Author: Jordan Rios

What Are Essential Oils and How Are They Used?

This post may contain affiliate links.   So, you’ve heard of Essential Oils, but you’re not sure what they do, how they are used, or what they even are… This post is for you and will hopefully answer most of your questions in a nutshell. Essential oils are the most powerful part of a plant. They are distilled from shrubs, flowers, trees, roots, bushes, fruit, rinds, resins, and herbs. Oils consist of over 100 different natural, organic compounds. While this very basic definition of essential oils is useful, I assure you, there is so much more to understanding the...

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6 Tips for Superb Pregnancy Nutrition that You Probably Never Knew

This post may contain affiliate links.   When I first found out about my pregnancy with my first child, I was overjoyed. However, I had so much on my mind in trying to prepare for to welcome my baby into our family that I did not focus very much on nutrition. By the time I became pregnant with my second baby and my third baby, I had become much more knowledgeable on pregnancy nutrition. I was able to learn a lot by doing tons of research and trying the things that I learned, and I was able to see...

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Recipe: Avocado Black Bean Sweet Potato Nachos

This recipe is not only a treat for the eyes with its rainbow colors, but it is also verrrry tasty. It combines many different flavors–both sweet and spicy, among others. It makes for a great party dish, appetizer, or snack. It is also very healthy.   Ingredients: 3 medium-sized sweet potatoes 1 avocado 1 15-oz can black beans, drained 1 10-oz can Rotel diced tomatoes and green chillies, drained ½ cup low-fat Greek yogurt ½ tsp paprika   1.)    Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. 2.)    Cut the sweet potatoes into 1/4 inch discs and place them on a...

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Great Ways to Score Designer Clothes for Your Kids on a Budget

  Clothing is one of our basic needs, but it is also so much more than that. How we dress does not ultimately determine who we are, but it does say a lot about us. The world perceives so much about us just based on our appearance. This is not in any way to say that our value as human beings is determined by the quality of our clothing—that is entirely untrue. But nonetheless, our appearance is a non-verbal way in which we communicate something about ourselves, whether intentionally or unintentionally. That being said, while we would like to...

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Don’t Just Think It! Ink It! Tips for Goal Setting

Goal setting can be an invigorating practice. I’m a planner by nature, and so for me, there is nothing more exciting than making goals. However, it is so critical to do more than just think about what our goals are. We must also get them on paper. Why is this important, and how can we set goals that we can realistically accomplish? Writing down your goals is important for many reasons. It gives you accountability for working on that goal. It empowers you. It validates your desires. In the business world, there is a lot of talk about SMART...

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Hi, I’m Jordan Rios. Thank you so much for visiting my site! I am a wife, mother of three littles, and an ESL teacher. I make my home in East Tennessee…..learn more

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