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Lemon Lavender Pound Cake

Lemon Lavender Pound Cake

Lemon Lavender Pound Cake Ingredients 2 sticks salted butter 1/2 cup vegetable shortening 3 cups sugar 5 eggs 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon lavender extract 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon lemon juice […]

Florida Water: Why and Why

Florida Water: Why and Why

Florida water is a ancestral tool for spiritual protection, cleansing & blessing. It was created to be a cologne and became a staple by healers and spiritual workers for its ability to attract good fortune, raise the vibration of whatever & whomever it comes into contact […]

The 12 Best Foods For Gut Health According To Doctors

The 12 Best Foods For Gut Health According To Doctors

From Mind Body Green We talk a lot around here about the importance of a healthy gut—it affects everything from anxiety to bloat to energy levels to acne. We reached out to some of the best functional medicine doctors in the country to find exactly […]

My Wedding Weight-Loss Plan

My Wedding Weight-Loss Plan

Today is the first official day of my wedding weight-loss regime. I joined a new gym that focuses on kickboxing and high intensity interval training classes. I’m setting my goals small, just 1 pound a week. I would like to be in the 170-180 range […]

We’re Engaged! My Engagement Story

We’re Engaged! My Engagement Story

If you follow along on my social media, you probably already know this, but Clark proposed to me last Saturday. He surprised me with a trip to New Orleans under the premise to celebrate my birthday. We left work early on Friday and drove a […]

Valentine 2017 Recap

Valentine 2017 Recap

Valentine’s Day was really fun and laid back this year. I woke up early and make breakfast (blueberry waffles, bacon, and eggs). I also gave bae his gifts, which were tickets to a concert, a Lovebook, and 2 lbs of the Doubletree cookie dough. He […]

How to Become a Morning Workout Person

How to Become a Morning Workout Person

I used to really enjoy morning workouts, and then my schedule changed and I fell out of habit of getting up in the morning. For me, it makes more sense to do it this way and get it out of the way, since I tend […]

Moon Rituals to Try for Energy and Clarity

Moon Rituals to Try for Energy and Clarity

Moon Rituals The new moon The new moon happens when the sun and moon align at the same degree of the zodiac—and when the yang (masculine) energy of the sun merges with the yin (feminine) essence of the moon. When this happens energetically, it’s time to get still […]

Cascara: Why I’m Digging the New Starbucks Latte

Cascara: Why I’m Digging the New Starbucks Latte

Starbucks just release the Cascara Latte. I tried it yesterday for the first time and I like it. It’s not super sweet which is a plus for me, while also still packing the caffeinated punch I need. Here’s a little more info about it. What […]

How to Save $5000 in a Year

How to Save $5000 in a Year

One of my goals for the year is to save $5000. My issue is that I always wind up going into my savings for incidentals and things I don’t need. This year I will not be spending extra on BS and things I do not […]