Hair masks are my favorite weekly regiment. My naturally curly hair needs the moisture regularly, and temperature changes, cold offices, weather, static and just about any environmental factor can make a difference in how my hair behaves. While I have a few favorite store bought masks, I am open to trying new ones out. Even … Continue reading Sweet and Silky Miracle Hair Mask | Homemade Hair Treatment
Cooler temps make me want to cook everything! And nothing is more satisfying than a hearty, creamy savory dish like meatballs in gravy. I perfectly season and hand roll these delightful meatballs which are pan seared to a nice golden brown, and finished up simmering in a light but decadent mushroom gravy. These meatballs are … Continue reading Meatballs with Creamy Mushroom Gravy Recipe | with Homemade Mashed Potatoes (Gluten Free)
When you feel great nothing can stop you! I'm all about feeling not just GREAT but feeling AMAZING! You can't be your most Interesting self if you don't feel great. Try out these 11 tips to improve your mood and help you feel fabulous. Self care baby, it's absolutely necessary! Note: These tips are not … Continue reading 11 Ways to Instantly Feel Great!
Who doesn't love a nice comforting weeknight or Sunday night dinner. It's no secret chicken breast can be versatile, but to be honest it isn't my favorite cut (I'm a fan of boneless chicken thighs). But alas I found a recipe that our household digs into! Heart, cheesy -stuffed with veggies - baked chicken breast. … Continue reading Broccoli and Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breasts | Comfort Food Easy Dinner Recipe
The Yucatán peninsula is known for lush resorts and crystal clear waters. Once you're done with lounging beachside make a plan to venture and see some of the cultural and geographic attractions of southern Mexico. Planning a trip soon? Take time to see some of the highlights that are within just a few hours of … Continue reading 4 Things to See and Do in the Yucatán | Activities Close to Cancun and Playa Del Carmen
This pull through bubble braid is the wild, voluminous younger sister of the basic bubble pony. This voluminous hair style takes a little practice, but comes out super cute! Start with a basic high pony of hair of about 1 inch. Use a small elastic to secure Move the first pony out of the way … Continue reading Pull Through Bubble Braid | Hair Tutorial
Brussels sprouts are no longer your mothers vegetable. This sweet and spicy recipe combines all of the best flavors; sweetness of honey, smokiness of paprika, tang of garlic. Recipe: 1/2 lb of Brussels sprouts Half bunch of sliced asparagus spears 2 teaspoons honey 1 tablespoon paprika 1 teaspoon garlic powder Salt Pepper Preheat the oven … Continue reading Spicy Smoked Paprika and Sweet Honey Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Basic braids are just that... basic. Add a little flair with these double braided pig tails. Watch the tutorial below.
Okra is one of my favorite veggies! Packed with vitamins B and C, calcium, potassium and lots of healthy fiber. The common apprehensions I hear about cooking okra is that it can be slimy and difficult to soften. If done right, okra can be crunchy and satisfying without any slime. My weakness for fried food … Continue reading Gluten Free Faux Fried Okra Recipe
It's taken years to embrace my curls and even more time to figure out how to treat them. Everything from start to finish - trim and haircut, weather, wash stage, shampoo, conditioner, curl products - EVERY SINGLE THING makes so much difference in how curls curl, style and lay. I've sampled creams and cremes, gels … Continue reading Best Curly Hair Products