WINTER WELLNESS TRAVEL: ESCAPE TO RANCHO MIRAGE

Posted on August 16, 2019 Posted by Lisa Rivera

January 28, 2017 by Lisa Morse Source: @WellnessScience According to the experts, wellness travel is a fast-growing market with travelers realizing the need to rest and rejuvenate is key to living a happy, balanced life. Wellness travel involves planning a trip with the purpose of improving your physical, emotional, and mental health, and an escape […]


THE ONE ANTI-AGING VITAMIN YOUR SKIN NEEDS

Posted on August 16, 2019 Posted by Lisa Rivera

April 29, 2017 by Lisa Morse If you are a beauty product lover like me, then you have probably tried about a million products. I have no less than five serums that I currently alternate between to maximize hydration, reduce fine lines and obtain that coveted youthful glow.   I know it’s overkill. In fact, […]


THE BEST QUOTES ABOUT LIFE, HAPPINESS, AND FORGIVENESS

Posted on August 16, 2019 Posted by Lisa Rivera

December 8, 2016 by Lisa Morse The end of the year always causes me to start reflecting. It is easy in those moments to start to think about the past. I don’t know about you, but I can sometimes obsess a little about wishing the past could be different. This is an exercise in futility, […]


THE BEST JUICE RECIPE FOR GLOWING GORGEOUS SKIN

Posted on August 16, 2019 Posted by Lisa Rivera

December 3, 2014 by Lisa Morse   As much as I swear by my beauty products for keeping my skin radiant and younger looking, I know that what I put in to my body even more important that what I slather on it.  Stress, caffeine, alcohol, sugar-laden treats and pollution cause a build up of […]


THE BEST 10 WORKOUTS YOU CAN DO AT HOME FOR 2019

Posted on August 16, 2019 Posted by Lisa Rivera

January 28, 2016 by Lisa Morse Hello New Year! How are those resolutions coming? Are you staying on top of your nutrition and fitness goals? Statistics say by the third week in January, a vast majority of people have thrown in the town on their new-year goals. If you set fitness goals for yourself this […]


SUPERFOOD OF THE MONTH: GROUND CHERRIES

Posted on August 16, 2019 Posted by Lisa Rivera

September 2, 2015 by Lisa Morse   Available all over the United States, ground cherries are from the Solanaceae or nightshade family sometimes found growing along roadsides. You may spy these cherry tomato-like fruits at farmer’s markets or as part of your CSA haul in the month of September. Also known as: Gooseberries, husk cherries, Physalis peruviana […]


SPRING SUPERFOODS YOU NEED TO EAT

Posted on August 16, 2019 Posted by Lisa Rivera

April 28, 2015 by Lisa Morse Spring is in the air, and it is time to go green — literally! Take a walk through the produce section, and you’ll see green everywhere. Seasonal eats available in spring go a long way to helping you detox from the cold winter months, provide you with many a […]


SILK SOYMILK TROPICAL YOGURT PARFAIT

Posted on August 16, 2019 Posted by Lisa Rivera

May 14, 2015 by Lisa Morse   The first dairy alternative I ever tried was Silk soy milk. It was my go-to milk replacement for my morning cereal and in my coffee.   Then suddenly, the dairy case at the grocery stores were flooded with milk alternatives — almond milk, coconut milk, rice milk, hemp […]


MY LIEBSTER AWARD: SHARING THE BLOG LOVE

Posted on August 17, 2019 Posted by Lisa Rivera

May 29, 2014 by Lisa Morse I was recently nominated for a Liebster Award by fellow blogger and Sweat Pink Ambassador sister Susan at Simply Modern Dance! Thanks, Susan! I hadn’t heard of the Liebster Award until just a few months ago. For those of you who need a little background, the Liebster Award is an […]


MOTIVATION MONDAY: TO NEW BEGINNINGS

Posted on August 16, 2019 Posted by Lisa Rivera

September 22, 2014 by Lisa Morse     Happy Monday, peeps! The fall is my favorite time of the year, and while I am sad to see the summer go I am embracing this new season and the new beginnings that fall will bring. Fitzgerald was always one of my favorite authors, and this quote […]


MOTIVATION MONDAY: TAKE A SMALL STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

