Coconut Nog Smoothie


Dear Santa,

Alas, here I am, another night before Christmas. The days always seem to blur together this time of year. It’s as though I blinked and another month came quickly to a close. All the while I’m over here with my list of holiday to-do’s as long as your naughty and nice list (unsurprisingly unfinished) and I’m simultaneously shoveling my 234th Christmas cookie into my mouth. I honestly don’t know how you do it.

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Strawberry Lemonade Sangria 


What is it about letting go that is just so hard? It’s funny when you know how much you should let go of something yet you continue to hold onto it even if it’s just by one single thread. Even the tiniest, weakest, barely visible thread is still better than no thread, right? It can be pretty heavy when we hang on to things that no longer serve us. I will relate it to the bucket brigade in the Spartan Race. If you aren’t familiar with it let me paint you a picture… Continue reading

Matcha Banana Smoothie

I have this thing, it’s like a “I can’t live without you, you’re my soul mate” kind of thing with coffee. I’m pretty sure I wouldn’t even know my own name somedays if I didn’t have a cup of the stuff to kick start my day. I don’t necessarily like to call it an addiction since that just makes it sound so terrible so I prefer to consider it a necessity, it’s kind of up there with oxygen (ha!). I’m pretty sure if you cut me open I may just bleed a high quality dark roast. Not like it’s a bad thing… Continue reading

Healing Turmeric Smoothie 

I don’t know about yours but my mom gives some pretty good advice. I feel fortunate that we have the kind of relationship where I can just pick up the phone, give her a call and know I’ll have an ear to vent to followed up by the best advice I could ask for (I still don’t know how she’s always right). Not surprisingly she’s always able to put things into perspective for me and be there with a welcoming shoulder to cry on. Even as an adult at 32 years old I still find myself going to my mom for answers. Sometimes, when I feel overwhelmed by a situation it’s nice to know she will be there to balance things out for me when I can’t quite find the ability to do so on my own. I really couldn’t ask for anything more. Continue reading