Overnight Oatmeal

Good Healthy Breakfast Ideas

September is Better Breakfast Month. I really love breakfast although I wait a while before I have mine. I wake up, have my coffee and then breakfast. Here are some good healthy breakfast ideas for you to try this month. Do you love any of these as much as I do? Overnight Oats  Overnight … [Read More...]

Exercise & Fitness

September 2015 Goals

My September 2015 Health Goals

How did you do in the 31 Day Fit Better Healthy Living Challenge last month? I didn’t even come close to the health goals I had set for myself. It’s a new month so I hope for the best. I have to work harder this month that is for sure. I want to go back […]

Upper body workout

BHL Challenge Week 3: Arms and Abs Workouts

Week 3: ABSolutely Awesome Abs & Arms This week my goal is to add arms and abs workouts to my exercises. Whether it be sit ups, planks or crunches, I want to start adding it to my daily fitness. It’s been a while since I could do anything with my arms because I had hurt […]

Health & Weightloss

Health and Self Care Challenge

BHL Challenge Week 4: Health & Self Care Challenge

Week 4: Health & Self Care Challenge This week we’ll focus on taking time out for ourselves. My personal goal is to focus on less screen time, getting more sleep, spending time outdoors, creativity and read more. You might explore essential oils, start coloring, or get organized. All of these things seem to make ME feel […]

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 […]

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 Amazon.com 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: […]