Sometimes it Just Takes a Simple Start to Get Back on Track #LoveHealthyMe #WWSponsored

My cute boys

Disclosure: I wrote this blog post as part of a movement by Weight Watchers to encourage people to remember that loving yourself starts with taking care of your health everyday. Though I was compensated for my time and commitment, all views, positive and negative, are my own. For the past year my life has been dedicated… [read more]

Easy, Nutritious, Delicious Juicing with the Omega 8004 Juicer – Review

Omega 8004 Juicer, Masticating Juicer

  I’m a documentary watcher. I love them.  And Netflix has a lot of great ones.  Because I’m always hungry I’m naturally drawn to food documentaries.  One day I found myself completely wrapped up in the documentary “Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead“.  I was so intrigued that I made my husband watch it with me… [read more]

Healthy Eating Options from Tyson® Grilled & Ready®


Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods. Did any of you make the New Years Resolution to become a healthier you?  Either by becoming more active or by choosing healthy eating options?  Well then I have got some wonderful tips to share with you!  Tyson Foods has created a new program called… [read more]

Got allergies? Filtrete Air Filter for Allergies

Filtrete healthy living allergen air filter

Disclosure: I received product in exchange for this article. Regardless, this is the brand I trust and have been using in my home for years. My son, referred to on the blog as Big Brother, has year round allergies. (That seasonal stuff is for sissies.) I really hope researchers don’t someday find serious side effects… [read more]

8 Tips for Reducing Allergens in Your Home


Disclosure: This post is part of a sponsored conversation on behalf of Filtrete Filters by 3M. All opinions and content are my own. Allergies are my nemesis. I often lament that my husband’s and my genes seem to have created some very allergy prone children.  Our oldest child, Big B, seems to have gotten the… [read more]

Healthy Eating Tools from EatSmart – EatSmart Kitchen Scales – Holiday Gift Guide


Disclosure: I received the following product in exchange for this gift guide feature.  All opinions expressed are honest and are my own.   The Holidays are upon us and I am loving every minute of it!   I love shopping, gift giving, family get together’s and lets not forget all that yummy food!  I love cooking and baking… [read more]

Contigo “Shaken Not Stirred” – Review and Giveaway


Disclosure: I received the follow products for review purposes at no cost to myself. No monetary compensation was provided. All opinions and thoughts are my own. Okay I really hate to admit this but I am not a huge water drinker.  I know that is so bad and horrible to admit but I have gotten… [read more]

Snack Time with Goody Good Stuff – Review and Giveaway


Disclosure: I received the follow products for review purposes at no cost to myself. No monetary compensation was provided.  All opinions and thoughts are my own. In the past year I have been on a serious health kick.  I started a rigorous work out program and I also started to take a look at my… [read more]

Natracare – All Natural, Toxin Free Feminine Hygiene Products

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Disclosure: I was sent product in exchange for a review. I’m what you might call “kinda crunchy”.  I watch what my family eats, trying to avoid most processed foods, and things that masquerade as food.  My babies wear cloth diapers.  My kids use all natural shampoo and body wash.  Etc.  Etc. Why, then, has it… [read more]

“Making the Sunscreen Grade” During Back to School with Coppertone


Disclosure: I received product for compensation to write the following from Coppertone My daughter started school back up two weeks ago and I finally think we are starting to get back into a routine around here.  This year was a big year for us.  She started 1st grade which is her first time going all day… [read more]

When bottled water isn’t an option are we more likely to opt for a sugar filled beverage?

Which would you go for first? Water?  Or a sweetened beverage? In an interesting experiment Nestlé® Pure Life® shows what college students will choose when bottled water from their campus vending machine isn’t an option. The results aren’t surprising…isn’t it what you would do, too? Or, perhaps you’re more steadfast about your health and would seek… [read more]

Delicious Berry Trifle – Recipe


I am always looking for yummy new recipes to try and when I came across this Red, White and Blue Trifle recipe on pinterest from I hit the jackpot. Not only was it amazing to eat but you would never believe that it ended up being a lower calorie dessert option! You can have… [read more]

5 easy to learn habits that will help you sleep like a baby

As parents we sometimes feel that at the birth of our first child we say “Sayonara” to sleep for the next 20 or so years.  While lack of sleep at certain points of parenthood is inevitable and unavoidable –like me right now, for instance.  7 month old teething baby wants to be soothed all hours of… [read more]

100 % Natural Deodorant That Works As Hard As You Do! pHresh – Review and Giveaway


Disclosure: I received the follow products for review purposes at no cost to myself. No monetary compensation was provided.  All opinions and thoughts are my own. Did you know that 60% of what we put on our skin is absorbed into our bodies?  I didn’t and I was actually shocked when I found this out. … [read more]