The Passion of the Coffee

You were tall, dark, bittersweet.  Snuggled into my hand perfectly, a sleek, white paper cup, enclosed your warm, aromatic character.  While sitting next to my future husband, discussing our personal lives, I fell in love with you.  You kept us company, a new, exciting paramour for me; an old, friendly buddy for him.  Was this the soul mate I sought, meant to withstand the test of time?...more

Healthy (NOT) Food – Love Me Some Fudge

I was craving fudge all day so on the way to swim class for my daughter we stopped at the store and got all the ingredients – which really meant 3 types of sugar.I got the things to make plain old chocolate, peanut butter, and pumpkin – YEAH – my craving was BIG!I made the chocolate first. Epic fail. I am going to blame it on my candy thermometer not being accurate but it didn’t set up properly and was more like chocolate soup. Sydney did eat a few bites with a spoon saying it was still good – LOVE that girl!...more

6 Ways to Reduce Food Cravings

Diets sound good in theory, but everything can quickly go out the window when we find ourselves craving foods we shouldn’t. Cravings are so powerful that many of us give up our new healthy eating plans altogether.If you’re trying to lose weight or get healthy, here are some great ways to reduce those annoying cravings.1. Don’t Try to Cut Out Too Much...more

A Secret to Healthy Eating: Cheating!!!

I was asked by a few readers about how I am able to eat healthy all the time, and how I have such willpower to forgo sugar laden or fatty foods all the time, and I realized that if that is the way I have portrayed myself, I need to apologize! I am a regular person, and I have the same cravings as anyone else….probably the strongest cravings for skittles and chewy candy of anyone on the planet!...more