Friday, August 31, 2018

I'm back! Again!

Hey Y'all!

I know I posted back in January that I was back, but circumstances caused me to be gone a while longer. My husband was admitted into the hospital around Valentines Day and was told that his health was worsening. He had end stage liver disease. We've spent the last months enjoying our time together. In July, he took a turn for the worst and he passed away July 27, 2018 at the age of 49. I'll write more on that later. In the meantime, I'll be working on getting a more reliable internet, updating the blog, and getting things back in motion. Thank you all for hanging in there with me! I appreciate it so much!

Much Love,
April


Thursday, January 25, 2018

Trying Times, But I'm Back!

Hey Guys!

It's been a while! A long while! I've been out of the loop for quiet some time. I started a "real job" back in 2014 and after a few months was offered the opportunity to buy the business so I took it. It lasted about 3 years and we decided that it was causing more problems than it was worth so we shut it down. It was a bar.. Enough said.

So I've slowly started my transition back to the blogging world. There's a few kinks to work out, like establishing another website and possibly a name change but I'm getting there. Where I live internet is quiet slow so it takes me a little longer to connect and write posts but it'll work out in time.I'm looking forward to starting back my reviews and awesome giveaways for you guys!

Thank you for those that have hung around. I look forward to being back in full swing ASAP.

April

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

#ad Week 6 of Nutrisystem... Success!! #NSNation


Disclosure: I am a part of the Nutrisystem Nation Blogger Program. The below mentioned products were provided free of charge in exchange for my honest review. Please do not start any weight loss or diet regimen before consulting with your physician first.

The first week of Nutrisystem I was doing their Fast 5 plan. I honestly didn't think I would make it through it. Now, 6 weeks in, I am feeling better than I have in a very long time! I'm happier, healthier and on a mission. I wasn't able to get a Week 5 post in but at the end of Week 4 I weighed 187.4. This week I am weighing in at 183. So I'm averaging about 
2 pounds per week. 


This image was taken before I started Nutrisystem. I was 198.4 pounds. 


This image was taken yesterday. I am now 183 pounds!


I have definitely gotten into a routine with the program, I have pretty much learned the difference between my Smart Carbs an Power Fuels. Portion sizes are pretty much embedded into my head and I am realizing that there is a lot of my old foods that I can still eat, as long as I do it sensibly. I look forward to my next update and for once, my next weigh in! 

To learn more about Nutrisystem, or to sign up, click here today!

If you didn't catch my first post, catch up here!




Disclosure: I am a part of the Nutrisystem Nation Blogger Program. The below mentioned products were provided free of charge in exchange for my honest review. Please do not start any weight loss or diet regimen before consulting with your physician first.

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Monday, August 11, 2014

Hundred Foot Journey Inspired Recipes and Sweepstakes! #GourmeyGetaway

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To celebrate World Market’s Gourmet promotion and the theatrical release of The Hundred-Foot Journey, Cost Plus World Market has partnered with celebrity chefs, Ryan Scott (Restaurateur & Host of Food Rush and) and Aarti Sequeira (Author & Host of Aarti Party), to create delicious recipes inspired by the film. The chefs have developed exclusive French and Indian recipes featuring World Market’s gourmet offerings.

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French Food (created by Ryan Scott) Berry-Ricotta Crepe Layer Cakeo Chicken Roulade Provençale with Whole-Grain Mustard Bearnaiseo Orange-Chocolate Almond-Nougat Champagne Trifle• 

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Indian Foods (created by Aarti Sequeira)o Channa Masala Hummuso Masala Moules Friteso Chai Coconut Ice Cream with Curry-Chocolate & Ginger Snap Ripple•

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

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