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How To Date An Entrepreneur

As a self-employed single person, I’d like to share with you 9-to 5-ers a little inside scoop on how to date an entrepreneur. There are many pros and cons, but ultimately, it’s up to you to decide if their individual lifestyle and personality jives with your own. Here are my top 5 warnings—ahem, tips—on how to date an entrepreneur: 1. …

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Healthy Cooking for One: Meal Prep Madness

Unless you’re a foodie, you probably aren’t about to make an epic mess in the kitchen just to feed yourself dinner. That’s why the single life—particularly life post-roommates—leaves your eating habits looking suspiciously similar to your college diet. (Don’t lie; you know you have Easy Mac stashed in your pantry.) There is a way out of this dietary black hole: …

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How To Love Your Body

One photograph changed my life. I was 10 years old and had gone to a friend’s birthday party. I remember feeling carefree and having a great time. When my mom asked me if I wanted to see a picture from the party, I was really excited. I saw my friends and myself huddled around a birthday cake. We all looked …

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The Way You Spend Money Flows from Your Heart

In 2007, at the age of 24, I stood in a courtroom with a bald attorney whose name I don’t remember. I was there to file bankruptcy, and barely able to lift my head due to the shame I felt. It’s a memory I would love to forget. It’s certainly not something I bring up in mid-conversation over lunch with …

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Jar-O-Salad

As the carefree feeling of summer fades, the weather cools and life becomes a little more hectic, I begin finding my new fall rhythm. Finding my new fall food rhythm has been a difficult task, until NOW. Prepared the night before, these delicious and healthy jars of salad have made my life easy. Here’s what you’ll need … Jar-O-Salad Ingredients …

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Do Overweight People Get Fewer Dates?

“Unfair as it is, our society still discriminates the overweight … Your weight plays a role in how other people see and treat you.” Those are the words of Dr. Frank Smoot, author of Weight Loss God’s Way, a book that greatly helped me at the start of my journey to honor the Lord with my body. When it comes …

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Applying Scripture To Your Weight Loss Journey

For the past week or so, I’ve had Deuteronomy 30:19 on the brain: “I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live” (KJV). There are so many real-life applications for this verse, it’s not even …

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Summer Salad With ALL The Goodies

Mmmmmmm … Sometimes you need something light and delicious to get you through a hot day. This summer salad refreshes the palate with its tasty, filling-yet-light goodies and dressing. SUMMER SALAD Here’s what you’ll need: 1 bunch of curly kale, spine removed 1 avocado, peeled and diced 1 medium tomato, diced 2 teaspoons chives, chopped 2 tablespoons almonds, slivered or …

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How I Started Caring About Organic Babies

Everywhere you turn these days, a new organics-only grocery store or farmer’s market pops up. The phrase buy “fresh and local” rings out from blog posts, cooking shows and bumper stickers, on every other foodie blog, Barefoot Contessa episode and Subaru Outback. Bring up genetically modified foods or pesticides on a Paleo Diet Internet forum, and you might get your …

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Summer Smoothies Made Easy

  Being the busy people that we are today, it is helpful when healthy snacks and meals are fast and easy to make. This summer I have decided to help myself out by making smoothies more easily accessible. Smoothies can often create a big mess and can be time consuming because they require many different fruits and juices, and sometimes …

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