Super Simple Plant-based Recipes
Health and Wellness

Super Simple Plant-based Recipes

I am not a big cook, my husband is, but he would rather spend time baking bread and crafting soups for freezing and veggies for pickling than slaving over a hot stove for a single meal. So we make a lot of simple meals that are crowd-pleasers for a food…

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Wednesday Woo: Trying a Plant-Based Diet
Health and Wellness

Wednesday Woo: Trying a Plant-Based Diet

I’m a bit into woo. Not the “woo” of drunk girls at a bar on a Saturday night, the woo of those who are into more crunchy or alternative techniques for health, wellness, and relaxation. Don’t get me wrong, I am all about modern medicine and a huge supporter of…

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EVOLUTION_18 Review
Beauty

EVOLUTION_18 Review

This post is sponsored by Walmart and ShopStyle My husband has always been health-conscious; he’s a yoga instructor, the primary cook for the family, a gardener, always reading up on supplements and diet changes to reduce inflammation, improve quality of life, and longevity. I’ve gone through spurts of joining him…

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The Greatest Gift I Gave Myself
Health and Wellness

The Greatest Gift I Gave Myself

If I could gift every woman six months of weight training sessions I would. There has been nothing that has made a bigger impact not just on my body, but my body image, my self-esteem, how I view my self, my purpose in the world, and other women. I started…

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A FreshDirect Brunch
Lifestyle

A FreshDirect Brunch

This post is sponsored by FreshDirect, but all thoughts are my own. This summer I was invited to a lunch to celebrate the launch of FreshDirect DC.  Prior to the event, I hadn’t heard of FreshDirect but it was happening a day when I was off work, it involved free…

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With This Ring…
Lifestyle

With This Ring…

When I got engaged, I was 27 and a size 12. Karl bought me a ring in a size 8 which fit perfectly in November 2002 when he proposed, but was a bit snug in the warmer months when hands swell. When I got engaged, I went on a diet.…

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A Weekend in Atlanta (with a TCFStyle Expo recap!)
Lifestyle

A Weekend in Atlanta (with a TCFStyle Expo recap!)

When Marie Denee of The Curvy Fashionista invited me to speak on a panel at The TCFStyle Expo I was thrilled. One of my blog goals for 2017 was to do more public speaking and the TCF Expo looked like such an awesome event. I invited my sister Debbie to…

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Friday Favorite: Emerita Pro-Gest Cream
Lifestyle

Friday Favorite: Emerita Pro-Gest Cream

Wait… what???? What the heck Alison, this is not a cool gadget for the home, a beauty product, or a silk pillowcase. Are you really hocking progesterone cream on your blog? Yes, yes I am. Because Emerita Pro-Gest Cream is my new BFF. I mentioned before my issues since getting…

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