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Category: ENTERTAINING

SPICY SPIKED WHITE HOT CHOCOLATE

Hi guys!  I hope you’re enjoying all the holiday festivities so far!  Me, well let’s just say I’m on Holiday Road, jk, jk no but seriously has anyone else felt…

SHOP

3 GOURMET POPCORN RECIPES

FOR THE OSCARS Whether you are throwing a party or just lounging in your p.j.s to watch the Oscars this year these 3 gourmet popcorn recipes will offer a pleasing…

SMOKED SAGE AND SPICED PEAR FIZZ

A FESTIVE CHAMPAGNE COCKTAIL  This year I spent this New Year’s Eve in my pajamas mixing up this deliciously smoked sage and spiced pear fizz with my little family and…

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  • Weekend Mood = SLOW DOWN! ⚠️ After a week of going 100 miles an hour, I think it’s time we slow down.... Have you heard of the art of slow living? February is the perfect time of year to start practicing. 1.|Take 5 minutes to enjoy your coffee or tea in the mornings instead of rushing to get out the door. 2.| Take time to organize your life so you have time to be present and enjoy the things you love. 3.| Take walks and reconnect with nature. This is a really great way to clear your head or find inspiration. 4.| Instead of turning the tv on right when you get home, turn on some music and allow yourself to decompress from the day. 5.| Don’t over-plan your day. That will only create stress and overwhelm. Learn to be flexible, give yourself a few of the most important tasks so that when they are complete you can treat yourself and enjoy the rest of your day doing something that will spark joy. 
Hope you found this helpful friends! Happy Friday! ❤️
  • Bedtime ☕️ (tea) and happy me! 😊
  • Sunday mornings and this one... always people watching 🐶👀😂 Happy Super Bowl!!! P.S. You can now shop some of my home goods via the @liketoknow.it app!
  • Polar vortex, huh? Namast’ay at home with my plants... 😏🌱 #pilea #womenwithplants #plantlady #botanicalwomen #thejungalow
  • So hard to believe that a year ago we brought this little nugget into our home! We have learned so much from her as well as ourselves. She has been off at obedience school and we are so excited to get her back! 
#loveyoursog #polarbearsoginstagram #petsarethebest #furbabies #whitelab
  • Currently wishing I could smudge away this cold... if only it worked like that! 
Instead, I’ll be sipping hot tea and popping Vitamin C, but if you’re looking for a good read on “smudging” check out my latest blog post (link in bio) for some enlightenment on the subject. 
#smudging #smudgestick #smudge #wellnesswednesday #staywell #positivevibes
  • Cold days like these make me want to cozy up with a warm blanket and look through sunny photos of past vacations while day dreaming up our next adventure together. 
Last year, my husband and I visited St. John and The British Virgin Islands and we had such an amazing time that I decided  to surprise him by capturing our favorite vacation moments with a custom photo book. 
Luckily, @google photos just launched a new photo book feature so I decided to try it out and I couldn’t believe how easy it was to create. It literally took minutes to put it together! 
If you have an anniversary, birthday, or “just because” dates coming up I would definitely recommend adding your own personal touch with one of these keepsakes! 
#googlephotos #photobooks #googlepartner #ad
  • Just a smudge.... Have you ever used sage/smudge sticks to clear out negative energy? I know it sounds crazy but I absolutely swear by this method!!! Sometimes you just need a smudge, ya know?! P.S. you can now shop my looks and decor via @liketoknow.it 
#smudgesticks #wellness #purifying #positivevibes #uohome

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