Mom & Tween Daughter Body Talk

Mom & Tween Daughter Body Talk

The big body talk.  As a mom going through the mom & tween daughter body talk the first time, I was nervous, unsure and just plain scared to talk about the changes they will be experiencing in the next few years. I thought it may be too soon but after reading...

Fresh Fast Food Fashion Show – Starring Avocado

On my way out the door the Pilates this morning I wanted to eat something to hold me over to lunch. I was in a hurry and needed a no brainer fast food to fill my tummy. Instead of grabbing a snack pack of chips, cookies or another processed “low calorie” package of...
Wanna save your green drink? Seal it!

Wanna save your green drink? Seal it!

Wanna save your juice? Seal it! Juicing is a great way to work in more greens and fruit into your daily diet. What’s not so great is the amount of time spent on juicing, especially during week days mornings when time is a precious.  Some of our juice recipes...
Oops…I did it AGAIN!

Oops…I did it AGAIN!

Ok, you would think I knew better by now but old habits die hard! We are so programmed to associate treats with rewards that it’s almost instinctual to react like Pavlov’s puppy! 🙁 Yesterday my youngest slept in her bed ALL NIGHT and she skipped into the room the...
How to stay healthy and fit even with fear

How to stay healthy and fit even with fear

As I drove to Crossfit this morning, my stomach turned in knots like usual.  Despite the queasiness I felt, I was still giddy and excited to see the WOD (workout of the day). I was first introduced to Crossfit by my dear friend Jenni and still have the feeling of the...

10 foods for The WHOLE Holiday Hostess

Hosting, especially during the holidays, can be stressful enough without trying to be less processed. Here’s 10 foods to help your become a whole holiday hostess this season. What comes to mind for food and drink when you think of hosting at your home? Does it...
5 Tips for a Night of Sweet Sleep

5 Tips for a Night of Sweet Sleep

Sharing 5 tips for a night of sweet sleep. School schedules, activities, and family life are busier than ever. Lots of fun things but stress is also added back in between homework and games. Even when we’re diligent about limiting our outside activities and...

Hopeful Homesteader

Homestead. The very word creates a gorgeous vision of a quaint farmhouse among golden crops, gardens as far as the eye can see, roaming cattle and chickens laying eggs in every shape, color, and size. Then…I open my eyes and I’m right smack dab in the middle of my...

Let them have cake…Pancakes!

Ok, so since our family took the plunge into MOSTLY non-GMO land, a lot of our normal menu items have been, well, off the menu for our everyday lives. Pancakes have been on that list. I just haven’t found a healthier alternative that I liked…until now! Imagine my...