Tantalizing Tuesdays: Easy Fruit Salad

It was pretty hot this weekend. Well, hot for bay area weather, which isn’t saying much for someone like me who still clearly remembers Texas weather, but still hot enough to crave something cool!

And, though I could eat ice cream all day long, the weather reminded me of childhood summers and eating fruit salad on the front porch. This fruit salad isn’t the healthiest, but it’s easy, fresh, and super delicious.

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Hey, Don’t Take it Personally

*Disclaimer: This post does not address/condone criminal behavior, as we have much to improve on as a society. Its focus is on individual healing and not on ethics.

I once dated a guy who repeatedly told me that “people are all just doing the best that they can through life.” And, every time he said those words to me, it would drive me crazy. I’ve always thought that phrase is a cop out, an excuse to not do better, be kinder, to try harder.

But, once I started looking for more substance in the phrase, I was able to make peace with it by understanding that one intention behind it is to convey that people don’t act to inconvenience you. Their actions are based on their story, not yours.

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Tantalizing Tuesdays: Shrimp Stuffed Avocados with Mango Salsa

Summer is right around the corner, which means  bbqs and dinner parties galore! Shrimp stuffed avocados with mango salsa are an easy and quick appetizer. I’m a big fan of avocados and I’m always looking for new ways to eat them, though I admit they’re delicious on their own.

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Some say gratitude, I say awareness

I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty over hearing every article that goes viral instructing me to be grateful. Yes, being grateful for all that you have can remind you of things that you take for granted. It can help you focus on all you have versus what you think is missing. Yadda yadda, I get it.

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Tantalizing Tuesdays: Berry Parfaits with Gluten Free Granola

Hi, everyone. I’m excited to announce a new segment at Musings by the Bay: Tantalizing Tuesdays!

Every other Tuesday will be dedicated to yummy food posts. Musings by the Bay is a huge advocate for self-care and exploration and lately playing around in the kitchen has been nourishing my soul in surprising ways that have inspired me to share with you.

To kick off this segment, here is a recipe for these yummy berry parfaits.

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