There are many reasons you might want to buy a kettlebell. They burn a lot of fat with their strength training and cardiovascular combination. They’re affordable, don’t take up a lot of space, and you can get a lot of results with just a little bit of effort. Kettlebells are very trendy, but they’re not [...]
Kettlebells are all the rage these days, and I’m going to be doing a series of posts on working out with Kettlebells over the next few Fridays. They are so effective, and you can use them in multiple ways to work out your entire body. They’re awesome for burning fat, and getting your body beach [...]
Whether you’re looking to lose a little or a lot, the benefits of exercise go far beyond just losing weight. While it’s great to lose weight and look great… exercise helps your body in so many other ways as well! Exercising 3-4 times a week, an hour and a half at least each day has [...]
Tired of the same old 12 reps, 10 squats, and 20 minutes on the treadmill? There is a way to make exercise less boring! If you’re sick of walking on a flat surface on your treadmill, there are many ways to liven up that work out. Putting on an hour-long TV show that you have [...]
You probably have some kind of fitness goal as part of your new year’s resolution… a lot of people do. However, most of our New Year’s resolutions don’t last past February. Sad, but true. Here’s some tips to help you keep moving forward with your goal, and actually accomplish it, instead of letting it fizzle [...]
It’s Spring Break week here… and wouldn’t you know it, after months and months of dry, warm, sunny days it’s decided to rain every. single. day. As someone who treasures quiet, and solitude I’m being pushed to what feels like my limits by my extroverted, loud, rambunctious kiddo. I’m feeling STRESSED! The problem with that [...]
Time management isn’t a seminar you attend or a book you read. Time management is a process that must be engaged every day to be effective. Some of the most frustrated, disorganized people in any office are the ones with the most time management books on their shelves. It’s not that these books were ineffective. [...]
Everyone has habits they think of as “bad” or wish they didn’t have. A habit is simply a thought or action you’ve been doing over and over again to the point where you no longer think before you do it. So… if we’re going to get rid of the “bad” habits we’ve got to look [...]
Last week we talked about meditation and managing out thoughts. We’re going to continue along those lines today. “As ye think, so shall you be,” is an old saying that would be great if it worked. But, just because we think the good thoughts doesn’t mean that we’ll perform the same actions. Again, it takes [...]
One of the biggest things I’ve had to learn is to “control my thoughts”. I find my mind so interesting, it’s so eager to go to negative spaces, and jump to conclusions, and give in to fear, doubt and discouragement. But, when you can control your thoughts, and move them in the direction of more [...]
Over the last couple years Hanna has pretty regularly received sets of magnetic “paper dolls”. I was thrilled to see them the first time because they were so cool! They really are like paper dolls, but they are wood and magnetic, so they are much more durable. She’s gotten a Daisy Girls dress up set [...]
Yesterday was my kiddo’s last day at school. We now have 12 days together until she goes back to school. While I still have to work, and my husband will have to work, I definitely want to find some time to get in some fun holiday activities together. Here’s some of the ideas I had… [...]
We often get weird looks when the topic of bedtime comes up with friends and family. I’m a little hyper vigilant when it comes to my kiddo getting enough sleep. She goes to bed early ~ every day of the week ~ because she gets up early ~ every day of the week, no matter [...]
How to create a weekly meal plan using pinterest… it’s so easy and FUN!
Click the link for the lentil soup with sausage recipe
What’s more fun on a cold, wet, snowy day than cooking with your kids. We’ve been busy in the kitchen making egg roll wrappers filled with spinach and cream cheese filling.