11 Paleo Thanksgiving Recipes You Need to Try

I started on my low carb, lectin free journey about a year ago. Last year was our first year attempting a Paleo Thanksgiving. It was such a success that I’m definitely going to do it again this year. Everyone loved the food and no one felt like they were missing anything. The best part of […]

How to Use Coconut Aminos

I’ve been working on eliminating gluten in my diet but one of the most difficult things has been soy sauce. I have used Tamari but it contains soy which I’m also avoiding so it’s been a difficult road. I had known about coconut aminos but I don’t know if it’s the fact that the most […]

30-Day Thigh Slimming Challenge-Extended

This post is well over due as I finished the Blogilates 30-Day Thigh Slimming Challenge extended 3 month version a while back but haven’t gotten around to writing about it. I started this challenge at the end of June and after the 30 days, I was so pleased with the results that I decided to […]

5 Tips to Decorating Your House for Fall

I usually only decorate my house for Christmas beause it’s my favorite time of year and nothing is more festive than Christmas. However, I decided that this year I would do some fall decorating because we’ve been in an emotional slump and decorating the house always makes it feel happy. Here are some tips that […]

Life and Loss

I’ve taken a break from the blog the last month to grieve the loss of my grandmother. My husband is also grieving the loss of two of his co-workers and friends. We were hit back to back with deaths of people close to us. It definitely takes a toll on your mental health as well […]

30-Day Thigh Slimming Challenge-Extended

I started the Blogilates 30-Day Thigh Slimming Challenge about 2 months ago. I was so pleased after the 30 days that I decided to keep going. I decided that I was going to challenge myself for a total of 3 months and make it a 90 day challenge. This is my 60 day update. As […]

Health Quote of the Day

This quote is by Anne Wilson Schaef. I came across this quote a couple of months ago and it really resonated because of all of the effort it takes to be healthy. It’s defnitely not something that you can buy. And what you get is a savings for the future.

30-Day Flat Abs Challenge (Week 4 Update)

Whew it’s been 4 weeks since I started the Blogilates 30-day Flat Abs Challenge. This week was killer. I had to take a short breather in between sets. Somehow I’m off 2 days again…I don’t know how this happened. I did the exercises every day for 30 days but I’m at 21 per set today […]

30-Day Flat Abs Challenge (Week 3 Update)

It has been 3 weeks since I started the Blogilates 30-Day Flat Abs Challenge. To recap, I started out barely being able to do 5 leg lifts the first day to being able to do a total of 35 ab exercises by the end of the first week. I just finished the third week and […]

No Avocado Keto Smoothie

I love avocados just as much as the next person but have you seen the prices for avocados recently? And I live in California! In addition to the crazy prices, you don’t always have a ripe avocado on hand when you want a smoothie. Therefore, I decided to develop a smoothie recipe with good fats […]