Tips for a Healthier You: Four Brands That Make Healthy Eating Easy

I’ve always assumed good taste and healthy were mutually exclusive (case in point raw vegetables). Throughout my quest to evolve my eating habits from abominable to acceptable I’ve discovered some brands that made the process tolerable.  Food For Life: Ezekiel 4:9   My husband and I are obsessed with Ezekiel 4:9 bread & tortillas; our favorites … More Tips for a Healthier You: Four Brands That Make Healthy Eating Easy

Save Our Children from the Tater Tot & Pizza Buffet!

(Photo credit: The Whole Kids Foundation website) Schools across the country are serving up TV dinner style lunches. It’s a haven of greasy, salty, sugary, processed madness. Our child won’t be entering the school system for another six years. This doesn’t stop me from having panic attacks over the future of his lunch tray. Although … More Save Our Children from the Tater Tot & Pizza Buffet!

Stop Terrifying Pregnant Women: The Frequent and Unfortunate Social Interactions I Encountered During Pregnancy

Unsolicited advice and pregnancy are like drunkards and a frat party, you can’t have one without the other. My decision to find out the gender of our child was analyzed and critiqued by a grocery store clerk. What I truly wasn’t prepared or hormonally stable enough for was the shock value I encountered. I am … More Stop Terrifying Pregnant Women: The Frequent and Unfortunate Social Interactions I Encountered During Pregnancy

Five Ways to Perk Up Your Home

Personalize  Everyone advises you to “personalize” your home by incorporating your own tastes and styles. I’m using the term personalize literally. There’s a myriad of ways to personalize: frame a memory (invites, children’s art, pictures); personalize items (stationary, monogram items such as pillows); display awards or accomplishments (diplomas, work awards). I love peeking at the … More Five Ways to Perk Up Your Home

Tips for a Healthier You: Travel Edition

Buy Local -it’s fresh & in season (extra bonus: look for farmers who grow organic & use sustainable growing practices) -minimizes carbon footprint & food travel time which decreases possibility of contamination -supports local farmers, artisans, & promotes green space in the area Make Healthy Adjustments While Dining Out -avoid deep fried, processed foods by … More Tips for a Healthier You: Travel Edition