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

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

Fitness, Nutrition, Self Confidence, Time Management

The Top 5 Reasons to Log Food & Exercise for Weight Loss

"If you are really serious about losing weight, you need to be completely honest with yourself about what you're eating." ~Unknown When I first got serious about weight loss and living a healthier life, I started using my FitBit app to log my food. The app would tell me how many calories I had burned… Continue reading The Top 5 Reasons to Log Food & Exercise for Weight Loss

Budget, Nutrition

5 Budget-Friendly, Healthy Snacks You Should Always Have on Hand

“When you start eating food without labels, you no longer need to count calories.” ~Amanda Kraft You can eat healthily for only $29.99 a month – just sign up for a membership to snag this limited time deal! Just kidding! I'm not interested in making people sign up for an exclusive club that sends "specialized"… Continue reading 5 Budget-Friendly, Healthy Snacks You Should Always Have on Hand