Entries by Beth

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Chocado Smoothie

During summertime when I was a kid, my family used to ride our bikes to get ice cream after dinner. To this day, when the weather is lovely I still crave that sweet treat. Who isn’t always craving chocolate? Luckily, this smoothies tastes like a chocolate milk shake, with the bonus of healthy fat from […]

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Tips for Starting Small: #4 & #5

This month I’m sharing my tips for starting small to make a change. Keep reading for tips #3 & #4! If you missed tips #1-3, read those here and here 🙂   4. Add one healthy food habit each week: It can be increasing the amount of water you drink. Or putting sauce on the side of your veggies […]

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Democracy

Democracy by Joan Didion Truth be told, I haven’t started this one yet, but I’ve gotten so many rave reviews surrounding it so I’m about to start it. Read below for a short synopsis, and tell me what you think! I’ll follow up with a review after I read it x Beth Democracy, Joan Didion’s fourth […]

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Simple (and cheap) Ways to a Zen Home

Research shows that aesthetics play a major part in how we move through our day, and the world. Whether we realize it or not, things like color, texture, and light affect the way we feel and how we perform. But being on a budget, sharing a space or having a busy schedule can slow down […]

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Tips for Starting Small: #2 & #3

This month I’m sharing my tips for starting small to make a change. Read on for tips #2 & #3! Ps If you missed Tip #1, read that here 🙂 2. Do your research: It can be a Google search or a coffee klatch with your friends, but get a little bit of info before you start making changes. […]

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The Alchemist

  The Alchemist Written by Paulo Coelho The Alchemist is one of the best-selling books in history. The story of Santiago, the shepherd boy on a journey to realize his “Personal Legend” has inspired people all over the world to live their dreams. I read it years ago as a teenager, but recently picked it […]

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Beekeeping 101

I was terrified of bees before they became a part of my family. I can’t ever remember being stung, although my mother assures me I stepped on a bee and was stung as a young child. My fiancé had kept bees before we moved in together and he was yearning for another hive. I was […]

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Nectarine & Arugula Rolls

This light dish is perfect for entertaining when the weather is toasty. It’s quick and simple to make, and it’s a real crowd-pleaser – easy to pick up with your hands and eat. It’s a nice combo of sweet and tart because the sweetness of the fruit contrasts nicely with the bitterness of the arugula. […]