Clothes for Sale!

I'm doing a little Spring cleaning and decided to list some of the nicer clothes I am parting with for sale on the blog....more

Advocare Progress Report

I feel like I'm back in my teaching days using words like "progress report". But I haven't checked in on my healthy eating/weight loss progress in a while so I thought today would be as good of a time as any. First things first: Since January 9th (a few days before actually starting my 24 day challenge) I've lost almost 15 pounds ....more

7 Tips To Help You Eat Healthy (And Stick With It)

Sticking with a healthy eating plan isn't always easy. Believe me, I know.Temptation is everywhere, and who doesn't want that gooey fudge brownie over some almonds or carrots? I know I do! ...more

My List of Must-Haves with 3 Kids Under 4

As you can imagine, having 3 kids 3 and under (Hudson will be 4 in April) isn't the easiest job in the world. It requires energy, patience, planning and preparing when possible, and of course...a sense of humor. I can only imagine what family dinners will look like when my kids are a little older ....more

5 Things I'd Eat Endlessly If Calories Didn't Count

Calories really are the devil, ya know? I mean, one should be able to enjoy a warm, gooey, fudgy brownie a la mode (because is there any other way than a la mode??) without worrying about it going straight to our thighs or our butt...or in my case, my gut. Ugh....more

Customizable Taco Bowls

If you're like me, you love when a good meal comes together with minimal time and work. Now, I do love spending time making a super nice "gourmet" meal from time to time. But, let's be honest, it's just not realistic to do that every day, or even every week for most of us ....more

Meal Planning

I've been talking for a little while about how I'm eating better and living a healthier lifestyle and all that. One thing that really helps me stay on track (as it does just about everyone) is meal planning. Now, I used to do monthly meal planning but I just found it to be a little overwhelming and hard to stick to ....more

My Favorite Salad

I am one of "those" people who loves a good salad. Always have. Even as a little girl, you could pretty much always find me at the salad bar if we were out at Shoney's or another buffet restaurant ....more

Valentine's Day Date Ideas (That Don't Involve a Crowded Restaurant)

Joseph and I aren't big on the commercial holiday that is Valentine's Day. I mean, is it nice to get a box of chocolates and some roses? Of course! ...more

Guilty Pleasures

We all have a guilty pleasure (or 8), don't we? And don't you dare say no, either! ;-) For some of us, maybe it's trashy reality TV, eating ice cream straight out of the carton, or perhaps it's that occasional Grande Double Chocolaty Chip Frappuccino from Starbucks? ...more