Okay, if you know the movie this title quote is from, can I GIVE YOU A HIGH FIVE???!!! ♥ I am Nicky, you could have guessed that much. And, unlike any other introduction I have shared before, this one is NOT rainbows and unicorns....it is TRUTH in a nutshell. I believe in making a GREAT… Continue reading Allow Myself to Introduce…..Myself
Listen, I get it. You get served the same rotation of "healthy" classroom snacks each afternoon, and NOTHING (I literally mean, NOTHING) is as exciting as the precipice that is SPRING BREAK. It almost feels like a mythical creature that you cannot grasp...think unicorn here ♥ The kids are wild. The breaks are nonexistent. The… Continue reading Are Pepperoni Slices KILLING your Spring Break Jive?
You know that feeling....walking past the school kitchen or teacher's meeting....the smell of FRESH donuts and Starbucks coffee wafting past your nose....and you KNOW the gut check that happens if you decide to SKIP the regular option of diving in and going with the crowd... Brutal. There are no words for the POWER that comes… Continue reading An Unsuspecting Leader
Does life ever leave you feeling like there is not much you can do with your circumstances? Like, no matter HOW FAR you push yourself, you fall 3 more steps behind?? It gets like that sometimes, but what if you took control and STARTED your own revolution?? I am going to share with you just… Continue reading Winning Week by Week
Happy Galentine's Day!! If you are a gal, I will be your pal ♥ ENJOY the day beautiful!! With celebration in mind, I have one question to ask, HAVE you LOST touch with your positivity? Your depth? Your zest for more? That is OKAY! We all have that happen ♥ but, you know what, it DOES… Continue reading Getting BACK your Spirit ♥
So, I realized the other day, that I have COMPLETELY abandoned my blog universe because I have been having fun creating over on my other platforms, but.... I AM BACK!! Hey ♥ how have you been doing? Did you miss me? (hahahahaha, laughs out loud, giggles, and then continues to type...) Do you want to… Continue reading Galentine’s Day FUN!!
Did you know that ANY recipe can be made "clean" by adjusting a few key ingredients? As a trained pastry chef/baker/cake artist, I have worked my way around a kitchen, fell in love with flour, sugar, and butter, and the beautiful combination they create when blended, but I have also had the downfalls of those… Continue reading “Clean” Christmas Cookie Swap Shopping List
Where are my truth seekers? I am looking for those babes who RULE their worlds by devouring information. The ones who cannot rest at good enough, but need SUPERB. The ones who reach farther and farther every single moment to DO the things that others won't. YOU. Did you know you have power? Did you… Continue reading What is your truth?
If you just read my DIET blast, you know that low-carb is now my jam (it pretty much has been since starting to eat healthier in 2013)....but, I am a major comfort-food-seeker, especially when the COLD hits the pavement. These do NOT disappoint. Pancakes to feed all, healthy, grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, and made with LOVE… Continue reading Peanut Butter Coconut Pancakes
High fat, low carb. Ketogenic. Crazy fad. Deprivation. Quick fix. Can I simply start by saying, THESE are all ways I HAVE felt about the idea of eating higher fat, lower carbohydrate nutrition. I came from the old standard of calorie-counting, LOVED my carbs (sugar) WAY more than I ever admitted, and really felt… Continue reading My BIG FAT stab at low CARB, HIGH fat living