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What You Should Know About Coloring Natural Hair
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What You Should Know About Coloring Natural Hair

Fall time is here! You know what that means? Pretty colors are near and the pretty leaves are beginning to fall off the trees, well in Indiana it is LOL. This is the time of the year where my natural sistas start to look for a new color to dye their hair for this wonderful season. What should you know about coloring your natural hair? I have been natural for almost three and a half years and I have colored my hair since about my six month mark. There are…

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The Importance of Breakfast
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The Importance of Breakfast

I know what you are thinking. We have been hearing our whole lives how important eating breakfast is to have a successful day. Well, I am here to tell you that it is the truth! Having breakfast is the fuel that you need to jump-start your day, just like how you need gas to drive your car. It helps your metabolism and helps to burn calories throughout the day. Here are some reasons you should eat breakfast and tips on what to eat. Why You Should Eat Break Skipping the…

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10 Quick and Easy Snack Ideas
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10 Quick and Easy Snack Ideas

Everyone loves to snack, me ESPECIALLY. One thing that I struggle with is finding snacks that are easy and considered healthy. I have 10 quick and easy snacks to share with you all and think you would thoroughly enjoy them. Some of these are simple and may have tried them, but many have a twist! Jam Yogurt – 1 tbsp of jam (any flavor) with 1 container of nonfat plain Greek yogurt Hummus Deviled Eggs – Cut boiled eggs in half and discard yolk. Add 2 tsp of hummus to each…

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7 Infused Waters to Try for the Summer
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7 Infused Waters to Try for the Summer

Infused water is something that is new to me. You can do so much with infused waters. The ingredients to make them are endless. For the people who struggle with drinking water, this is for you. A lot of people feel that water is too boring and that is why they do not drink it. Well, you do not have this problem any longer. MIX IT UP!!! I want to start off with telling you how to make infused water. First, you want to add your fruits and herbs to…

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foods that boost your immune system
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8 Foods that boost your immune system

I know that winter is over but if you are looking for ways to prevent colds and other sicknesses, your first step should be a visit to your local grocery store. Who wants to be sick during the spring and summer, right? Feeding your body certain foods may help to keep your immune system running strong. Not by any means will just eating one of these foods completely fight off the flu, but they could help a great deal. Keep in mind that variety is key to proper nutrition. Pay…

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3 Tips for Detangling Natural Hair (1)
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3 Tips for Detangling Natural Hair

Detangling natural hair can be SUCH a challenge. I won’t lie. I do not like washing my hair, simply because I dread the detangling process. My hair is really thick and I am certain that I have a mixture of 4B and 4C hair type. I love my natural hair and have been growing it for 2 ½ years. My “Naturalversary” will be in May and it will be 3 years for me! Even though I dread it, I wanted to share 3 quick detangling tips for your natural hair…

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Slow_Cooker_Lasagna
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Favorite Crockpot Recipes

Don’t have a lot of time, but also need to eat dinner after work? Yea, there are a lot of us out there who work our 9-5’s and do not want to cook when they get home. I want to share some of my favorite crockpot recipes with you all. Most of them are just a few ingredients, which I absolutely LOVE. Crockpot Cheeseburgers   This is such a great recipe. It is very similar to Sloppy Joes, but in my opinion these are 10 times better. Healthy Twist: You…

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Workout Mindset
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Three Ways to Get Into the Mindset for Working Out

My whole life, I have been a very active person when it comes to physical activity. However when I was pregnant, I took a whole year off from exercising. I really did not have a reason as to why in the beginning of my pregnancy. When I got to my second trimester, I experienced a flare-up of my Ulcerative Colitis that lasted throughout the rest of my pregnancy. Since that happened, I did not have any energy to exercise. I just wanted to do what I needed to do to…

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