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The Skinny Drink Recipe

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1.Make 12 oz. of green tea by steeping a few tea bags ( On Friday I will be sharing how to make perfect green tea by the pitcher)

2. In a blender add 12 oz green tea, almond milk, cinnamon, cayenne pepper, vanilla extract and stevia.

3. blend it all up & enjoy in a cute mason jar!

I derived this recipe from and changed it to my liking.

This stuff is GOLDEN! Like with a capital G!

I'm addicted and drink it every morning.

All the ingredients are clean eating friendly too!

Guilt free!

No added sugar!

THM says that it promotes energy and metabolism. It also helps you resist the urge to snack!

DIY No Sew Table Cloth Bed Canopy Tutorial

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Sparkle table cloths- HomeGoods $9.99 each
Curtains Rods- Marshalls $9.99 each
Swag hooks- can be found at any hardware store but I had mine on hand

Inspired by Dwellings by DeVore

Beautiful Love Project

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Did you know I run a non profit? 
Well I do!
It is definitely in the beginning stages but we will see where God takes it.
I am a dreamer. A big dreamer!
I want to be used for kingdom business.
Nothing is more satisfying than helping someone who has less than you.
My heart burns for the homeless, the hurting, the unloved, the children. HUMANITY.
I love people. I see more. I see a soul.
The very soul that Jesus died for.
Not their worldly worth.
I see their who they are in the kingdom.

So if you are interested in finding out more about my heart, who I am and what I am trying to accomplish please check out is a site under construction but check it out anyways!

Carlet Edmonds Orange & Silver Office Redo

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A few days ago I had a meeting for Carlet Edmonds. After the meeting Designer Marjie and I headed out to Homegoods, Marshalls and Ross to find some orange and silver accessories for her new office space. We had such a great time scouring all of my fave stores.

When I hit up my favorite stores (which are HomeGoods, TJMAXX, Ross, Target & Marshalls) I go straight to the clearance section. I can find AMAZING stuff for next to nothing sometimes. Just check out the cute Orange and white herringbone rug  that we scored in the clearance section!

The new Carlet Edmonds Intern Courtney!

We quickly created a gallery wall to her liking, added accessories, pillows and a rug and it's a start!
Photos courtesy of Marjie Carlet Edmonds... 

I am the Styling Director for Carlet Edmonds. 
Check out their scarves HERE

Peach Nectarine Green Beauty Smoothie Recipe

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Pin whichever image you like and enjoy this naturally sweet healthy smoothie!
Tip: The more ripe the fresh fruit is... the sweeter it will be!

Jillian Harris Vancouver Home Tour

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I've always loved Jillian Harris ever since the beginning of her Bachelor/Bachelorette debut. 
Not only did she have amazing style on the show but she also has AMAZING Interior Design Style!

I love every room that she designs. Her taste is very similar to mine.

I also love that her style is vintage, romantic, girly, soft and modern all mixed up into one giant amazeball.

Without further ado, here is a taste of her Vancouver home!

All photos courtesy of

10 Beautifying & Delicious Detox Smoothie Recipes

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For a while now I have been extra careful with what I've been putting in my body as well as what my kids have been eating. I've gotten rid of over processed foods and cut out a lot of sugar. Well, besides natural sugar that is within fruit! Instead of grabbing a candy bar or ice cream to curb my sweet tooth I know grab fruit! Especially peaches. My fave!

Let me tell you, I have definitely restored my energy! I'll tell you how I did that soon!

Detox smoothies or healthy drink smoothies are a great way to boost energy and beautify you from the inside out! 

There are tons of antioxidants and vitamins in every one of these smoothies.
A perfect way to get the right nutrients to nourish our ever changing bodies.

If you fuel your body right, it will treat you right in return.

Here are 10 Beautifying Detox smoothies that are perfect for summer!

Pink Power Detox Smoothie
Vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, no bake/raw, nut-free, refined sugar-free, soy-free

Beet, strawberries, avocado, and lemon unite to create one kick-butt, surprisingly delicious, bright pink smoothie! This creamy & thick smoothie is not overly sweet - it's more on the tart side thanks to juice from a whole lemon. If you prefer sweeter smoothies, I suggest adding an apple to the mix or your preferred liquid sweetener. I also suggest using a small to medium sized beet, anything larger and the earthy beet might overpower the other flavours. Consider gently steaming the beet until tender before blending if you don't have a Vitamix or other capable blender.  I just use the beet raw because I know my blender can handle it. Best to be safe than sorry if you are unsure!

YIelds 4 cups


  • 1 cup water or coconut water
  • 1/2 medium avocado, pitted
  • 2 celery stalks, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup strawberries (frozen preferred), hulled if necessary
  • 1 small/medium beet, ends trimmed and roughly chopped*
  • 1 lemon, juiced (about 3 tablespoons or so)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 4 large ice cubes
  • 1 apple ( if sweeter smoothie is desired - optional), cored and roughly chopped


  1. Steam beet if necessary before starting. See my tips in the headnote.
  2. Add all ingredients into a high-speed blender and blend on high until smooth. Adjust sweetness if desired, adding an apple or liquid sweetener to taste if needed.
1) If you are not a beet fan, try adding a handful of leafy greens instead of the beet and include the optional apple. 2) Smoothies shown in pictures does not include apple. Yield may be slightly higher with an apple added in.

I didn't really measure anything. I took large bunch of kale, several celery stalks, cucumber, fresh peeled ginger, whole apple, juice of a lemon, stevia, and about 3/4 cup of water. Place all in blender and blend on high.

Strawberry Basil Lime via Young&Raw


Recipe type: Smoothie
Serves: 1
  • ½ organic cucumber, chopped
  • ½ avocado, pitted and peeled
  • 1 cup organic, raw kale
  • ½ cup organic, raw arugula
  • ½ cup microgreens and/or pea shoots
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 6 ice cubes

Dr Oz: Fruit Smoothie Detox Recipe Ingredients 1/2 cup almond (plain/unsweetened) 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed or chia 1/4 cup frozen blueberries 1/4 banana 1/2 cup ice Directions Combine all ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth.

-1 1/2 cups water

-1 head organic romaine lettuce, chopped
-3-4 stalks organic celery

-1/2 head of a large bunch, or 3/4 of a small bunch of spinach
-1 organic apple, cored and chopped
-1 organic pear, cored and chopped
-1 organic banana

-Juice of 1/2 fresh organic lemon

-1/3 bunch organic cilantro (stems okay)

-1/3 bunch organic parsley (stems okay)


Add the water and chopped head of romaine to the blender. Starting the blender at low speed, mix until smoothi. Gradually moving to higher speeds, add the celery, apple and pear. Add the cilantro and parsley, if you are choosing to add them. Add the banana and lemon juice last.
The fruit and lemon cut right though the grass taste. Feel free to mix and match different greens and fruits, as these two specific food groups combine well.

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