• Stay Active to Lose Weight

    This is the third part of a 3-part series, so I recommend reading these posts first: How to Lose 50 Pounds in 6 months Eat to Lose Weight I mentioned in my last post that I have always disliked exercise, but through this weight loss journey,  I have learned to ... Read More
  • Beginning Exercise without Breaking the Bank

    Think you need an expensive gym membership to get in shape? Think again! You can’t escape the radio and TV ads this time of year boasting amazing deals at your local gym. While it may seem like a good idea – you’re paying for it so you’ll use it right? ... Read More
  • Eat to Lose Weight

    Last week I started sharing about my weight loss journey and how I have lost 50 pounds over a 6 month period. If you didn’t read the first post, I encourage you to head over and start there first. If you are ready to read about the second part of my weight ... Read More
  • How to Lose 50 Pounds in 6 Months

    Ready to talk about how to lose 50 pounds in 6 months? I am because I am proud of my accomplishment. I’ve also had so many people asking me about how I did it, so I decided it was time to share. Ok, it does feel a bit awkward to talk about my weight. It […]
  • 8 Simple & Healthy Ways to Add Flavor to Your Rice

    8 Simple & Healthy Ways to Add Flavor to Your Rice Flavored rice is a nice way to spice up dinner, but the ingredients listed on the back of the package reads like a processed horror novel. It is so simple to prepare your own with just a few basic grocery ... Read More
  • Stocking a Gluten Free Kitchen

    Many people are eliminating gluten from their diets, either from necessity or choice. It’s not uncommon to find restaurants offering a gluten-free menu and special gluten-free sections of the supermarket. Making the switch however, can be daunting. Here are some ... Read More
  • What Should I Buy Organic?

    What Should I Buy Organic? Have you ever asked yourself “What Should I Buy Organic?”  A few weeks back I started the discussion of buying organic and staying frugal, while letting you all know that this is a new goal of mine. It is true that many ... Read More
  • Buying Organic & Staying Frugal

    Sounds like an oxymoron right? I know, organic is usually more expensive and as I learned last weekend as I was researching organic options, some things are twice or three times as expensive. So how are you suppose to stay frugal and buy organic? I’ll be honest ... Read More
  • A Reader Asks: Can We Save Money and Be Healthy?

    A reader asked how to save money AND stay healthy…so, I’m up to the challenge to find the best deals for us on how to stay healthy and save money. Before I list some FREEBIES I found, I want to say… We have several health food stores to choose ... Read More