HEALTHIER SUMMER PARTY DRINKS

#ThirstyThursday, Healthy You, Recipes

BBQ’s, fireworks, beaches, and fun…It’s what America does all summer long, and especially on the Fourth of July to celebrate our Country’s birthday. Is it really any big surprise that our Independence Day festivities includes 74 million BBQ’s, 155 million hotdogs, and about 68 million cases of beer? We spend more than $1.6 billion on July … Read More

WINE MOM CULTURE

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🍷👉🏻🍷? MOM NEEDS WINE? 🍷👈🏻🍷 Wine Mom Culture is REAL Wine Mom Culture is alive Wine Mom Culture is thriving Wine Mom Culture is the “elephant in the room” I enjoy an occasional glass of wine too, but when I spotted several items while shopping in a local boutique, each one targeted at moms’ drinking wine … Read More

FEELING BITTER?

#ThirstyThursday, Healthy You

WHITE AMERICAN GINSENG! What’s that? It is not a football team. It is not the latest rap song. It is not the hottest clothing line. White American Ginseng is a root that has been used in Oriental medicine for thousands of years. It is a medicinal herb, slightly bitter in its taste, and with a cooling … Read More

DRINK YOUR GREENS!

#ThirstyThursday, Healthy You

IT AIN’T EASY BEING GREEN!!! I might be dating myself here, but this was a quote from my childhood friend, Kermit the Frog. Admit it, you remember him too, don’t you?!?! Times have changed but the idea hasn’t. It’s hard to seek out a green lifestyle and its even harder to be surrounded by those … Read More

MANGO COCONUT SMOOTHIE

#ThirstyThursday, Recipes, Smoothie Recipes

It’s SUMMERTIME! If you’re like me, the fun of summer becomes a bit more intolerable around August. The vacation bags are unpacked, school is looming, heat and humidity become a bit intolerable. Having an afternoon treat that captures the spirit of the season makes things a whole lot better, and there’s really nothing better than a … Read More

BLUEBERRY SMOOTHIE

#ThirstyThursday, Healthy You, Recipes, Smoothie Recipes

It’s SUMMERTIME!!!..well, almost!!! In Florida, it feels like summertime nearly year round, so my family lives on cool, refreshing, and healthy smoothies! I’ve been inspired by the amazing local blueberries, which have been ripe in our area, just up the road. Recently, I had to indulge in a 5 pound box, and immediately froze half … Read More