Posted on August 16, 2019 Posted by Lisa Rivera

December 4, 2016 by Lisa Morse Some Monday’s, you just need a little extra motivation. I’m finding that true today. How about you? I love this quote for it’s ability to give just a gentle nudge in the right direction challenging you to tiptoe towards what you want in life. So I’ll come right out […]


MEATLESS MONDAY RECIPE: HEIRLOOM TOMATO CAPRESE SALAD

Posted on August 16, 2019 Posted by Lisa Rivera

June 22, 2014 by Lisa Morse In my opinion, an Heirloom Tomato Caprese Salad is SUMMER ON A PLATE!  It’s a simple little salad to put together, but the key is to find the freshest ingredients you can to make it taste amazing! Organic tomatoes, freshly-picked basil leaves, high-quality olive oil and balsamic vinegar, buffalo […]


MEATLESS MONDAY RECIPE ROUNDUP: ELEGANT EGG DISHES

Posted on August 17, 2019 Posted by Lisa Rivera

June 2, 2014 by Lisa Morse Since I moved to California, I’ve become a little spoiled with the open-air grocery stores and Farmer’s Markets that are in no short supply! Fruits, veggies, and herbs that were freshly picked the same day? Yes, please!!! Shopping local for fresh ingredients reminds me so much of the European […]


LYFT CLEAN CAFFEINE {PRODUCT REVIEW}

Posted on August 17, 2019 Posted by Lisa Rivera

May 23, 2014 by Lisa Morse I am a devoted coffee lover. Seriously, to the point that I have to stop myself from having “just one more” so that I don’t start having palpitations. I come by it honestly … I grew up in Louisiana, home of some pretty darn good coffee and have been […]


INSTAGRAM CHALLENGE: CULTIVATE AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE

Posted on August 16, 2019 Posted by Lisa Rivera

October 29, 2014 by Lisa Morse I can’t believe it’s almost the end of October! This is my favorite month of the year. I love it for many reasons … those first few crisp days when you realize need a sweater or a blanket, noticing the leaves changing colors, but mostly because it’s my BIRTHDAY […]


FRIDAY FIVE: THIS SUMMER I WILL

Posted on August 17, 2019 Posted by Lisa Rivera

June 6, 2014 by Lisa Morse Happy Friday, peeps! I can’t believe it is June already, and summer is just around the corner! I’m linking up again with the DC Trifecta (Eat Pray Run DC, Mar on the Run, and You Signed up for What?!!) and their Friday Five Linkup!    Today’s theme is: 5 […]


FRIDAY FIVE: FIVE WAYS TO BEAT THE HEAT THIS SUMMER

Posted on August 16, 2019 Posted by Lisa Rivera

June 20, 2014 by Lisa Morse Happy Friday, peeps! I’m linking up again with the DC Trifecta (Eat Pray Run DC, Mar on the Run, and You Signed up for What?!!) and their Friday Five Linkup! This week is a fun theme — 5 Ways To Beat The Heat — and very timely! Yesterday, as I went on […]


FRIDAY FIVE: 5 PLACES I’D LIKE TO RUN

Posted on August 17, 2019 Posted by Lisa Rivera

May 23, 2014 by Lisa Morse Happy Friday! I have been absent for a couple of weeks, but not because I wanted to be! I was moving to a new hosting provider, and the migration was not as easy as I had hoped it would be. I’m thinking some of you fellow Bloggers can feel […]


FIVE THINGS FRIDAY: FITNESS, FUNNIES, AND RANDOM RAMBLINGS

Posted on August 17, 2019 Posted by Lisa Rivera

June 13, 2014 by Lisa Morse Wow, Friday came along FAST this week! I’m linking up again this week with the DC Trifecta (Eat Pray Run DC, Mar on the Run, and You Signed up for What?!!) and their Friday Five Linkup! It looks like EVERYONE was busy this week! Today is “Free Friday” with the Friday Five, […]


FIVE FOODS YOU NEED TO TRY THIS FEBRUARY

Posted on August 16, 2019 Posted by Lisa Rivera

January 28, 2015 by Lisa Morse If you are interested in getting the most nutritional bang for your buck, look no further than superfoods. What’s so super about them, you ask? Basicially, superfoods are simply those that are plentiful in multiple nutrients and have been shown through scientific research to offer health benefits. You are […]