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Pistachio-Crusted Salmon with Blistered Cherry Tomatoes

Since it’s the new year, I am trying to be better about my eating habits, which means I am back to intermittent fasting and trying to meal prep low carb foods for lunch/dinner. Revive Superfoods sent me a box of smoothie cups that I’ve been trying out the past few days.  I love the fact that all of the ingredients for the smoothie, except the liquid, are in the cup. It makes making a smoothie easy because the fruit and other foods are already measured out. All you have to do is throw them in the blender with a liquid of your choice, blend and then pour it back in the cup. If you’re looking to try the smoothie cups, use my discount “YAYA60” to save 60% off your order. Since I have my healthy breakfast covered for the next…

I Failed in a Big Way and I’m Okay with It

So a little over two years ago I made this list called, “My Not So 101 in 1001 Days”. It was a list of all the things I wanted to accomplish before my fortieth birthday. Well, my 40th is just a week or so away now and I wanted to review what I have accomplished and what I haven’t accomplished in the last year. When I first reviewed this list a couple of months ago, I laughed reading all the big dreams and goals I had set. And since I hadn’t looked at the list in over a year, I knew I had failed in a major way. Without having printed this list and displayed somewhere I would see constantly, I completely forgot about all the plans I had made. It was “out of sight, out of mind”. So…

I Want It, I Got It – Setting Financial Goals

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, then you know that I love S.M.A.R.T. goals. Setting S.M.A.R.T. goals help you create goals that are realistic and actually attainable.  This year is a big year for me because I’m turning 40, so I feel like I should become a little more responsible in my “old” age. I struggled financially for so many years after my time of unemployment and FINALLY, I’m in a great place career-wise. Now is the time for me to get my finances in order. I started doing that late last year by making some S.M.A.R.T. financial goals about my money. I have three financial goals this year: 1. Pay off my credit card by August. Theoretically, this goal should be the easiest to achieve because my credit card balance is only $1,200. Compared to the…

She Travels, Travel With Me 2020

Last year, due to my Achilles injury, I was grounded for a few months unable to travel. I definitely made up for that in the latter half of the year. I chasing planes literally. Between July and December, I took about 13-14 different flights. I traveled to Louisville, Kentucky, Austin, Texas, Miami Beach, Florida, Salt Lake City, Utah, Albany, New York, Los Angeles & San Marcos, California, and Las Vegas. Let’s not forget my California tour, where I hit San Diego, Anaheim and San Francisco on the same trip. This year’s travel plans will be no exception, So like I did a  few years ago, where I shared my travel plans in a post called, She Travels, Travel with Me. I’ll be sharing my travel plans (business & personal) for 2020 below: San Francisco My first trip in 2020 will be to…

There’s Something About Houndstooth – SHEIN Cyber Monday Flash Sale

Did you catch any good sales for Black Friday? I added a lot of things to my cart and then when it got to checking out, I couldn’t pull the trigger because I hate paying a lot for shipping. It doesn’t make sense to get workout pants for $15 and then pay $7 for shipping. However, today things change. Shein is having a Cyber Monday Flash Sale and shipping is FREE! If you’re looking for a great winter coat, they have a lot of good options. I fell in love with this Houndstooth Tweed Coat immediately. I’ve seen a few others online, but I couldn’t resist getting this one because the price is right. The great thing about this coat is that it’s lined, so it’s great for the cold winter air. The not-so-great thing for me is that the…