The power of a smile.

Happy Hump-Day!  Something that most people know about me is that I smile…A lot.  I have always been a smiler and it’s usually one of the first things people point out after meeting me.  The crazy thing is, I usually don’t even realize I’m doing it.  We all have facial expressions that we are somewhat… Continue reading The power of a smile.


Creating a morning ritual.

Hi there!  Happy Monday!  Do you ever wake up in the morning feeling sluggish, drowsy, unmotivated, almost a little hungover even though you didn’t go out the night before?  Yeah, me too.  Perhaps you got a case of the Sunday Scaries that caused you to feel upset about not finishing everything on your weekend to-do… Continue reading Creating a morning ritual.

Chickpea Buddha Bowl with Creamy Avocado Cilantro Sauce

I'm pretty sure that everyone, even those who rarely cook, can relate to the moment of looking at the final product of a recipe with pure satisfaction, followed by a big first bite that hopefully exceeds your expectations. Through the countless recipes I've made in my 24 years of life, I have to say that… Continue reading Chickpea Buddha Bowl with Creamy Avocado Cilantro Sauce

Happy June

Hello! Writing to you today from the balcony outside of my hotel room in Guanacaste, Costa Rica (also taking note of this so that if I ever re-read this post I can visualize the beauty of this vacation.. another post on that soon).  But the actual reason I wanted to write this post today is… Continue reading Happy June