With everything that has been going on in the world, I wanted to shift our focus to something lighthearted and fun. Lately, I’ve been delving into new recipes as a way to retreat and found out about this quick and easy shrimp stir fry while watching Joie Chavis’ YouTube video, ‘What I Eat In A Day To Lose Weight While Working Out.’ I don’t know about you, but my grocery list tends to be a bit repetitive. I’m often preparing the same meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, which gets extremely boring. This shrimp stir fry recipe was delicious and super quick and easy to make!
As we continue to navigate this new but temporary lifestyle, I wanted to first say that I hope you all are staying safe and of course healthy during this time. It’s been almost a month since I’ve started working from home and to be honest life in quarantine for me hasn’t been too bad. Of course, I miss being able to go where I want when I want, but at the same time, I’m just happy to be alive, well, and working during these crazy times.
During the COVID-19 (also known as the coronavirus) outbreak, many companies have made the decision to allow their employees to work from home. One week ago, my employer announced a voluntary work from home policy that may soon be upgraded to mandatory as the number of cases in Virginia continue to grow.
While people often associate detoxing with clean eating, I look at it as an opportunity to make changes in every aspect of your life. Detoxing can be the process of removing things and people from your life that negatively impact your physical and mental health and allows you to begin with a clean slate. It’s not uncommon for your mind to become clouded or life to slightly lose balance, it’s probably just time for a cleanse or hitting the reset button as I like to call it. Learn six simple ways to detox your life below!
I don’t know about you, but by the end of my work week, I am drained both mentally and physically. Friday nights just don’t feel the same when you’re in your 30’s as they once did in your teens or 20’s. Sure, there’s still room to go out and celebrate getting through yet another bustling workweek, but I think we can all agree that there’s a different level of peace and tranquility in a weekend full of pampering. Going to your local spa can be on the pricey side, so I’ve put together a list of ways to create the ultimate wellness retreat directly from the comfort of your own home!
After being shut indoors during the winter months, it will soon be time for us to come out of hibernation and get into the swing of spring. Thursday, March 19th marks the return of warmer temperatures. In order to make an easy transition from winter to spring, we must prepare for it — starting with the not-so-fun task of spring cleaning. Spring cleaning is the practice of thoroughly cleaning a house in the springtime and improves the air quality of your home. This may include finally cleaning out those closets, getting rid of worn down furniture, changing out your home decor to something airier, and so much more. Before you get overwhelmed, let me help you. Peep the below list of spring cleaning tips to make your home your springtime oasis!
When the time comes for me to create my grocery list for the week, I always find myself scouring Pinterest for quick and easy dinner recipes before I head out to the grocery store. I don’t know about you, but I prefer meals that do not require a lot of ingredients, steps, and something that will last me for at least another night. So, my Pinterest search usually looks something like, “cooking recipes easy” or “6-ingredient meals.” Don’t get me wrong, there are some nights where I’m actually in the mood to prepare something a little more exquisite if you will, but more often than not, I like to keep it simple.
In addition to finally taking a few days off from work this past weekend, I also decided to take a break from publishing Sunday’s blog post to simply just relax. Every once in awhile, I love to take part in what I like to call Lazy Sundays, which is a day to do absolutely nothing and go absolutely nowhere. Lazy Sundays are spent at home on the couch in my pajamas with food and television. It’s not something that I get to do too often, so when I do, it’s heavenly. I’ve been able to catch up on some really great Netflix shows and movies during Lazy Sundays, so I thought it would be a cool idea to let you know exactly what I’ve been watching just in case you too are looking for something new to get into!
Ladies, spring is on the way and I know you all are just as excited as I am. I’m looking forward to warmer temperatures, festivals, afternoons at the park, spring fashion, and bright colors. The first day of spring is March 19th and I’ve already purchased my first piece of warm weather clothing. I’m also looking forward to brighter nail polish colors. After you all showed so much love to my previous blog post on fall nail polish inspiration, which I appreciate so much, I knew I needed to follow up with some spring nail polish inspiration for you as well. Let me know which color you’re looking most forward to this spring!