One Very Ca-Ra-Zy Picture & Green Smoothie Cleanse Update

I have been absent from blogging for a few days, but for a good reason–my niece and her hubby are visiting from out of state and we are having fun taking them around the state of Ohio.  Meanwhile, we were able to finish the 3-day Green Smoothie Cleanse, with over 20 participants. Some of the reports already rolled in, and they are quite awesome.

Cleanse Results

“I lost 5 pounds and feel good. My energy is improved and muscle aches much better. My skin feels softer, not a “side effect” I expected. I broke out on my forehead a little. This was my first experience with green smoothies. I’m really glad I did it. ~T”

“I lost 5 pounds and feel great as well. My digestion and elimination have improved and I feel lighter. Overall I feel great! This group (on Facebook) has been great! It’s so much more fun to do a cleanse with a group and to share ideas and recipes. Thanks for the support, this has been a great experience. ~M”

“(After 3 days) I feel that I can go another day..maybe more. I feel really good! ~A”

“I think the best thing for me, during this cleanse, was to realize how off track I was with my diet and nutrition. I still feel achy and yucky so I am going to stick with it a few more days. ~T”

“This smoothie cleanse has been amazing! My body feels at rest and balanced. I am sleeping much better and aches and pains in my body are gone. My body just today has started eliminating like it should and so I am excited and feel amazing. I lost 3lbs. I will continue to have green smoothies once or twice a day. My husband did great too. He will continue to enjoy smoothies as I will send him with a large glass in the morning to work and have one waiting when he walks in the door after work. He is feeling much better and is sleeping much better also. He lost 4 lbs! ~C”

“I also lost 3 pounds! I can also report increased energy and a great mood, as well as clearer skin, and greatly reduced cravings for junk food! I am going to stick with green smoothies for at least 50% of my meals, too!

Got my hair done last night, my stylist couldn’t believe how shiny my hair was and asked what I had been using. I told her GREEN SMOOTHIES! ~KC”

“I lost 3 lbs and feel great! I’m gonna keep up with the smoothies for 50% of my meals and the other 50% will be solid and/or hot food. ~K”


In the spirit of all the green smoothie drinking we’ve done in the last week, here is one more new recipe you can enjoy.

Banana Dandelion Green Smoothie

yields 3 servings

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 ripe pear
  • 2 bananas
  • 1/2 large bunch dandelion greens
  • 2 tbsp hemp seeds
  • 2 tbsp dulse flakes

Blend until smooth and enjoy!


So, my hubby and I are not the shiest of people.  We happened to attend a Christmas party, and being the photography lover that I am, I brought my camera with me to take pictures of all the ugly sweaters people wore.  I cannot show you all of the awesome images of our friends, but I sure can share the one of my love and I–the requirement was for everyone to take one nice family picture, and one CRAZY image… so, you tell me if we met it.  (click to enlarge)

 (apparently hubby has a sympathetic pregnancy syndrome ;))

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