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3 Reasons Buying Summer Produce Is Best Right Now

3 Reasons Buying Summer Produce Is Best Right Now

  I love summertime – the old school summer jams, wind blowing in my fro, and farmers markets. On the food tip, summer gives you an abundance and variety of fruits and vegetable to choose from. Summer is a perfect time if you are looking to […]

4 Things You Need To Start Your Own Garden In A Small Space

4 Things You Need To Start Your Own Garden In A Small Space

   You definitely don’t need a backyard of to start a garden, you just need space and few supplies.  It doesn’t matter whether you will be growing on your window sill or your balcony, you can have a small space garden.    When I tell you, […]

The Best Foods You Need To Eat This Winter To Protect Your Body + FREE Shopping List

The Best Foods You Need To Eat This Winter To Protect Your Body + FREE Shopping List

  Winter produces some of the best food – the winter frost adds a bit of sweetness.  It helps when you eat in seasons because you are preparing your body for the seasonal elements.  This is especially important if you stay in a colder region […]

4 Healthy Food Swaps That Will Make Your Dinner Guests Happy

Holidays bring about togetherness, good times, and FOOD.  To be honest there is an overload of food during this time since everyone is throwing some type of get together. If you are throwing the party this year, keep in mind that there will be tons […]

2 Keys To Hosting The Best Holiday Party Of The Year On A Budget

2 Keys To Hosting The Best Holiday Party Of The Year On A Budget

’Tis the season for a holiday party.  Yup, it’s that time of year again.   Old time school buddies meeting up back home. Secret Santa at your job. That yearly gathering of family – since this is the only time y’all can get together. 😃 […]

8 Tips To Eat More REAL Food And Get Rid Of The Crap + Free Guide

8 Tips To Eat More REAL Food And Get Rid Of The Crap + Free Guide

  Back in college when I started by food journey, I actually believed I was being healthy based solely on the fact that I was cooking.  I had no real concern of the ingredients that I was using in my meals – some of those ingredients would […]

4 Reasons You Need To Know Your REAL Food Source

4 Reasons You Need To Know Your REAL Food Source

  The MIDDLEMAN is that guy who gets you the goods you need directly from the source. He does all of the work and you just shell out the cash for the goods.  You are definitely paying the middleman more money versus if you just went […]

6 Simple Ways To Enjoy REAL Food On Your Tight Budget

6 Simple Ways To Enjoy REAL Food On Your Tight Budget

  Eating healthy food doesn’t have to blow up your budget.  Before you dive into this post speak these aloud. Repeat one more time.   Let those words sink in.  I hear it all the time, people equating eating healthy with spending a lot of cash.  That […]

THE 6 FOODS YOU NEED TO EAT TO HELP PROTECT YOU AGAINST THE SUN

With summer upon us we want to make sure that we protect our skin from sun exposure.  We tend to spend more time outdoors at the park, exercising,.festivals, the beach, amusement parks, and the list can go on.  It is always good to protect your […]

PLAN, COOK, AND GROW: HOW TO EASILY HARVEST THE BEST SALAD GREENS

I have been container gardening since April of this year and I must say it has truly been an experience.  Just the mere fact that I am able to grow something from seed to fruit is amazing. Don’t get me wrong this journey been a […]

3 TYPES FOOD BARS YOU SHOULD BE SERVING AT YOUR NEXT SUMMER PARTY

  I love any type of party that allows their guests to interact with one another and what better way to do it than over food.  Food bars are just the way to do that. Along with that comes less work for you when are […]

3 HACKS TO EXECUTE YOUR DINNER PARTY MENU LIKE A BOSS

3 HACKS TO EXECUTE YOUR DINNER PARTY MENU LIKE A BOSS

  Execution is what most people pay for when it comes to throwing a dinner party….the decor, the food, and the clean up.  The key is to enjoy your party not really spend your time trying to pull it all together but most people do not […]

4 SIMPLE WAYS TO SAVE ON FOOD FOR A KID’S BIRTHDAY PARTY

Throwing a kid’s birthday party is no different from throwing an adult party – it consistent of all of the same elements ESPECIALLY food and money.  Of course you don’t want to break the bank planning a birthday party this summer but you sure want […]

5 UNIQUE WAYS TO LABEL FOOD FOR YOUR DINNER PARTY

5 UNIQUE WAYS TO LABEL FOOD FOR YOUR DINNER PARTY

  Summertime brings out the party goer in everybody – who doesn’t want to party in the nice summer weather. We have talked about how to plan your dinner party menu, buffet style  vs family style, execution of menu, and now we are on to […]

PLAN, COOK, AND GROW : HOW I STARTED MY BALCONY CONTAINER GARDEN

PLAN, COOK, AND GROW : HOW I STARTED MY BALCONY CONTAINER GARDEN

THE BEGINNING: HOW I STARTED MY BALCONY CONTAINER GARDEN   So, I have finally started my balcony garden after moving to a new place with proper sunlight. You see the first time I tried to start a garden I had inadequate sunlight and then I destroyed […]

The Best Ways To Serve Your Guests At Your Dinner Party

The Best Ways To Serve Your Guests At Your Dinner Party

  Let’s talk serving styles for you next dinner party. You probably have decided on the menu but have no idea how you are going to serve it to your guests. You definitely want your guests to have a great dining experience at your party. Trying […]

4 QUICK AND EASY TIPS TO CREATING AN AMAZING DINNER PARTY MENU

4 QUICK AND EASY TIPS TO CREATING AN AMAZING DINNER PARTY MENU

The weather is starting to warm up, so that means it is time to start planning your dinner parties. But, trying to create your dinner party menu is not always an easy task – you have to consider your guests food preferences, you want it to […]

4 Tips On How To Save Your Coins When Grocery Shopping

4 Tips On How To Save Your Coins When Grocery Shopping

  Grocery shopping can be a PAIN – overcrowded parking lot, too many people, impulse buying, no cashiers, long lines – you get the point.  If grocery shopping was euphoric experience everyone would be smiling in the stores, but that is definitely not the case. I believe […]

HOW EATING BY COLORS CAN IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH   (+ a FREEBIE)

HOW EATING BY COLORS CAN IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH (+ a FREEBIE)

ROY G. BIV Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. Seriously, this is what I use to color coordinate my closet, but this should be a rule of thumb when you are eating. The colors in food that we eat reflect the presence of […]

Must-Have Items You Need  In Your Kitchen Pantry For Easy Cooking (+ a Free Checklist)

Must-Have Items You Need In Your Kitchen Pantry For Easy Cooking (+ a Free Checklist)

  Let’s be honest, with all of busyness that goes on in our everyday lives cooking can seem like a real hassle. It all starts with “what’s for dinner?”, making a shopping list,  then off to the store, then…well you get the picture.  By the […]

5 TIPS TO A EASY BREEZY LABOR DAY PARTY (+ a FREEBIE)

5 TIPS TO A EASY BREEZY LABOR DAY PARTY (+ a FREEBIE)

  Let’s face it, party planning can cause anybody to lose their minds from time to time with having so much to do. You have the guest, the food, entertainment, and the list can go on as long as you keep adding to it. Since […]