September 2014

13 posts

I am trying a new hand sanitizer called Benefect.  Benefect kills over 99.99% of common germs including MRSA, Staph, E. coli and Salmonella in 15 seconds! Benefect’s active ingredient is a proprietary, fast-acting, broad spectrum antimicrobial created from a patented blend of natural thyme. Benefect is safe & effective against germs without the use of alcohol! Independent …
The past few months I have been using products that contain Dead Sea Mud.  I feel so fancy using these, like I am at a ritzy spa, but they are affordable!  The products are the Radiantly You Dead Sea Mud Face Wash and the Dead Sea Mud Bar Soap.  I REALLY like these products. Some …
My kids are big snackers and you never know when they will be hungry.  Add in school, football, soccer, ballet, and guitar lessons and I need to be sure I am stocked with healthy snacks that can be grabbed easily when we are on the go.  Here is my top 10 list of easy snack …
My family and I love this time of year and a good way to really soak in the fall splendor is to go walking exploring on trails.  This allows us to have some good family time, have the kiddos burn off some of their energy, and it is FREE.  Win, Win & Win! To help …
You will need 1-2 cups cooked and cooled quinoa 1 large cucumber – diced 3 small tomatoes – diced 1 small jar kalamata olives 1 container reduced fat feta cheese 4 T Wildtree Zesty Lemon Grapeseed Oil salt & pepper to taste Combine all of the ingredients into a bowl and enjoy! So yummy! If …
It’s been cold and rainy around here lately.  It’s the perfect time to grab some nice, hot soup!  Today I made a simple, healthy veggie soup.  Here is what I used in my soup.  You can add whatever veggies and spices you like! A head of broccoli – chopped A head of cauliflower – chopped …
On a day like today when the weather is cool, it makes me want to get the fireplace going and turn on a good documentary.  I, of course, don’t have that ability until the children go to bed this evening…  Then, I’ll probably fall asleep half way through it due to being exhausted-ha! Here are a few …
I recently participated in the 21 day meditation challenge.  The challenge was hosted by Deepak Chopra and Oprah.  You simply register in advance on the website and each day the 20 minute meditation is e mailed to you.  This is great for those just beginning their meditation practice or those that want consistency in their …
I am sitting here needing a tissue due to my watching ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss.  Yep, crying like a baby you guys.  The daughter opening up to her father about her hurt feelings-seriously, this is like a Hallmark movie!  This show helps me refocus and become motivated to exercise.  I honestly, DO NOT enjoy exercising.  Never …
Look at those pretty colors! Wait, I don’t want my child to be consuming all of those artificial food dyes!  We have been looking for an alternative to Gatorade for a while now.  My kids drink a lot of water, but sometimes they need a little something more after an intense football or soccer game. …
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