Let’s face it, stuff can take over your life pretty easily, making indulgence a bit too convenient. Perhaps you find that you shop for things you just don’t need — dollar aisle at Target, anyone?! — and before you know it you have more things than you know what to do with!
Over consumption is done to fill a void: Boredom, sadness, stress. In a time when over consumption is rampant, I thought today we could share a few tips on how to release yourself from that cycle of overconsumption, and how to cut the clutter that is already there.
Having an ex-chef as a husband comes in pretty handy sometimes. Cooking is such a big part of our lives, but sometimes I get in such a rut and need some fresh ideas to stay motivated, and that’s where he comes in handy, because he sure shows me a lot of fun things! Today I want to introduce you to: Scotch Eggs. If you’re like me and you’ve never heard of them, then get listen to this. They are eggs that are soft boiled, then shelled and wrapped in a sausage mixture, rolled around in bread crumbs, then deep fried. Seriously, y’all. You’ve got to try them!
You may have heard of fighting colds with Vitamin C, but fighting the flu with Vitamin D may be new to you. Exposure to sunshine helps the body manufacture Vitamin D, and Vitamin D boosts the body’s own virus-fighting ability. This, along with other factors, is why colds and flu increase in the wintertime when there is less sunlight. It’s science, baby!
If you’re ready to bump up your Vitamin D intake, here’s a few ways to get you started:
I’ve never been much of a Valentine’s Day kinda girl, but something about this breakfast makes me think that I can be easily converted: Salted dark chocolate sauce, drizzled over an easy-to-prepare dutch oven pancake. Who can resist a holiday devoted to eating chocolate, guilt free? I don’t know which part I like better: How amazingly easy it is to throw it together (making it a great thing to hint hint at if you’re hoping for breakfast in bed) or how rich and creamy it is.
One of the main reasons why we are not as productive as we could be is mental clutter. This can take several forms. It might be endless to-do lists. Or it might be residual issues from the past that keep cropping up and preventing us from living a full and abundant life full of positive things.
In our house there are a few common phrases that are thrown around. For example, if you ask my two-year-old what she wants to eat she’ll answer with “Chinese food” or “pizza” nine times out of ten. That other one time the answer is usually “mashed potatoes”. She’s a weirdo, I know. This morning I…
This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com, and as always all opinions are my own. Make New Year’s goals. Dig within, and discover what you would like to have happen in your life this year. This helps you do your part. It is an affirmation that you’re interested in fully living life in the year to come. Goals…