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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 […]

199 by 27: New Years Fitness Goals

199 by 27: New Years Fitness Goals

As part of my goal of getting in the best shape of my life this year, I am jump starting it by actively attempting to lose 30 lbs by February 9, which is my 27th birthday. When I say I want to get in the […]

Goals, Plans and Habits: 2017

Goals, Plans and Habits: 2017

Let me be the first to say that 2016 was not a good year for me, emotionally. I usually don’t dwell on things like this, but 2016 feels like it went by fast, but knocked everything to hell, like a toddler and a table full […]

Easy Low-Carb Cabbage Soup

Easy Low-Carb Cabbage Soup

Carbs are my downfall. Lately I have been trying to figure out ways to decrease the amount I eat. Pinterest is a great resource for recipes and food options for pretty much any diet you are attempting to try. I reworked a cabbage soup recipe […]

The New Year Cleaning Purge Has Commenced

The New Year Cleaning Purge Has Commenced

  Happy Holidays everyone! I spent a great weekend with friends and family and I thoroughly enjoyed myself. This was our first holiday in the house and I had a great one. I even decorated a bit. We didn’t get a tree but I put […]

Celebrating Winter Solstice and Christmas Traditions

Celebrating Winter Solstice and Christmas Traditions

Winter solstice is an astronomical phenomenon marking the shortest day and the longest night of the year. Worldwide, interpretation of the event has varied across cultures, but many have held a recognition of rebirth, involving holidays, festivals, gatherings, rituals or other celebrations around that time. […]

Coconut Oil: 4 Ways to Use it Before 9am

Coconut Oil: 4 Ways to Use it Before 9am

Coconut oil is such a beneficial part of my daily life, I use it for cooking, my body, and for my dog. I buy the organic kind from whatever store has it for the cheapest price at that time, typically Vitamin Shoppe or Sprouts. Here […]