the best birthday ever!

Today is my birthday!! I just love birthdays. People go out of their way to let you know they love you and to make you feel special! I wish everyone could feel like this on their birthday. I know not everyone does, and I am honored and very blessed to be surrounded by such amazing…

fruit-on-a-stick

I have a lot of sisters. Six of them, in fact. Seven, if you count my sister-in-law, Sydney, which I do; eight, if you count my mom, which I do. So, last week, one sister who lives far far away in Wisconsin, and another sister who’d just spent 4 months in Zimbabwe were both actually…

banana split nice cream

I get cold every time I eat frozen desserts. I mean shivering under a blanket and my rings don’t fit anymore cold. And I hate to be cold. So why do I insist on putting myself through that? Why am I, even now as I type, sitting in front of a bowl of delicious green…

chocolate for breakfast

Just imagine it…sitting down for breakfast in front of a giant bowl of cold, creamy, chocolaty goodness and it’s all good for you, guilt-free, healthy, and vegan. And it’s CHOCOLATE, people!

healthy dried pineapple “candy”

I looked high and low. I looked under the shelves of mangoes and behind rows of bananas, but they were nowhere to be found. Just a few days ago, there were piles and piles of them all over the store. I let the abundance of pineapple fool me into thinking that I could come back…

strawberry peach nicecream

You have to allow yourself to start with small changes. No one starts off being excellent. Just choose one thing that seems doable to you and do that! Maybe you think you could start dinner every night with a green salad, and then

melon smoothie

Good morning! This is my first blog post, and I am so excited about it! I have lots of things I want to share with you-so many I can’t even pick one! So, today I’ll just say that I’m glad to have you along, and I’ll be back frequently to chat and tell you all…