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Photography by Erica Carrion I hesitated writing this post, because I feel like I am not glamorous enough and for sure don’t have the perfect luscious locks to be writing a post about hair. But I can tell you this, in just a few short months my hair has tripled in thickness, feels soft like […]

A blissful summer meal, this healthy Mediterranean chicken chop salad comes together in minutes—simply grill, chop and toss for the perfect combination of flavor with each bite! Do you ever just have one of those days? Days when you want to crawl in a hole and escape everything that is current reality? Well, I had […]

Thank you to the Nutritional Therapy Association for sponsoring this episode. We are really loving this whole “simplifying” craze that’s happening in the world right now because as you know, we are all about being more mindful in life—your stressors, messes, what’s draining you, what’s filling you up, how food makes you feel and so […]

As the weather begins to brighten up, we find ourselves with a hankerin’ for some entertaining. A long table set up outside, some fresh flowers and your favorite cocktail. Sounds lovely, right? The fact of the matter is that entertaining can oftentimes feel a tad bit overwhelming and stressful, but we don’t think it has […]

As a military spouse, there is nothing I love more than supporting my husband and fellow military spouses.  I am not going to lie—this life we live is one grand, difficult, exciting and amazing adventure all at once! I have loved the adventure and watched my relationship with my husband grow stronger than I ever […]

Tender, juicy lamb shoulder that slowly smokes in the smoker for the best taste! As much as my husband and I love exploring, we equally love quiet weekends at home.  Since my husband is gone a lot, on his days off, we often find ourselves sitting on the patio with our golden retriever at our feet, […]