plant based probiotics, shopping with purpose, 7 minute workout, and the buddha bowl

plant based probiotics, shopping with purpose, 7 minute workout, and the buddha bowl

While I have never been a big meat-eater, I do enjoy a good chopped salad with chicken, albacore sushi roll, or a well cooked salmon steak. Because we don’t know what tomorrow will bring, I may eat these dishes or others that have meat in the future. For now, I am loving plant-based everything. It’s … Read More

facial routine, simple cooking, and balayage hair

Between the holidays, the cold weather, travel, and a very busy beginning of a very exciting year, it’s been tough to find the time to write. That doesn’t mean I haven’t been finding new favorite things, or thinking of a million things that I’d like to write.  Over the last year or so, while I … Read More

a day in the life of you, good habits for the new year and beyond

a day in the life of you, good habits for the new year and beyond

While it’s fine that I adore her, it seems only right that I spend more time celebrating my successes than hers. Right? -Jessie With such a huge social media presence in today’s culture, it’s normal to read about and in some ways live vicariously through those we admire. Whether it is our favorite glowing celebrity … Read More

eating for health and warding off disease

eating for health and warding off disease

At some point in our lives, whether it be when we are in middle school or thirty years old, we realize that we are in control of our overall health, both internal and external. We may or may not do good things with this new realization, but most of us strive to. Many times we … 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

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

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

establishing good money habits

“Your health and happiness and that of your family is much more important than spending money you don’t have to boost your social status.” -Jessie Money is an interesting topic for many of us, whether we are well off or super duper broke. Even if we have a lot of it, money can be a … Read More

jessie’s weekly favorites

“Explore. Appreciate. Find Treasures. Taste. Experience. Fall in Love.” -Jessie This week has been a hectic, and I do mean hectic, one. Between juggling schedules, big projects at work, and easing or stumbling rather into the new school and sports season, it’s been a week (see post on eating healthy on crazy hectic nights here). It … Read More

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