Today’s Inspirational Quote


Some things are NOT an option! Selah! – Bridget D. Webb

Today’s Inspirational Quote


“If God be your partner, make your plans large.” – Dwight L. Moody

Slough Off Dead Skin: All Natural Exfoliation Treatment!


Get rid of dead, dry skin with ingredients that you have right in your kitchen or your nearest health food store!

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Ingredients:

1/2 cup of Sugar
1-2 tablespoons of Olive Oil, Sesame Oil, or Jojoba Oil (Your choice!)
1-2 drops of Essential Oil

Try Lavender, Rosemary, Peppermint, Tea-Tree, or Grapefruit Essential Oil!

(Again, this is your choice! If you are not familiar with essential oils and which ones can be mixed together, pick and use just one! When combining essential oils, make sure that they are compatible with each other.)

Lavender is calming! Rosemary, Peppermint, & Tea Tree is invigorating! & Grapefruit is refreshing!

Preparation:

Combine 1/2 cup of sugar with 1-2 tablespoons of the oil of your choice and mix well. Add 1-2 drops of your choice of essential oil(s) and mix well.

Application:

Scoop out a few spoonfuls of your all natural exfoliating scrub, use on your face, hands, feet, legs, body! Please make sure that the area you use the scrub on has already been cleansed prior to using your scrub. Once you have applied your scrub, rub the area of application gently for 1-2 minutes, then rinse.

Pat dry and follow with an all natural moisturizer such as coconut oil or shea butter! Both are great for your skin!

Storage:

Jar with Lid – (Can be found at your local grocery or craft store)

An old container with Lid – (Recycle it for your scrub!)

Use a preservative like Vitamin E to preserve your product! Store it in your shower area and use it during your shower! If you choose not to use a preservative, try refrigerating the scrub to maintain its freshness! Whatever you decide, remember since this is an all natural product, the control of its quality is your responsibility! Have a preservative plan in mind!

There are many different variations for this exfoliation treatment. Be creative and try different base carrier oils and essential oils. Find out which ones work best for you and scrub away!

Until Next Time “Scrub On”,

Bridget

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Today’s Inspirational Quote


“If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.” – Mother Theresa

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Turkey & Black Bean Nachos w/Blue Corn & Sesame Tortilla Chips©


A healthy spin on Nachos by Yours Truly! Enjoy!

Ingredients:

1lb. of Hormone & Steroid Free Ground Turkey

16 oz. can of Black Beans

World Table Roasted Salsa Verde – Available at Wal-Mart

World Table Sweet Heat Salsa – Available at Wal-Mart

Shredded Cheese

Marketside Organic Half & Half Mix (Half Spring Mix/Half Baby Spinach) – Available at Wal-Mart

World Table Blue Corn & Sesame Tortilla Chips – Available at Wal-Mart

Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)

Salt

Pepper

Sour Cream (Optional)

Guacamole (Optional)

Directions:

In a skillet, add EVOO. Add enough to coat the skillet. Add your fresh ground turkey.

Season with salt and pepper.

Cook on medium heat until the ground turkey is fully cooked and browned.

Once your ground turkey has browned add your can of rinsed black beans to the skillet.

Let it cook on medium to low heat, until your beans are heated well through.

Grab a plate and beginning layering your nachos starting first with the Blue Corn & Sesame Tortilla Corn Chips.

Add the Organic Spring Mix Lettuce

Add the Ground Turkey

Add Shredded Cheese

Add the Roasted Salsa Verde

Add the Sweet Heat Salsa

Once your done layering, you can also garnish the nachos with your choice of sour cream or guacamole! Simply Delicioso! Enjoy!

Turkey & Black Bean Nachos w/Blue Corn & Sesame Tortilla Chips by Bridget D. Webb

Turkey & Black Bean Nachos w/Blue Corn & Sesame Tortilla Chips by Bridget Denise Webb

Today’s Inspirational Quote


At all costs and under any circumstance, believe GOD! – Bridget D. Webb

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14 Ways To Enjoy Fragrances!!!


Here’s a list of 14 ways to enjoy your favorite fragrances!

You already know about dabbing some on your pulse points, YET there are many other, inexpensive, ways to ensure a delightfully fragrance scent.

