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My Quick Seattle Getaway

My Quick Seattle Getaway

I groaned as I started to pack my suitcase. Seattle forecast? Rain, followed by a little more rain. As a native San Diegan, we have a love-hate relationship with rain. We desperately need the rainwater due to our ongoing drought, but the honest truth is […]

My Favorite Healthy Summer Drink : Berry Berry Zinger

My Favorite Healthy Summer Drink : Berry Berry Zinger

This post is sponsored by Celestial Seasonings but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. The warmer weather is FINALLY here, so I’ve been making my colorful, flavorful Berry Berry Zinger beverage. Pairing fresh seasonal strawberries with Celestial Seasonings Raspberry Zinger tea creates […]

Suffering from the Super Bloom? Get Natural Allergy Eye Relief

Suffering from the Super Bloom? Get Natural Allergy Eye Relief

I received this product for free from Moms Meet (momsmeet.com) to use and post my honest opinions. Compensation for this post was provided and this page may contain affiliate links.

I was absolutely thrilled that California received so much rain this year. Not only have we been in a horrible drought, but I haven’t seen the hills so green and vibrant in years! The frequent rains also brought us a Super Bloom of flowers from the coast to the deserts. The colors and varieties have been absolutely outstanding, but the unfortunate side effect is that we are all suffering from pollen-induced allergies! (more…)

Top Five Things to Do in London if You’re Short On Time

Top Five Things to Do in London if You’re Short On Time

If you’re stopping through London and only have a day or two to see the sights, here are my top five picks to experience a variety of what London has to offer. Walk through a Park I’m not doing to include walking in a park […]

Easy Lemon Curd Recipe for Scones

Easy Lemon Curd Recipe for Scones

I just returned from London and let’s just say tea and scones became a thing. Lemon curd was one of my favorite things to smear on top of a warm toasty scone, so I simply had to make some when I returned. You can water […]

Vegan Banana Peanut Butter Cardamon Smoothie with Metamucil Premium Blend

Vegan Banana Peanut Butter Cardamon Smoothie with Metamucil Premium Blend

 Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LighterFeelsGood #CollectiveBias

This Vegan Banana Peanut Butter Cardamom Smoothie is a delicious treat, but with no additional sugars added. I’ve included Metamucil Premium Blend as the fiber blends really well with the banana, and it is sweetened with plant-based Stevia and contains natural flavors and colors.

I also use unsweetened plant-based Oat or Almond milk to help thin out the smoothie, yet keep it creamy and delicious. (more…)

Preserving Lemons with Salt

Preserving Lemons with Salt

If you have lemons coming out of your ears, or have a very generous neighbor with a bountiful lemon tree, don’t let that precious fruit go to waste!

Playing Your Part in Keeping Your Neighborhood Safe

Playing Your Part in Keeping Your Neighborhood Safe

We all want to live somewhere that is safe and secure, yet it seems crime is on the rise leaving many of us constantly worried. Nobody wants to live in an area where you are a high risk of getting mugged, broken into or having […]

Managing IBS While Traveling

Managing IBS While Traveling

This post is sponsored by Holigos but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.

I love traveling, but managing my irritable bowel syndrome while on the road can be a chore. With odd eating schedules and new foods and treats, my system can get out of whack quickly and I often feel bloated and having stomach aches.  (more…)