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    Family

    Daily Homeschool Schedule

    I was terrified when I first began homeschooling. God’s call to homeschool was strong but that was literally all I knew. I had no idea what our days would actually look like. I didn’t know how deployments and TDYs and four-day weekends would affect our schooling. Thankfully, I’m proud to say; two years in, I finally found a daily homeschool…

  • Faith,  Uncategorized

    Worship Wednesday: Loving Others Through Our Differences

    Pandemic. Politics. Murder. Riots. You name it and it seems to be currently be happening. Though people are divided, we as Christians should be taking comfort knowing we have the privilege of spreading God’s hope to a weary world by loving others through our differences. The one thing that will keep us united is love. God is love (1 John…

  • Food

    Easy Chicken and Lentil Soup

    You know those cold and cloudy days where you want nothing more than a hot, steaming bowl of your favorite chicken noodle soup; but you don’t have all day to let it simmer? This is exactly where I was when I came up with my super easy chicken and lentil soup recipe. This recipe is packed full of vegetables, fiber,…

  • Food

    Gluten-Free Spinach Pizza Crust

    When my mother-in-law came to visit during the birth of my daughter, I was shocked to hear about the significant improvements to her health by following the Keto diet. She shared a few of her favorite recipes and one of them was this gluten-free spinach pizza crust. I would be lying if I said I was excited to try it;…

  • Fitness

    My Journey to Health: Week 2

    Week two of my postpartum weight loss has been more challenging than last week. If I’m being completely transparent, it seems I have lost a bit of motivation. Maybe it’s because I haven’t been exercising as much this week as I did last. Maybe it’s because I haven’t been sleeping as well — I don’t usually sleep well when my…

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    Fitness

    My Journey to Health: Week 1

    Well mamas, week one of my journey to health is complete and I am feeling great! The beginning of the week started off rough with sugar cravings and exhaustion, but by the end of the week I began to feel great. The most significant change I have seen is the bloat around my midsection disappear. I am feeling so much…

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    My Journey to Health: Prep and Before Photos

    Weight: 199 lbsChest: 42″Waist: 36 3/4″Hips: 45:L Bicep: 13″R Bicep: 13.5″L Thigh: 27.5″R Thigh: 27.25″ Am I proud of where I am? No!Am I excited for where I am headed? You bet! My Health and Fitness Goals Goal #1: Exercise 3-5 days per week and on rest days perform active recovery.Goal #2: Eliminate processed foods from my diet.Goal #3: Lose…

  • Food

    Green Smoothie Bowl Recipe

    If you know me, you know my favorite thing on earth is waking up and watching the sunrise from my plant room, while enjoying my morning espresso. In a perfect world, I would do this every morning and then make my sweet potato hash, but if I’m being real, my mornings are chaos more often than not. Between making bottles…

  • Beauty

    Uplift Beauty Oil

    I am extremely happy to say I have discovered the fountain of youth, in a bottle. Allow me to introduce you to Uplift Beauty Oil! This glass bottle of magic has changed my skin and the proof is to come...