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Category Archives: Health & Wellness

Make Ahead Frozen Smoothies

Make Ahead Frozen Smoothies

Over the last year, I think I’ve hit a record high on how many times I’ve been sick. It has just been ridiculous. I never get sick. Like ever. But I’m the one to blame. I’m guilty of multiple counts of self neglect. The self care struggle is real over here. When looking at my dietContinue Reading

Summer First Aid Kit

Summer First Aid Kit

Summer break is here which means there are plenty of bumps, bruises, bites, and other boo boo’s on the horizon. It definitely doesn’t hurt to be prepared. I recently put together a summer first aid kit for the van. It includes a lot of handy items that we frequently use, most of which can beContinue Reading

Spring Fitness / Activewear & Snacks

Spring Fitness / Activewear & Snacks

After a long, brutal, winter that has overstayed its welcome, we are finally entering spring… about a month late. Better late than never, I suppose. There’s something about warm weather that inspires us to get out and be more active. Last fall, Greg and I started taking walks in the morning and now that theContinue Reading

Colgate Optic White Toothbrush + Built-in Whitening Pen

Colgate Optic White Toothbrush + Built-in Whitening Pen

After an extremely long and draining winter, I am on a mission to get beautified. That means you’ll be seeing a lot more beauty and health posts here… to hold myself accountable. It’s been a while since I’ve whitened my teeth so when given the opportunity to try Colgate’s new Optic White products, I happilyContinue Reading

Restoring My Health With Vitaselect

Restoring My Health With Vitaselect

There’s no easy way to say this, but I’m guilty on multiple accounts of self neglect. Adulthood is challenging enough. Throw in a couple of kids, one who is nursing, wifedom, a home business, life and you have a recipe for some self care slip ups. I’ve felt the effects on my worn body forContinue Reading

How to Transform Fear into Courage / Book Giveaway 4.6.14

How to Transform Fear into Courage / Book Giveaway 4.6.14

We all have fears that prevent us from living up to our full potential. Success is something that I definitely chase, but I am also very afraid of the demands that comes with it. I tend to avoid doing things that I know will require giving more of myself, but if I did I’d beContinue Reading

Protein Will Not Get The Best Of Me #CharcoCapsNoMoreGas

Protein Will Not Get The Best Of Me #CharcoCapsNoMoreGas

Beans, beans, good for your heart. The more you eat, the more you…. eeeexactly. Beans are one of my favorite foods, along with cabbage, and peanut butter… but I eat them with caution for obvious reasons. Usually when I’m on a mission to put on a few pounds, I consume extra protein. And when thisContinue Reading

Women Driven to Success: You Can Have YOUR All

Women Driven to Success: You Can Have YOUR All

I’m constantly adding books that I’d like to check out to my Good Reads account. You know… when I have time to read. Whenever that is. I love informative and self-help books. One book that recently stood is Women Driven to Success: You Can Have YOUR All. When reading the description, I discovered something thatContinue Reading

7 Back-to-School Strategies to Help You Stress Less and Simplify Your Life

7 Back-to-School Strategies to Help You Stress Less and Simplify Your Life

Whether your kids are toddlers or teens, the start of a new school year signified opportunity, a fresh start, and a chance to do things differently. If you’re feeling some anxiety around the all the transitions, adjustments, juggling and driving that usually accompany a new school year, take a deep breath, pause and consider theContinue Reading

Motherhood and Depression

Motherhood and Depression

Today’s society isn’t always mom-friendly. Due to the overwhelming pressures associated with raising children, maintaining careers and homemaking, it’s not uncommon for mothers to experience the symptoms of depression. The following details depression in women, and includes tips on identifying and addressing symptoms. Recognizing the Symptoms of Depression Depression is a very personal illness; therefore, itContinue Reading

Sponsored Video / 7 Cancer-Fighting Superfoods

Sponsored Video / 7 Cancer-Fighting Superfoods

This post is sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Cancer. It sucks and it’s growing rampant. There’s no denying that the ferocious beast is being fueled by additives and modifications made to the foods we consume. Food is simply not what it used to be. Everything is being mass produced for convenience at our health’sContinue Reading

Simmons Beautyrest Mattresses Now At Walmart

Simmons Beautyrest Mattresses Now At Walmart

Walmart is becoming a one stop shop for… everything. Did you know that they now sell mattresses? They sure do. New and exclusive to Walmart, the Simmons Beautyrest Studio is part of a selection of mattresses that can now be found in Walmart stores. We were sent a queen-sized to try and it couldn’t have come atContinue Reading

Staying Healthy During Hectic Times

Staying Healthy During Hectic Times

Back to School season truly snuck up on us and it has proven to be a hectic time as we adjust to new routines. Often times, we tend to neglect simple necessities that impact our health when things pick up in pace. With school in session, it’s vital to continue nurturing our bodies. It’s beenContinue Reading


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