Sunday, November 18, 2018

Get Outside!

July 3, 2018 by  
Filed under Chore of the Day

Get out of the house and into the sun and fresh air. Have fun while the weather is warm and inviting. Before you know it, the snow will fall and we will be trapped in our homes once again. Play with the kids; go for a walk, or a bike ride. Spread a blanket on […]

Rules for staying healthy

May 1, 2018 by  
Filed under Health & Nutrition

Let’s be realistic. It really stinks to get in shape. It’s easier to be a chubbette. I would love to eat a beef taco right now with french fries. And I do allow myself to eat these things once in a while. But I am pushing forty. I just can’t eat everything I used to […]

Spring fitness tips

April 1, 2018 by  
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From Workout Essentials to Pantry Purges, Founder Lisa Druxman Advises on Shaping up for the Season At the first signs of spring, many new moms will emerge from their winter hibernation ready to resume outdoor workouts and reverse recent indulgences in cold-weather comfort foods. But a foray into post-baby fitness following a seasonal hiatus does […]

Time for shaping up!

January 1, 2018 by  
Filed under Health & Nutrition

Okay girls no more excuses. Get off your ass! Spring will be here before you know it, and what better Resolution? We are all going to become healthier, leaner, stronger, and smarter! If you can lose that extra weight you are going to feel great Let’s do it together You will feel less stressed You […]

Count your blessings

November 5, 2017 by  
Filed under Health & Nutrition

One of my favorite songs goes . . Are you ever burdened With a load of care, Does the cross seem heavy You are called to bear. Count your many blessings Every doubt will fly, And you will be singing As the days go by. What a beautiful message! I find myself singing this song whenever […]

Autumn Scents

October 17, 2017 by  
Filed under Cleaning & Organization

The warm, rich scents of autumn remind us of our mother’s cooking, snow working it’s way on the edge of a breeze, and rolling around in fallen leaves. Hay rides and pumpkin patches. Baked pies and roasted root veggies. All of that can easily be brought into the home without needing to buy scented seasonal […]

Save money on laundry

July 2, 2017 by  
Filed under Chore of the Day

Stop using additives! Additives like fabric softener promise to improve the texture of your laundry, but often has the opposite effect. Additives build up in the thick terry cloth, weighing the threads down. This leads to less absorbent, crusty towels. Additives can be used periodically when your towels need a boost, but are counter-productive when […]

Herbalize Your Bathtub

June 1, 2017 by  
Filed under Chore of the Day

By Nichole Gabriel, Founder, and HWIC, at Fullearths, Etc. The dreaded bath tub scrub! It has to be done, and although we have come to rely on products that make the job easier for us (like soft scrub foams), it’s difficult to admit that they’re not good for us. Especially since many of them are […]

Great foods to eat every day

June 1, 2017 by  
Filed under Health & Nutrition

* A fresh salad * Fruit * Fresh grilled or broiled fish * Fresh grilled or broiled chicken * Sweet potatoes instead of white * Homemade soup It’s okay to eat carbs just not too much. If you crave this food you should satisfy yourself or you will go crazy. I love my bagels. Instead […]

Fitness & Love

April 3, 2017 by  
Filed under Health & Nutrition, Ruthie Swedlund

By Ruthie Swedlund He said I was beautiful and he meant it. He said he loved me no matter what size I was, and he meant it. He has loved me through fat and fit and it’s hard to put into words what that means to me. I am blessed to have such a wonderful […]

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