A Healthy, Tasty Vegetable Broth To Make On A Chilly Day | Recipe & Remix

Blessed love, beautiful. You ever had vegetable broth? If so, you already know how refreshing it is on an early morning or chilly evening. Even if you prefer a thick, homemade soup with peas, greens, dumplings and ground provisions too, a broth with the right combination of spices, seasonings and vegetables can be just as […]

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Re-growing Rosemary From Cuttings | Plant Propagation

It’s a natural brain food, hair growth herb, immune system support, soup flavour enhancer, skin rejuvenator that’s also rich in antioxidants – rosemary. This herb has been used throughout centuries, generations and in several different locations and traditions. Today it’s all about re-growing or propagating the fragrant rosemary from cuttings taken from a healthy plant. […]

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This Tea Tonic For The Immune System Also Makes A Sweet Aroma For The Home

Blessed day! Let’s talk tonics and organic fragrances. The sweet aromas of spices can add to the cosiness of a home, but they’re also nutritional and medicinal to the body on their own. This morning I made a tea tonic with citrus fruits and spices that helps trim the waistline, revitalize the immune system, enhance […]

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Rest, Refreshment and Receiving

You know how lifting weights and the most effective workout regimens have intervals with rest in between series, and marathoners have water station breaks to pace themselves well and be refreshed along the way to avoid konkin’ out midway? Let’s talk about rest, refreshment and receiving.

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‘For The Remnant’ | Song & Music Video

“See dem in the distance
Hear it on the news
Read it in the paper
In dem interviews
Read between the lines
Decipher all the signs
Pray that we’ll be wise
To see through dem disguise, ya betta

Run dem out…”

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4 Ways To Cook and Enjoy Peas & Beans | Vegetarian

Peas and beans are light on the pocket and on the tummy when included in a meal. It still amazes me that we’ve been given food in the form of fruits, vegetables and ground provisions and sustenance and medicine…

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10 Healthy Herbal Tea Tonics | Steep & Sip Ideas

I really enjoy hot drinks, at any time of day or night and it’s always a surprise when someone casually mentions that they don’t like or drink them at all. They could have a merciless stomach ache and rather try a costly man-made pill with a scroll of side effects than God-gifted ginger that grows […]

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Growing and Storing Food At Home by: Julia Benn (Guest Post)

Today’s theme is fast-becoming a hot topic around the map. Gardening – growing and storing food, to be precise. Along with being a means of producing food in front of our very eyes and enhancing our physical and mental health, gardening can also lead to a lighter shopping bill at harvest time, provision at home […]

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Why I Love Quiet Time In The Mornings So Much

The world is noisy. If it isn’t the news, it’s notifications or people voicing opinions and asking interview-style questions left, right and center. It’s not that it bothers me; more like it unappealing and can be more than a little unnerving – the noise of it all. It’s not that I don’t have thoughts or […]

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The Ultimate Guide To Composting | Guest Post by Elizabeth Shields

Composting offers an eco-friendly way to recycle food scraps and yard waste, ensuring you get a final use out of such household by-products.   It’s also a great way to teach ourselves about sustainability and nature.  In this blog, we’ll dig into the joys of compost:  how to get started on composting turn your food […]

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Time Staying In A German Forest | Nature Walks, Homecooking & Outdoor Adventures

Heya, did you get to read the posts on the benefits of nature walks and sharpening your outdoorsy ‘life’ skills yet? Well, today I’m inviting you for a virtual forest visit with pics sharing: homecooking moments forest flower bouquets a quad bike ride target practice nature walks all in a forest in east Germany where […]

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11 Reasons To Visit A Farm & Handpick Your Produce | Outdoor Shopping

Have you ever thought about the time it takes or the distance your food has travelled before it makes it to your plate? You’ve either heard or know about the benefits and rewarding feeling that comes with picking fruit, veggies and ground provisions grown in your garden or land. If you haven’t yet started growing […]

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The Best Juice Recipe To Replace A Meal

5 ingredients and 10 mins. is all it takes to make and enjoy a green juice that can enhance your health in a multitude of ways. The fact that it’s a juice and not a smoothie means it’s taking all the fiber out (separating it from the juice) so you’ll be taking in a concentrated […]

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Turning Your Hobby Into A Career | 12 Step Process

What could you do for hours on end without expectation of monetary payment? What would you do more of if money didn’t matter so much? While the word ‘hobby’ is described as an activity usually done for relaxation or pleasure in leisure time, many a thriving career has sprung from just that – a hobby. […]

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Improve Your Quality of Life | Deep Breaths, Long Walks And healthy thoughts

Quality of life. More and more, it seems we’re all being reminded about what that is and how much it matters to each gifted day and our overall journey. In these odd times in this upside-down world, being proactive about our priorities, thought life, health habits, interactions, peace of mind, time, intricacies, stress level and […]

