Adventure, Minimalism and Real Food

Y’all!!!! It’s this woman’s birthday!!!!! Yes, I have lots of September babies in my circle!

This babe is my first little sister with a punchy attitude that makes me laugh so hard my belly hurts. We share favorite shows, drinks, eats and a tattoo! I didn’t realize how awesome sisters were until she became a young adult. Now I’m hooked and constantly feel blessed!

Munch, you amaze me every single day! I hope your day is full of yummy vegan-ness, puppy kisses and surprises!! Happiest of birthdays to you!!!

Hopefully next year we can be together! 😘🥰

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These are a few of my favorite things!!!! And guess where I am taking them? To my favorite place!!!!!! Headed to @tomheganwildernesscabins for a getaway with my parents and couldn’t be more thrilled! Thank you @mjenngordon for making it possible! ...

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Today is a day to celebrate this radiant woman! It is @mjenngordon’s birthday!

Jenn scooped me up with love shortly after I moved to Asheville and has been such a bright light in my life ever since! For that, I am forever grateful!

Join me in wishing her the happiest of days, months and years!

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✨GIVEAWAY CLOSED - Congratulations @caitlynjoye ✨

I am so excited for this giveaway! Partnering with my very own self over at @thewellnessrewind, I am giving away THIS iPhone 11 Pro @pelacase! 📱 If you haven’t heard of them yet, #pelacase is the world’s first compostable phone case. #sustainabilitymatters ♻️

This case is named Mellow Yellow Rise and is the same case I have. I am giving one away because:

1. Don’t we all need more mellow in our life? Self care is the #1 topic my clients and I discuss and create goals around. 🧘🏽‍♀️

2. Yellow is the best. It evokes feelings of happiness, and spontaneity! It is arguably the most energetic color!🌞 Think if sunshine, laughter and hope!

3. Sustainability is healthier for all of us, including our lovely Mother Earth! 🌎

So how do you enter? Let’s keep it simple!

🌱 follow @thewellnessrewind + @sammssimplelife
🌱 like this post
🌱 tag a friend (each comment is an entry)
✨ extra entires for sharing in your stories

I’ll announce the winner on Wednesday! Good Luck!!

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There hasn’t been a flower on this violet in probably a year. Today, after hearing that a beloved friend had passed over, the small bud that had just grown the day before popped. 🌸 It brought up many emotions. Two Ryans have made appearances in my life for a short time and both made transformational lifelong impact.

The first came to live on earth before the earth side was ready for his bright light. He taught me lessons in love, grieving and caring. His spirit has held me many times when I have been lost.

The second said the simplest, shortest sentences in response to my struggles that turned on the biggest light for me, built up my confidence and helped me see my value. He barely knew me but he saw me.

Times right now are tough. It’s hard to move through unknown times. If you or someone you love is suffering from addiction, depression or navigating our world right now please call the Nation Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP

I ask all of us to:

😊 Smile under your mask
🙏🏼 Hold space for your loved ones
💕 Spread kindness
🎶 Sing
💃🏼 Dance
🎉 Celebrate your community

All the Ryans we have lost would want this. #iseeyou

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Sometimes dinner at this house is @darevegancheese, @hickorynutgap summer sausage, @simplemills crackers and a ton of veggies from @radfarmersmarket!!!

It doesn’t have to be complicated or take hours. What is your go to simple and quick meal? #makeiteasy

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Guess what?? This little boy turned 2 two days ago!!! 🐾 We love you, Targa with your tilt head, ear infections, 630 AM wake up calls more reliable than an alarm clock and of course your unlimited supply of energy!! Keep being silly! #targabear ...

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