Lemon & Garlic Herb Tilapia {Recipe}

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 This week A Purpose Driven Wife is partnering with friends to support this wonderful cause, Alex’s Lemonade Stand. If you’re in San Diego, it’s here: Saturday July 26: 10:00-6:00 pm 3366 Adams Avenue, 92116 at the Masonic Parking Lot FM 94.9 Live Broadcast from 10a-6p Bands, lemonade, silent auction, kids’ activities, and more! This lemonade stand is the biggest fundraiser in California and one of the top ten Alex’s Lemonade Stands in the country. Since its inception, Alex’s Lemonade Stand has raised over $80 million for childhood cancer, and has funded more than 450 research projects at 94 institutions. They also help families struggling with childhood cancer through a Travel Fund and an annual Educational Symposium. If you can’t attend, click here to donate. Your donation of $50 funds one [Continue Reading...]

Benefits of Rose Clay

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Clays have been used for centuries as a natural agent to help beautify the skin. It has the ability to absorb excess oils, dirt and harmful toxins from the skin. Powdered clay is used as the basis for the facial masks offered by Silk Spa Creations. The benefits are enhanced when powdered herbs and essential oils exfoliates, cleans and invigorates the skin while improving blood circulation. Rose Clay is a mild kaolin clay that can be used on normal to dry skin to gently cleanse and exfoliate the skin while improving the skin’s circulation. Rose Clay is tinted with iron oxides and gives a beautiful pink color. Dry, sensitive, mature, and normal skin types can all be benefited by the use of Rose Clay. It is effective at drawing toxins [Continue Reading...]

Recipes for hair growth part 2

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To achieve Happy, Healthy, Hydrated hair/locs from the inside out Eating healthy, Staying hydrated and exercise are key! I started this mini series as a way to promote hair growth by making healthy choices. I have 3 healthy recipes, in addition to their health and hair care benefits. Here’s part 2…  Lentils are a super food for vegetarians, as they boost overall health. They’re an ideal source of folic acid, protein, vitamin B, which is so important for full, lustrous locks! Iron helps bring oxygen to the hair follicles, leading to growth and fullness. This is especially key if you have thin hair. Besides hair care, lentils are beneficial for preventing heart disease, increasing energy levels, improving the digestive system and regulating blood sugar levels. Also, due to their high fibre content, [Continue Reading...]

Recipes for hair growth part 1

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To achieve Happy, Healthy, Hydrated hair/locs from the inside out Eating healthy, Staying hydrated and exercise are key! Drinking water is so important,  Like skin, hair needs lubrication from the inside out.  If your hair roots are deficient in adequate water levels your tresses will eventually become dry, brittle and may stop growing. Even worse, hair which is deprived of proper daily water supplies may stop growing completely. The roots of the hair are the means by which water is transported from the body.  Roots soak up what water they can and provide hydration to the rest of the hair. All hair grows directly from the roots, which is situated deep in a layer of skin known as the dermis.  Hair roots may extend quite deeply into the skin. Hair, [Continue Reading...]

Kombucha Hair/Loc Rinse

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  If you haven’t read my pervious post on What Kombucha is check it out here. This drink is LOADED with EXCELLENT benefits. Kombucha can Restore’s the body’s natural balance, it begins with the cleansing of the system from the toxins followed by the proper diet, nutrition and plenty of pure water. Within 2 to 4 weeks of drinking Kombucha, due to its strong detoxifying properties and a high nutrient content, you should notice increase of energy and improvement in your overall health. It can be used as a natural Hair Rinse. A hair rinse is used to remove built-up residue from artificial products that have been used, especially in locs, using a natural vinegar hair rinse is natural and effective in hair growth. Kombucha is gentler on the hair [Continue Reading...]

Divorce: Think Financially, Not Emotionally

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Divorce is a topic, I don’t really talk much about, because for my husband and I, its not an option, we are believe God handpicked us to be together and through ups and downs we will work through them through, with God’s help of course! I understand that divorce does happen and sometimes that IS an option. Jeffrey A. Landers wrote this book: “Divorce: Think Financially, Not Emotionally: What women need to know about securing their financial future before, during and after divorce.” In his book, Jeff’ give’s you the basics and from there you can go into your lawyer’s or financial advisor’s office, ask them the right questions and understand the responses. Divorce is an emotional rollercoaster, And if you’re a woman going through a divorce, you may not [Continue Reading...]

Kombucha What?!

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 What is Kombucha? Kombucha tea is a fermented drink made with tea, sugar, bacteria and yeast. (Just like sweet tea but healthier!) This drink replaces the bad bacteria in your body with good! When I first came across this drink it was at a health food store, my mother took me too and I tried the ginger flavor, I did not like it AT ALL and was VERY much turned off from it. NOW…I have learned the benefits and found that I can make it myself and adjust the taste to it, I was hooked and never looked back. So far, I’ve been drinking kombucha for 1 month now and I can see the benefits already. My husband and children have all been sick, except me. I can already see [Continue Reading...]

Vega Sport #FuelYourBetter Review

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Sometimes as a busy of mom of 3, I sometimes have to workout during crazy hours to get in a good workout. So having energy, not only for the workout, but to keep up with my children is a MUST.  So I have come across a solution I’ve found for this: Vega Sport Pre-Workout Energizer drinks.  Some energy drinks are PACKED with craziness that is doing more harm then good, I’ve had trouble finding a product that is quick and easy to prepare, all while fueling my body with proper nutrition, and still supporting my pescetarian lifestyle. I’ve found this with Vega Sport drinks, which is awesome! I also do Jiu Jitsu which requires a lot of your energy to get through the workouts. Vega Sport offers plant-based products to prepare, sustain, [Continue Reading...]

Simply Aroma Essential Oils

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  Essential oils have been a big part of my Journey to being natural and getting locs! I LOVE them! I ran across Simply Aroma on Facebook and thought I check it out. I’m always on the look out to learning more about essential oils, mainly out of curiosity.  I found out that Simply Aroma (a fairly new company) is offering $100 off a starter kit, making the smallest kit free (shipping is $20). I went ahead and signed up as a consultant just so I could check it out, because, it was affordable and I LOVE and share the information about essential oils. They are only offering this for a couple more days, (ends July 7, even though it says it’s a June special). You need to attend an [Continue Reading...]

Emeals FREE Fourth of July Menu

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Ready for great food and good times on Independence Day? Get inspired with eMeals’ FREE Fourth of July Menu. This menu includes: Easy Baby Back Ribs Bacon Potato Salad- (Recipe Below) Marinated Slaw Crunch-Topped Squash Casserole Watermelon Salad Berry-Topped Thunder Cake It is FREE with any eMeals subscription purchase, so check out 1 of their 60 meal plans on their website today to help you get dinner on the table in a snap every night. Now, onto the sneak peek recipe for Bacon Potato Salad from the July 4th menu! Bacon Potato Salad: 4 lb Yukon Gold potatoes 2 1/2 teaspoons salt, divided 6 slices bacon 1 cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon spicy brown mustard 3/4 teaspoon pepper 3 hard-cooked eggs, peeled and chopped 1/2 cup chopped tomato Instructions: Cook potatoes [Continue Reading...]