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B: Lifestyle

Simple food, present mind, and passionate heart

Simple food, present mind, and passionate heart

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Sparkling Grapefruit Margarita and Pineapple Rice Bowls

Sparkling Grapefruit Margarita and Pineapple Rice Bowls

I am finally hopping on here again after a few week hiatus!  I often start my blogs like that but I want to point it out since it speaks to what I am trying to be all about which is, giving myself grace to not […]

Fourth of July fun; 4 fruits, 5 ways!

Fourth of July fun; 4 fruits, 5 ways!

There is little more nerve racking to me than waste.  It’s an awful complex to have ha ha I’m sure it sounds cost effective and environmentally sound but if you ask my family about some of the random meals they’ve been forced to endure because […]

Happy Third Birthday to our little Super Hero

Happy Third Birthday to our little Super Hero

I wanted to share some of the wins from the last party we hosted for our little guy Asher, because it was an overall big win for me personally. I really enjoy hosting gatherings with people that I love, and sometimes hosting can feel stressful […]

Chocolate Strawberry Energy Bites

Chocolate Strawberry Energy Bites

Chocolate Strawberry Energy Bites   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Total time 10 mins   This easy recipe is great when you have a sweet tooth or need a little extra energy in the morning! Author: Jenny Broden Recipe type: Snack Ingredients ½ Cup […]

Nisswa Getaway and Wedding Planning at Grandview Lodge

Nisswa Getaway and Wedding Planning at Grandview Lodge

This past weekend we took a trip up north to visit all the spots for our wedding and also to celebrate Joe’s 34th birthday. We gained a ton of insight into what we have left to plan and also found that time spent away from […]

Mother’s Day French Toast, Orange Whipped Cream and Wine Pairing

Mother’s Day French Toast, Orange Whipped Cream and Wine Pairing

It’s been a while since I’ve hopped on here but things are finally starting to find a rhythm in my life and I’m taking full advantage to get on here and share the things I love. Writing is so therapeutic and food & wine for […]

Finding Balance with Social Media

Finding Balance with Social Media

I love Instagram! I love following positive accounts about healthy living, being a mom and fitness. I enjoy being able to see what my friends and family are up too. Especially if I don’t get to see them all that often. I enjoy the communities […]

Cucumber Tomato Salad and more…

Cucumber Tomato Salad and more…

Every year I plant a small garden. It feels great to eat from what we’ve grown and it saves some money when the crop finally comes in. However, it always comes in bulk, so I’m left scrambling for ideas to do with it all!! Here […]

B: Relaxed

B: Relaxed

Happy National Relaxation Day! I don’t know about you but I get a kick out of these random holidays. Sometimes they are a great reminder to indulge in the things that bring you the most joy! In honor of today’s holiday I am sharing a […]

A guide to buying with giveback

A guide to buying with giveback

Recently, I’ve seen a ton of companies using their give back as a marketing strategy.  I love that companies are shining a spot light on the good that they do! It also gives you another reason to purchase from one company over another which can […]