summer of smoothies

By Friday, August 29, 2014 1 1

Well, it's almost time to say goodbye to summer. This weather has been so amazing these past couple of months, and has just lately started to cool down. I have been spoiling myself with fresh smoothies every morning, using chilled ginger tea blended with peaches and fresh picked strawberries, blueberries and blackberries. Once I find a combination I love, I have a hard time venturing out. Come fall, I will be switching over to warm breakfasts and saying farewell to smoothies until next summer.  

summer highlights

By Tuesday, August 26, 2014 2 1

This has been one of the best summers I've had, and I know I say this every summer, but this one really topped the cake. I went on so many great trips, and got to visit some of my favorite faces. Here's a list of my top five highlights this summer (in no particular order) one. NYC. I had decided a long time ago that New York was where I wanted to celebrate my thirtieth birthday. Although I'm not a big city kind of girl, I've always been drawn to the big apple. Our five days were spent exploring the city and ...

setting goals

By Wednesday, August 20, 2014 3 1

Last month I turned the big 30, and I decided to set a couple goals for myself. one. start a blog. Thank God for a computer savvy boyfriend. two. embrace being an introvert. Growing up, I was always so embarrassed of how 'shy and quiet' I was. I never realized how great it really is to be introverted, to be a great listener, and take time with my answers. I am a true homebody, who loves her quiet time. three. self care. Health and wellness is a big part of my life. I spend a lot of my time caring for other people, which comes naturally ...