*Now Open* My Home Coffee Bar System

*Now Open* My Home Coffee Bar System

If you know me, you know how I feel about my coffee. A true Gilmore Girl at heart, I love everything about the coffee ritual; the aroma as it brews, the warmth of the cup, and the slight bump in energy I get after taking a few sips. I’ve been a drip coffee gal at...
From Dad Bod To Oh My Gawd!

From Dad Bod To Oh My Gawd!

After the birth of his first child, Jonathan Fadoul was the happiest guy around. As a newly-crowned dad, he was loving life. Leading up to the birth of his young son, he was the chef and assistant to his amazing wife, as she carried their little guy for 9 months....
Five-Second Rule Extended By This Steam Mop

Five-Second Rule Extended By This Steam Mop

As you might have learned from some of my past posts, I am a dad that likes to clean. Staying true to my nickname “Danny Tanner,” I like to clean so much that my friends at Shark sent me one of their steam mops. At first, I felt like this addition to my cleaning...
The BIG Problem With Peanut Butter

The BIG Problem With Peanut Butter

There is a huge problem with your peanut butter. In fact, the problem is so big that you don’t even know it. You have been walking through your grocery store, approaching the bread section to find the perfect companion for your grape jelly and picked the cheapest...
I Still Do: When Wedding Vows Are Tested

I Still Do: When Wedding Vows Are Tested

I’m going to admit something that is actually really embarrassing for me. Here it comes….I’m being brave. I said the “D” word. Actually, if I’m being honest, I’ve said the “D” word at least a handful of times (if not more) during heated arguments throughout the course...
An Open Letter To Teachers From A Dad

An Open Letter To Teachers From A Dad

Hey Teachers, After dropping one of my little bundles of joy off to school today, I heard a report on NPR that talked about how the number of educators has dropped due to teachers being exhausted, overwhelmed, and underappreciated. Tonight also happened to be the open...
Plant-Based Progress, Not Perfection

Plant-Based Progress, Not Perfection

“It’s ok to have a lollipop.” At least that is what I tell my kids from time to time when they ask me if they can have one. Whether it be the dentist’s office, Grandma’s house or a teacher at school, your kids are going to be offered treats. I feel like most of...
Will My Neighbor Make The Switch To Noble Juice?

Will My Neighbor Make The Switch To Noble Juice?

Summer is over, but that doesn’t mean you have to stop drinking some of your favorite beverages. I personally feel that lemonade is synonymous with summer and I don’t want it to go away. With that in mind, I marched over to my neighbor’s house to ask her if she would...
Lean Green Approved 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Lean Green Approved 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid

We recently had a chance to celebrate our ten year anniversary by taking a wonderful trip to upstate New York for an event called Plant Stock. While we were there, we met some amazing doctors and plant-based celebrities who all had one goal in mind…make the...
Quick Tips For Back To School Bargains

Quick Tips For Back To School Bargains

Believe it or not parents, you have to start thinking about your back-to-school purchases! It seems like just yesterday we were working hard to schedule the summer activities for our little boogers, and now it’s almost time to meet the teacher again! Time is flying...
My Secret BCAA Bodyguard

My Secret BCAA Bodyguard

I am in the middle of a growth process. I haven’t talked about it very much on social media, and I have not taken pictures of myself with my shirt off…but they’re coming. I have been on a journey to gain some serious vegan muscle. So far, my results have been...
That Moment When You Know You Have To Change

That Moment When You Know You Have To Change

Change is hard. Most people don’t like change. We learn from our parents and we take what they give us and build upon it. This is often true for all of life. When it comes to the food we eat, this is also true. As you can imagine, when someone tells you that you need...
I’m A Dad That Likes To Vacuum!

I’m A Dad That Likes To Vacuum!

I have a confession to make. I love to clean. Yes, I am a dad and I have lots of kids, which almost guarantees that keeping the house clean is a monumental task, but still…I love it. One of my high school friends to this day still calls me Danny Tanner (Full House...
What Do Vegan Vampires Drink?

What Do Vegan Vampires Drink?

Incorporating a vegan or mostly plant-based diet can be difficult for anyone, especially vampires. The task of getting over the social and emotional attachments that many have to food can be daunting when starting a vegan diet and no one understands that more than...
4 Noble Qualities Of Blueberry Juice

4 Noble Qualities Of Blueberry Juice

I had a dream. In this dream I drank a bottle of Noble Juice’s Honeybell Blueberry Juice. As I finished it, I blew up into a giant blueberry, Willy Wonka style. Luckily, I woke up before any Oompa Loompas had to roll me down to the juicing room…but it got me...
5 Common Misconceptions About Green Juice

5 Common Misconceptions About Green Juice

Confession Time: I don’t drink a lot of juice. Have you been in the juice aisle of your local grocery store lately? If not, next time you go, look at the labels. Most juices that you buy at the store are full of added sugar, high fructose corn syrup, and other...
The Power Of Giving Up

The Power Of Giving Up

What is one thing you would never want to give up? I’m not talking about your family, or friends, or pets, or any of that important stuff. I’m talking about that food, beverage, vice, or crutch that you can’t imagine eliminating from your life for even the briefest...