Plan plan plan! Plan out what you plan to eat for the month, week or for the next couple of days. Make your grocery list, then hit the store. Make sure you are planning for all three meals AND snacks. You don’t want to eat great for breakfast and lunch then about 3pm need to […]
Build Your Roadmap to Your Fitness Goal
Fitness goals are just like taking a trip. You need to know how to get there. You don’t get in your car and drive across the country for your family vacation without a map so why would you do the same with your fitness goals? If you are serious about getting fit you will need […]
Drink More Water!
Water helps your body do EVERYTHING! It lubricates it and is needed for every major bodily process. Helps keep your digestion flowing Helps flush out toxins Keeps your system balanced Helps control hunger Helps keep your skin looking good You should drink at least half your body weight in ounces of water every day. So, if you […]
5 Tips for the Day Before Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving at both of my grandma’s houses were extraordinary! We hung out with family and friends, ate loads of turkey, potatoes, and pie. One thing that as a kid I never noticed but as I look back on it now as an adult and it stuns me…both grandma’s stayed in the kitchen to ensure that […]
Resolutions and Black Eyed Peas
It’s a new year and time for new resolutions and black eyed peas. For 2015 I’ve made three resolutions, to get back to crossfit on a regular basis, get my house organized, and make a budget, sticking to it and spending less money. The resolutions I’ve made this year are attainable and I’ve made myself […]
Where Did 2014 Go?
Today is December 31st, the last day of the year and boy what a year its been! My boomerang child moved back in, my mom took a nasty spill and wound up in the hospital, my youngest turned 16, and my middle child turned 21. Oh yeah, and my blog disappeared! For those of you […]
Great Giveaway from APN!!!
American Preppers Network (APN) has a great giveaway going on. There are only a few hours left so head on over and check it out. It’s a bug out bag from Emergency and Camping Essentials. Click here to go check it out and enter to win. You don’t have to be a prepper to make […]
Rough Start to a New Year
Well our household has had a very rough start to 2014. Three of us have been stricken with the flu and its a downright nasty one too. This time I was more prepared than last time but still not prepared enough. I had most of what I needed on hand to make natural remedies, however […]
Kids and Basic Preparedness
While scanning through Facebook this morning I came across a blog post that was shared from Modern Homesteaders, Five Things Every 12 Year Old Should Know. The first point made me think about my 15 year old son and his lack of knowing where he is. I can get him in the car drive 1 […]
Running & Fun
Running and fun are two words that rarely come out of my mouth in the same sentance. Unless the word NOT is present. However, today I did a 5K with some friends and had so much fun. Yes I said it, I had fun running. Now if you are sitting there thinking I actually ran […]