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March 20th, 2014 | By | 367 Comments

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I’m traveling with my husband at the moment, and after watching the sunset on the beach a few days ago he said, “We watched the sunset, check that off the list” …or something along those lines. I stopped in my tracks and emphatically replied, “Watching the sunset isn’t a to-do…it’s a way of life.”

He got it. I wrote it down, and now I’m passing it along to you all.

Watching the sunset is a way to unwind, take a breath, destress, live in the moment, and watch God showing off…no matter the location.

So yup, I believe that’s something that should be part of your daily or weekly routine and lifestyle… not on a check list.

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March 13th, 2014 | By | 88 Comments

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Yeah, avocados have a bad rep for having a lot of calories, but, I though I’d shed some light on why those calories are well worth it.

Avocados help with: Oral cancer defense, breast cancer prevention, eye health, lowers cholesterol, heart health, stroke prevention, a source of glutathione, and are a Vitamin E powerhouse. They make a great hair mask, also make a hydrating face mask, and they are a great way to add healthy fat almost any recipe.

…and most of all.. they make guacamole.

So, say it loud and proud with me…AVOCADOS ARE AWESOME!
- Guest Blogger, Rebekah Steen

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March 6th, 2014 | By | 339 Comments

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In the world of workout gear, there is a plethora of options. But, you know what I think the best kind of gear is? The kind that’s drenched in sweat. Sweat soaked, I just had a great workout and this is my proof, and I have to do laundry a ton each week because I am so sweaty…type of gear. I like to think of it as the Rocky Balboa mentality. Rocky wore the same grey sweats day in and day out. I doubt he was really trying to score any fashion points, and well, he rocks. Literally.

In a close second, (or perhaps tie). Is workout gear that’s drenched/covered/slathered in sand. Probably because of a long beach run,  a barefoot beach workout, or perhaps even a beach volleyball match.

…I think Rocky would approved of that gear too.
- Guest Blogger, Rebekah Steen

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February 27th, 2014 | By | 86 Comments

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I’ve seen a certain quote circulating around a lot lately. I don’t know who said it, but it is a 100% certified, amazing truth. “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.”

Yes, yes it is. Think back on some of your best stories, memories, laughs, pictures…my bet, is the majority of them have something to do with travel. Whether it was a weekend road trip or three weeks in South Africa, getting out and seeing what this big ‘ol amazing world has to offer is one of the more amazing and exhilarating things you can do.

If your idea of travel happens to involve a board that incurs a rather hefty baggage fee, well then let’s say that type of travel hits the jackpot. Surf trips get you in the water, give you a ton of exercise, and are great for your mental and physical health. Yes, even if there is an obnoxious wave hog in your group. Or a boat of them following you wherever you go.

So, my theory is this: if travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer, well then, a surf trip is like winning the lotto.

…which is always a great excuse to go on one.
- Guest Blogger, Rebekah Steen
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