Mental Wellness Journey

Like any other journey, I am still on this one.  Finding mental space is so hard in a busy world and with our busy family of five.  I have done so many things in the past to help me with my mental wellness, but here are the things that have worked the best: EXERCISE, EXERCISE, […]

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Exercise with Kids

So yo, city living has forced me to find ways for the kids to get that much needed exercise inside the house.  Here are some things that have really worked well for us: Barre3 10 min videos:  My older daughter loves to do anything one-on-one with me, so I make her get a little sweat […]

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Banana Pancakes

Dude, so easy, so good, and no utensils necessary?  Count this crew in.  This recipe has been a staple for years for my family.  Get into this crazy easy Banana pancakes recipe.  All the flavor with zero guilt.  We make these anytime of the day for a quick protein and sweet boost! 2 eggs* 1 […]

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Fitness Clothing Essentials

Dude – shopping for athletic clothes (not athleisure, but true athletic clothes that are made for exercise) is not something that I consider fun.  There are so many brands and styles that it is easy to get lost down the rabbit hole of choices.  That’s why I wanted to put together my curated list of […]

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Barre3 Workouts

To me, Coronavirus quarantine = try new workouts!  Like everyone else, I have had to get creative with my workouts, which includes doing new videos.  I love trying new things that challenge my body.  Before the quarantine, I hadn’t really tried any barre type workouts at all, but since it is all the craze, I […]

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Date Balls – Two Ways

I have a serious sweet tooth.  Probably a sugar addiction, but that ain’t good, right??  Since I love sweets, I keep these date balls around all the time since it is naturally sweetened, delicious, and has some nutritional value.  These treats are good for after lunch, after dinner, and anytime in between. Plantain Date Balls […]

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Easiest Blueberry Compote Recipe

The easiest blueberry compote ever, peeps.  Like seriously, even SGB could do this (and he can barely boil water!).  You can actually do this with any type of frozen berries I would think, but we always have a lot of frozen blueberries on hand.  Easy Blueberry Compote 1 pkg frozen blueberries Maple syrup (optional, to […]

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COVID-19 KID’S SCHEDULE

So yo… Covid-19 is keeping us all indoors and allowing us some time to slowdown… Except kids, they aren’t slowing down at all. To keep our sanity (and likely theirs too!), I got some activities to keep them occupied and learning, even when out of school. Check it out below!! Download and print my free […]

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Super Easy AIP Smoothie Recipe

Ya gerl is a big fan of smoothies.  I make smoothies for every reason really… it’s quick, filling, a great way to get rid of food that might normally be wasted (ie. overripe bananas), and the perfect vessel for “hiding” vegetables and fruits for picky kids.   I recently completed an AIP protocol diet to see […]

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Spotlight On: St. Lucia

I am so thrilled that we made it back to the motherland for February break this year!  It has been long overdue… it’s so nice to be able to show the kids why my mom and I are island girls at heart.  As a little girl, I have such fond memories traveling to St. Lucia […]

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