Don't Worry, Be Merry! Quick holiday decor & activity ideas

Hi Friends! It is December. A time of holidays, togetherness, hustle and bustle and general good cheer. Now let’s not kid ourselves, it’s not all love out here as people are rushing to get presents and all the like but overall, there is community energy. At the time of this post, the month is moreContinue reading “Don't Worry, Be Merry! Quick holiday decor & activity ideas”

Autumn adventures

Hello friends! It’s been a long while since I’ve posted. How are y’all doing? Hopefully well. My fall season started with somewhat of a bang and not in the best way. Despite all of my protective measures, I caught an awful seasonal cold right away. How Sway?! I use hand sanitizer and soap like water!Continue reading “Autumn adventures”

Recipe: Golden Milk Oats

It’s officially the fall season now. Depending on where you live, chances are that you haven’t quite gotten to sweater weather. Here in DC, summer is refusing to go quietly. If you are like me, you’ve already turned over your closet to autumn looks with only a few remaining summeresque outfits still available. The sameContinue reading “Recipe: Golden Milk Oats”

It’s World Gratitude Day!

Today is World Gratitude Day! While we often channel feelings of gratitude after a specific action or the holiday season, what about gratitude on a daily basis? Personally, I know the importance of gratitude yet it is easier to focus on all the things that I’m not grateful for. While I don’t consider myself aContinue reading “It’s World Gratitude Day!”

Meatless Monday: Lentil & Mushroom Pasta

Happy Monday, folks! If you’re like me, Mondays are the ease into the week days. The weekend has ended and the countdown to Friday begins again! Okay, here at Joyful Tenacity, we are all about embracing each day…so the countdown to Friday resumes on Wednesday 😉 Anyway, along with getting underway with all things planningContinue reading “Meatless Monday: Lentil & Mushroom Pasta”

Happy Positive Thinking Day!

It’s September 13th which means it’s Positive Thinking Day! It’s also the last day of the workweek and precursor to the weekend. Notice I didn’t mention which day of the week it is–if I did, it would take this post in a different direction. 😉  I heard there is a Defy a Superstition day, whichContinue reading “Happy Positive Thinking Day!”

September resolutions?

September. New month, new me? This by far has to be one of the most popular months of the year.  I know, I know–there’s stiff competition out there.  January and December represent beginning and closing of the year, there is whichever month is your birth month, and there are summer months. Speaking of summer, SeptemberContinue reading “September resolutions?”

21-Day Vegan Challenge is on!

Hey everyone, I am on a mission! A culinary mission. If you view my Instagram feed, you will see that I am self-described as “primarily plant-based”. I’m mostly vegetarian but tend to follow vegan recipes. I avoid labels because I believe everyone is on a personal journey with personal reasons. So back to the challenge.Continue reading “21-Day Vegan Challenge is on!”