My Favorite Smoothies

I am a creature of habit.  I like to try new smoothies, but I also love having tried and true smoothie recipes that I know by heart. Here are three of my favorite go-to smoothie recipes.

Chili Without Tomatoes?

I’m going to mash all my sources together and find what works for me and my family even if it means being open to chili without tomatoes.

Building a Strong Core

Building a strong core is fundamental in any fitness program. I like yoga, pilates, and barre for strengthening my core.  I think that people underestimate the strength and balance building value of yoga.  I used to think that way too until I tried yoga and saw the results. I like these DVDs because I can…

Back to the Drawing Board

It’s time to go back to the drawing board. Part of the reason I made my goal for the year to eat more whole foods was because I didn’t want to make my new year’s resolution something trite like “lose weight.”

Creating a Clean Heart

think of Lent like stepping into a river or stream. Rivers and streams are always changing and so are our lives. Every time we are stepping into Lent we are stepping in as a new person at a different time in our life than the previous year. We are open to facing new challenges and gaining new growth.

Brought to you by a Thunderstorm

It was on Facebook that I read a post about a DIY (Do It Yourself) weed killer. That stopped me right there in my tracks because for several weeks I have been wanting to write a blog post about natural remedies. There is no time like the present.

Do You Have This Problem?

  My problem is that I sometimes trick myself into believing that it is harder to stay active during winter. I live in the Midwest of the United Sates.  Sometimes when the grey clouds and cold, wet, weather set in I start to think that it’s harder for me to stay active.  However, it’s just…

Five Steps to Healthy Living

Being a registered nurse in a variety of settings for over twenty years, I’ve seen many a person who does not want to go to the hospital because they know things are not working as well as they used to.  They know if they go to the hospital the doctors might find something that is…