10 Health Benefits of Ginger That Have Made Me a Big Fan

Ginger is said to be one of the healthiest spices on the planet. Loaded with bioactive compounds and nutrients, it has very powerful benefits for your brain as well as your body. Ginger is a flowering plant that finds its origin in China. It belongs to the Zingiberacesae family and it is related to turmeric…

How I Gave Up Good For Great

“To be given the gift of life is extraordinary and the best thing we can do is live it as fabulously as we can.” -Alex Kingston Most people will never actually experience true success. Why? Because they are unwilling to actually take over the position of CEO of their life. They allow others to control…

How To Start Owning Your Decisions

I know that I do not speak for myself when I say that I was truly ill-equipped to make my own decisions as a young woman. From parents not allowing us to make small decisions as children to our friends and family imposing their personal opinions and desires on us as we grow into adulthood…

You Are Not Broken!

For many years, I really spent a lot of time doubting myself. Always wishing that I had a different body or looked different, had a better financial situation or a different life.  It took me a moment but I did realize that I needed to accept myself, the way I was…right then. We have to…

I Stopped Chasing Perfection

I think have spent most of my adult life chasing a certain number in my bank account, a certain number on the scale…friends…careers…you know where I am going. I wanted everything that made me look like I had it all together. I know that I am not the only one. SO….what “perfect” thing have you…

I’m Outgrowing People and That’s Ok

As we get older..we tend to outgrow things. We have outgrown our clothes, our tastes and there are certain things that we just aren’t going to do anymore. Have you outgrown Santa and the tooth fairy? Maybe you have outgrown wrestling your younger siblings or dainty little tea parties (can’t say that I have!)…it happens….

Vitamin K- The Forgotten

Vitamin K is a group of compounds. There is K1 which is found in plants. K2 is synthesized in our intestinal tract and present in animal products and fermented food. Vitamin K has a reputation for promoting blood clotting. It also contributes to strong bones and heart, lowering cancer risks, and protects against diabetes and…

Opening Up Will Change Your Life

I used to be more outgoing in my young adult years. I wanted to be around everybody. I wanted to have get-togethers every weekend…now…not so much. As time has gone on and my focus has been more on raising productive members of society, I have turned into somewhat of a hermit. I rarely shared my…

Never Worry About “Laundry” Again!

  So I am sitting in my closet looking around for something to throw on to run to the store for ingredients to make the icing (yes, I want a cupcake or two…or 24!). I doubled back to this set of drawers that has the jeans that I was wearing last night laying on top…

8 Hacks to Maximize your Hotel Stay

I love to travel. If I am home for too long without a little break, I go through withdrawals. Traveling relaxes me. It gives me a chance to clear my head and think about something besides cooking and cleaning. I get the chance to refill my cup because I am constantly pouring out. I spend…