Hawaiian Love Smoothie

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Six years ago my brother and sister-in-law married each other on the beautiful island of Kaua’i. My family spent about a week on the island – exploring, swimming, getting sunburns, and soaking up the Hawaiian air. It was one of the best trips I’ve ever taken. I loved absolutely everything about the islands – I loved the people, the weather, the simplicity. And there was this feeling of magic in the air – the spirit of Aloha. Needless to say, I was hooked. As we were waiting for our plane to depart at the airport to take us back…

[5 Ways…] To Reduce Holiday Stress

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I’m so there – I’ve got the holiday frazzle. You know, when you can’t concentrate because you’re thinking of the 10 to-do lists scattered around your house. You have to still put up your holiday decorations and your credit card’s on the verge of combustion from overuse. Even Christmas tunes can’t sooth your spinning head. Yeah, I’m definitely there. My boyfriend and I are actually heading to California to see his family, and then Arizona to see mine, tomorrow. We’ll be gone over the next week & a half, and this past week has been crazy – substantially adding to…

Travelin’ Snacks

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I’m so excited for the weekend– my man & I are heading out to Charlottesville, VA [just a short 2 hr drive from DC] for a night. I cannot wait for some good wine tasting, a tech-free two days & a challenging hike in the mountain air! Charlottesville has been on our list of getaways since we moved to the DC area, so it should be a fun weekend exploring. Whether I’m flying or driving, I always have to have some snacks on me to make sure I don’t get the hangry syndrome whilst traveling. When…