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Stationery, Doodling, Handwriting & Your Blog

Every writer has a soft spot for stationery, and many creatively-inclined people have a habit of doodling. We’re made that way on purpose. I’ve been known to venture into bookshops, stationaries and art supply stores for ‘no particular reason’ only to come out with a couple new pens, a journal, paints, brushes and even – […]

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7 Steps To Being Refreshed After Enduring A Tough Season | Encouragement

Hi sis, how are you today? The answer isn’t really my business but i still care. By the way, guys who are subscribed to this blog and reading now, y’all are always welcome here. No offense intended when you see ‘sis’ ok? All of us have been through something – a challenge, encounter or storm […]

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THINKING OUT LOUD | QUIET TIME MOMENT

i want to be sooo like Him that when sitting or standing next to somebody who looks, dresses, speaks, acts, perceives and believes different from me, they can see, know and feel nothin’ but pure love. we might think differently but that doesn’t mean i can’t love you the same as someone who’s similar to […]

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The Man In The Broken Chair | Encouragement

He was sitting on a broken chair in the middle of a roundabout on the outskirts of town. i walked over, handed him something and said, “God loves you” before crossing over to head to pay a bill. He looked at me surprised as said – kinda harsh in a way, “I KNOW!” Instead of […]

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Some Earthly Interruptions Are Heaven-sent Invitations | Encouragement

She was standing there at the crossroads by a traffic light in town a few years ago – looking beautiful and all dolled-up. Waved, smiled and was gonna pass by since my mingling-days have been left behind (lovin’ it.) Then recognized something like sadness in her perfectly-lined eyes.S topped to speak for a bit. She […]

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Choosing Tenderness Over Roughness and Trends of Today

sis, what if in our personal quiet time we admitted our weaknesses and learned to lean on Him as our ever-able source of strength, which would then bring us joy unspeakable that can never be stolen or drained but replenished daily by mercy… what if we let the tenderness that once stood out so clearly […]

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Supermarket Stories | Kindness & A Test In Patience

I’ve missed y’all, but the little siesta from blogging was necessary on a personal level. Today’s post shares 2 supermarket stories that I hope will brighten your day or inspire a healthy thought while sharing a reminder that days that have ups and downs don’t need to end on a sour note. First, how are […]

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VLOG | A Relaxing Day In Barbados | Bridgetown, St George and St James

Hiya, today’s it’s a short and relaxing video sharing a bit of Barbados. I get a lot of IG messages asking for more virtual tours from around the island, so here is a mélange of outdoor tropical footage for you. Wherever you are, I hope you’re enjoying purposeful moments of fresh air too. Fun fact: […]

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7 brain-boosting Activities To Sharpen The Mind | Phone-Free Weekend Challenge

Our minds are like precious real estate, and the brain is like the headquarters or main office of a company. Most of us would like our minds to be prime property. Brain health, re-training, mindset, attention deficit and positive thinking have become pressing topics recently, to address trauma, loss, dementia, challenges with social behaviour and […]

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VLOG: Quiet Mornings Reading & Journaling | Let’s Make Corn Soup

What first comes to your mind when you think of “quiet mornings?” It’s no secret I enjoy them. Anyone who knows me well knows this. Do you? If so, what’s your favourite thing about them – and yes, you can totally mention the amazing blessing of being gifted with a new day, a fresh breath […]

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5 Healthy Habits For A Refreshed Attitude

Have you ever been in a slump or just felt kinda ‘off’ for more than a day? It could spring from up from a few things: irregular sleeping pattern, disoriented sense of purpose, burnout, the current times, a disappointing something, eating junk, stress somewhere, feeling ‘ugh‘ about the job/workspace/career choice or an attack by the […]

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Thank You! Blogging To 75 Destinations | Encouragement For Aspiring Bloggers

Every new blogger hopes their online writing will connect with people interested or invested in what they have to share. If we didn’t, we’d all still be journaling only and not posting anywhere publicly. Did I know this blog would grow? Yes. But if you ask if I had a sweet clue that while I […]

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What Calm and Quiet Mornings Can Do For your Mind

What time do you usually wake up? What makes someone a ‘morning person’ and what are some benefits to enjoying early, calm and quiet mornings.  How can doing this can influence our default attitude during the rest of the day?  Our lives have different variables, components, responsibilities and rhythms, so the time that works best […]

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5 Reasons To Enjoy Cooking At Home (More)

You don’t have to be the most exceptional cook in your friend group or a pro chef to enjoy cooking. It can seem a bit intimidating at first ; maneuvering around the stove, timing things in the oven, learning how to use those kitchen gadgets and making a meal from what may look like random […]

