What Blogging Means to Me

What Blogging Means to Me

Every single blogger is different, regardless of niche, town, background, or really anything else. We all have our reasons for joining the not-always-beautiful world of blogging. For some, it’s purely a business decision. They want to be self-employed, or they need a side hustle. For others, it’s more about connecting with people, and sharing something … Read More

Vegan Parsley Pesto Hummus

Vegan Parsley Pesto Hummus

Disclaimer: In the name of full transparency, please be aware that the Amazon ads at the end of this Vegan Parsley Pesto Hummus recipe post and the Amazon links within contain affiliate links and any purchases made through such links will result in a small commission for me (at no extra cost for you). I … Read More

Simply Shannonagins May 2018 Beauty Picks

Simply Shannonagins May 2018 Beauty Picks

Disclaimer: In the name of full transparency, please be aware that the Amazon ads at the end of the Simply Shannonagins May 2018 Beauty Picks blog post and the Amazon links within contain affiliate links and any purchases made through such links will result in a small commission for me (at no extra cost for … Read More

Not-So-Simple Sobriety: Part Two

Not-So-Simple Sobriety: Part Two

Disclaimer: In the name of full transparency, please be aware that the Amazon ads at the end of this blog post contain affiliate links and any purchases made through such links will result in a small commission for me (at no extra cost for you). I want to start Part Two of my sobriety series … Read More

Adaptogenic Walnut Brain Balls

Adaptogenic Walnut Brain Balls

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, back in October I moved to a small walnut farm. We have 57 producing walnut trees, though some are much more productive than others. When we moved here, it was the beginning of walnut season, so we harvested as many as we could. We didn’t quite have the means … Read More

A Judgement Journey (with Walnut Milk Memory Latte Recipe)

A Judgement Journey (with Walnut Milk Memory Latte Recipe)

Have you ever tried something and had people look at you like you were nuts? Have you ever looked at what someone else was doing, wearing, or saying and think “why on earth…?” We’ve all done it. We’ve all judged other people’s’ decisions and the way other people live their lives. Honestly, I do it … Read More

Nourishing Swoodle Soup (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

Nourishing Swoodle Soup (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

The holiday season is my absolute favorite time of year. Family, food, coziness, and just an all-around good time. Especially with the family and the food. I am definitely not one for restriction or “diets”, and truly believe we should all eat what nourishes our bodies (i.e. soup) AND souls (i.e. cookies). And during the … Read More

5 Things I Learned in the Year 2017

5 Things I Learned in the Year 2017

I don’t know about the rest of you, but for me, this has been a hell of a year. There have been some horrible things happening and it honestly has kind of seemed like the world has been spinning off its axis. Between the heartbreaking number of mass shootings and record-breaking natural disasters, some days … Read More