Hope With Flowers

August 12, 2014
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  I’ve decided to always post some images when I post thoughts about anything. That way if you don’t like what you just chose to take the time and effort to read, you can look at the pretty picture and forget all about it:) Hope: More than one person has…

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Smoothies: Day 7 – The Noise Factor

May 31, 2014
Smoothies: Day 7 – The Noise Factor

The ingredients are ready. I am ready. The taste of fresh fruit and veg is calling me this morning. After a day of not having the smoothie vibe, now day 7 of this experiment I woke up craving the nutrients. What I don’t have is the heart to be NOISY.…

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Smoothies: Day 6 – Affects

May 30, 2014

I wanted a Subway sandwich, so I had one. Guess what, only 6 days of laying off the bread and sugar and tonight I actually understand why  my body isn’t a friend to the carb. I feel bloated, as I have for months, and uncomfortable. The sandwich was delicious, of…

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Smoothies: Day 6 – Smoothieless

May 30, 2014
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I have to admit, I do enjoy the smoothies. It’s fun and the combinations I have used so far are kind of weird and delicious. The thing is, I need to chew. It’s not a thing where I say “Oh, yep, gave up on the smoothies because it’s boring or…

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Garden Stuff 2014: May Update

May 29, 2014
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Here is a little update on what’s happening on the deck, in the pots, in the raised bed. The raised bed is a success. I harvested my first big batch of anything today, happened to be mustard greens and they are super tasty! I can’t help it, I am a…

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Smoothies: Day 5 – Affects

May 29, 2014
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It’s not like I have eliminated all traces of all kinds of sugars from my food the past few days. I’ve had sweet potatoes, carrots, bananas, peanut butter, and whatever is in apples, oranges, peppers, and other fresh vegetables and fruit. I have not had a cup of tea with…

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Smoothies: Day 5 – Sugar

May 29, 2014
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What is so bad about sugar? If it was bad for us nature would find a way to make it taste horrible, right? Apparently not. Sugar is wonderful. It makes things taste amazing, tempting, satisfying. It’s a cheery thing that puts a smile on almost anyone’s face. A bit of…

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Smoothies: Day 5 – Morning GREEN Tea Recipe

May 29, 2014
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Morning is a funny time. I have never been that into breakfast. Don’t get me wrong, I will always be willing to stuff a doughnut or muffin in my mouth with a creamy sugary cup of coffee or tea. Hmmm sounds good!! If you made me some eggs and toast…

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Smoothies: Day 4 – Smoothilessness

May 29, 2014
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Today there were no smoothies. Not because i want crazy and ate a bunch of unliquified food, but I really wasn’t in the mood for it. I had a banana in the morning, and a banana with peanut butter in the evening. There was a lot of water and a…

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Smoothie Recipe: Curry Smooth Soup

May 29, 2014
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Taste: 9/10 Really delicious with a hint of the jalapeno and cilantro from the pico, and the curry runs through just right. This would make an awesome curry sauce for vegetables and tofu (future supper plan!!) Texture: 10/10 Perfectly smooth and thick. Amount: The whole pitcher thing. YES, leftovers!!!   1 Sweet Potato…

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