Day 4: 30 Days to a Healthier Summer
17 Quick Easy Healthy Lunches
Welcome to Day 4 of our 30 Days to a Healthier Summer series. If you're new here start with Day 1 and then go to the next day. So glad you're starting on a journey to a life less processed. Day 3 was about reading ingredients in your food and knowing what you're actually putting INTO your precious body. You've probably heard the saying about taking care of your body because it's the only one you have. Well it's true!...

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Day 3: 30 Days to a Healthier Summer
DIY cleaning kit
It's Day 3 of our 30 Days to a Healthier Summer series and I hope you're working in your lemon water and discovering ways to get in your 30 minutes of movement today. Just joining us? No problem. Start here at Day 1 and go from there. If you're already doing one of the steps skip ahead to the next day. Glad you're here with us! If you can't possibly fit in 30 consecutive minutes, look for 5 to 10 minute...

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30 Days to a Healthier Family: Day 1
30 Days to a Healthier You & Family Are you ready to move your family to a healthier and happier lifestyle? Now is a great time to introduce small, permanent changes into your life to work towards living life less processed. It helps to add in good things instead of focusing on going cold turkey on your family. The more healthy things added the less room you have for the bad in your tummy and home! I’ll share one simple step...

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11 Kitchen Must Haves
Cooking (and cleaning up the mess) is so much more fun with cute gadgets in the kitchen. I'm a girly girl and I love surrounding myself with cute and colorful pens, notebooks, journals, knick knacks etc. This post contains affiliates. I may make a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you! Scrubbers are always a necessity in the kitchen. I have several different types. I have a bottle brush (great for shaker bottles and my smoothie straws)...

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Zucchini Spaghetti with Marinara & Peas
Zucchini Spaghetti with Marinara & Peas
What's a mom to do when her family wants spaghetti night but you're feeling more like Meatless Monday? Make a quick Zucchini Spaghetti with Marinara & Peas of course. I'm limited on time without making adjustments so when I'm looking for something different than the meal I'm making, quick and easy are two essential requirements. Our family has been transitioning to a less processed lifestyle for awhile now and have included more meatless meals into our week. If you're new...

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Save Money By Juicing Your Own Wheatgrass Shots
Save Money By Juicing Your Own Wheatgrass Shots
Want to save money by juicing your own wheatgrass shots? Wheatgrass shots are great for digestion and overall health. I usually double up on mine when I've indulged in less than stellar eating habits! I make a pit stop daily for double shots chased with a wedge of an orange during my annual New York trip with my aunt and nephew to start the day off right. I was excited when I found out about a local, family-owned company that...

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Just Another Manic Monday Meal – Chicken Soup
Just Another Manic Monday Meal - Chicken Soup
It's Monday and another worn out over done day. What to do...What to do. Make Chicken Soup! There's just something about a chicken soup that warms the soul. This is one of my favorite go to's when I want something that's a sure hit and I don't want to think! Ha! Manic Meals Monday One chicken, carrots, potatoes, celery, onion, seasoning sprinkled on chicken, 1 or 2 containers of broth, and rice if you like.  Amount of veggies depends on...

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Frugal Female Friday – Double “Sipping”
Frugal Friday: Double Sipping
I LOVE me some Earl Gray tea and it's one of the ways I wind down while reading and eating my chunks of dark chocolate. When I'm on the go or meeting my peeps, I order a hot beverage and get to work or "gabbing". I noticed the grande size comes with two tea bags. To me, this particular tea is strong and becomes bitter if left in the cup more than a nanosecond over three minutes. I ordered a...

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5 Ways To Save Money On School Lunches
5 Ways To Save Money On School Lunches
Do you want to save money on your child's school lunches and keep them healthy? Me too! A reusable lunch box is part of the solution. When two of my girls returned to public school after homeschooling for 4 years, I was faced with planning for lunches and sending something semi-healthy that is also easy to pack and eat away from the home. I found Go Green lunch boxes and love them! There are several brands available that are great...

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Let them have cake… Pancakes!
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 are one of those delectable treats! I just haven’t found a healthier alternative that I liked…Until now! Imagine my delight when I turned the corner in my local Target store and caught a glimpse of this: Kodiak cakes. Hmmm… it sounded wild and full of nature, so I decided to...

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