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Coconut Oil Treats for Holiday Gatherings

The holiday season is fast approaching and parties, pot-lucks, family gatherings, and other celebrations will soon begin to fill the pages of your calendar. It gets to be pretty overwhelming, especially if you have multiple children, out of town family, and a typically crazy schedule. I always like to have a few go-to recipes that I know everyone will love, are nourishing, and offer a tasty, yet healthy option to several of the typical holiday “junk” staples. And as a coconut oil devotee, I like to sneak it in to everyone’s diet whenever I can. In the name of health […]

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Operation “Pamper Your Feet”

Feet! Those babies are probably the most stressed out part of our body and yet they are really the most neglected. I mean, how often do you wrap your feet in love and take the time to truly pamper those hard working little slivers of stability? Ahem, guilty! One of my goals for the remainder of this year was to give my feet the attention they deserve. So I created a 4 step foot pampering routine that I am committed to doing twice a month. It is a small sacrifice to care for a pretty important part of my body! […]

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Smoky, Tangy Sloppy Joes

As a young child, some of my favorite meals were sloppy joes! They were fun to eat, messy (and what child doesn’t love that), and quite delicious. Sadly though, the best part of the whole shebang, came from a can. As someone who prefers to only feed her family freshly prepared foods, canned sloppy joes simply do not pass muster in our house. I wanted my daughter to be able to experience the fun of eating a sloppy joe so I crafted a recipe that our whole family loves. This blend of sweet, smoky, and tangy come together to create […]

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