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September 20th, 2014 | By | No Comments

Saturday Salute: The Perfect Pina Colada

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We’d call this one a “skinny” pina colada, but that might read girly, which this cocktail is most-certainly not. With zero added sugar and a heavy hand of rum, this libation resembles a “perfect” margarita (tequila, lime, triple sec). This 3-ingrediant, under-diluted beverage is a tropical take on the classic.
Intrigued? Read on for the how-to…
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September 18th, 2014 | By | No Comments

#SWELLivin

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If you’re happy and you know it you can do many things.  You can clap your hands, do a little dance, have permagrin, give a stranger a bear hug, have an excuse to go do something out of the ordinary, or, in my case…rock some aloha print.

Aloha print not only puts me in a good mood, but it’s a foolproof way to say, “Hey, today is a freaking fantastic day, and I am enjoying it” without annoying any pessimists or people who just got a parking ticket after locking their keys in the car.

It’s good to be happy. Don’t hide it. Go rock some clothing of the tropical print genre. Any day, any season, and anywhere.
- Goldfish Kiss Blogger, Rebekah Steen

Pictured: Flynn Skye Dress

September 11th, 2014 | By | No Comments

#SWELLivin

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Every now and then, you can (gasp) actually get really inspired by social media. Case in point: wise words from the queen of inspiration herself…Oprah. Ms O Tweeted the other day, “I’d rather have a life of ‘OH WELLS’ than a life of ‘WHAT IFS.”

Well, me too Oprah. Preach it. (more…)

September 6th, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

Saturday Salute: Raw Chocolate “Magic Shell”

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What’s better than chocolate? “Healthy” chocolate…and ice cream. And it really does taste better, too. Seriously. Using the base from the banana bowl (i.e., a frozen banana made into ice cream) and raw cacao, you end up with a treat that is raw, packed with antioxidants, AND scrumdiddlyumptious.
Read on for the recipe…
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