Health Benefits of Avocados and How to Use Them

The health benefits of avocados are what originally made me try them.   Avocados are a great source of fiber, potassium, and vitamins C, K, folate, and B6.  Did you know that half an avocado has only 160 calories, 15 grams of heart-healthy unsaturated fat and only two grams of the saturated fat?  You can […]

How To Fight Cellulite on Your Thighs and Hips Naturally

Wondering how to fight cellulite? I’ll let you in on a little secret.  I have cellulite.  There I said it.  If you’re like most women, you probably have cellulite too and chances are you don’t like it. Cellulite is defined as “subcutaneous fat causing dimpling of the skin” that mostly appears on women’s hips and […]

Health Benefits of Walking and Walking Tips for Beginners

The health benefits of walking make it one of my favorite exercises! Staying healthy is more than what you eat, it’s also about what you do.  It’s important to stay active in a healthy lifestyle. Yes, I know it’s not easy and there are never enough hours in the day. I don’t have the time […]

Best Snacks for Weight Loss in the New Year and Beyond

The best snacks for weight loss are definitely not the holiday treats I’ve been enjoying the past few weeks. With the holidays almost over, it’s time for me to get back to my healthy eating habits. With no more shopping, wrapping, or decorating, I need to start finding time in my busy schedule for healthy […]

Overcoming a Weight Loss Slump

This is sponsored by flip50™ . All thoughts and opinions are my own. It’s not easy to overcome a weight loss lump or to make any type of permanent behavior changes. It takes a lot of motivation, encouragement, and self-control. And, since losing weight is often influenced by a combination of behaviors (food, exercise, wellness), […]

Age Spots or Melanoma? What’s the Difference?

Age spots or melanoma? If you have a spot on your hand and you’re not sure whether or not you have an age spot or melanoma, keep reading for a few simple ways to tell the difference. Of course, if in doubt, it’s always best to see your doctor for his decision. Age Spots or […]

Tips for Keeping Your Family Cold and Flu-Free Naturally

It’s just about that time of year again so here are a few tips for keeping your family cold and flu-free. Like most moms, I don’t have time to get sick. Too many other people rely on me, and I have too much that needs to be done each day. I rarely let getting sick […]

Keeping Track of Medications and Storing OTCs Safely

This post was sponsored by Influence Central as part of an Influencer Activation and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. As a caregiver, I deal with keeping track of medications on a daily basis.  My husband takes a variety of different prescriptions and over the counter medications that his doctor recommends. While […]

Home DNA Testing Kits and How They Worked for Me

Have you ever wondered about home DNA testing kits? I’ve heard a lot of people talking about finding out about their ancestry by using a DNA testing kit but I was never really sure how that worked. What else can those kits tell you and how do I do the test at home? Home DNA […]

Hydration and Exercise and the Benefits of Hydrogen Water

Understanding hydration and exercise is important for everyone from professional athletes to your average busy mom.  Water is a very important nutrient and our body uses it for many things including regulating our temperature,  keeping our joints functioning properly, and moving wastes and nutrients to the proper places in our bodies. Hydration and Exercise The […]