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OVERCOMING FEAR & BECOMING THE FACE OF YOUR BUSINESS | JEWELRY DESIGNER, NISHA DOUGHLIN SHARES ENCOURAGEMENT WITH ASPIRING ENTREPRENEURS (PART 2) | VIDEO

Here’s Part 2 from an interview with Nisha Doughlin – Jewelry Designer and creative entrepreneur of Metah Designs from Trinidad & Tobago. In Part 1, Nisha shared about her inspiration and the journey of overcoming the awkwardness of introducing yourself as the face behind your business. You can watch it here. Today, in Part 2 […]

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Overcoming Fear & Becoming The Face Of Your business | Jewelry Designer, Nisha Doughlin Shares Encouragement With Aspiring Entrepreneurs (Part 1) | Video

Meet Nisha Doughlin, jewelry designer and entrepreneur behind Metah Designs, a rising jewelry line in Trinidad & Tobago. Listen in as she shares openly about overcoming the awkwardness of introducing yourself as the face behind your business, and be sure to get a notebook to jot down motivational steps and encouraging tips for aspiring entrepreneurs. […]

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Greeting The Day Grateful: A LESSON FROM AN EARLY WAKE-UP CALL

How do you wake up in the morning? Are you an early riser or more of a mid-morning or almost-midday person in this season? Our work schedule and daily duties often influence our sleep pattern and wake-up routine. Our lives may have different variables. A night guard, fire service operator, auditor or gas station attendant […]

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The Differences between Journaling and Blogging | Key points to remember before Clicking Publish

From listing post ideas to writing, title-composing then proofreading, note-taking and typo-correcting, editing and blogging go hand in hand – ideally. Journaling and blogging – in some ways, sometimes, prepping a blog post might feel similar to when you’re in your room writing in your journal. But they’re not the same; each has its own impetus, objective , readers and eventual location. That’s essential to remember before we click publish.

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TENDING TO YOUR WELLNESS WHILE WORKING FROM HOME | THINGS TO CONSIDER FOR REFRESHMENT

When you enjoy what you do, it can be tough to press pause for a moment.  At first glance, the work-from-lifestyle can seem inviting, luxurious or totally relaxing. If you’re someone who’s driven by checking off boxes on a daily to-do list, exhilarated by constant movement and flashing faces, challenged about setting parameters for your […]

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remote work 101 | what your employer is concerned about & how you can reassure them

A recent post on Fortune.com shares some stats on employers’ thoughts about the work environment post-pandemic. 26% of business leaders believe employees will be working from home, and 25% define their biggest challenge is productivity and motivation. So, let’s address that one-time, not from a prove-them-wrong point of view; more from an awareness of your […]

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Planning Your Blog Content | A Look At My Content Calendar

How’s your online writing journey so far? Excited to start the blogging journey but feeling a bit overwhelmed at the idea of keeping up with content? Please don’t be. Yes, being and staying consistent with anything can be challenging in seasons, but you can set and maintain a writing and posting rhythm that works well […]

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Career Motivation & Podcast Preparation with Scott Carson | Interview

“Whether you’re in real estate or tourism or buying or selling property – whatever; we’re all in the media business these days.” ~ Scott Carson.

Today’s guest on the blog and podcast, is a marketer, entrepreneur (with a background in real estate) and a nationally syndicated radio host of the popular podcast, The Note Closers Show, which has millions of listeners across 17 AM and FM radio stations and downloads across 130 countries

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Blog before book or book before blog?

So, are you writing a book or aspiring to? Do you have a blog already or waiting to start one after your first book hits online and real-life stores?

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Encouragement For Aspiring Bloggers

Are you called to blog but are feeling a bit nervous about the process or overwhelmed by the idea of being consistent with your writing? Here’s some sisterly encouragement (and maintenance tips) for you. We can have all the free resources, tech tools and planning apps, but one thing is for sure: mindset, mission and […]

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When Abnormal Is Defined As ‘Normal’ | An Observation

Minutes before midday on December 11th (a few days ago), I was sharing another revelation I had recently of the people in the world being prepared for some morphing into otherworldly beings through events and groups like ‘Trek*ies,’ ‘C*micon,’ An*mecon, the Sn*pChat animal features photos, other avatar/cartoon face simulations and more. Dress rehearsals and test-runs […]

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The Mind

Your mind is a powerful thing to waste. If it wasn’t so there wouldn’t be such a stampede to bombard and control it for you. Please stay awake in these times. Shared with love.

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‘Crying Out’ | The Song, Music Video and Call

“Breaking news every day / could give you the blues / oh, the pain. Through it all, we must pray, keep the faith because love never fails, no / So many aching hearts / so many struggle with pain from the past, don’t you worry / It’s not gonna last / Only love will live […]

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