People who love us always have the best of intentions. What I have found is that they don't realize the things they do or say that can make it more difficult to stay the course
Nutrition, Relationships

How to Attend a Family Party Without Throwing Away Your Weight Loss Goal

“I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you.” Joyce Meyer Once I'd committed to my food and exercise plan and had strategies in place, I had no idea that my friends and family would be my biggest roadblock. People who love us always have the… Continue reading How to Attend a Family Party Without Throwing Away Your Weight Loss Goal

A weekend spent camping is refreshing for the mind, body and soul.
Fitness, Relationships

Why I’m Going Camping This Weekend (And You Should Too, It’s Good for Your Health!)

“I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in tune once more.” John Burroughs After having spent all week stressing out over what to pack, when to pack, and the best time to leave to beat traffic, we finally made it! This is the story of every camping… Continue reading Why I’m Going Camping This Weekend (And You Should Too, It’s Good for Your Health!)

Having grown up on a small hobby farm, I developed a taste for the finer things. Since I grew up and had to resort to buying my groceries, I quickly began following a rule that has served me well so far.
Budget, Nutrition, Relationships

The Top 6 Reasons I Buy My Meat & Produce Locally

“Supporting local food production is so much healthier for people. It’s better for the local economy, and it’s a lot of fun.” Jack Johnson Having grown up on a small hobby farm, I developed a taste for the finer things. The "finer things" being treats like sugar snap peas right off the vine, fresh steaks,… Continue reading The Top 6 Reasons I Buy My Meat & Produce Locally

You can make a great workout happen on your own, at home, with no equipment at all. In other words, it doesn’t have to cost a penny to exercise.
Budget, Fitness

How I Exercise at Home for FREE – No Equipment Necessary!

“Tell your mind to get out of your body’s way.” ~Dolvett (The Biggest Loser) While a gym can be a great place to take your fitness to the next level, it’s not necessary for someone just starting out. You can make a great workout happen on your own, at home, with no equipment at all.… Continue reading How I Exercise at Home for FREE – No Equipment Necessary!