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Happy Saturday Friends! What are your plans this weekend? I’m headed off to yoga in the park, the farmer’s market for some green tomatoes (I can’t wait to show you what I’m doing with them!), and to the library to stock up on a new round of books (self-help junkie here 🙋🏻). Tomorrow Alex and I are hitting up a few waterfalls nearby to cool off in this July heat…I’m not looking forward to August which is notoriously MUCH hotter than July. 

So I may have done something drastic this past week…Many of you probably know that over the past few years Alex and I have really embraced a minimalist mindset but I still feel like there’s a LONG way to go. I just feel drowned by things even though we’ve gotten rid of probably 50% of what we owned in the first place. I don’t really know where this stems from but I’ve alway envisioned being able to pack our house and move in a day. I just feel lighter with less stuff which is what I hear most minimalist minded people say but I still feel like there must be something wrong with me, ha! Anyways, this past week I got rid of our coffee table, nightstands, a side table, and wait for it……..

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Summer Fruit Salsa

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Stylish Eco Friendly Water Bottles

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Easy Gluten Free Cornbread

Easy Gluten Free Cornbread

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Can someone explain to me how it's already the middle of July?! Not that I'm complaining perse since I'm 100% ready for the crisp fall air that doesn't make my hair explode but time is flying by folks, FLYING.  Lately: So I've mentioned ...

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SALAD IDEAS FOR DINNER | Protein packed salads that will leave you satisfied for hours!

Salad Ideas for Dinner

Or lunch ;) I'm a big fan of having at least one salad per day and with these recipes you just can't go wrong! A salad for a MEAL is a bit different than a side salad IMO so these are packed with protein, vegetables, and all around goodness. Let's ...

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One Pot Cajun Shrimp Zucchini Pasta - GF, DF, Paleo Friendly! This is a great easy weeknight dinner!

One Pot Cajun Shrimp Zucchini Pasta

Sometimes you just need a big heaping plate of pasta am I right? This recipe for Cajun Shrimp Zucchini Pasta is absolutely packed with flavor, veggies, and a delicious creamy sauce sans cream.  You've got shrimp, you've got zucchini noodles, ...

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