• Fitness

    Must-Have Equipment for your Home Gym

    As I prepare to begin sharing my workouts, I thought it would be appropriate to show you the equipment I have in my garage gym. Personally, I prefer to work out at home vs. a fitness center. There is absolutely nothing wrong with exercising at a fitness center and I actually have a gym membership that I utilize for fitness classes and long cardio sessions while binge watching Netflix (don’t judge me!!), but as a mom of two toddlers, I need the flexibility of being able to work out at home and not having to worry about finding a sitter or placing my kids in childcare. There is also something so incredibly satisfying about exercising in the southern Georgia heat. The extra sweat that a…

  • Health

    Sweet Potato Hash

    Breakfast hash is nostalgic for me. I think the reason I love it so much is because when we have family in town and have a lot of people to feed, a hash is my go-to choice for breakfast. My husband and I have a love for feeding and hosting people and with him being in the military and us not having family live nearby, we don’t have that opportunity as we would like. Thankfully though, this recipe can be make to feed just one person or as many people as you would like With this recipe, I include hearty diced sweet potato, sweet bell peppers, diced onions, and wonderful spices to offer a healthier alternative to the traditional hash that you may know. It…

  • Health

    Paleo Banana Nut Muffins

    In my house, there is nothing quite like an impromptu baking session. Growing up, I remember like it was yesterday, the sweet chocolatey smell of my grandmother’s German Chocolate Cake. When she would assemble the cake, I can still remember the coconut flakes that would fall freely from the sides of the cake and onto the plate on which it sat. These days, I wouldn’t consider myself half of the baker my grandmother was, but the love and passion for baking is still there. Because I live a healthy lifestyle and focus on wellness for myself and my family, I try not to bake very often. As something I thoroughly enjoy, though, there are a few times when I have taken my favorite dishes, whether…

  • Faith

    A Change of Pace

    It’s been quite a while since I’ve written. I’ve wanted to. I’ve thought about it probably a thousand times, but something else always took priority over finding time to sit and spill it all to my little piece of the internet. It could be that. Or it could be that I have found myself in a rut. Writer’s block, if you will? That I have become so focused on other aspects of life that the creative outlet I love so much has become somewhat of a nuisance. When put that way, it sounds bad. It sounds like my love for writing may not be love at all. Loathe, perhaps? You see, God has an incredible way of working in our lives. When God called me…