Power up your Nightstand for a Good Morning

What matters on the side of your bed can make a big difference to your morning. This blog today may make you thing twice about how to decorate your nightstand or not making it a place of clutter. Our bedrooms are a place we go to rest and retreat from the day. Here tucked away […]

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Juices and smoothies ~ My way to 50.

So YES! I turned 50!! Wow!! What an amazing time I had on my birthday! My husband, family and friends lavished me with so much love, it left me speechless! Seriously, that is a big deal to leave me without something to say, but it is now it’s marked in history. Turning 50 is a […]

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Brown Butter S’mores Cookies

Tonight I decided to make Turkey Sloppy Joes for the family and hey I thought what goes better with sloppy joes, then Brown Butter S’mores Cookie? Well at least that’s what I think and you might agree after trying this recipe. This recipe is adapted from https://bromabakery.com/smores-cookies/ . It’s a pretty tasty one. I adjusted […]

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Carrots ~ Nature’s Hormone Balancer.

Hormones a bit out of control? Maybe carrot juice might be the answer. Carrots are loaded with a good source of beta carotene, fiber, vitamin K1, potassium, and antioxidants. But did you know raw carrots can actually help with absorbing estrogen. According to research, carrots contain unique undigestible fibers to help detox excess estrogen from […]

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Gigi’s Chocolate Chip, Pecan, Coconut and Cranberry Bars

The quarantine has me baking up a storm, well more like cookie bars, pies, cakes and the like. Having my grandkids living with us makes it so easy to bake sweet treats, so after homeschooling they always expects Gigi to have a treat ready. Now let me be honest it’s not easy on my waistline, […]

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Mindful Living Moment. What invitations are you giving out?

Who doesn’t like to get an invitation to an awesome party? We don’t just give out invitations to physical parties, we give them out to our own life party. I like to call these invitations, internal soul invitations. What do I mean when I say an internal soul invitation? A soul invitation is the things […]

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What’s in a HUG?

According to one expert on the subject, Michael Murphy, Ph.D., post-doctoral research associate at the Laboratory for the Study of Stress, Immunity, and Disease in the Department of Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University, says it’s because touch deactivates the part of the brain that responds to threats, and in turn fewer hormones are released to signal a stress response, and your cardiovascular system experiences less stress.

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Fried Black Eyed Peas

The southern girl in me desires black eyed peas and cornbread every now and then. But sometimes you want it to be a little fancier than normal. I love this recipe because it reminds me of my great aunt Jessie Mae. She would make cornbread in a madeleine baking pan and it just made it […]

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Grilled Veggies with Mustard Sauce

Spring is in the air and we all are quarantined to our homes, hopefully this time has given you the beautiful opportunity to cook more with your family. In my family there are two cooks, myself and my younger son, Tyler. Tyler loves to cook, but grilling is his passion. While he was away at […]

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Food For your Skin Type and Skincare Remedies from the Kitchen.

Let Food Be Thy Skincare  “Let food be thy medicine, and let medicine be thy food.” Hippocrates. I have seen this quote be true in my life and in the lives of many of my clients. Food is not only medicine for our bodies, but it is fuel for our minds, it comforts our souls and when we eat the right […]

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Vegan Marshmallow Fluff

Chickpeas, they’re not just for salads anymore. My mama was the type of person that never wasted anything. She taught us to use it all, if you can. She would hardly ever threw leftover food out, it always became a casserole or bread pudding, or rice pudding or some new recipe creation. During this time […]

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Eat your water: Hydrating Salad with a Green Goddess Dressing.

Did you know you can keep your immune system healthy by staying hydrated with food. However, don’t forget the water, coconut water and herbal teas. Most of the time when people are feeling hungry, it’s usually because they are thirsty. Next time you are reaching for something else to eat, drink a glass of water […]

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Mindful Living moment: Where was this thought born?

Welcome! I want to share more on my blog what setting the table with love is all about for me. It’s not just about the delicious meals we prepare and serve to our families and loved ones, but it’s also about what we are serving them spiritually, emotionally and mentally. I want to share with […]

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