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Toasted Coconut Granola

Hello and happy Monday! I hope you had a nice, refreshing weekend! We always do some batch cooking on Sunday as well as prepare TEB’s lunches for the week! So, yesterday, I made this yummy toasted coconut granola to have on hand for various things this week!

A lot of granolas at the grocery store tend to have lots of added junk in them, and are often $12-15. There are a couple of brands I trust, but 9 times out of 10, I’d rather make my own if I can!

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What we’re eating: June 22-28

Happy first day of SUMMER! Not sure how we blinked and got here! Whoa, time flies. Back for a another week of what we’re eating! This is hopefully helping you will dinner ideas and keeping your grocery bill in check with simple ingredients! We will be probably (like 90% sure) be eating dinner with TEB’s

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Favs: June 2019

Thought I would switch things up a bit for this category! I receive email updates from the Environmental Working Group. They keep me up to date on recent studies and products as they relate to our health and environment. The Environmental Working Group’s mission is to empower people to live halthier lives in a healthier environment. With breakthrough research and education, they drive consumer choice and civic action. Check out the website here!

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What we’re eating: June 15-21

How is it already Friday?! I feel like it was just Monday! Nevertheless, cheers to the weekend! I hope you are enjoying the what we’re eating series! Most of the meals I make are super quick and require minimal ingredients.

My parents are coming into town Saturday and we will be having dinner with them at our home. TEB will grill our fav chicken ever–honey mustard chicken! (If you’re subscribed to my newsletter, you got the recipe in your inbox today, if not put your email in the pop up!)

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My DIY Manicure

Trust me, I know what you’re thinking. Been there, tried the DIY manicure. Well, I’m here to tell you my method lasts 6-7 days, ladies!

Fun fact: I almost always have my nails painted, and honestly don’t feel like myself when they aren’t painted! I never had my nails painted in high school because between all the sports, nasty goalie and softball gloves, it just wasn’t realistic. In college and up until this past year, I used to get regularly scheduled mani’s/pedi’s. They would without fail never ever last as long as it would if I did it at home. Plus, it was such a time trap even when I had an appointment.

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What we’re eating: June 8-14

Happy Friday! It’s going to be a gloomy+rainy weekend over here! I am not mad about it though, my garden needs it! ICYMI-I explain how I shop and plan out our meals for the week on this post. What we’re eating this week are some easy dinner ideas I recycled from earlier in the year. That is one reason I love my go-to dedicated grocery/meal notebook, it’s easy to go back and get some ideas!

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hi,

i'm sarah.

I am so happy you’ve stopped by!

I am here to fill your soul with some good vibes, health+wellness, damn good recipes, (duh, I got you girl, no one’s got time for a bad recipe) some safe beauty talk, inspiration, and all things beautiful. It’s likely you might not agree with some of the things I talk about, like, or discuss, and that is quite alright. We are allowed to have different opinions/views/beliefs and still respect each other. Remember, good vibes only.

I am a true believer that simple is beautiful and (healthy) chocolate cures a lot of things. I also believe in making yourself your number one priority, because if you don’t show up for yourself, you can’t show up for others. Nourishing and caring for your body is the key act of self love. So, do things that make you feel amazing, don’t get all caught up in the small stuff. Make a conscious effort do be better and do better every day. It’s about progress, not perfection.

Welcome, friends!