Happy Home · Home Printables

February Is Here!

Once again February rolls around. Most people have already fallen off the resolutions bandwagon and have returned to their regular lives. Maybe not you this time. Maybe this time you are going to stick with it. This time you have some more tools in your belt to help you achieve your goals and live a… Continue reading February Is Here!

Frugal & Fit · Tips & Tricks

Starting to Get Active on a Budget

If you’re just beginning your weight loss journey start with some low cost options to begin adding exercise to your daily routine.  Starting to get active shouldn’t cost you an arm and a leg. You can start exercising on a tight budget and find something you truly enjoy! You don’t need an expensive gym membership… Continue reading Starting to Get Active on a Budget

Cleaning · Happy Home · Home Printables

Before You Go… An Easy Way to Keep Your Home Tidy

Everyone needs a reminder once in a while. If you’re a mother it means that you are basically a recording machine repeating the same reminders on a loop, all day long, every single day. No matter how nice I start out at the beginning of the day by the time dinner rolls around I am… Continue reading Before You Go… An Easy Way to Keep Your Home Tidy

Healthy Table · Meal Planning

My Favorite Real Foods Cookbook

  When I started changing our family over to a whole foods diet I knew I would need some kind of guideline for feeding my whole family. I could throw a basic meal together but making such a huge change in ingredients and eating style I knew I would need help. Plus a new cookbook… Continue reading My Favorite Real Foods Cookbook

My Journey so Far · Personal Goals

Why Change is so Damn Hard

When I started writing this blog 2 years ago I talked about the life I WANTED to lead. I wasn’t following my own advice. I knew what I wanted my life to be. I knew what I had to do to live that life. I just wasn’t ready to make those changes for myself. You… Continue reading Why Change is so Damn Hard

Healthy Table · Meal Planning

Getting Your Family on Board

Getting stubborn husbands and picky kids on board for eating healthy can be a huge challenge. Being a parent means it is my job to serve healthy and nourishing foods to my family. That doesn’t mean that those healthy meals and snacks will be welcomed with open mouths and big smiles. More often its sassy… Continue reading Getting Your Family on Board

Staying Active · Workouts

Netflix Binge Workout

I <3 a great Netflix binge. My bum does not. Instead of just sitting and vegging out on the couch during a Netflix marathon get up and do a workout. My definition of a binge is 2 or more episodes in a row. Usually the same show but your call. I love when new seasons… Continue reading Netflix Binge Workout

Frugal Living · My Journey so Far · Personal Goals

10 Ways to Get Your S*@# Together

I’m a stay-at-home Mom who has never had a routine. I had severe post-partum depression and sank so low I actually had trouble taking care of myself. All my effort went into taking care of my family. But, I talked to my doctor and got the correct medications & doses and I am finally starting… Continue reading 10 Ways to Get Your S*@# Together

Healthy Table · Snacks & Sweets

10 Healthy and Frugal Snacks 

No matter what meal plan, diet, or eating style you follow chances are there will be snacking between meals. Snacking on the wrong things can not only be expensive but can completely derail your progress. You shouldn’t have to buy separate snacks for your family. These are all great options over a wide range of… Continue reading 10 Healthy and Frugal Snacks 

Favorite Things · Finding Happiness

My Reading List:   July-December 2016

One of my personal goals is to make reading a priority. I am a total bookworm. I love escaping into different worlds and characters. It is my favorite hobby. But being a mother and wife my reading time has taken a blow. Making sure I get 30-60 minutes of reading time everyday means I can… Continue reading My Reading List:   July-December 2016