A Mother’s Day wish

To my Mom, my friend- My wish for you: I wish you enough sun to keep your attitude bright. I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more. I wish you enough happiness to keep your spirit alive. I wish you enough pain so that the smallest joys in life appear much bigger. I…

Cucumber Pineapple Salad (vegan, gluten free)

Print Cucumber Pineapple Salad (vegan, gluten free) High in anti-oxidants, reduces inflammation, boosts immunity, a natural detoxifer and tastes light and refreshing. Prep Time 15 minutes Total Time 15 minutes Servings 2 Ingredients 2 ea Organic English Cumbers spiralized 1/4 ea Pineapple thinly sliced 1/3 cup Sesame seeds Dressing 1/4 cup Cilantro washed and diced…

Noggin Nasties

A few years ago during a particullarly bad round of experimental chemo, I was experiencing severe vertigo, something I had only minorly experienced previously.  I was so disoriented and dizzy that I was limited to laying on the couch and not much else.  During this time I also had ringing in my ears, I was…

Tea Time – Peppy Peppermint

Peppermint extremely versatile and the oil is used throughout Chinese and Japanese medicine.  Menthol is the aspect of peppermint that gives it the cooling effect that we often associate with mint.  This tea is delicious served hot or cold, on its own or with some lemon.  Check out the health benefits below: Antimicrobial properties help…

Fabulous Friends Feature – DJ Chuck Uglietta

I met DJ Chuck Uglietta a little over a year ago at the Miss Pink Pageant.  Chuck’s energy and spirit just draw you in.  After I was crowned Miss Pink in 2017, Chuck reached out to me and asked how he could help.  From that moment on we have been friends.  Chuck pours everything he…

Where It Began

I have talked a lot about my thirteen year battle with metastatic Breast Cancer and it often overshadows my fourteen year fight with Lupus.  You see, it was my diagnosis with Lupus just after Mackenzie was born that eventually lead to my Breast Cancer diagnosis just a year later.  May is Lupus awareness month and…

Potato Salad (vegan, gluten free)

Print Potato Salad (vegan, gluten free) A summertime classic that is delicious and easy. Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 20 minutes Total Time 35 minutes Servings 6 Ingredients 5 lb Organic Red Skin Potatoes washed, peeled and chopped into bite sized pieces 1/2 cup Vegan Mayonnaise 5 stalks Organic Celery diced 1 tbs Apple…

Parenting Ain’t Easy But It Can Be Funny

This month on Thursdays we will be bringing you some of the funniest parenting memes from the inter-webs.  Have a favorite you want us to feature?  Shoot us a message here or on Instagram or Facebook.

Use This Not That

We love this swap of traditional medicine cabinet remedies for essential oils featured on Dr Axe

Tea Time – Happy Hibiscus

Looking to lower blood pressure, reduce oxidative stress, support healthy cholesterol and fight certain types of cancer?  Try supplementing your routine with hibiscus tea.  Served hot or cold, this drink originating from North Africa and South East Asia boasts huge health benefits. High in antioxidants, hibiscus tea helps to fight free radicals caused by stress…

Fabulous Friends Feature – Jacked Elsa

I met Jacked Elsa within the pageant circuit for the Miss America NH scholarship program.  We had lost touch, but were reunited through the magic of social media.  I started to follow her and her amazing story and message.  I love her emphasis on positive body image, loving your body and making healthy and smart…