My Whole 30 Journey

Hey everyone! I’ve been MIA for a bit. I’ve been taking time to reconnect with myself. Getting healthy and really being with family. I joined a group of amazing moms for a class one day and it’s been pretty amazing. Working out 3 or more days a week cross-fit style and making friends is good for this mamma’s soul. We’ve been working out together for about 5 months now and it’s time to step it up a notch in order {Read More}

Favorite back to school recipes and ideas

Hey there! I’m excited to share with you my favorite back to school recipes and ideas with you all today. I will share wha containers I use as well as the recipes for our most favorite ideas for getting out the door on time or making lunches quickly and stressfree. First up are the containers I use. There are Sistema containers. YOu can find them at Target, Amazon, or at Home Goods. Home Goods was the best price for a {Read More}

Easy dried apples- Recipe Wednesday is back!

Hey blog readers! It’s been a while since I’ve shared some recipes. Life has been quite busy. I’m excited to be back into the swing of things and will be sharing some clean eating ideas with you. Soon there will be lunches as well. Back to school is approaching fast and I’m gathering ideas, recipes and more to share with you! For today’s Recipe Wednesday I have something so simple you are seriously going to kick yourself for not doing {Read More}

Clean eating apple carrot oatmeal muffins

I’m back today with another fun clean eating recipe to share with you! My kids have been eating less food in their lunches so I’ve been trying to think of something that will fill them up more. I was searching the web and Pinterest and I found a few recipes for Apple muffins. So then I also searched carrot muffins because I knew what I had in my fridge at home already. There were quite a few recipes for Apple {Read More}

Easter sweets

Holidays for me and my kiddos usually means that we can bake some yummy sugar cookies. They are our favorite and we can get really creative with the decorating. I usually limit the number of colors, but we’ve been longing for Spring weather around here so I went all out with a rainbow of colors. Check out the fun colors I created I want to share my tasty cookie recipe as well. I healthy it up a bit just because {Read More}

Clean Eating made easy

What the heck is “Clean Eating”. I’m going to tell you. The best definition I’ve found states this… Clean eating is a deceptively simple concept. Rather than revolving around the idea of ingesting more or less of specific things (for instance, fewer calories or more protein), the idea is more about being mindful of the food’s pathway between its origin and your plate. At its simplest, clean eating is about eating whole foods, or “real” foods — those that are {Read More}

Camping weekend Part II- Food

So you can’t go camping with out having some kind of plan for food. Well I hunted on my Pinterest boards and searched the web for some things that looked easy and yummy. I pulled one recipe from my repertoire as well. Here goes!! First up there was birthday party foods galore. We went with the traditional hot dog roast and s’mores, but also had the following: Cake (Fail)Fire Logs (Chocolate covered pretzels)S’Mores pops (Marshmallows with chocolate and crushed grahams)Campers {Read More}

Recipe Wednsday: A week of lunches

Happy Wednesday! I’m back with a fun installment of Recipe Wednesday. Today I want to share a weeks worth of school lunch ideas. If you’re anything like me you dread making your kids lunches because what if they don’t like it, what if they don’t eat it all, what if, what if, what if?!?!? You’ll drive yourself mad I tell ya. I’ve revamped lunch making and actually like making it now. This is what we did. 1. Made a master {Read More}

Recipe Wednesday: Breakfast Casserole

Hey there Wednesday! Holy cow this week is half over already. I’m a little off this week with the Holiday and yesterday being a special blog post for Jennifer McGuire. Today will still be recipe Wednesday, but tomorrow will be SC Monday (Thursday) and Friday will be Video Tuesday (Friday) Are you confused yet? We’ll be back on track next week and  have a Glitz Design feature week coming up too! I have lots to share with you that week. {Read More}

Recipe Wednesday: French toast bake

Hey there! I didn’t miss Video Tuesday it will be up a bit later. I failed to edit my video on time due to a busy weekend. A had her big dance recital and did fantastic! We had brunch at our house a few hours before with grandparents and us. I made two casseroles, fruit salad with dip, bagels, turkey bacon and juice. It was all quite yummy. First off here is her sassy hip hop picture followed by the {Read More}