Month: November 2019

If your guys like mine, Christmas shopping is no easy feat!  It always seems like I’m buying him the same sweater, pajama pants and slippers year after year with the guaranteed response of crickets, hahaha!!  This year I thought it would be fun to try and wow him with the perfect travel bag, something he was guaranteed to use time and time again.  The thought of him pulling this bag out as he packs it for a trip that he’s already excited for while thinking of me, now that is just such a great feeling, right?!  I’m thinking that I’m

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This is one of my favorite ways to eat peanut butter!  Who doesn’t just love peanut butter, especially when it’s paired with soft gooey banana, am I right?!  This wrap can be served warm or cold and pairs great with all sorts of sides.  Pictured here are some sweet golden raisins and one of my favorite granolas, the Coconut Chia Granola Cereal by Simply Nature from ALDI.  I can’t seem to find it on Amazon yet but, I did come across another one of my all time favorites in my search, you can grab a bag to try here!  KIND

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This is a quick and simple breakfast that feels indulgent and is absolutely delicious, I make some variation of it at least once a week.  My favorite chocolate granola right now is Coconut CACAO by Simply Nature from ALDI.  It has the perfect mix of salty chocolate crunch and I love that it is made from all real ingredients without any preservatives.  It is a great source of fiber with only 6g of fat and has 10g of ancient whole grains like amaranth, millet and sesame seeds in every serving.  And for bonus points, it even contains all gluten free

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This is a quick salad you can throw together in minutes!  It goes great with burgers and the leftovers are a perfect lunch for the next day!!  I love the crunch of the colorful tortilla strips mixed with the veggies, egg and cheese.  My favorite are the Tri-Color Tortilla Strips by Mrs. Cubbison’s from ALDI.  If you don’t have an ALDI near you I found them in a 9 pack on Amazon!  I linked them here:  Mrs. Cubbison’s Tortilla Strips, Tri-Color, 4 Ounce (Pack of 9) We love it with a spicy ranch but, you could also go classic if

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The word I see every morning now because its displayed ever so largely across the front of my new favorite coffee mug.  Although the mug itself is pretty basic, the message is not.  Blessed is a feeling that many of us take for granted.  Feeling blessed, allowing yourself to feel blessed is a privilege.  I am choosing this privilege every time I sip from this mug and remind myself that I only get one shot at life.  every breath I take is a privilege I cannot take for granted anymore.

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