Blue Tropic Smoothie

Blue Tropic Smoothie

(makes approx.. 16 ounces of drink) 1 cup blueberries (frozen or fresh) ¼ cup almonds ½ tsp cinnamon 1 tbsp coconut oil (not necessary but adds to the health value) 1 cup liquid (or until you reach your desired consistency) The first time I made this smoothie I used my regular blender. It doesn’t have …

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Green Tropics Smoothie

Green Tropics Smoothie

(makes approx. 16 oz.) 1 cup pineapple (fresh or frozen) 2 cups kale (one cup at a time) 1 tsp fresh ginger (ground if possible) 1 tbsp. coconut oil 1 cup liquid (water or 100% juice) I confess that I DO NOT like kale. I do not like it on a boat. I do not …

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Simple Ideas for Easy Holiday Meals

Simple Ideas for Easy Holiday Meals

This year things were different for our Thanksgiving because of all the changes that have occurred in recent weeks. I was still determined to make the holiday great. I wanted the boys to have a positive memory from this holiday time AND it will be the last Thanksgiving where they will all be living under …

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Writing Our Story of Adventure

Writing Our Story of Adventure

I had never finished a #NaNoWriMo. I usually started with some gusto but faltered as soon as the “you should be here” line towered above where I actually was. I didn’t give up. Every year I started . . . determined to make it through. In 2014, I had an idea sparked by a story …

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