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5 Ways to Be Healthy When You Hate to Exercise

Sweating? Sore muscles? Heat? All of this just puts me over the edge. I’d much rather sit at home and tell myself I can exercise another day and I will be healthy. It’s true, right? No. Not at all. After losing both my parents to health issues, I am more driven than ever to get […]

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Turn It Up Tuesday #100 Means a Cash Giveaway!

It’s hard to believe the summer is coming to an end. Fun in the water and frozen treats will soon be a memory. I can’t say I am too sad because I love my autumn, but making summer treats is so much fun! One of the things I loved from last week’s Turn It Up […]

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My Parents are Gone. Now What?

My parents are dead. They are gone. Both of them. How in the world is it possible to lose both parents in the space of 10 months? I just don’t get it. Where Do I Go From Here? People say God has a plan, but I am really confused right now. How could God have […]

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What Do You Care About? #concealorreveal

What do you care about? I care about getting enough sleep, having coffee every morning and eating healthy. I also care about my family and want them to be happy. I recently lost both my parents to health issues so I also care about keeping me and my family healthy so we don’t suffer any […]

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Turn It Up Tuesday

I am so excited to be part of Turn It Up Tuesday with these other great people! Come check out all the amazing posts linked up here and featured posts by the hosts. Time to get turned up…and party with us at Turn It Up Tuesday! It’s our 98th week, which means we’re only a […]

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Summer Family Fun Party 7.29.15

Welcome to the 7th week of the Summer Family Fun Party! This event is super fun this year with 30 cohosts sharing amazing crafts, recipes, and other summer family fun posts that you link up every week. Come check out fun summer kids activities, easy summer recipes, summer crafts and more! Summer Family Fun Party: […]

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Walk with Me and Fight Cancer

I participated in an Ambassador Activation on behalf of Influence Central for the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. When I was in college I worked at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute as an intern. I remember seeing patients come and go and it always felt so […]

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What Can Be Recycled? Get tips on things besides paper, plastic and metals.

There are a lot of things out there that we know we can recycle – cans, bottles, paper – but there are a lot of things out there that I’m sure you didn’t know we could recycle. Hopefully you all knew that you can recycle your old gadgets and gizmos – and your old computers! But what follows are a few of the more unexpected items that you can recycle.

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10 Best Thriller Books to Read on Your Summer Vacation

As the summer continues on and the kids are asking for more and more beach time, I am looking for books to read that will allow me to escape. Even if it’s just for a few minutes at a time, I long for that other world that quickens my heartrate and makes me turn each […]

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Are You Eating in the Dark? Just Label It! #ConcealorReveal

This post was created as part of the Just Label It #ConcealOrReveal campaign in which I’m a compensated advocate for Mandatory GMO Labeling. All opinions expressed are my own. Lately it feels like that’s what we are doing, with all the mysterious ingredients that are being hidden in our food. Do you feel comfortable feeding […]

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Healthy Berry Punch Recipe

This is a guest post by Tina of Kidz Activities for Five Spot Green Living. I was inspired to create this healthy berry punch recipe because I wanted to make a healthy drink alternative for an intimate Frozen Party. I personally try to abstain from fizzy drinks so I experimented to see if I can […]

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Summer Family Fun Party 7.8.15

Welcome to the 4th week of the Summer Family Fun Party! This event is super fun this year with 30 cohosts sharing amazing crafts, recipes, and other summer family fun posts that you link up every week. Come check out fun summer kids activities, easy summer recipes, summer crafts and more! Summer Family Fun Party: […]

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Need Some Summer Activities for Your Kids? Try this Free!

TRY GREEN KID CRAFTS FOR FREE! Try Green Kid Crafts for free! For a limited time and until supplies last, enjoy a free sample-size project from one of their fun Discovery Boxes – Interesting Insects! Only $4.95 shipping. You will be automatically enrolled in a Green Kid Crafts monthly subscription, and may cancel at anytime. […]