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Health Resolutions: Baby Steps to a Healthy New You

Healthy resolutions for 2015

For years, as January 1 got closer, I would make a bunch of health resolutions for the new year. I was going to eat better, lose twenty pounds, remember my vitamins, exercise for an hour each day, etc. I had so many health resolutions that I was setting myself up for failure before I even […]

Must Have Healthy Kitchen Appliances

Must have appliances for a healthy kitchen

It’s been a year or so now since I started on my journey toward living a more healthy lifestyle. Where I used to rely on quick prepared foods and fast food, I now focus on food that’s healthy AND easy to make. I still don’t have any more time in the kitchen than I did […]

Posture and Back Pain | Improve Your Posture

Posture and Back Pain | Improve Your Posture

I’ve often wondered about the connection between posture and back pain.  I’ve had lower back pain for most of my life and lately I have been wondering if there is a way to improve your posture that will help reduce back pain. Posture is something that I am not really aware of most of the […]

Detox Bath Recipes | Detox Bath with Ginger

Why should you detox? That’s probably the biggest question I had before I started. We put all kinds of junk into our bodies. We don’t always eat healthy, we drink too much coffee, we’re exposed to illnesses, artificial ingredients and pollutants in our every day lives. Our bodies try very hard to remove things that […]

9 Easy Tricks to Save on Healthy Food

How to save on healthy groceries

I shopped savvy on healthy food using Walmart Saving Catcher, as part of a sponsored post for Crowdtap #WMTSavingsCatcher. Did you ever look at your grocery receipt and think “Oh my word, that cannot be how much I spent!”  If you did, you aren’t the only one.  I am passionate about buying healthy food for […]

8 Vitamins Your Hair Needs and Why

Vitamins your hair needs

Remember that first day you looked in the mirror and found your first grey hair? I do. I was 27 and had just given birth to my daughter. They say children give you grey hair and in part they are right. As you age, your body changes and those changes result in changes to your […]

Just Say No to GMOs: What They Are and How To Avoid Them

GMOs. What are they? Why should you avoid them? How can you avoid them without tripling the cost of your groceries every week? Experts have said that 60 to 70 percent of processed foods on the grocery store shelves in the United States have genetically modified ingredients. Most states have no requirements in place to […]

Making Exercise Fun with Goji Play

Making Exercise Fun with Goji Play

Product provided. Post contains affiliate links. Exercise isn’t fun for me. It’s necessary. It’s rewarding. It’s important. It isn’t fun.  When the weather is nice, I walk up the road.  When it’s cold or raining, I ride my exercise bike or do yoga or a workout DVD. Sometimes I put on the television in the […]

Tooth Sensitivity and How to Manage

Tooth Sensitivity and How to Manage #SensiStopStrips

<img src=”http://ad.doubleclick.net/activity;src=4501146;type=invmedia;cat=tDkT9pPy;ord=1?” width=”1″ height=”1″ alt=””/> This is a sponsored post for She Speaks / Crest. I’m not sure when I first noticed that my teeth were sensitive to cold.  I do remember enjoying an ice cream cone with the kids and nearly jumping out of the chair at the pain of that ice cream against […]

15 Easy Ways to Get Active with your Kids

15 ways to get active with your kids

Getting active is important not only for you but for your kids. When I was younger and school was over for the day, I spent my day outside rollerskating, playing baseball and running around the neighborhood with my friends. Unless it was pouring outside, you wouldn’t find me inside. It’s different with today’s kids. There […]