Category Archives: health

School Lunch Ideas: healthy foods and the best containers

School has been in session for a couple months now. In September we’re all armed with school lunch ideas and a plan to pack perfectly balanced lunches throughout the year. It’s not easy to keep up creative, healthy, cold lunches all year long!

Are your lunch ideas getting a little stale at this point?

After a good 30+ cold lunches packed this year, we’ve fine tuned it and found our favorite lunch bags, containers, as well as snack and drink containers. We also have some of our kiddos’ school lunch ideas to show you for some inspiration, and links to other helpful school lunch ideas to boost your creativity!

School Lunch Ideas: healthy food and the best containers

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The Best Egg Cooking Tools You Need Now!

Cooking perfect eggs is easy, but not without the help of some of these amazing tools. From easy-peel hard boiled eggs, to the perfect poached egg for a breakfast salad, to a quick and fluffy egg from the microwave, these tools will have you cooking a gourmet breakfast every time. These are three of the best egg cooking tools around!

The Best Egg Cooking Tools You Need Now!

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Crazy Ideas Overweight Runners Need to Leave in the Dust

It took a lot to get me to take that first step and begin running while considerably overweight. I learned to love it, but I spent years with crazy ideas about things I should and shouldn’t do as one of the overweight runners out there.

Even as the weight started to come off, I was still hanging onto these overweight runner fears and ideas. Only recently did I identify them and realize how crazy they are.

So, overweight runners unite and let’s get rid of these crazy ideas!

Crazy Ideas Overweight Runners Need to Leave in the Dust

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Spaghetti Squash Pizza Hotdish / Casserole

The delicious flavors of pizza with your favorite toppings, made lighter by using spaghetti squash instead of noodles.

Spaghetti Squash Pizza Casserole is a one-dish meal that couldn’t be easier! Combine your favorite toppings, sauce, and cheese with spaghetti squash. Cook and spoon it up. It’s a crowd pleaser and a kid pleaser all in one!

Spaghetti Squash Pizza Casserole

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The Best To-Do List {an easy take on bullet journaling and list making}

All serial list makers raise your hand!  *both hands are raised here*

This is the easiest ways to cut down on the number of lists you make and keep everything organized all in one place. Also, it gives you the opportunity to look back over time and recognize key patterns which can help in the long run.

The possibilities are endless! You can list healthy habits, cleaning areas, business goals and duties, meals for meal planning, etc. It’s so easy and works for anything that’s important to you!

The Best (and easiest) To-Do list (for anything from cleaning to meal planning)

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Fall is Back and I’m back in a big way with another prAna giveaway! #MMLovesprAna

School has started and Fall is coming! I love the cool weather and cozy clothes. I was super excited to get an invite from Moms Meet to share one of the best brands I’ve been fortunate enough to work with and some amazing Fall fashions. And… we’re having another GIVEAWAY!!!

Fall prAna Giveaway

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ABCs of Summer: Summer Activities for Preschoolers {Letter E}


Keep your kiddos busy and engaged this summer with the ABCs of Summer daily activities, snacks, art, and science. Each day focuses on one letter of the alphabet with snacks. art or science, and a physical activity to go along with it.

ABCs of Summer - Each day focuses on one letter of the alphabet with snacks. art or science, and a physical activity to go along with it.

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Creative Hot Dogs {Lightlife Smart Dog Giveaway}

There is nothing more classic ‘summer‘ than a hot dog on the grill. A hot dog on a white bun with ketchup and mustard may be pretty classic too, but hot dogs can be so much more! From Octopus Hot Dogs, to creative topping options, to meatless dogs, there are so many options!

Check out this list of creative hot dogs and enter to win your own Lightlife Smart Dogs and other Lightlife products!

Creative Hot Dogs - octopus hot dogs, fajita dogs, spider dogs, and more

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ABCs of Summer: Summer Activities for Preschoolers {Letter D}


Keep your kiddos busy and engaged this summer with the ABCs of Summer daily activities, snacks, art, and science. Each day focuses on one letter of the alphabet with snacks. art or science, and a physical activity to go along with it.

Be sure to enter below to win a prize from Amazing Grass!

Also, check out the Letter C to enter to win the ‘Let’s Learn to Read’ DVD set for your little ones!

ABCs of Summer - Each day focuses on one letter of the alphabet with snacks. art or science, and a physical activity to go along with it.

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ABCs of Summer: Summer Activities for Preschoolers {Letter C}


Keep your kiddos busy and engaged this summer with the ABCs of Summer daily activities, snacks, art, and science. Each day focuses on one letter of the alphabet with snacks. art or science, and a physical activity to go along with it.

Be sure to enter below to win the ‘Let’s Learn to Read’ DVD set for your little ones!

ABCs of Summer - Each day focuses on one letter of the alphabet with snacks. art or science, and a physical activity to go along with it.

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