1. Spray your favorite fragrance on damp towel-dried hair before combing.

2. Dab a few drops of perfume on light bulbs. The heat will diffuse fragrance when light is on.

3. Saturate cotton balls with scent, let dry, tuck in pillowcases.

4. Spray cologne on underside of wooden book shelves. Wood holds scent.

5. Store scented soap, unwrapped, in lingerie drawer.

6. Spray your nylons from waist to knees

7. Dab on a sheet of plain-bond paper, let dry, keep it in your attaché case under business paper.

8. Pick up corners of rug and carpets; spray underside with cologne.

9. Saturate lace hankie and tuck in comer of your purse.

10. Put all your empty perfume bottles and stoppers in bureau drawers. Throw out only when all traces of fragrance are gone.

11. Dab perfume on radiator vents.

12. Put perfume on petals of artificial flowers.

13. Spritz your clothes in clothes closet.

14. Spritz perfume on your bra before putting it on in the morning.

Use these 14 ways to enjoy and get the most our of your favorite scent!

Bridget

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Today’s Inspirational Quote© | A Little Fearful & Walk On Water


It may seem a little fearful at first, but walk on water anyway.©

Bridget Denise Webb

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Today’s Inspirational Quote© | Crisis & Refinement


A crisis doesn’t define you, it comes to refine you. Never mistake or misjudge it’s purpose or process.© 

Bridget Denise Webb  

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Product Review: SheaMoisture® Organic Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo And Organic Raw Shea Butter Restorative Conditioner


I absolutely love organic all natural products! Whether it’s for hair, skin, face, body, food, etc., I love it! Not to say that I don’t or won’t use anything that isn’t organic or all natural, because I do. However, in general, I usually lean toward organic all natural products!

Being a naturalista: a female with “au naturel” hair (french for natural) , I research different products, styles, and hair care techniques for au naturel hair care. In my researching, I came across an organic all-natural hair care product with certified organic ingredients called SheaMoisture®.

First let me give you a little history about the SheaMoisture® product. Per it’s packaging, “it was established in 1912 by Sofi Tucker. Sophi Tucker started selling shea nuts at the village market in Bonthe, Sierra Leone. By the age of 19, she was a widowed mother of four. She sold shea butter, black soap and homemade hair and skin preparations all over the countryside. Her grandchildren now carried on her legacy by providing consumers with certified organic products and certified organic skin care products.”

Isn’t that great! I just love the entrepreneurial spirit that Sofi Tucker had! I totally identify with her entreprenuialism.

I tried from the SheaMoisture® product line:

ORGANIC RAW SHEA BUTTER MOISTURE RETENTION SHAMPOO w/Sea Kelp, Argan Oil & Shea Butter and ORGANIC RAW SHEA BUTTER RESTORATIVE CONDITIONER w/Sea Kelp, Argan Oil & Shea Butter

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These two products are for dry, damaged hair and work to heal, grow, and strengthen hair. I have naturally curly hair. SheaMoisture® supplies a certified organic product geared towards curly hair, however, I chose the Organic Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo & the Restorative Conditioner because I LOVE SHEA BUTTER! Shea butter is an excellent moisturizer for my hair. I was already using a shampoo and conditioner (I will do another review detailing the brand) that had shea butter in it and wanted to continue with the cycle of using it in my hair. Needless to say, the SheaMoisture® Organic Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention & Restorative products work great in my hair. I am pleased with the results.

Per it’s packaging, SheaMoisture® has, “NO Parabens, Phthlates, Paraffin, Gluten (I didn’t know gluten was used in hair products.), Propylene, Glycol, Mineral Oil, Synthetic Fragrance, Animal Testing, PABA, Synthetic Color, DEA, Animal Ingredients, Sulfates.” Isn’t that great!

SheaMoisture® has, “Sea Kelp, Argan Oil, Shea Butter”

My Results

When I first used the shampoo, I noticed the difference in the way it lathered up, the reason being it doesn’t contain the sulfates and other ingredients like other non-organic – unnatural products do. It definitely smells great, which is a plus, and it gently and thoroughly cleanses the hair. With the conditioner, I am use to using creamier – heavier conditioners in my hair, therefore, I am adjusting to the lightweight feel of the conditioner. However, it works great and can be used as a leave-in conditioner and aids in the detangling process. I used it as a leave-in conditioner when I wore a Wash & Go.

