Meandering through the grocery store and up and down the aisles can be so confusing. If you read the packages on the shelves you will see all sorts of labels - everything from low cal, low fat, gluten free, low carb, keto friendly, Whole30 approved, you name it. No wonder healthy eating can be … Read more about Blasting a Low Carb Day
A few years ago our family went through one of those tough and trying times. Most people have those times at some point in their lives. In order to get to my point, here is a nutshell of my story. I do this because I always hate it when I read others start off like this and never tell me what … Read more about What Steals Your Joy?
If you asked me what the best diet out there is I would say a Non-diet. I would say that there is no best diet out there and no perfect plan made up by someone else that would best work with and for your body. Knowing how many diet books and programs are currently available and that the diet … Read more about Why I Encourage a N0-DIET Lifestyle
I haven't posted a review in quite some time. However, when I was asked by Hampton Farms if I wanted to try their products I had to say, "Yes!". I love peanut butter about as much as I love my dog, and if you know me, you know that's a whole bunch. In fact, I don't just love peanut butter, I love … Read more about Peanut Butter Energy Balls . . . with a review
I do NOT believe in going on diets. If you have spent any time on this site, checking out my programs or philosophy you know that. I want folks to live a Non-diet life that lets them live their lives and love their healthy balanced lifestyle. You can eat, drink and be merry and STILL love your … Read more about Mindful Meal Plans Coming to YOU!
We are back from a great family vacation. It was so nice to have the three boys together along with our nephew for some laid back time in the sun, a day spent on a boat, hanging out in the beautiful Caribbean waters, enjoying some ferocious card games and, of course, sharing some mighty good … Read more about My Top Three Post Vacation Tips
It's no secret that summertime is my all time favorite time of year. And during the summer, this very week is always even better. This week has been a beach week for my family for as long as I can remember. We have always loved celebrating the 4th of July. So, I know there are lots of you out … Read more about How to Enjoy Your Vacation Without Beating Yourself Up
Summer is Here!! Memorial Day weekend is the official kick-off to summer - and a big celebration weekend for lots of folks. It's a wonderful long weekend spent around the pool, lake, beach, barbecues, and parties. This always means lots of food around. Lots of options for not so great choices, … Read more about Memorial Day Made Easy!
It is the weekend. Those glorious two days we all love! I know your focus is likely on the Royal Wedding, but I figure you still have to eat, right? I talk here about how I follow the 80/20 rule, eating clean 80% of the time and leaving room of 20% to enjoy life. Food is a great part of life and … Read more about Weekend Eats!
You hear the word balance in most areas of life these days. Some say it is an overused tag used for work, career, home, parenting, health, diet, exercise, and just about anything. I am just as guilty of falling on the word balance as the next person. My tag line is "Empowering You to Live a … Read more about What Does Balance Really Mean?
Week 4 - the FINAL week of the Beat Busyness Challenge is here. I'm wondering if you did any editing over the past week, or thought about editing. Remember, this wasn't a one week shot. I hope you'll think of this weekly and continue to strike off a couple of things from your list … Read more about BEAT BUSYNESS CHALLENGE – WEEK 4
Nourishment is a great word isn't it? Sometimes I get stuck on words and they just float around in my head and this is one of those words. It just sounds like comfort, and well-being and like someone has wrapped you in a warm blanket and fed you a wonderful meal. I know this sounds … Read more about Nourishing Your Body without Food