Spiked Mulled Apple Cider

Cheers to Happy Holidays!!! Ingredients: 1 gallon Apple cider 3 Granny Smith apples 1 orange 1/2 cup of fresh cranberries 1 tablespoon allspice berries 7 cinnamon sticks 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup of apple brandy Instructions: 1. Combine all ingredients in stockpot or crockpot except for the brandy and bring to boil. 2. Switch from…

New Year, New You: Week 5

The last week of the New Year, New You: 31 Day Detox is here!!!! I can not believe it. I can say that I am so happy to have put this together and share it with those who are interested about healing from inside out. It has been 28 wonderful days. This is your Week 5 guide that…

31 Day Detox: Week 3 Reflections 

Week 3 has been awesome. I have really enjoyed trying new recipes each day. This is helping me build even more on my vegetarian dishes for my family. I have loved having a plan for each day that not only outlines what I am eating, but sprititual practices and workout regimens. Remember this detox was…

New Year, New You: Week 4

We are at Week 4! It feels like it flew by. I am so happy that I have been sticking to every bit of this detox. I am hoping you have been too! Even after this I have decided I will personally plan out my weekly schedule of activites and meals. It has really made…

New Year, New You: Week 3

Wow, can you believe we are now about to begin Week 3 of the 31 day detox. How has your 14 days been? I have enjoyed this so much. All of the meals have been delicious. I’ve been noting my favorites so I can incorporate in my weekly meals following the detox. I am feeling…

New Year, New You: 31 Day Detox

As we venture in to the New Year we have the chance to create New Year resolutions, reset, refresh, and herald into new beginnings. I’ve decided to detox the 1st 31 days of 2017 to release habits that are no longer serving me, cleanse, restore balance within, enhance mental clarity, and vibrate higher.   So…

Tangee’s Tagine

Gift from my mom! My new cookable Tagine, cookable clay used to slow cook savory dishes and stews. A few years ago my mom and I decided we weren’t cooking a Thanksgiving meal all over again for Christmas dinner. We started a family tradition. Every year we choose a different culture and create dishes inspired…

All-You-Can-Pick Sunflowers

Today was a Saturday well spent. As usual I was reading through my local RVA mags and came across information about an “All-You-Can-Pick Sunflower weekend.” Apparently, there is a such thing as a “Farm Brewery.” Virginia’s farm brewery is known as Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery (LCCB). It is located in Goochland, VA which is about 30 minutes…

Self-Care: A Must Have

Self-Care. What does it mean to you? For me self-care is essential to long-term health and balance in my every day life. Self-care are all those intentional actions that we do to care for our mental, emotional, and physical health. The health of your body, mind, and spirit are essential to safeguarding your wellbeing.  Despite, the many…

RVA Sandwich Week

Its funny because time to time I find myself saying things like, “ugh, I want to move” and then RVA does something like “RVA Sandwich Week“where you get $5 meal deals all week long. This reminded me of all that I love about good ol’ Richmond, Virginia. So I was reading my trusty Style Weekly newspaper…

10 Bucket List Trips for Families

Bucket list. When I was younger I never really understood what this meant. I later learned it came from the term “kicked the bucket.” This is also known as, died. Bucket list essentially became a list of the things to do before you well, die.  I am very careful about what I put out in…

Shop, Eat, Live, … Local.  

Today was a Sunday well spent. My daughters and I got up early and ventured out to Carytown. Carytown is an urban retail district lining Cary Street at the southern end of the Museum District here in Richmond, Virginia. The area that surrounds Carytown is called The Fan District, the district is very popular and is…