• 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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    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…

  • Family

    Daily Expectations Chart

    Being a mom is HARD! Between errands and picking up after my two older kids; plus the constant nursing sessions and lack of sleep; it was too much. I needed a way to hold my two older kids accountable. Realizing this, I came up with this daily expectations chart. This chart has helped my kids so much with their sense…

  • Family

    25 Free Educational Resources for Children

    We all want what is best for our kids, whether that means homeschooling or placing them in public school. What works for one family could be completely different than what works for another. No matter which path you chose for your child’s education, incorporating additional learning at home is always a great idea. Right now, specifically, our country is in…

  • Family

    Schooling at Home: 10 Ways to Make it a Success

    Some links may be affiliate links. We may get paid if you buy something or take an action after clicking one of these. Mama, I see you; stuck inside with your school-aged children, due to the quarantine, and expected to teach them. Not only are they resistant to the idea of social-distancing and are also begging you to go back…

  • Faith

    10 Ways to Help in the Midst of Coronavirus

    In light of the current events happening globally, I felt compelled to share ways in which we can help each other and ourselves not only be more successful and but to also feel extremely loved. As moms and Christians, we know it is our job to spread the Word of God, but what we tend to forget is that we…

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    Leap of Faith

    Hi, friends! As I begin to get back into the rhythm of blogging after way too much time off, I felt the need to go back to the beginning. Where it all began: My very first blog post. For me, this was a huge leap of faith. I had no idea how to build a website or what to even…