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 […]

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 […]

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.

Health Quote of the Day

This quote is by Hippocrates who is often referred to as the “Father of Medicine.” This quote is great because often times, I only think of food as something pleasurable. However, when switching to a new diet or resisting temptation, it’s nice to remember this one beause what we eat has a huge impact on […]

Staying Cool with a Whole House Fan Hack

It’s summer time and that means hot weather in most places. It’s so easy to leave the air conditioning on during the day but it’s good to turn it off in the evening. Leaving your air conditioning on all night can run up your energy bill easily. If you live in a hot climate that […]

Health Quote of the Day

Today’s quote was inspired by Leigh Hunt. I love this quote because it validates all the work that I put into being as healthy as I can. It also reminds me to make the healthy choice when confronted with temptation.

How to Manage Weight Loss Being a Parent and Working Full Time

One of my friends asked me recently for some tips on how to manage weight loss being a parent of young children. I didn’t want to give her a cop out answer so I told her I would think about it and give her an answer later. This one’s for you Liz. 🙂 This article […]

Health & Happiness Mondays (Healthy Monday Tips)

I’ve been getting some questions from family and friends on how I stay on track with the changes to my diet. Part of the reason I started this blog is to answer questions and communicate what I do in as organized as possible of a format. One of the ways I like to stay on […]

Welcome to Health & Happiness Connection!

Hi, my name is Naomi. I’ve always been interested in making healthy choices and living a healthy life but recently made some big changes to the way I approach food. I’ve struggled with digestion issues for most of my life but more so in the last 10 years. I went to doctors who told me […]