STRONG WOMEN CRY

This Mindful Living Moment comes from a place inside of myself that recalls a question my mom asked me when someone would hurt or disappoint me, “Why are you crying, Child that’s nothing to cry about, don’t let it get to you.” But in actuality, it was getting to me and it needed to, in […]

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Barbecue Mini Skillet Meat with Parmesan Garlic Mashed Potatoes

I am cooking this on the 104.7 The Fish today at 2 pm. est time See you there. Barbecue Mini Skillet Meatloaf Ingredients 1/3 cup breadcrumbs 1/3 cup milk 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley 1 large egg 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 small onion, finely mince 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 […]

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You Matter

Sometimes that’s all we need, is someone making us feel the truth. You matter, you really do matter. Your very existence is proof that you matter in this world. It doesn’t matter how you got here, you are here and you are needed. The world needs you to be you. You are someone’s answered prayer, […]

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Ode to Mom ~ Salmon Croquettes

Remember this can? Yes.. the pink salmon in a can. This blog post is in honor of my mom. My mom would make salmon croquettes usually on a Friday night. I must confess as a kid they weren’t my favorite, but I grew to love them older I got, but I think is was mostly, […]

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French Lentils and Braised Shiitake Mushrooms

Here’s the thing about food and cooking. It can be whatever you like it to be. Yes, that’s my justification statement for this recipe. I was in my kitchen one day and I wanted French lentils and shiitake mushrooms. Now of course I could have went much simpler and just sautéed the mushrooms, with some […]

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Kickball Lesson

I have probably told this story a 1 million times, so here goes a 1,000,001. I remember hating kickball at school. It was time to pick teams and my heart would feel like it would come out of my chest. Now I played kickball often at home and I was really fast and I could […]

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French lentil and cajun sausage Soup

It’s cold outside and all I am craving is some yummy soul warming soup. Lentils are one of my favorite legumes to cook. I have used lentils to make veggie burgers, hearty salads, and yes, soup. Now, here’s the deal my husband is from New Orleans and creole and Cajun recipes flow through this house […]

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What did you unlearn today?

Learning and Unlearning We are always in the process of learning. From the time we are out of the womb, we are being taught. It is a beautiful thing. It is how we grow, how we know what do and what not to do. We learn how to talk, walk, eat, play and take care […]

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Mindful Living Moment

It is so easy to judge people and ourselves. I remember a time when I was very illed and just gotten out of the hospital. All I wanted was a day at the spa. One morning when I had a bit of strength. I brushed my teeth, kind of brushed my hair, took a shower […]

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Chaos ~ Mindful Living Moment

We are interconnected, but what we choose to connect ourselves to is very personal. There is always two sides of a coin, we get to determine what side of the coin we will give our energy over to or we could just leave the coin where we found it.

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Tagliatelle Nests in Chickpea Pasta Sauce

So here’s what you need from Homegoods or any grocery or food specialty store: This article is quick, just like this dish. WHEN COOKING IS NOT YOUR THING, but you want to still make it something special and keep it heart healthy on Valentine’s Day and everyday. Go to Homegoods food section and get some […]

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Galentine’s Day Ideas and a Pancake Sundae Recipe

Galentine’s Day is coming up on February 13th! It’s another opportunity for is to express our love and appreciation for all our besties in our lives. I have the best girlfriends ever and showering them with gratitude makes my heart so happy. Well this Galentine’s Day will look a bit different, due to the pandemic, […]

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Mindful Living Moment: Bloom

I love flowers. I love receiving them and buying them for myself. I love the intoxicating aroma of calla lilies and the delicate beauty of peonies filling my home with their fragrance and beauty. I remember my husband one afternoon bringing home this huge bouquet of calla lilies. I got one of my vases and […]

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Mindful Living Moment: Healing

Healing has so many layers. We all heal in different ways. I recall a place in my heart that needed healing. I was stuck, because I was waiting on the person to do right by me. I was waiting on some type of remorse, but it never came, even when I confronted them, it still […]

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Mindful Living Moment

It’s very easy to constantly speak on the things that hurt us the most. Most of the time that, it’s a good thing and it can serve our healing. However, I have caught myself in the past talking about my hurt as a story to just tell over and over again, because I am not […]

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