I'm a sucker for Mexican Cuisine! I love a good chimichanga, enchilada or burrito ! When I came across this recipe from Ambitious Kitchen(Click here) for Chipotle Black Bean Roasted Veggie Enchilada Casserole (a mouthful, I know...figuratively and literally). I just had to give it a try. One of my tricks to get my … Continue reading Summer Recipes: Enchilada Casserole
I was shaking! Even back when I was 19 ; living in the very Christian home of my Grandmother's ; Mothered by a Mom who "didn't play that!"; was I not in the shock I was in now almost ten years later holding not my first nor my second but my THIRD positive pregnancy test. … Continue reading Pregnancy Journey a Third time; Coping with the emotions
When I think Summer I immediately think Lemons, and as an avid gardener I grow my own herbs every year. Lavender has been one of my favorites to grow, but I never truly did anything with the flowers other than making smudge sticks, occasionally a cup of tea and most of the time just sniffing … Continue reading Summer Recipes: Lemon Lavender Cupcakes
Got a sweet tooth ? I do! One of my favorite things to do other than being in the kitchen in general, is baking! I love baked goods, and the smell of fudge brownies brings me back to my childhood every time. With nothing to do (thanks CORONA) but sit around most of my days, … Continue reading Summer Recipe Review: Italian Love Cake
If you're anything like me, I can eat soup just about any day... with one exception... it has to be rich and flavorful. I absolutely hate broth based soups and watery soups. I need a soup rich, thick and hearty ! So one morning while watching Food Network's "The Kitchen" , I saw Sunny Anderson … Continue reading Summer Recipe Review: Sunny’s Simple Tomato Soup
I could say, as a Mother , there were very few times that I doubted my parenting skills and preferences. When I conceived my first child I didn't think "Oh, I will parent in this style!" I pride myself in the ability to be accepting of just about all parenting styles because I understand... they're … Continue reading Parenting Style? Say what now ?
I'm so very excited about the opportunity to share this cleanse with you all. It's finally done! Herbs handpicked by me and blended into delicious teas to help take you to new levels. Cleanse your body, your mind, your spirit! Purchase at http://www.buttasbodybasics.com/buttas-holistic-shop With Love! Queen C!
So I didn't want the New Year to sneak up on us without me writing this blog. For those who know me personally , you'd know that writing has always been a passion of mine. It's not just writing, but being able to express...and connect , has always been one of the most fulfilling things … Continue reading Cleanse….and Manifest
One cold October day 2018 I showed up excited for a hiking trip to Hemlock Falls that I saw advertised on Instagram through a mutual friend. Not knowing what to expect and just happy to be outdoors after just had having my baby boy in December, I showed up. First of all, I am big … Continue reading Community Building: Meet the Owners of Negrows by Nature
So lately, along my Doula journey I have become a Doula for Women trying to conceive and going through fertility treatments. Of course being the "Holistic Doula" we discuss the nutritional side of conception and how to prepare the body, but I love that women giggle and blush when I start bringing up the healthy sexual … Continue reading Healthy Sex=Healthy Conception