Four years ago today, I did what unknowingly would be my final rescue for a very long time! Rescuing Harley, four years ago today!He was clearly neglected. Emaciated and with minor injuries, we showered him with love. Four years later he is finally comfortable enough to dog!
Rescuing Harley – HIS Story
On the way home for a visit, I happened to be staring off into space listening to the radio, when I saw this dog in the ditch! Me being my all around level headed calm self (note some heavy levels of sarcasm there) I screamed for my husband to stop the car. Which means he went two to three more blocks. We stopped and turned around looking for what I “thought” was a sheltie. That’s when we found a dog, emaciated and injured in more ways than one. Curled up in the ditch, in a thorn bush! He had two double pronged collars nearly embedded into his neck, and his left paw was stuck in one of them! Now if you know me or my husband personally, you will probably know our loathing hatred for these collars. So my husband broke them off. He was finally free, and I think did what any scared, lonely animal would do. He ran off. We finally got him back, and now had to figure out what was next!
Anyone that has, or is starting a business from the ground up, can tell you it takes a lot of hard work, determination, and stamina to succeed. Which is why today I decided to open up and talk to you about something I have lived with for a long time. I have a B12 and iron deficiency. Before I was FINALLY diagnosed, there were so many days where I could barely find the energy to move out of bed. It seemed like a never-ending battle of wits with my own brain and body to function normally! I have learned not only to deal with it but also how to Live, Work & THRIVE With Vitamin Deficiencies
Let’s start off with a few facts shall we!? Some facts about Vitamin B12 and iron deficiencies.
It’s the middle of March, and we just got hit with what is (hopefully) our last snowstorm. We have been receiving the most “interesting” weather forecasts. I have my sandals AND my snow boots on ready standby. I never know which one we are going to need!. This crazy weather also brings another potentially annoying fact about life. Getting sick! It’s annoying, inconvenient and not to mention slightly painful. Last week I came down with a cold, which was fine. I slowed down a bit, but I was still working and doing my normal daily routine. Then all of a sudden I got hit with the stomach flu, and it has pretty much wiped me out until about yesterday. My husband came down with it a few days after I did, which means that we had a 100% bad germ infestation in the house. So now that we are on the mend, everything should be good right!? NOPE. Now comes the fun part! Dealing with the aftermath. Here are a few Simple Steps To Cleaning Up After Being Sick, to stop the spread of germs from recirculating.
I have NEVER loved a shampoo in my life. Until now. As I’ve gotten older, I have gradually changed the way I do a lot of things. One of those things is watching what I use on my body. Heavy chemicals can also seep into your system via the skin. They have been known to lead to anything from rashes and irritated skin, all the way up to a few such as Parabens and certain fragrances being a leading contributor to cancer.That’s why when someone recommended Live Clean Shampoo’s I was super excited to try them out. Not only are they a lot better for our bodies, they’re also budget-friendly! Ranging from $4-$7CAD.
I know it’s the end of February, and for most of us, spring is probably a month or two away still. However, this doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t start planning your spring garden. There are many things you can do now to prepare and get ahead of schedule for the warm weather that will be showing up in just a couple of months. so here is WHAT I am planning to plant in my spring garden along with how and why I am planting it.
Happy belated Valentine’s Day dolls, I hope you had as wonderful of a Valentine’s Day as I did. Yesterday was quite an exhausting day! A sushi lunch date and then my husband and I spent the rest of the day in the theater watching 2 movies. it was so fun, but as you know fun always comes with a price. so today, let’s talk about how to take care of yourself after Valentine’s Day is over.
(Before we begin, I need to let you know that I do have affiliate links in this post. However, I adore these products and have used them for quite some time!)
Now if you’re like me you probably got up early in the morning yesterday (if you had a day date) just so that you could prepare and get ready for your Valentine. We’re talking hair, makeup, probably trying on at least a dozen outfits and shoes….if you’re anything like me. Then, of course, giving up and going casual (It always seems to happen that way). but that’s not what today’s post is all about. Today’s post is about pampering yourself after Valentine’s Day is over, and you’re exhausted and need to recover.
Pinocchio was one of the very first Disney movies I remember seeing as a kid. It’s one of those movies that kind of sticks with you because it has such a heavy moral compass to it, it’s one of those lessons that your parents tried to teach you….but…. you probably didn’t catch on until you watch this movie. so because this year is completely Disney oriented, this is my 6th week of Disney happy planner extravaganza. So let’s check out my Disney’s Pinocchio happy Planner Printable.
If you subscribe to my channel on YouTube. I absolutely love my happy planner and I love making it visually appealing. There is nothing boring about my planner. So starting at the beginning of this year I decided that this year I was going to have a theme, now what theme you may ask!?… Well, this year is entirely Disney themed. I cannot tell you how excited I am about having a full year of Disney.
so without further Ado, I want to introduce my very first printable to you that I designed myself for the happy planner. I’m so excited and elated with how beautiful my Sleeping Beauty planner kit turned out and I hope you enjoy it too.
I love to cook. Absolutely LOVE.IT. So in honor of International Hot and Spicy Foods Day on January 16th, I thought it would be fun to share with you 5 of my favorite recipes that are hot and spicy. Do not fret dolls, I have you covered. They are also very budget-friendly for after holiday cooking. You should already have nearly all or majority of these ingredients in your pantry. Here are my top 5 budget-friendly hot & spicy dishes.
Before we begin, I would just like to state that none of these recipes are mine. photos and the links all go to their respective owners. This is merely a Roundup of some of my favorite recipes.
So in honor of hot and spicy day Just in time, Here are my top five budget-friendly hot and spicy dishes that I love.
We live in a very fast-paced Society, where we’re always on the run. There is always something going on, somewhere we need to be. When you are constantly on the Run fast-food’s sometimes your only option. So as a vegan this can be presumably very difficult. Most people assume that you won’t find vegan-friendly fast food options. I mean who would think that you can find something without animal products at McDonald’s or Taco Bell or Burger King I mean if you think about it, it’s kind of laughable, right?. WRONG.
That is why this will be a constantly evolving database of fast food restaurants and chains that have vegan options and just what those vegan options are. I have had the blessing of being a part of many amazing vegan groups on Facebook and other social media, thus allowing me to curate an amazing starter list of vegan-friendly fast food restaurants and what you can get there.