Is one of your goals this year to lose weight for good? Are you also working on your financial goals and want to save money? Eating healthy does not have to cost a lot of money. And being frugal with the grocery and food shopping is nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, it would […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I had the day off for MLK day. My plans were to workout, do some sewing, and clean out the pantry. But as I spent more time on the computer, the sewing went by the wayside, and the pantry has not improved at all. I am glad I puttered around looking for an article on […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
With burning fireplaces, fur babies, sautéing with oils, and lingering dirty dishes, the kitchen, and the rest of your home, may need some sprucing up. Obviously, cleaning the space to remove the offending source is the surest way to reclaim it. There may be, however, lingering scents that are less than inspiring. Here are three […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This is the time of year where, aside from all the party-going, vacations, and family visits, when we ponder the year ahead. Here are three easy steps to get started on visualizing and making a plan to achieving health and fitness goals (or any goal for that matter). 1) The 30-second rule. Give yourself only […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This is my favorite chili recipe. There is something about black beans that seems irresistible to me. Made in a Crock-Pot device, this recipe is simple to assemble and requires no stirring or other supervision. The addition of wine gives is a subtle “reduction” profile that adds depth without overpowering the beefiness of the dish. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Want ideas for gift-giving? Have fun and play games with this 5-day free online group where we explore the fun side of fitness. Let us show you how to turn up the motivation in the coming year. We will be giving away prizes as well as exploring fun workouts that will have you fit and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Dreaming of making an easy, tasty, super satisfying beef stew that takes only minutes to prep? I have been making this recipe for a decade. And each time I make it I wonder why I don’t make it more often. It is such a great dish! From time-to-time, I change things up, such as […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It’s another week of meal planning with Blue Apron meals. My family and I are enjoying these dishes and I look forward to making them, even if their preparation takes more than 30 minutes (or even 45 minutes). The cooking hour is my “happy hour.” Therefore, I don’t mind spending the time it takes to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Are you a foodie? Want to try a meal delivery plan but are not sure if it will fit your weight loss or weight management goals? I have been exploring the Blue Apron service for a couple of months now. It has taken trial and error, but I am now able to fit the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Balance. The dictionary defines the word as “stability of one’s mind or feeling.” This stability is unique to each person. What “feel” like balance to me may not “feel” balanced to you. I learned, not that long ago, that the search for my balance was not in what others are doing or how others […]Continue Reading... No Comments.