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Quinoa for breakfast?…Yep!

Quinoa for breakfast?…Yep!

Quinoa is usually thought of as a side dish for dinner, or tossed on top of a salad for lunch, but it can also be a fantastic way to start your day when eaten as a hot cereal for breakfast.  Since it is packed with […]

10 tips to help get you started on the road to a healthier lifestyle.

10 tips to help get you started on the road to a healthier lifestyle.

Since Ron and I have worked toward making changes to lead a healthier lifestyle we learned some things that have helped us to not only of let go of weight (135lbs between the 2 of us), but the habits that run counter to our objective. […]

Rosemary Grapefruit -Mock-tail

Rosemary Grapefruit -Mock-tail

At the start of January 2017 I decided to remove alcohol from my life in an effort to change my lifestyle…not just because of all of the wasted calories that each cocktail brings… but let’s face it…alot of poor food choices can come with the […]

The benefits of turmeric…inside and out.

The benefits of turmeric…inside and out.

About 13 months ago I asked my doctor for some holistic practices to help ease the pain and inflammation in my right knee, due to hereditary arthritis.   She suggested that I start adding turmeric to my diet because it is great at reducing inflammation in […]

Eileen Fisher- Circular By Design- Renew Collection

Eileen Fisher- Circular By Design- Renew Collection

I have been shopping at Eileen Fisher for over 15 years… they are my go to for gorgeous, luxurious, effortlessly chic clothes made from organic cotton, linen, and sustainable fibers.  For a long time now they have had a recycling program where you could bring […]

Facials…are they part of your self -care routine?

Facials…are they part of your self -care routine?

  Facials are a great way to give your skin a deeper clean than you can at home, and they also help to keep your skin fresh so that your lotions and potions  really do their job, so  as part of my skin care regimen […]

Newspaper Print Trend…Cheap& Chic

Newspaper Print Trend…Cheap& Chic

When I saw this look from Balenciaga in January Vogue I thought now that’s super cute… but the price tags?….Not cute at all! So I went on a mission to pull together a Cheap & Chic version, leaving room in my wallet for other new […]

Self-Care is not “Selfish” at all!

Self-Care is not “Selfish” at all!

One of the things I hear people say the most is “I don’t have time for myself or fitness in my life”.  It made me think…why is it that we can find the time “show up” for our jobs, families, friends, kids…but we can’t find […]

White Bean Chicken Chili

White Bean Chicken Chili

Are you hosting and event with a large group of people?  Trying to figure out what to serve that will accommodate everyone?  Who’s vegetarian, who’s vegan, who’s gluten free? …if you want to make sure everyone is covered try this White Bean (Chicken) Chili.   You […]

Transform a Deli flower Bouquet into chic arrangements

Transform a Deli flower Bouquet into chic arrangements

Flowers are sure to make even the smallest of gatherings extra special.   Often they are seen as a luxury due to high prices when going to a flower shop,  so this expense can easily end up being cut from the budget.  Here’s how to take […]