Oh budgets. It’s a love-hate scenario. Have you read the blog about how I cried on the way home from a shopping trip? Low point. Eating healthy is challenging. It’s true. And as many blogs as I can write about how easy it is, well they would only be read because it’s not that easy. … Continue reading "5 Keys to Saving $$ on Groceries"
I don’t know about you, but my summer is full of travel this year! And sticking to any sort of routine, let alone a healthy one, is a serious challenge. I try to stick to my typical routine as much as possible, and these 4 tips for planning ahead have been a life saver on … Continue reading "4 Tips for Summer Travelers!"
What is there to say about this? Warm, cozy and yummy goodness from slow cooker to belly. Modified from Kraft Foods. Didn’t get this in your slow cooker but want it tonight? You can still have it. Instead of transferring the veggies and browned meat to a slow cooker, but it into a large dutch oven and … Continue reading "Slow Cooker Harvest Stew – Bariatric Recipe"
Have you heard this term? Clean Eating? It sounds so nice, doesn’t it? But it feels hard to pin-point. What is clean? What is unclean? Clean Eating, in my mind, is slightly open for interpretation. In general the idea is eating food in it’s most natural form. A clean meal has few ingredients and none that … Continue reading "What is “Clean Eating?”"
Do you ever have some days that you just feel fat?
If you are a follower of my Facebook page, you may have noticed more bible verses coming through your newsfeed lately. The biggest reason? I’ve needed it. I always need scripture. We all do. It’s the breath of God coming into our souls. So, while it’s true there have been some hardships in my life … Continue reading "Remembering the Truth, When I Believe the Lie"
What a great holiday. No presents or extensive amounts of decorations involved (not to dog on those holidays) but it’s refreshing to take a holiday that didn’t take much work leading up to it. Oh sure, just because I said that, someone is going to tell me what they had to do leading up to … Continue reading "Happy 4th of July!!!"
We are often hearing of different diets, new weight-loss products, and interesting stories of how people lost weight. In fact, I noticed the other day…anytime I’m standing in line looking at magazines while I wait, I am always tempted to pick up the one that has a story about someone losing weight. I can’t help … Continue reading "What is the Paleo Diet? A Few of My Thoughts"
I’ve gotten this question a few times over the past week: What is the average cost of groceries for the menu plans? And because I love to use way more words than needed to answer a question, here is a blog with a inside look into my brain. It’s just how I roll. My hubs and … Continue reading "Eating Healthy on a Budget"
This has been a conversation I have had several times this week. Let’s face it, we can’t help but think about that slimy little number on the scale a little too often. For some, it’s a daily ritual. Get up, go to the bathroom, and “weigh-in.” Often times dry and unpainted. You know what I’m talkin’ bout. And … Continue reading "The Daily Weigh-In: Scale Betrayal"