Category: Health

Quick and Healthy Snack Ideas

After a workout or just because it’s 3 o’clock, I find myself looking in the kitchen for a quick snack. If I let myself get too hungry this doesn’t usually go well for me and I’m quickly regretting a handful of chips or sweet treats. My husband and kids are even worse at this because …

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Traveling During COVID- What it Looks Like

Traveling during COVID was a big decision for my family. Accustomed to traveling a lot and already having a spring trip cancelled, we were anxious to get out of town. We love our home, but like most people, our four walls were looking a little repetitive and I’ve done all the house projects that I …

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Homemade Hummus

hummus and veggies

Confession. I didn’t like hummus the first time I tried it. Or the second or the third time either. But as my interest in plant-based protein grew, I looked to hummus again. I found it was easy to make, easy to make different varieties and so yummy! They say babies have to try a new …

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Homemade Cleaning Wipes

DIY cleaning wipes

Anyone else feel like they are cleaning their house more than usual? I’m wiping door knobs, refrigerator handles and kitchen counters like mad. This DIY recipe for cleaning wipes has made clean-up so much quicker. And it’s so easy! Materials:1 roll of (quality) paper towels1 air tight jar for towels2 cups distilled water1 cup isopropyl …

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Sex- The Answer to a Happier Holiday Season

Originally posted 12/5/2014. How do you have a happier holiday season? Have more sex. Want to hear my (somewhat supported) scientific reasoning? Here you go. Between Thanksgiving and Christmas we eat like crap. We enjoy glutinous meals where often the veggies are candied or covered in gravy. We attend holiday dinners and parties where we …

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