Breakfastin’ {Cherry Berry Chia Smoothie}

By January 28, 2015 Life

Cherry Berry Smoothie

On the weekends, I tend to wake up late and start the day with a smoothie. Sometimes it’s a breakfast bowl, like the Apple Pie Granola Smoothie Bowl, and sometimes it’s a quick smoothie before my workout, like this Cherry Berry Smoothie.

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3 Favorite Winter {Themer} Themes for Android Phones

By January 27, 2015 Digital Lifehacks


I’m primarily using Themer on my phone these days. It takes ALL the hassle out of customizing. Simply pick a theme and download it. That’s it.  Here are 3 themes I’m rocking this winter.

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#WeeklyReading With he’s Gone by Deb Caletti

By January 26, 2015 Book Discussions

Weekly Reading With he's Gone by Deb Caletti

I picked up he’s Gone by Deb Caletti because I was a bit intrigued by marriage thrillers.

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#WeekendReading {Picking Favorites} and Wine {Cupcake Vineyards 2013 Pinot Grigio}

By January 23, 2015 Life

#WeekendReading and Wine {Cupcake Vineyards 2013 Pinot Grigio}

It’s the weekend (almost … or does Friday count?), which means it’s time to try new wine (or make a cocktail) and share my favorite links from this week with you.

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Audiobooks Should Not Be Counted With Books Read {Ummm … What?!}

By January 22, 2015 Life


“Audiobooks should not count on the same list as total books read for the year. When someone says they read x number of books last year, do you assume they mean physically read the book? Or is it okay if this number includes listening to an audio book?… Reading is hard. You have to concentrate. You have to be intentional about it. You usually can’t be doing something else while you’re reading, so it’s a lot more work to actually finish a book. Plus, if I learned anything from reading What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains, it’s that we’re all losing our ability to concentrate on actual books, so reading is an important skill we all need to continue to practice.

An audio book, on the other hand, you can do while doing basically anything – driving to work, on a road trip, cooking dinner, exercising. Audio books are still reading, but I don’t think it’s reading in the same sense as reading a book is. ” (via The Lady Okie)

Please note – I LOVE reading that blog, and I’m just respectfully and lovingly disagreeing. My response …

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Lunchin’ {Chopped Bell Pepper Salad With Pomegranate Vinaigrette Dressing}

By January 21, 2015 Life


Every day for lunch, I pack a salad.On tap this week is the easiest salad you could ever make – a Chopped Bell Pepper Salad with Simply Dressed Pomegranate Vinaigrette Dressing.

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