interview with Niki Connor, superstar nutritionist chef

interview with Niki Connor, superstar nutritionist chef

As a creative thinker, my mind often hops from one interest to the next. I get all excited about painting. Then I move on to home décor. Then I’m on to cooking, writing, organizing, or crafting something or other. Then, I repeat, as I get re-inspired. One subject that remains a constant interest of mine, … Read More

jessie’s weekly favorites + a fab giveaway!

jessie’s weekly favorites + a fab giveaway!

This week has been interesting. Work was intense but in an exciting, challenging sort of way. I have also had a lot of fun making overnight oats for my new customers, who have quickly become repeats. My brain has been exploding with new topics, some of which I have been able to write about, including … Read More

know your worth; a talk of daddy issues

Modern day family dynamics have changed quite a bit over the decades. There has been a big shift in overall morals and also morale. 20, 30, 40, 50 years ago, the divorce rate was much much lower. Of course, some couples may have been unhappy but married out of normalcy. Regardless, they put on a … Read More

creating affordable change with food, fashion and home decor

creating affordable change with food, fashion and home decor

“Don’t be afraid of what someone may think if your vision isn’t exactly in style. Remember, this type of forward thinking is exactly how new style is created!” -Jessie One of the things I learned growing up was how to get creative with resources. I knew money was always going to be tight and that … Read More

jessie’s weekly favorites-headbands, hikes, coconut oil & cocktails

jessie’s weekly favorites-headbands, hikes, coconut oil & cocktails

When it comes to the weekdays, it gets hectic. With my girls getting bigger, their needs have evolved. Although I aim to get them in bed by around nine, the other night I saw ten o’clock come and go as I helped my ten year old with math homework from mars. Apparently I am not … Read More

let’s talk about sex [after] baby!

let’s talk about sex [after] baby!

“Sometimes when we allow ourselves to be a different version of us, as long as we take pride, we can evolve into something even better than before.” -Jessie There are many dynamics to a relationship remaining a successful one. Respect and honesty are big ones. Having similar senses of humor is always nice. Taking one … Read More

beautify with charcoal

It is said that activated charcoal traps toxins by way of absorption, making it easy to get round them up and rid of them. It is used as a cleansing method, even in emergency situations such as food or alcohol poisoning (but be precautious and do your research before experimenting internally with this stuff). Interestingly, … Read More

jessie’s weekly favorites

  When was the last time you did something just for you? That’s the one question I ask when people join the HAVE YOUR CAKE AND EAT IT TOO Facebook group. This is not for me; it’s for them. We should all ask ourselves this important question periodically to check in and make sure we … Read More

you’ve got this, mama

Having my first daughter at nineteen worked out well, but it was not exactly planned and didn’t leave me too much time to “figure things out” prior to becoming a mom. I was very mature for my age but let’s be real; I was still a baby myself. Whether you are 15 or 35, becoming … Read More

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