{Thrive} 20 Gifts for Eating Well & Living Joyfully

giftsI love giving gifts. Actually, I love giving thoughtful gifts that feel personal and purposeful. While I did avoid the chaos of black Friday like the plague, I’ve been busy scouring the web for ideas and, dare I say, I am about 90% finished with my shopping this year. That might be a record though our goal to cut out the crap and instead spend time enjoying the holidays (and each other) has made this task a bit easier. Still, right about now I start to get major shopping fatigue. I run out of inspiration and I figured you might as well so I gathered a few of my favorites things to help you finish your shopping! If you don’t find something here that speaks to you, check out the newly launched shop which spotlights quite a few of my favorite things to inspire you and yours to “Eat Well and Live Joyfully!” Continue reading “{Thrive} 20 Gifts for Eating Well & Living Joyfully”

{Thrive} Morsels and Musings November

november-mmNovember, it’s going to be a month worth remembering for sure and these morsels and musing are a nod to it all. It’s also a snapshot of the things I am loving and my thoughts for the holiday season which is officially upon us. There is a quick-cooking salmon recipe, gift-ideas, a link to our new shop as well as ways to give back and kitchen tips. Dive in, there are lots of goodies to be had in this post. PS: I love your feedback so please take the time to share your favorite posts as well as any questions or comments your may have. Your ideas help to dictate the content so share ’em with me! Continue reading “{Thrive} Morsels and Musings November”

{Thrive} Finding Peace and Giving Back: Ways to Take Action

whos-yourBe grateful and be kind, that is what the holiday season is all about. I like to think of this as my daily mantra. Words, they are comforting, but action is empowering. It has been an unsettling couple of weeks for many people. With that being said, this is not going to be a political rant, so I implore you to keep reading. This is more of a call to action. A call to kindness, actually. Can we all agree to that? It’s my hope that we all have a few things in common, most importantly a vow to love, respect and accept one another as human beings — no matter our differences. I truly hope we can all agree to this intention and here are some steps we can take to accomplish this goal.

 

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{Katie’s Picks} Healthy Holiday Gift Ideas

If you were inspired by the stocking stuffer gift ideas then you are going to love this post! I have put together a collection that includes a few of my favorite things as well as a couple of my very own wish list items! From kitchen appliances and fermenting crocks to coloring books and just-for-fun goodies (yay for avocado espadrilles!), I think you are going to love these conscious living gift ideas. Scroll down for links 🙂 Happy, Healthy Giving!

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{Thrive} Katie’s Picks: Stocking Stuffers and Small Gifts for the Health Enthusiast

Today’s post is variation on “Katie’s Picks” that features a fun and festive round-up of my favorite stocking stuffers and small gifts! These are great ideas for the healthy living enthusiast in your life! From eco-friendly metal straws to fermentation kits, a resolution wrap bracelet (made using bombs that have been cleared from farming land) and a gratitude journal–I tried to cover the bases all the while providing you with creative ideas!  Inspired? Click the links below for direct links to their purchasing sites! Happy, Healthy Giving! Continue reading “{Thrive} Katie’s Picks: Stocking Stuffers and Small Gifts for the Health Enthusiast”