Lesson #33: You Need To Cook Meat To Learn How To Cook It

I recently decided to start to try and cook versus baking. I have cookies down to a science but one type of food has always been intimidating to me–meat. With different types of cuts, temperatures, and methods of cooking, sometimes it seems easier to just go ahead and head for takeout. I am here to tell you that nobody has perfectly cooked something the first time around. In order to learn how to cook meat, you have to go ahead and cook it.

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I Am Back From Vacation!

After a few months of getting into the groove of school, Navigate Your Life is finally back to blogging!  Please be sure to follow us on all of our social media so you don’t miss out on all of the fun!!

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-NYL

Yoga Buzz: Taking The Fear Out Of Yoga

Magazines, health gurus, and your distant uncle always tell you about the benefits of yoga. With the ability to tighten, stretch, and tone every part of your body, yoga is as healthy as it is relaxing. However, many of us who want to try yoga don’t know what we are doing, how to start, or are self-conscious about our own bodies to even attempt yoga in a group. Yoga Buzz, a non-profit Saint Louis company, is changing all that. While teaching you the basics,  Yoga Buzz promotes positive body image and community engagement in each session.
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Let The Gardening Begin!

The season is here for more gardening adventures! I have bought several plants from houseplants to perennials and I can’t wait to share my growing tips and adventures with you! All of you gardener’s out there, prepare to navigate with me on this garden adventure!

-NYL

 

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The wonderful perennials in my front yard. Beautiful flowers and little to no maintenance! Love this time of Year!

 

We Are Now On Pinterest!

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Navigate Your Life is now on Pinterest! We understand that many of us use different social media platforms and Pinterest is just one of many. We hope that you follow us by either clicking the link above or by clicking the Pinterest icon on the main sidebar under the “Follow Us” section. If there is a certain platform you would like for us to develop next, please leave a comment below!

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-NYL

Lesson #12: Baking Powder Makes Cookies Fluffy

I love to bake cookies–plain and simple. I will always try to experiment with cookies to see if I can find the perfect flavor combination. Although some cookies do well, being on the flatter side, (chocolate chip and sugar cookies for example) sometimes I want my cookies on the cakey side. So I began to do research and I found my answer–baking powder. I am going to share with you what baking powder is and what effect it will have on your cookies.

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Lesson #8: Renovating a Bathroom is Easier Thank You Think

I have recently decided to renovate my basement bathroom. The last time this bathroom was touched was around the 1990’s so it was not in the best of shape. As I began to research, I discovered that renovating is not such an arduous task as some might think. I continued my quest and I found some helpful hints to renovate your bathroom on a very tight budget (I am in college after all).

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