Natural Banana Peel Face Masks

Dating as far back as junior high, I had others jokingly comment on my skin care routine. At that time, a friend lovingly joked that I already had wrinkle creams (actually plain moisturizers) and we weren’t even in high school. I’ve been slathering on sunscreen every morning since I was stuck in the uniformed, plaid school […]

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My Journey Back to Work

Medical leave from work is something many people face, yet rarely discuss. Read on as I open up about my journey back to work through physical degeneration.

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Fruit Smoothies

carrot juice and banana smoothie

I recently felt well enough to have a quick dinner with a great friend, past roommate, and fellow blogger, Erica, of Founded in Flavor. Yay! Sipping my soup, eyeing Erica’s beautiful and colorful meal, and brainstorming ideas with her brilliantly creative mind got me excited to share a few recipes with you! This near liquid-only […]

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Morning Mango Puree

Living in the beautiful Arizona desert, it’s essential to have a handful of refreshing drink recipes on hand. Following yesterday’s appointment with the RD and GI doctor, I felt that even more strongly. I am learning that my body cannot tolerate food the way other bodies can. This means that what is healthy for others […]

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Our Run at Trendy

Alright. Brussel sprouts. They seem to have made a favorable comeback in recent years. With spring upon us, I had to at least try Why the hesitation? Okay, I admit, the unfounded aversion. Well, my husband and I both have a sweet tooth that runs deep. We collectively agree our lifestyle needs an overhaul in […]

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Doritos Fried Chicken and Sibling Rivalry

Our family dynamics are definitely our own. Adler’s Birth Order Theory can only somewhat be applied. I write this with a light-hearted laugh. I am the oldest of three on one side of my family. I am nine years my sister’s senior and eleven years my brother’s senior. Parental instincts are innate. Bossiness is second […]

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