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5 Easy Christmas Gifts for Anyone.

Christmas time!!

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Tis the season to be gifting and it can be exhausting going around, shopping at forty different stores in one day and only going home with three things after all of that. Crazy right?! So here is a list of great gift ideas that are easy and can be given to anyone in your life, from your mom and your bestie to your spouse or in-laws. Continue reading “5 Easy Christmas Gifts for Anyone.”

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The best slow cooker beef roast ever!

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If you’re anything like me, you are a busy person! Juggling life can be challenging enough, and now you’re telling me I need to cook a good, nutrition, hearty, hot meal after a long day at work when all I want to do it veg out on the couch and watch whatever comedy catches my eye on Netflix?! Well, I decided crockpot/slow cooker meals were going to be my thing come winter. So here I am, it’s dark when I wake up and go to the gym and it’s dark when I get home from work, so crockpot season has begun! Below you will find a recipe for slow cooker Beef Roast that I have pieced together from other recipes I have tried in the past (mostly from all recipes thats my go to), and I have found that this mix creates perfection as far as roasts go. Enjoy! =) Continue reading “The best slow cooker beef roast ever!”

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A morning routine that won’t fail you.

Screen Shot 2017-11-17 at 10.21.44 AMI don’t know about you, but I am a morning person. I haven’t always been one, but establishing a good routine helped me become one and I haven’t looked back since! We are habit forming creatures so why not set yourself up for the most success you can have by sticking to a routine? According to an articleΒ from Northwestern Medicine people who set a routine are less likely to be stressed, you are more likely to sleep better (and thus feel more refreshed when you walk up), and you’ll be more healthy over all. So, here is the perfect morning routine to get you on track for an amazing day! Continue reading “A morning routine that won’t fail you.”

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Why I was Skeptical About Going to the Spa

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However, a few years ago I read this article on Yahoo that totally freaked me out! I guess I’m not your average 27 year old gal, before 2016 I had never been to a nail salon, treated to a “girls spa day,” nor had I ever gotten a sweetish, hot rock, mud, make you skinny with seaweed massage. So when I read this story I thought I would NEVER go into a spa/salon (aside from hair cuts, I can’t do that myself!). So heres what happened, a 22 year old woman contracted HIV when she had her nails done from the use of shared manicure utensils. She went in for a manicure and came out with HIV/AIDS! How crazy is that?! Turns out she had been sharing utensils with a cousin previously who was later also diagnosed and it is a super rare way or transmission, but still not a settling feeling when you think about this happening.

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