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lately I’m loving…
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lately I’m loving…

it’s been a while since I’ve done one of these! i’ve been so focused on my challenges that I haven’t really kept up with it. without further ado, here’s some of what’s captured my heart recently: these 10 Painfully Obvious truths Everyone Forgets Too Soon, from the site live. learn. evolve. {article was shared with me by … Continue reading

“no habit is an accident” challenge: month 3 – #tolivelist
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“no habit is an accident” challenge: month 3 – #tolivelist

My “no habit is an accident” challenge for month 3 was actually inspired by my ever-loving sisters and coworkers. Are you surprised? ;). They’ve all recently witnessed the over-scheduled nightmare, known as my planner, and suggested I give up the habit of planning.  ahemmm… I’d like to think I just have a strength in “organized chaos” … Continue reading

“no habit is an accident” challenge: month 2 – daily devotional, final recap
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“no habit is an accident” challenge: month 2 – daily devotional, final recap

I’ve sat down to write this post multiple times. Yet-every time I do, I fear that I won’t be able to really articulate what I’m trying to express. This month’s challenge has brought me success, but in a way that didn’t exactly ‘hit the mark’ based on how I was measuring it. Forming a habit and committing to … Continue reading

taste of…what to eat & do after getting your wisdom teeth taken out
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taste of…what to eat & do after getting your wisdom teeth taken out

A few weeks ago, I had an abscessed tooth drained and all four of my wisdom teeth taken out. Yea, wooooof, I know. Despite being severely limited on the food front, for the most part, I still managed to eat rather deliciously and nutritiously (if I do say so myself). So while devouring a Mocha Coconut … Continue reading

on break ups.
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on break ups.

No, I did not just get out of a relationship. And no, this isn’t about to be advice on how you can instantly be happy after your hearts been broken. Sorry to disappoint you if that’s what you’re looking for. But perhaps my monthly challenge & single status as of late, has left me more … Continue reading

“no habit is an accident” challenge: month 1 – no gum, final recap.
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“no habit is an accident” challenge: month 1 – no gum, final recap.

a month ago, I set out with the goal of not chewing a single piece of gum (or any artificially flavored mint) for an entire month. crazy. this was one of my biggest habits/addictions! but i’m proud to say i did it! i stuck to my commitment, never caved, nor justified a situation worth needing a piece. … Continue reading

lately I’m loving…{a faith & wellness edition}
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lately I’m loving…{a faith & wellness edition}

faith:  -this article, in Relevant Magazine, written by Malcolm Gladwell himself. it’s about how he “rediscovered his faith”, despite not intending to have any direct religious messages, when writing his latest book called, David and Goliath.  Some of his quotes and takeaways from it are too good not to share: “The moral of the Biblical account of … Continue reading

taste of…Powerball Truffles (gluten free, vegan)
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taste of…Powerball Truffles (gluten free, vegan)

Back to back “taste of…” posts, say whaaat!? I remade this original “Dark Chocolate Dreamy Powerballs” recipe from Brittany over at Barr & Table for a friends’  birthday and had to share. Because let me just tell you, they’re pretty dreamy. …and simple. and all-natural, gluten-free, soy-free, vegan, and high in protein. yet they taste like dessert. … Continue reading