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… Continue reading Recipe | Super Easy Super Tasty NSNG Brats n’ Onions Casserole

When people go through trying times, they don't want to burden their loved ones. Here’s how to help, even if they say they don’t need anything.
Family, Friendship

3 Ways to Help a Friend Through a Difficult Situation (When She Says She Doesn’t Need Anything)

“One person caring about another represents life’s greatest value.” ~Jim Rohn   Within a matter of seconds, our worlds were flipped upside down. One afternoon in March, I had just come home and was getting changed out of my work clothes. Hubs had been home sick with the flu all day and was napping on… Continue reading 3 Ways to Help a Friend Through a Difficult Situation (When She Says She Doesn’t Need Anything)

After struggling with failed weight-loss attempts for years, I finally found success when I changed my thinking.
Self Confidence

Weight Loss is in Your Reach . . . This is How to Do It

“You are the only one who can make a change for yourself. Whenever you catch yourself saying something negative, replace it with something positive.” ~Julie Reisler   After struggling with failed weight-loss attempts for years, I finally found success when I changed my thinking. Before, I'd never really believed I could do it. I couldn't… Continue reading Weight Loss is in Your Reach . . . This is How to Do It

After putting in the work and learning how to maintain my healthy lifestyle, I was so sure it could never happen to me. There was no way I would be the bride who packed on the pounds after the wedding was over. Well, no matter how much we prepare, huge life events have a way of throwing us off course.
Marriage

Marriage Smothered My Weight Loss Goal (When I Swore it Could Never Happen to Me)

“When you have expectations, you are setting yourself up for disappointment.” ~Ryan Reynolds   I was so sure it could never happen to me. The freshman 15 had gotten me before. A new job had caused massive weight gain in the past, too. But now, I had put in the work and I knew how… Continue reading Marriage Smothered My Weight Loss Goal (When I Swore it Could Never Happen to Me)