My Favorite (Easy) Resistance Band Workouts

Resistance bands make the perfect addition to any home gym, and they’re a heck of a lot easier to find than dumbbells and hand weights these days. #thankscovid All this to say: I’ve done the heavy lifting for you. Metaphorically, of course. You have to do the workouts yourself. Sorry.

The 4 Comfort Foods That Saved My Life This Year

For me, comfort food has always brought me more solace than is probably healthy. I know- it might end up becoming a problem down the road. *dramatic shrug* But, similarly to good music, certain foods just makes me feel good to my core. And honestly, who couldn’t use a bit more of that this year?…

Forget Self-Care, Try Self-Parenting

Truth is, when left to my own devices, I tend to go off-the-charts feral.  My sleep schedule becomes erratic (or non-existent), my screen time skyrockets, my meals become… well, odd (read: leftover Pad Thai and stale Lorna Doone cookies for breakfast). Long story short, I am the oldest of 6 kids, and growing up there…

Whole30 Tips & Tricks

Are you thinking about starting the Whole30 program? Or have you already started, but are looking for some guidance? Look no further, you’ve come to the right place!

The Ultimate Guide to Intermittent Fasting

By now you’ve probably heard *at least* one person rave about intermittent fasting. And, if you’re still wondering what that’s all about, here’s your ultimate guide. First off, let’s set the record straight: intermittent fasting is not a diet. What is it? Read on to find out!

Gluten Free Pancakes

Gluten free pancakes don’t have to be painful to eat. No, really, you won’t even miss the gluten in these delicious pancakes made from oatmeal. My kids love these, and ask for them all the time. They’re tasty enough for a Saturday morning treat, but also quick and healthy enough for a weekday breakfast as…

What is SLS-Free Toothpaste: Should You Be Using It?

If you’ve seen the slew of new toothpastes hitting the shelves that are “SLS Free” or even “sulfate free,” you’ve probably been wondering “what is SLS, and what do I *actually* need to know about it? What’s the big deal?” Let me catch you up: What is it? SLS is short for sodium lauryl sulfate…

14 Vegetarian Recipes *Without Tofu*

A vegetarian diet isn’t as limiting as people make it out to be, and there are more options out there than you might imagine. The key is to be creative and eat a wide variety of fruits, veggies, grains, proteins and healthy fats. Admittedly, this is easier said than done. Planning ahead and being intentional…

The Benefits of a Minimalist Lifestyle: How to Attain Them With Kids

Last January I got a bad case of the minimalism bug. I read a few books about minimalism, among them was Marie Kondo’s book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. The very next day I started going through my closet and eventually went through my entire house… There are many benefits to possessing less. Living…

The 5 Secrets to Perfectly Fluffy Scrambled Eggs

Today, I may or may not be a scrambled egg snob. I’m pretty sure I know how to make perfect scrambled eggs. And so you can learn the easy way, rather than the hard way, here are my 5 tips for a perfectly moist and fluffy scrambled egg.

8 Low-Light Houseplants to Boost Your Mood

Houseplants are all the rage, and for good reason: the benefits of houseplants are numerous. They are mood-boosting, air purifying, and some (like the aloe vera) can be used for first aid.