My 5 Favorite Spices & How to Use Them (Recipes Included!)

Ever since I discovered my local Savory Spice Shop a few years ago, I've become a spice addict. Walking into the store and experiencing an array of aromas and flavors puts me in my happy place, as well as the fact that the employees are always extremely nice and helpful. After shopping here, I quickly vowed … Continue reading My 5 Favorite Spices & How to Use Them (Recipes Included!)

Namaste: Staying Grounded with Yoga

I believe one of the best ways to experience the connection of mind, body and soul is through a regular yoga practice. I've been practicing for about 3 1/2 years now and it has brought so much good into my life in so many different ways. It's one of the few interests I have that has grown … Continue reading Namaste: Staying Grounded with Yoga

My New Tattoo: Turning a Negative into a Positive

So I got a new tattoo this past weekend! I've been wanting this tattoo for a good couple of months and I got it for a very special reason. This is my second tattoo (picture below of my first badass sister tat, which hurt like crazy). But before I get into the tattoo itself, I want … Continue reading My New Tattoo: Turning a Negative into a Positive

Mediterranean Quinoa, Feta & Veggie Salad

I will admit that lunch is my least favorite meal of the day (dessert being first, of course). I loathe monotonous sandwiches and salads, and usually get more excited when I know I'll be eating out or attending a catered work lunch. But frequently eating out would surely decrease my bank account and increase my waistline over time. Therefore, … Continue reading Mediterranean Quinoa, Feta & Veggie Salad

Major Unshelled Blog Update!

I'll be honest with you. Up until last night, I was unsure about this blog and where I wanted to go with it. I thought I had it all figured out this time around, but after most of the posts I published in the last few months, there was a part of me left a … Continue reading Major Unshelled Blog Update!