in “The Happiness Project” talks about how you can identify and incorporate…… Continue reading What I Have Learned From Reading The Happiness Project So Far

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Mini Island Getaway: Life’s a Beach & Something Wonderful Happen

Hey loves, how was your weekend?  I had a much needed mini getaway with the hubs to South Padre Island in Texas. The hubs booked this last month for my birthday. Shout out to him!  I love love this pic of us above. Thank God for blessing me to see another year.  We got there…… Continue reading Mini Island Getaway: Life’s a Beach & Something Wonderful Happen

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Fancy Thoughts & Happenings: Plus New Read & Health Goals

  I had a good intention to write this blog yesterday evening but time got away with me. No worries, giving myself grace. I am here this evening in a relaxing mood. I finished my workout and some self care time with a long bath and writing out this blog. It seems like it was just…… Continue reading Fancy Thoughts & Happenings: Plus New Read & Health Goals

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Stop & Be Present: Enjoy Life In The Now

Sometimes we go through life without actual living. I mean, we are alive and breathing but not living. We find ourselves going through the motions with our daily lives and forget to take out time to enjoy simple & precious moments in life. I find this strange, because it seems easy to take out time…… Continue reading Stop & Be Present: Enjoy Life In The Now