Tips for Buying Walking Shoes

Tips for Buying Walking Shoes

The last time I headed into an athletic store with my son, we were looking for wrestling shoes. As he chose the pair he wanted, I wandered over to the women’s section and looked at what they had available. As expected, I saw shoes for football, baseball and soccer. What I wasn’t expecting was to […]

How to Be Active in the Winter | Green Smoothie Without Kale

How to Be Active in the Winter | Green Smoothie Without Kale

I’m going to be completely upfront with you here. I hate winter. In theory, I love the snow because it’s crisp and clean and pretty. In reality, I hate it. It’s cold and wet and slippery and not at all enjoyable unless I enjoy skiing, sledding or snowboarding, which I don’t. In the summer, there […]

Treat Cold and Flu Symptoms |Which is Which?

We’re in the middle of a snow storm.  The high school and college are both cancelled. No one is going anywhere for at least a few days. Everyone is stuck at home and hanging out in the living room behind my office area. All I hear collectively is sniff, cough, sneeze and I’m REALLY hoping […]

Arthritis Home Remedy | Essential Oil Rub

Arthritis Home Remedy | Essential Oil Rub

I’ve decided that getting old is less than fun. As if I wasn’t already really loving the fact that my heel spur is bothering me, I have also developed arthritis in the fingers of my left hand. As someone who types all day long, I can tell you that pain and swelling in your fingers […]

Finding Affordable Health Care | Saving Money on Insurance

Finding Affordable Health Care | Saving Money on Insurance

Marty and I have made it our goal to reduce our expenses a bit more this year. We tend to be fairly frugal at heart to begin with but there is always room for improvement. We have some home repairs and upgrades we want to make and in order to do that we need to […]

How to Prepare for Cold and Flu Season

How to prepare for cold and flu season

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Chloraseptic®. All opinions are 100% mine. Cold and flu season has arrived. I tried to hold it off as long as I could but it’s here. I can tell it’s here because I hear people sniffling and coughing. I’m really hoping that I don’t […]

Cold Remedy Drink | Hot Orange Spice Beverage

I hate getting sick. I’m generally a very healthy person and that’s a good thing since I’m generally the one who has to take care of everyone else. Sometimes during the winter, I just start to get that rundown feeling. You know what I mean. I’m a little more tired and sort of achy. I […]

Tips for Dealing with Diabetes | Caregiver Tips

Tips for Dealing with Diabetes | Caregiver Tips

Marty was diagnosed with diabetes (Type 2) a few years ago. He used to be very active and in shape but after a back injury that resulted in permanent nerve damage, he’s now disabled.  Being disabled has resulted in some health issues including diabetes.  When he was first diagnosed, we did a lot of research […]

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 […]