Healthy Snacking on the Go

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Emerald® Nuts. All thoughts and opinions are my own.   I don't know about you, but I'm alway's looking for something to help me get through that 11am morning slump or dreadful afternoon dip. What do you need right now? No, not another cup of coffee — you need a snack! If you have been following my blog, you will know that I have been working at living a healthier life day by day. I’ve been … [Read more...]

Dog Food for Older Dogs – Purina® Pro Plan® BRIGHT MIND

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BrightMind #CollectiveBias   My dog, Princess, has been part of this family for a long time.  The picture below was taken when we 1st adopted her. It seems like yesterday we saw her little brown and tan, Reese-cup colored face at the Petsmart Chihuahua rescue event. A Chihuahua and Dachshund mix, she was the cutest puppy I … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Post Workout

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Emerald® Nuts. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I have been working at living a healthier life day by day. I’ve been exercising and eating healthier foods which in turn is helping me get stronger, more lean, flexible and energized! I am starting to see the results of my lifestyle change and it feels great! I've come to realize that this is a long-term process that requires really hard work. Your … [Read more...]

Healthy Watermelon Spritzer Recipe

Healthy Watermelon Spritzer Recipe After we got back home from our vacation, we have been busy getting back to normal life and rejoining our routine. My husband went back to work and the kids went back to their electronic devices. For these past few days, we were looking for something to entertain the kids. We decided to take a few dips in the pool.   I’ve been working on my tan by laying out by the pool while our kids splash around and … [Read more...]

Follow the Signs of Summer to Outdoor Adventures

Follow the Signs of Summer to Outdoor Adventures Our family is on the move this summer! We have been boating, swimming, traveling, and enjoying some much deserved time off. With all of the activity going on, it is sometimes nice to slow things down and do something simple together that doesn't require a bunch of planning and logistics. When we visit my parents, there is this park near their house that we have visited as a family for many years. … [Read more...]

Tips For Staying Fit While Traveling

  Tips For Staying Fit While Traveling     Summer vacations are on your mind, but your recent health changes or weight loss may become a concern as you prepare to travel.  Not only will you have tons of food temptations coming at you, but you are likely to have a hard time finding the time or place to do your regular workouts.    Here are Tips For Staying Fit While Traveling that are sure to help you keep your body moving while still … [Read more...]

10 Heart Healthy Foods

10 Heart Healthy Foods You are never too young or too old to start taking care of your Heart!   With heart disease becoming one of the leading causes of death, it’s no wonder why there is so much talk about being heart healthy.  Even when you have a healthy diet that includes lots of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins and fish, there are a few foods that stand out in their healing power.   By no means is this an exhaustive … [Read more...]

Tips for Healthy Hair

Having nice looking and healthy hair is important to me. Now that summer is over, It's time to start getting my hair back in shape! Check out some of these Tips for Healthy Hair that I do weekly! Tips for Healthy Hair Homemade Oil Treatment: Don't buy expensive hair treatments, do an oil treatment on your hair using coconut oil! Works great!! Let it soak for 45 minutes, then wash your hair. Homemade Dry Shampoo: Use baby powder for a … [Read more...]

Bee Pollen for Energy, Weight Loss and Depression

Bee Pollen for Energy, Weight Loss and Depression Did you know that Bee Pollen can be used for Energy, Weight Loss and Depression? I wonder why we don't hear more about this high-energy whole food?! Be sure to check out 5 Ways to Revive your Smoothies for more ways to get healthy nutrients in your body! Bee Pollen 101 How to Use Bee Pollen Bee pollen can be added to juices, smoothies, or even eaten plain. However, the taste is one that … [Read more...]

Coffee Scrub Recipe

I'm not a doctor, nor do I play one on the web, but I do believe that this Coffee Scrub Recipe has many benefits because I've seen them firsthand! Here are some of the benefits that I've read about or seen for myself! anti-inflammatory properties diminish the appearance of cellulite tighten and tone the look of your skin can be used as an exfoliant {I wouldn't use on your face} Using the Coffee Scrub is very simple. Just head to … [Read more...]