Breaking the Slump

Have you ever stopped one day and realized that you haven’t participated in a single one of your exercise routine for days, weeks, maybe more?! If the answer is “NO”, then I applaud your ability to break through the wave of reality roadblocks that seem to throw many of us off track. For those of…… Continue reading Breaking the Slump


Quick & Easy Turkey Burritos

Did everyone’s eyesight survive the solar eclipse?! I tell ya, that was quite a big deal around here. Schools were cancelled, people were in a panic. Funny thing was, we weren’t even in the direct path of the eclipse. But hey, these things only happen every once in a while, right? Why not cause a…… Continue reading Quick & Easy Turkey Burritos

Motherhood & Life

A Lesson to Learn

Today, I watched him run to the door of that newly built brick schoolhouse, backpack hugged tightly over his shoulders, and an unbreakable smile on his face. We have started our second full week of our first year in school. My baby, my big baby. Up until today, I was able to walk him in,…… Continue reading A Lesson to Learn


Lemon Orzo with Chicken & Broccoli

This week, I tried something a little new. I had seen orzo when it was cooked and had found many recipes upon scouring the depths of pinterest. I figured, heck, why not?! The problem was, I couldn’t find any orzo at our local store. After multiple failed attempts at finding it, I started doing a little…… Continue reading Lemon Orzo with Chicken & Broccoli


20 Fat Burning Foods

I don’t know about you guys, but the thought that some foods can help me burn fat, sounds quite exciting. So, how does it happen? Well, as you all know, some foods have higher protein content, better nutritious value, or require an increased amount of energy to process. While no one food is going to instantly…… Continue reading 20 Fat Burning Foods

A Better Self · Health

It’s Time to Talk – Mental Health

Recently, I was asked to contribute to The Essential Life. It is such an honor to have other individuals ask you to collaborate with them; especially when the goal is spreading knowledge and positivity! I am including a small excerpt and a link to the site. Please, let me know what you think! Day in…… Continue reading It’s Time to Talk – Mental Health


Easy Honey-Lime Chicken & Cowboy Caviar

If this hasn’t been another quick moving, stress-filled week, I don’t know what is. Not only has work been slightly chaotic, but this week marked a new chapter in our lives. Our oldest child started school. I’m sure other parents can relate. This week, I thought I would show you guys a recipe that I…… Continue reading Easy Honey-Lime Chicken & Cowboy Caviar