Rise & Shine Smoothie (+ 2 healthy time saving tricks!)

Happy New Year! If you’re like most of us, you’ve made a resolution to be healthier in some way. Whether it’s to lose weight, exercise more often or improve your diet, we are all looking to achieve goals in health and wellness. As for me, I’m resolving to eat a better breakfast in 2016. I…


Overnight Hair

I love getting my hair done. I love the salon, the stylists, the coffee, the gossip magazines – and leaving with a shiny, fresh blowout. I’d love to get my hair done every day if I could! I don’t however, ‘love’ doing my own hair. It takes time and patience and commitment and did I…


Sweet Potato & Turkey Meatballs

There is a constant battle that goes on in our home. The battle between healthy and yummy. My husband Ryan doesn’t think that healthy can be yummy and if he sees healthy ingredients while I’m cooking he often won’t want to eat the ‘yummy’ meals I make. So I have to trick him. I figure…


The ‘Write’ Therapy

What if you went to the doctor because you were stressed and having anxiety attacks? Would you accept a prescription for drugs and/or make changes to your diet and exercise if it was recommended? What if you were given a prescription to write your thoughts down every day – would you give it a try?…


Sweet Potato + Goat Cheese Bites

The leaves are changing, the air is crisp and Thanksgiving is only a few days away. There’s so much to be grateful for; having food on the table, our health and wellness and family to love are high on my list! To encompass all three, here’s a relatively simple and healthy appetizer that you and…


There’s Always a Bright Side

I saw this photo (taken by Jennifer Vowles Millenor) on Facebook and had to share it. I love how she put a positive perspective on some of the things we often complain about. Even when we are trying our best to keep a positive attitude, taking time to be grateful for the things that sometimes…


Everyday Laundry Solutions

Laundry, love it or hate it, is one of those chores we are all frequently doing. Here are a few everyday laundry solutions to help! Problem: My shirts and sweaters are pilling Solution: Turn them inside out before washing! Problem: I have duvet bedding and don’t want to go to the dry cleaner every time…


Detox Bath: Draw Out Toxins while you Relax

If you’re feeling sluggish, tired, achy, or think a cold may coming on, a relaxing bath with this detox recipe may be an easy and wonderful remedy. In our daily lives, we are subject to toxins everywhere from the air we breathe to the foods we eat and everything in between. We can do our…


The Best Salad Dressing You’ll Ever Make

Not to toot my own horn here, but I’ve been told that I make great salads. It’s probably because I love to eat salad and I love to order them at restaurants. It’s one of those foods where anything goes and there are unlimited combinations. They’re typically a healthy choice, but of course a salad…


Positive Thinking and Wellness: Our thoughts create our reality

“You create your thoughts, your thoughts create your intentions, and your intentions create your reality” – Dr. Wayne Dyer Call it manifesting, the art of attraction, gratitude, dreaming, or positive thinking. Whatever you call it, it’s important to truly realize that HOW we think, has a huge impact on our lives. What we choose to…


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