Category Archives: healthy living

Bring Your Own Healthy Snacks {BYOHS}

Healthy eating is hardest when you’re on the go. Most activities come riddled with unhealthy temptations at every turn. The best way to resist those temptations is to come prepared with your own healthy snacks. Here are some handy tips to Bring Your Own Healthy Snacks {BYOHS} to your next outing.

{BYOHS} Bring Your Own Healthy Snacks: Tips for bringing you own healthy snacks to help resist temptation on your next outing

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Why I finally joined Beachbody… after being undecided for over three years

As a stay-at-home-mom, Beachbody is a great way to find  support, socialization, and even some extra money for your family. Finding your tribe and getting excited about weight loss or fitness in general is such an amazing catalyst for a healthy lifestyle!

If you’re like me and resistant to feeling like you’re being pitched for a sale, you may have the same reservations about Beachbody that I had. I finally realized the benefits greatly outweighed that hang-up and joined Beachbody.

This is why it took me so long to make the decision and why I finally joined Beachbody.

Why I finally Joined Beachbody - how I went from avoiding coaches to becoming one

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Weight Loss for Moms: It’s Hard… and what I’m doing about it

Weight loss is hard. Throw in being a stay-at-home-mom without the benefit of having time go to the gym whenever you want, the income to afford the membership, or the ability to meet up with girlfriends and having a fun time at a class, and it can be a very hard and lonely battle. Weight loss for moms can be very hard.

I’ve lost a significant amount of weight before and the common denominator was always comunity support which helped make it fun. I talked about support for weight loss not too long ago. In anything you do, for me I’m specifically focused on weight loss and healthy living, community is key.

weight loss for moms - accountability and support is key

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Chocolate Covered Pita Chips

A lighter sweet and salty snack option. These chocolate covered pita chips are simple to make, take no time at all, and are delicious and addicting!

Homemade pitas keep the calories low, and dark chocolate helps deliver antioxidants and keep Momma happy!

Chocolate Covered Pita Chips - a lighter sweet and salty snack

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Cozy Comfort Food – Blake’s Pot Pies {giveaway}

Comfort foods that make you feel all warm and cozy inside are a must. It’s also important to make sure those comfort food are made with the best ingredients, and from a company that cares as much as you do about the food you eat. Blake’s Pot Pies are the perfect cozy comfort food, and they are made by a company who cares.

Blake’s also has a giveaway for you! Enter to win some awesome Blake’s swag, and I’m going to give you the scoop on other giveaways going on right now, so you can enter to win even more!

Blake's Pot Pies: review and giveaway

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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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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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