Travel Tips Fitness

Travel Tips: Fitness & Eating Healthy

  Travel Tips: Fitness & Eating Healthy Do dreams of a relaxing vacation, froo froo drink in hand while taking in the suns rays dance around in your head? Maybe you think throwing in the towel and just living it up on your next trip would be alright? Thankfully you don't have to throw … [Read More...]

Exercise & Fitness

Monthly Fitness Challenge

BHL Challenge Week 1: Exercise Log and Weight Loss Tracking

BHL Challenge Week 1: Exercise Log and Weight Loss Tracking Ready to start week one of the Better Healthy Living challenge? Well it’s time and this week we’ll focus on keeping an exercise log and weight loss tracking. I have printed out this calendar and will keep track on paper. You can also track your food […]

Better Healthy Living Challenge 2015

31 Day FIT challenge: August 2015

Better Healthy Living Challenge 2015 This month is my 5th Better Healthy Living Challenge (usually held in June). To be honest, there has been so much going on this past year that I have not had enough time to prepare to make it as big as the last couple years. But I still wanted to […]

Health & Weightloss

Modern Essentials

Exploring Essential Oils: The Beginning

Using Essential Oils Over the last few months, I have started to use essential oils. It’s been fun playing around with them to see how they might benefit me. I have used them to help me stay focused and on task, to relieve occasional sleeplessness, head and neck tension and the biggest for me has […]

Are You Stuck?

Don’t Make It Harder Than It Has to Be

Are you stuck? Don’t make things harder than they have to be (I’m one to speak ha). When I think of making things harder than they have to be, the book What You Can When You Can written by my two friends Carla and Roni comes to mind. And if you read my post from yesterday about […]

Family Life

Spinning Workout

Weekend Workouts & Fun

Weekend Workouts: Just keep moving My weekend workouts were pretty good. I printed out an exercise and fitness calendar to keep track for the remainder of the month. July didn’t start out well for workouts, we traveled and I didn’t do anything except walk. It was still a positive thing that I kept moving (walked […]

Camp Angel

Summer Camp for Kids Affected by Cancer

This is a sponsored blog post; while the views expressed here were genuinely mine, consideration was paid to me by Angel On My Shoulder to review this product. Summer Camps Help Kids Affected By Cancer Summer is just around the corner and while both kids and parents anxiously await a much-needed vacation, there are a […]

Food & Recipes

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

How To Make Your Own Peanut Butter Cups

How To Make Your Own {Healthy} Peanut Butter Cups Homemade Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups Ingredients 1 bag Vegan Chocolate chips (Trader Joe’s) Natural Peanut Butter (Costco) Vanilla Widgets Directions Place cupcake liners in a muffin pan. Add 1/2 bag of the chocolate chips to a microwave safe bowl and melt them in microwave for […]

Summer Squash Recipe

Oven-Baked Summer Squash Recipe: Fries

A summer squash has a strong resemblance, in flavor and texture, to a zucchini. You can, in fact, substitute zucchini in this recipe, but it will probably bake a bit more quickly. Summer squash has a number of benefits like: Good source of fiber Low calories High in vitamin A Good source of potassium Ingredients: […]