Category Archives: Eating Healthy

3 ways to make a busy mom’s life easier

Being a working mom with two children who have a 6 year age difference, I find most of my husband and my time goes to chasing and entertaining them. Between homework, potty training, and the other fun parts of parenting life, there is sometimes little time to dedicate to ourselves and our physical and mental […]

Crockpot Chicken Chili

This is one of my favorite recipes because it is so easy and is perfect for my mason jar lunches!  Low in fat, under 250 calories, and high in protein and fiber! Ingredients 1lb Chicken Breast 1 Can of Unsalted Sweet Whole Kernal Corn 1 Can of Hunt’s Seasoned Diced Tomato Sauce for Chili 1 Small […]

March update: Dream big, plan small

In December, I shared 30 goals for my 30th year of life. This is my March update. “God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” – Reinhold Niebuhr.   There are things that sometimes happen to […]

Dream Big, Plan Small – Part 2 – My goals

This year, I turned 30… something I had been dreading for years. On my 26th birthday, I called my mother crying because I was closer to 30 than I had been yesterday. Yes, I was ridiculous. No, there really was nothing that big about turning 30. And with that, I’ve embraced entering my third decade […]

Surgeon General Joining the Fight Against UV

Once upon a time, smoking was awesome. No really. Joe Camel was cool. Big Tobacco companies marketed it as healthy! Actors and models would pose with a cigarette as a prop. And then little by little more information came out that it caused cancer, something that was preventable by not smoking. 50 years ago, in […]


Remember the old saying: You are what you eat? In a non-literal way, it is very true. The majority of foods that we consume on a daily basis are made for us: either a processed food that is packaged neatly in a box for easy access for our busy schedules (and btw, those things are […]