Lifestyle

On a Journey…

family outing Duke Gardens

Hair care and my hair journey are still a priority in my life. But now there are so many other priorities that I am juggling as well. Yes, I have plans for testing deep conditioners, clay masks and more ayurveda, but I also have plans for preparing dinner; planning family outings; making sure that my kids are well rounded and…

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Beauty, Lifestyle, Travel

What’s In My Beach Bag?

Last weekend was Memorial Day weekend.  Did you enjoy the first unofficial weekend of summer?  We didn’t do much of anything thanks to tons of rain, but I’m looking forward to a re-do.  I’m preparing for a beach trip and as I pack things for our days at the beach, I decided I’d share what I carry in my beach bag. It’s a…

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Fitness, Lifestyle

There’s Always Room For Improvement

My favorite thing about the new year is the possibilities it holds for what can be achieved.  It’s an opportunity for a fresh start that just happens to coincide with a new calendar year.  I know it’s super cliche (some might even say lame), but every year I make a new year’s resolution that is at least tangentially related to…

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TAG, Videos

It’s My Hair TAG!

I did the “It’s My Hair” TAG for my YouTube channel.  There aren’t many hair TAGs out there so when I found this one I decided to do it.  But by the time I got through with it, I realized the questions are pretty similar to the 21 Hair Questions TAG I did in 2011.

Lifestyle, Travel

2015: What I’m Looking Forward To…

My Blog! One thing’s for certain, I’m looking forward to blogging and vlogging on a more regular basis.  I’ve had to juggle a bit more these days, but I want to push myself to not let things I enjoy fall by the wayside just because there is more on my plate.  I miss blogging and vlogging, so I’m am looking…

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TAG

Awards, Awards and More Awards!

Thanksgiving weekend here and I thought this would be the perfect time to make this post.  Because I am so so so thankful for all of my subscribers, readers, random drive-by readers, and especially thankful for those of you who comment making me feel a little less alone out here in the blogosphere.  I really appreciate you all very much.…

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Lifestyle, Travel

Exploring the West, like Lewis & Clark

…except we didn’t venture past the state line. 😛 This past weekend Justin and I headed to the west side of North Carolina to explore the mountains and visit downtown Asheville.  I’m not a big city girl, but I’m definitely not a deep in the woods with no lights but the moonlit sky kind of girl either, lol.  Despite that…

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Cooking Chronicles, Lifestyle

Hot Chili on a Cold Night

Saturday was very cold, wet and snowy down here in North Carolina.  When it’s that yucky outside, I like to cook something warm and comforting for the evening.  I usually make this chili recipe with ground beef, but I decided to use ground turkey this time around to see if it tasted just as good.  And it was… Ingredients 1…

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Cooking Chronicles, Lifestyle

Not Chef Boyardee…Better!

I’m my most creative in the kitchen when it comes to Sunday dinners.  Sometimes it’s an utter disaster, sometimes it’s just ok but other times it’s really really good.   For this post I wanted to share the latter with you.  It’s a bit over the top for those of you working on your diet/fitness resolutions with the cheese ravioli…

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