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In the Ingredients by Lauren Dailey

    Hi! I’m Lauren Dailey and this is my family. We live in Alabama, where my husband is a high-school band director and I am a stay-at-home mom & holistic educator. We’re busy, but our life-experiences and education provide us with tools to help others, and we’re passionate about sharing that. I’m so excited to have the opportunity to share a little bit of our journey with you! So, my professional background is in food. I’m a certified chef out of Johnson & Wales University (where I met Brandy!) and I previously worked in kitchens and catering. Attention to ingredients and detail has always been a priority to me and I absolutely love learning everything I can about the...

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5 Easy Peezy Swaps for a Healthier Lifestyle

    It's the start of yet another work week and I have a to-do list a mile high. Even though it happens every week, my list just seems to grow and grow. Perhaps because I keep adding things to my plate, but it makes me happy to have a long to-do list, as odd as that sounds. If you're thankful for the work you have, your perspective on life will change so much. Since making my health a huge priority, I thought sharing a few tips would help someone else.  5 Easy Peezy Swaps for a Healthier Lifestyle: Tip 1: Drink a gallon of water a day. I know this seems hard but it's not. I've been drinking a...

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Get off the dang sofa.

    Yeah, I'm talking to you. This is coming from a 29 year old tv addicted girl who loves all things cheese and gluten. Six weeks ago I chose to give up dairy and gluten for my health. I've always had digestive problems but getting to the bottom of them and actually doing something about them was always on the bottom of my to-do list. You know that to-do list that never actually gets done, yeah, it was on that list. I always knew something wasn't quite right but I never could put my finger on it. I can't believe that I'm already SIX weeks into this journey to better health. Overall health has always been my biggest goal,...

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How to Live your Life on Purpose

    I want to ask you a question. We have two options in this life; to exist or to live. How do you want to live? How do we practice living a life on purpose? The real question is - How can we be intentional? Before we dive in, let me clarify what intentionality, actually is. Intentionality is making the conscious decision that something in life needs to shift and implementing change into daily life, even when the going gets rough. Being intentional should be used in a way that promotes self-development and/or benefits your business. How do we live a life on purpose and practice being intentional? There are 6 major steps to do so, and here they...

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Pursuing You

      Lately I have been reflecting on my single years, and this thought has been lingering: “I didn’t always know who I wanted to be with, but I always knew the type of woman I wanted to become.” When I was in college I dated a few people and looked for my joy to come from them.  When those relationships ended I found myself empty and frustrated and unsure of who I was.  I remember making a list of all the characteristics I hoped would one day describe me. I found the list recently and have been inspired again to be a woman who defines these words in who she is: kind, caring, faithful, classy, graceful,  witty, clever,...

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