Simple food, present mind, and passionate heart

Simple food, present mind, and passionate heart

Year: 2017

New Year’s Eve Spritzer

New Year’s Eve Spritzer

If it’s not been obvious by now, Champagne is my go to drink.  I love it for so many reasons.  The bubbles are refreshing, it’s light, and it’s perfect for every occasion.  I catch a lot of flack for it but hey, I’m just fancy […]

Collagen Peptides Review

Collagen Peptides Review

This week I shared that I use collagen peptides daily in my coffee. Sounds pretty weird right? My thoughts are if it’s virtually tasteless, easy and gives me benefits to my health, why not? I have been using collagen peptides now for almost four months. […]

Three Alternatives to Coffee Creamer

Three Alternatives to Coffee Creamer

If you’re anything like me it’s the week before Christmas and you’re running out of steam. Between the Christmas shopping, holiday parties, tying up loose ends at work before a long weekend all while maintaining the household. You are TIRED! When I am tired, I […]

Zucchini Lasagna for the Vegetarian and Carnivore

Zucchini Lasagna for the Vegetarian and Carnivore

Each recipe is finished with a wine pairing… see below!! This recipe can be made 3 ways!  With or without meat or just like I have to make it at home… half and half 🙂  Some may not be a fan of their non meat […]

Ole’ St. Nic

Ole’ St. Nic

**DISCLAIMER**  I am not implying that many or all of you do not already give so much at the holiday season.  I haven’t had time this year to volunteer my time so writing this blog has pushed me to find something I can do.  Maybe […]

Time Well Spent

Time Well Spent

Do you ever find yourself saying “I never have enough time,” if you do this topic may be for you.  If you were like me you are constantly thinking about what you have to do next. You never feel fully engaged in the task at […]

ONEHOPE Creamy Champagne HO HO Cocktail

ONEHOPE Creamy Champagne HO HO Cocktail

  The holiday season… for me this means September 1st to January 2nd… it truly is my favorite time of year.  It’s full of family, friends, good food/drinks, and more.  There really seems to be a magic in the air that most people catch.  It’s […]

Inspiration – Thank you

Inspiration – Thank you

Sometimes the blog topics are hard to think of because unless it’s something I am genuinely feeling at the moment, I have a hard time writing.  Maybe it’s the time of year but I’ve been feeling overwhelmed with thankfulness for the people in my life […]

Holiday Gift Ideas That Give Back

Holiday Gift Ideas That Give Back

It’s that time of year and holiday gift giving is right around the corner.  I don’t know about you but I love giving gifts! What I love even more is getting my shopping done early in the season.  I try my best to personalize gifts […]

Happiness; it’s complicated

Happiness; it’s complicated

Happiness = B : you B : healthy B : passionate B : philanthropic B : positive   I really enjoy this blog because it allows me to talk about stuff that I think about ALL of the time.  For me, writing is an outlet […]