12 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self

Have you ever looked at an old picture of yourself and gone back in time to the moment the photo was taken? Wouldn’t it be great if you could go back and share all of the wisdom that you’ve gained with your younger self?  These are the thing I wish I could tell my younger …

Chocolate Peanut Butter Green Smoothie

Are you ready to make the best non-cheat meal drink that tastes like it should be full of guilt? Seriously this chocolate peanut butter green smoothie taste like a chocolate peanut butter shake but without the guilt.  Don’t worry about the “green” in this smoothie, you can’t even taste the spinach. Which is great because …

Quick & Easy Veggie Spaghetti Recipe

This quick and easy veggie spaghetti recipe is my “healthy” version of spaghetti night. Whole wheat spaghetti, kale, and Roma tomatoes seasoned with olive oil, Italian seasoning, salt, and red pepper flakes and topped with parmesan cheese. If you weren’t already, this pasta dish will turn you into a kale lover! YES…it is that good! …

When Life Doesn’t Go Your Way

I want you to think back to what you thought your life would be like.  Are you where you thought you would be? Is the life you are living now better than you imagined? Or at some point did it stray completely from where you thought you would be. I strayed to something better but …

My Everyday Natural Makeup — Root Cosmetics Makeup

I have told you about my love of Root Cosmetics before in a blog post. After 5 months of using their makeup every day, I have fallen head over heels in love. For one, they are closer to me than any other makeup store (Sephora, Ulta, Macys or Nordstrom). This small town Iowa company makes …

Easy Moist Banana Bread Recipe

I woke up craving banana bread and decided to make my go-to banana bread recipe. This easy  Banana Bread is moist, tender, and a banana lovers dream! It is the BEST banana bread recipe that I have ever used.  Honestly, I love it because it is quick and tastes delicious. When I say quick I …

To The Person Who Is Afraid Of Taking Chances

We are about to get more personal than I choose to be on this blog…But somethings just need to be said. I need you to read this with an open heart and mind. What I am about to share with you is more important than anything I have ever shared with you.  We need to …

To Do List For a Happier Life

I live by the motto “Today I Choose Joy!” No matter what happens the day before I start each day as a new day to start over. Here’s the thing you cannot wish yourself to a happier life. Happiness is a choice.  You have to work for it.  Yeah, things in life make it difficult …

A Foodies Guide To Weight Loss

My guess is that if you have stumbled upon this post you are looking to lose weight. You might even be looking for a quick fix guide to weight loss. But that is not what this guide is about. Instead, I will share with you how I have developed a healthy lifestyle which in return has …

Thick and Chewy Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

The hunt for the best no-fail bakery style chocolate chip cookie recipe is over! After years of tweaking and perfecting this recipe, I am ready to share all of its chocolate goodness with you! I am a picky cookie eater and worked hard to make these perfect. The way I measure my ingredients to make …