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Natural Liver Detox + Detox Juice Recipe


Today, I’m bringing you 5 easy ways to keep your liver healthy and happy for optimal health and energy. Our liver is our first line of defense and acts as our body’s primary filtration system.  It is one of our most important organs as it flushes out toxins, purifies our blood and metabolizes nutrients. more

St. Croix Caribbean Fruit Part I


The abundance of sweet, juicy, fresh, local tropical fruit is one of the many reasons I love St. Croix.  There’s such an abundance that first off, I couldn’t possibly name them all and second, it just wouldn’t do it justice to create just one post.  Keep an eye out next week for part 2 more

Beginner Vegan + Losing 20 lbs and Digestive Issues


Beginner Vegan is not just an e-book for me, it’s what helped me get through one of the more difficult chapters of my life.  It also coincided with my research into factory farming, animal abuse and my interest in the research involving the diet and mental health connection.  I personally realized there was truth to more

What is Toner and Why I Started Using it


What is toner? Most often, it is a liquid meant to act as a secondary cleanser for the skin.  In my teens, I used to swipe an astringent mess all over my skin, only succeeding in agitating my breakouts and drying out my skin.  The toners of today are completely different and not only more

Vegan Food in Kenya


As you may or may not know, I’ve recently focused more on a plant-based diet for a number of reasons.  I feel so passionate about it that I’m even releasing a new recipe e-book soon.  Needless to say, I was a bit nervous about traveling while eating healthy.  This shift has not only allowed more

How to Hurricane Prep – 15 Tips From Hurricane Maria


Pin for later. Today marks the beginning of Hurricane Season. With two back to back hurricanes within a week last year, I learned a lot.  I spent a great deal of my time then scribbling down my reflections during that {literal} dark period that I posted on my blog if you’re interested.  Maria blew more

What to Know About Kenya


Save time and purchase your visas online.  When we arrived, the line was pretty long for this but we were able to forge ahead with our pre-printed hard copies.  I also made sure to make back up copies, both physical and electronic. Since we never left Kenya, we weren’t required to take any vaccinations more

African Safari


The word serendipity flows through my life a lot and it was especially apparent during our recent safari in Kenya.  We all know that traveling can get stressful.  30 hours from St. Croix to Miami, Miami to Qatar and Qatar to Kenya just opens it up for a whole new slew of potential disasters.  Fortunately, more

Africa – Our Itinerary & What We Did in Kenya


May 12, 2018 We arrived in Nairobi after a layover in Miami and Qatar, almost missing our flight due to a delay.  We ran through DOHA like lunatics but made it just in time.  We were greeted by our wonderful guide and welcomed with J’s first birthday drink, Tusker. May 13, 2018 J’s birthday! more

Visiting a Children’s Home in Kenya


Spending time with orphans in Africa has been something I’ve wanted to do since I was 10 years old.  Every month, I would collect my allowance and send over my single bills in an envelope to sponsor a child. I told myself that when I was big, I would try and make a bigger difference…read more

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