5 Small Changes to build a sexy and...

About a year ago, I was sick; I mean REALLY sick. I had to quit my job, my marriage was ‘iffy’, I was a mess health-wise. I had to do something to fix this or I wasn’t going to get better. I took a step back from my situation, took it all in and decided it was time to make changes. At first, the changes were small. I started by setting a goal o...

Happy Holidays!!

It's Christmas Eve and I'm excited, and anxiously, and let's be honest here, I'm a little stressed out. You know what I'm talking about. right? When you're self employed, work don't always stop because everyone is celebrating a holiday. AND I'm traveling with family AND I want to make the day special with my family. I'm a Type A kind of girl and wi...

Veggie Turmeric Spread

When you eat raw and you are a vegan, vegetables are staples of your diet, but let's face it veggies need a little sprucing up sometimes, right? I like dips. I've always liked dips.  But now that I'm a raw food junkie, I like them even more.   Why?  Because everything in them is real and nutritious! Turmeric is an incredibl...

3 Tips for the Tech Junkie - Be Hea...

The world has changed. It was not long ago that cell phones, iPads and computers did not exist. I used a 'word processor' to type papers in college. There was no world wide web, no email. If you wanted to talk to someone, your options were to sit at a big, old-fashioned telephone that was attached to a wall or send a letter you had handwritten b...

Hip Holiday Giveaway!

I'm hosting a Hip Holiday Giveaway on my Facebook Page! Every day for the next 7 days, I'll be posting a giveaway prize! Are you into natural products? Organic, anti-aging skin care? Always wanted to try essential oils? Now is your chance!!!!! To enter, like my page on Facebook , enter a comment and share the post! The more the...

Maple Pecan Cookies

Who doesn't love cookies? If you don't, there must be something wrong with you! A good cookie with the right flavor and sweetness can be the nicest treat on the planet. I love the flavor of nuts, maple, and cinnamon together.  Have you tried that? Most cookies I make take a long time to get out on your plate since they need to dehydrate...

3 Tips To Act Your Best

Growing up my parents always told me to do my best, but being the overachiever I am, even my best wasn't good enough for me. I can be very driven feeling like  I can always be better. I can always take on more and prove myself more, until I am buried in this feeling of never enough. When you are hard wired to be a perfectionist, doing your best see...

How Oil Pulling Can Improve Your He...

The first time I ever heard about oil pulling I wanted to gag. As if keeping mouthwash in your mouth for 2 minutes isn't agony enough. And then when I heard that oil pulling required a solid 20 minutes of swishing and pressing the oil through your teeth. Forget about it! Are you gagging too? Well, I just did it. And, I...

Chocolate Orange Vegan Smoothie

I don't know about you, but when the temperatures start to drop, I crave rich, creamy foods. This morning I poked around my kitchen and spotted some cacao powder and I was hit with a moment of inspiration - chocolate + orange = HEAVEN. I added some vegan protein powder and a scoop of SKOOP for added nutrition and a super boost of antioxidant...

Hip Holiday Shopping Guide 2013

It’s that time of year again, kids, time to shop and find the perfect gift for the health-nuts and health-inspired loved ones in our lives. I took the liberty of doing a little leg work for you. Here are some recommendations: Skoop Have someone you know been fighting for energy this year? They exercise, they eat right, they get plent...

You Can Do Anything for 7 Days

What is 7 days in your life? How many times have you said “where did this week go!?” It zooms by, right? Your week’s vacation is over in no time. (Why is it that the week you have your period never seems to zip by? That’s a different blog post!) 7 days is 168 hours. And you're asleep for 56 of those hours. It’s over in the blink o...

How to Receive A Compliment When Yo...

The other day I gave a long time friend a compliment. I thought she looked beautiful in the photo so I told her so. Instead of saying, "Thank You," which is customary when someone compliments you, she said, with a huge beaming smile, "I know." Errrrrrr... Wheels braking hard on pavement. When I compliment someone, I don't ex...