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!

Sticking to your meal plan on a holiday can still be delicious.
Gluten Free, NSNG

Recipe | Super Easy Super Tasty NSNG Brats n’ Onions Casserole

“I was rich, if not in money, in sunny hours and summer days.” ~Henry David Thoreau  Summer is in full-swing, and in my world, this means it's time for barbeques & potlucks. The Fourth of July is just around the corner, so I am getting ready for an NSNG celebration. Sticking to your meal plan… Continue reading Recipe | Super Easy Super Tasty NSNG Brats n’ Onions Casserole

It takes some time initially to set up, but auto-transfers save me hours of budgeting time over the course of a year.
Budget

How to Save Money Effortlessly When You Have No Idea How to Budget

“Make your financial decisions on your terms . . . Live a purpose-driven life filled with massive contribution.” ~Michael G. Isom  While financial health is an important factor to overall wellbeing, it can be time-consuming and easy to overlook while we are focusing on weight loss and important relationships. The great thing about the technology of today's world is that… Continue reading How to Save Money Effortlessly When You Have No Idea How to Budget

Healthy weekday breakfasts don’t have to be boring. This recipe is quick & simple enough for the busiest of mornings.
Breakfast, Gluten Free, NSNG

RECIPE | Shockingly Quick and Way-Too-Easy Weekday Breakfast Scramble

“If you are too busy to laugh, you are too busy.” ~Proverb  My every-day breakfast is ready-to-go in 5 minutes or less. It's not a bowl of cereal or yogurt, and it's not a power bar. I don't even blend up a smoothie every day! It looks like a feast, but the secret is, it's… Continue reading RECIPE | Shockingly Quick and Way-Too-Easy Weekday Breakfast Scramble