What do I do when I gain 5 pounds?

Just like that 5 pounds are back!  Urgh!  Yup, it happens to me too.  It doesn’t seem fair that the pounds sneak back on so easily! I wondered how that had happened and thought about my food choices and my exercise.  I almost always have a long walk in the evening and sometimes a morning […]

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Smoothie bowl recipe. Too yummy to be healthy?

It’s the time of year when I want a sweet cold treat.  I found one that’s healthy too! How cool is that? Smoothies always sound so delicious but I really don’t like to drink my calories. I prefer the hand to mouth experience of eating. So I went on a search for a smoothie recipe […]

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TAKE A U-TURN​! STOP BELIEVING STUPID LIES

Ever taken a wrong turn on a road trip? Or maybe you came across construction and got lost following the detour signs. Would you say this? “Oh well I’ve made one bad turn. I might as well keep going until the end of the day. I’ll turn around tomorrow.”   But that’s what we do […]

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Tempted? Choose the best reward and win!

I want to reward myself with something to eat or drink.  It is so tempting, isn’t it? It’s a hot summer day and I’m hot and tired from my day of running errands. I want a rich cold sweet coffee drink from Starbucks! I stand in line for a few minutes trying to make up […]

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10 tips for winning the summer eating battles!

I so easily wander off the path of health and well being when summer comes.  How about you?  I love the change in routine.  But it’s so easy to fall back into old habits.  Old habits are comfortable, like a favorite pair of shoes.  Before I realize it, I’m having ice cream treats almost every […]

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Best do it yourself- life hack for purses!

Have you ever had to throw out a favorite purse because the handle broke? Or maybe the handle on a purse is way too long? Well, I found the best and easiest solution ever! Replace the handle with a matching scarf! This purse originally had one of those long cross-body handles and it was way […]

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Love every moment!

I love signs!  My newest one says, “Love each moment” Moments are short, quick little bits of time. These are the moments I’ve been catching and loving: Delicious hot tea sipped from a china mug.  Watching the chickadees at the feeder. Snuggling on the couch while watching TV. Looking at my clean kitchen and appreciating […]

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Cease striving and discover joy today!

Do you ever have a day that you feel really blessed?  That’s how I feel today!  I’m sitting outside on the deck writing to you from our lovely little Lake House.    Life gets too busy.  Some days I rush from one task to next.  I lose my joy in the frenzy of the urgent. […]

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Our amazing history and exciting future!

Happy Anniversary to us!  We’re celebrating 4 years of doing life together as we walk, one little step at a time, on the path of Health and Well-Being! Thank you for spending some of your precious time with me each week!  I always want to add value to your life.  But I have to admit […]

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The best fashion website for real women like us!

It’s spring and maybe you are wondering what new clothes to buy?  I found one of the best fashion websites and blog for real women like us!   Corina at Frump Fighters https://nowthaticando.com/home offers fashion help for women, particularly Moms, fighting the frump monster!  She offers support to ‘women who want to dress cute and […]

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Instantly choose the right necklace like a stylist!

Ever wondered which necklace to wear? The neckline on the top should be the deciding factor. Here’s a fun graphic to help us choose the right necklace! The words are a little bit small. Here are the descriptions for each top design. Collared-a short or simple necklace or pendant worn inside the collar Crew neck-a […]

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Love and appreciate your body today!

Ever stood in front of your closet and just stared at your clothes?  You tried on an outfit, looked in the mirror and hung it back up?  Then just felt like crying?  Been there, done that! A few years ago I read a great book by Shari Braendel “In Help Me, Jesus! I Have Nothing To Wear! Shari […]

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