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Vegan Chickpea Salad Recipe

This is a quick and Vegan Chickpea Salad Recipe I adapted from Rachel Ray. It’s a great make ahead dish, (like the night before), so that the peas can marinate well. It makes a great lunch, and if it’s hot where you are you won’t even have to turn the oven on! Continue reading

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Savvy’s Lavender Mint DIY Bodywash

Inspired by Burt’s Bees Fabulously Fresh Rosemary Mint Body Wash, I decided to try a version of my own. It’s so easy to make this Lavender Mint DIY Bodywash! Plus it’s cheaper and made with better ingredients. Let me know what you think!
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How To Get Rid of Fruit Flies Quickly

I’ve discovered two ways to get rid of fruit flies quickly. I made the mistake of bringing fruit home and then I forgot to wash it. It wasn’t intentional, I assure you. I usually use one of these fruit wash recipes. But as luck would have it when I walked in, my phone was ringing, my hands were full and my cat had apparently “malfunctioned” only moments before I got there. So skipped the fruit washing in order to handle everything else. Big mistake. About three days later I walked in and dropped my keys on the counter and it was like a fruit fly bomb went off. Continue reading

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Savvy featured in “Health, Hair & Happiness” Magazine!

A BIG thank you to Scarlett Rocourt of Wonder Curl for featuring me in the August issue of “Health, Hair and Happiness”, her online mag through Issu. Every month Scarlett provides insight and valuable advice on everything from beauty and health to money management. This month I go more into detail about my struggle with stroke and how to prevent them. Check it out below! Continue reading

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Savvy’s Sibling Strawberry Rhubarb Jam Recipe

This recipe might seem random, but my brother showed up at my mom’s house with Strawberry Rhubarb Jam a few weeks ago. After I got over the shock of finding out that he could a) cook and b) knew what a rhubarb was, I gave his jam a try. It’s delicious! I’ve put this stuff of everything! Sandwiches, yogurt, ice cream, even in my new favorite Overnight Oatmeal. He finally gave me the recipe. enjoy! Continue reading

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DIY Insect Repellant

These days many of the bug repellants on the market are almost as harmful as the viruses that we’re trying to prevent! There have been many articles citing the dangers of DEET and metofluthrin and other questionable ingredientsThe scary thing is we’re spraying these chemicals on our skin, (the largest organ of your body) then rubbing them in!  Well here’s my DIY Insect repellant recipe, that you can spray on your skin safely, smell good and repel bugs at the same time. Continue reading