Last but not least, you are probably wondering, “How much does this product cost and is it worth it?!”

Let me ease your suspense and answer you by telling you in comparison to similar products on the market today it is inexpensive but well worth it’s price of $9.99! Yes, $9.99 a piece for the shampoo and the conditioner. (Prices may be different at the time of reading this post.) You can find SheaMoisture® products in your local Target store or order online at SheaMoisture®

I would highly recommend SheaMoisture® products and if the Lord wills, we shall live, look forward to trying the rest of their product line.

The products listed in this review were purchased by me and I am in no way affiliated with the companies or brands listed in this review.

UPDATE: As of 3/15/2011 SheaMoisture® products are NOW available in Walgreens!!!

UPDATE as of 11/12/2019: SheaMoisture® products are available at some grocery stores and on Amazon.

Until Next Time,“Try SheaMoisture®!”

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Vegetable Alfredo©


By request, here’s a recipe I’m sure you will love! I love vegetables and I love being creative when cooking.


This is a dish that I created from scratch during a time when I was really working out and adjusting my eating habits. I wanted to increase my vegetable intake while decreasing the amount of meat that I was consuming in order to aid in weight loss. I came up with this easy to make recipe and have been making this dish ever since! It’s easy to make and is sure to be a hit! You won’t even miss the meat!  Enjoy!

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Ingredients Needed:

Your vegetables of choice! There is no set vegetable for this recipe you can use whatever vegetables you like. I have listed some examples below of what to choose.

Frozen Spinach
Frozen Stir Fry Mix (Some mixtures include onions, red bell peppers, bamboo shoots, corn, broccoli, etc.,)
Frozen Broccoli
Frozen Corn
Frozen Sugar Snap Peas
1-2 small cans of mushrooms

Whatever you choose, you can mix or match or use one veggie alone. I personally love green vegetables, so I typically use frozen spinach with 1-2 cans of mushrooms, or spinach alone, or a frozen stir-fry mix alone.  The possibilities are endless and up to you! You can purchase frozen stir-fry mix from your local grocery store.

Remaining ingredients needed:

1lb of fettucine
2-3 Cups of Water
1-2 Teaspoons of EVOO-Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 jars of Ragu Alfredo Sauce (Garlic Parmesan or Classic Alfredo)
Salt
Pepper
Oregano
Grated Parmesan Cheese (Kraft or Spartan Brand)
Garlic Bread or Bread Sticks

Directions

First in a large saucepan bring 2-3 cups of water to a boil.
Once the water is at a boiling point, add your fettucine to the water and let it cook until it is tender/done.

Next, while your fettucine is cooking, prepare your vegetables.
I personally like to saute my vegetables in EVOO, before adding them to the already prepared fettucine. You can lightly steam, boil, or saute your veggies, it’s up to you, either way is great! If you choose to saute your veggies, use the EVOO! It is way healthier than vegetable oil.

Once your vegetables are done, add them to your already prepared fettucine. Be sure to pour the water off of the fettucine before adding your vegetables. Add both cans of Ragu Alfredo Sauce to the mixture. Stir your vegetables and fettucine until all your fettucine and vegetables are coated. Season with Salt & Pepper. If you are an Oregano fan, season with Oregano too. Return the pot to the stove. Cook on medium heat while stirring, until the alfredo sauce is well heated throughout the dish. Let it cool.

Once the vegetable alfredo has cooled, you are now ready to serve it! Garnish it with grated parmesan cheese and serve with your choice of garlic bread or garlic sticks.  Delicioso!

 

 

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Pretty Amazing!


Just sitting here thinking, how amazing God is! Out of the 6,900,433,344 people on earth, He knows each and every one of us by name.beach-1751455_1920He knows each and every one our thoughts from afar off. He knows each and every one of our down-sittings and uprisings. He knows each and every one of our hearts. He ponders each and every one of our goings. No one goes unnoticed by Him. Not only that, He loves each and every one of us. Now that’s pretty amazing!

Until Next Time, “God Is Amazing!”

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