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Double Your Gardening Space For Under $10 in Less Than 10 Minutes!

Double Your Gardening Space by Growing Vertically   So many of us are limited on space when it comes to gardening.  I have great news for you!  You do not need a lot of space to grow a garden! That is right, very little space is needed to garden.  Did you know that a 4’x4′ space is large enough to grow an entire season of food for 1 person? I know, kind of crazy right?  When dealing with such a…

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What is a sourdough starter?

My Love for Bread Making   Hey guys, this week I am talking about something that I am super passionate about.  What is it?  Bread making, or more specifically sourdough bread! See that picture above? That was our restaurant.  Fun fact, I use to make bread (mostly bagels) at my restaurant in Savannah, Georgia. My husband and I built our cafe from the ground up. What an experience that was!! My Restaurant & Bagels   I learned so much about…

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Sourdough Bread Recipe | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

Gluten intolerant and enjoying bread…   Oh, how I missed bread! If you have followed my blog for any amount of time, you might be a little surprised to learn that I am posting an organic sourdough bread recipe in the next few days! I thought you were gluten-free?  What about those grains?  But I am here to show you, that you might be able to enjoy bread again, specifically a properly prepared and fermented sourdough bread! I get it…so…

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Does Your Kitchen Look Like This Sometimes??   Sometimes I look around my kitchen or even my house and wonder how things got so out of hand. …laundry, a messy kitchen (like always), and never-ending meal prep… money worries, gritty floors, soap scum, and the stain that won’t come out of my kid’s favorite shirt… holiday stress, and teaching my daughter to read (and master long division)… a husband who works long hours, a kid with the sniffles, stomach aches…

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I’m Giving Back in a BIG way!   You’re not going to believe this massive essential oil giveaway. A bunch of my favorite bloggers are coming together and helping me sponsor this insane EVERY OIL KIT giveaway to one very lucky winner! This kit includes essential oils and blends, along with a carrying case and the Diffuser. Why am I doing this? Because I believe in essential oils and natural remedies for your home and health and I want to see these…

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I am pulling my hair out here!!!   Yay, that’s right…each day I feel like pulling my hair out!  Why? I continuously struggle with juggling a full-time job, raising 3 beautiful girls, keeping a clean home, being the master chef 😉 to my family of 5, being a good wife…gosh this list honestly can go on and on. Who is with me here?  Are you as overwhelmed as me? Check out this free eCourse: 4 Simple Steps to Stress-Free Homemaking!…

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How To Grill Spaghetti Squash

Infusing Flavors Into Spaghetti Squash   So I am absolutely in love with this new method of cooking spaghetti squash!  You guys, if you have tried to cook spaghetti squash before and if you were left with a bland and less desirable taste, you will want to try this recipe! I mean really, this squash has so much flavor!  Not only is this infused with garlic, but it also has the incredible flavor of the grill! I promise this will be…

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The Most Easiest Homemade Cake Recipe Ever! | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

Family, Fun, & Food!   The other night, we hosted our first dinner party since moving here to Florida! I absolutely LOVE to throw parties!  This one — baby back ribs, organic risotto, rustic green beans and this absolutely, most amazing chocolate cake! Now I wasn’t planning on whipping up a dessert, but when I stumbled upon this recipe, I knew that I had to try a variation of this cake. The History Behind This Cake – AKA – The Great…

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All Natural Foaming Face Wash Recipe | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

DIY All Natural Foaming Face Wash Recipe   I have found it, better yet….I have created the BEST All Natural Face Wash out there!   For years I have been in search for a face wash that doesn’t dry my skin, doesn’t make it too oily and for one that isn’t made with toxic chemicals….guess what, it doesn’t exist at an affordable price UNLESS you make it yourself! Want to know the best part?  It is super easy to make,…

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TOP 5 FOODS TO EAT AFTER A WORKOUT

It’s Not All About The Protein!   Proteins are a MUST for your post workout snack. They build and repair your hard worked muscles. With more lean muscle there’s no doubt you’ll notice a slimmer, toned physique. But did you know carbohydrates are equally important after your workout? Especially if you just finished an intense cardio routine.  After all, exercise depletes the carbohydrates in our body. A main goal with a workout is to feel vibrant and energized throughout the…

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