Category Archives for Self & Wellness

Dessert Swap – Blueberries and Zabaglione

ShowMe Suburban | Blueberries & Zabaglione Swap

If you’ve never had zabaglione, let me describe it for you.  It’s a cool, sweet, silky custard, usually spiked with a little moscato.  It’s at its best in a champagne glass, under a layer of sumptuous fresh berries.  With blueberries especially, zabaglione is basically irresistible.

And it does your waistline zero favors.

I’ve made peace with my weakness for blueberries and zabaglione.  A simple swap was all it took to get a similar epicurean experience (Ok, a vaguely similar experience at least), with way fewer calories.

A Straightforward Strategy to Learn From Your Experiences

ShowMe Suburban | A Straightforward Strategy to Learn From Your Experiences

Our experiences make us who we are.

Actually, no.

What we learn from our experiences makes us who we are.

In that case, you’ll want to make the most of every lesson life throws at you!  Otherwise, you’ll find yourself making the same mistakes over and over.

Over the last several years, I’ve found an approach that helps me get a useful takeaway out of just about any situation I go through.  Here’s my strategy for learning from my life experiences.

Healthy Snacking: Avocados 3 Ways

ShowMe Suburban | Avocados 3 Ways When I'm looking for a quick, filling, and healthy snack, I often reach for an avocado.  I love eating half an avocado right out of the skin, and I like to put a different spin on it each time.  Today, I'm going to share with you my 3 favorite (and healthy!) ways to munch on an avocado.

3 Ways to Cope with a Job You Don’t Love

 

ShowMe Suburban | 3 ways to cope with a job you don't love

“The key to happiness is to find a job doing what you love.”

Great in theory, but it doesn’t always pan out in practice.  The truth is, sometimes you end up locked in a job you don’t love because it’s economically beneficial.    That doesn’t mean you have to be miserable!  Today, I’m going to share 3 ways to cope with a job you don’t love, and even be happy in spite of it!

Five easy steps to a beautiful and long-lasting spray tan

ShowMe Suburban | 5 Easy Steps to a Beautiful and Long-Lasting Spray Tan

Looking for a golden glow to show off at weddings, graduations, and other events packed into your warm-weather schedule? A salon spray tan is a great option!

Spray tanning can be intimidating - after all, no one wants to be the girl who looks like an oompa loompa, has a giant white streak up her otherwise-tanned leg, or whose face is 6 shades lighter than her body (Trust me - I speak from experience). With proper care before, during, and after your spray tan, you can get great, long-lasting color every time - let me show you how in 5 easy steps!