My Review of Juice Plus Vitamins and Gummies for Kids

Dr. Bill Sears and Dr. Jim Sears are two renowned pediatricians. Most parents know of Dr. Sears. Yet, as a parent, I had no idea he had a nutrition-based company called Juice Plus┬«+ until I learned about it via a blogger campaign. Juice Plus is whole-based nutrition. Not a multivitamin. Multivitamins are good, but not […]

The Difference Between Lactose Intolerant and Lactose Sensitive

It is amazing how many food allergies our kids have. It has always been something I have heard from family and friends, but more of a passive thing, like, “Oh, that is a bummer” or  “Oh, that must be really hard.” Until it happened to me. Or more accurately, my daughter. When she was 7 […]

Six Sweet & Salty High Protein Snacks To Try

Whether your New Year resolve to go low carb or you are aiming for more protein in your diet as a weight-loss strategy or healthy┬álifestyle, there are some super sweet, salty, and savory snacks perfect for those goals! They are low carb, high protein, and quickly found on Amazon. We chronicle these products because we’d […]

5 Tips for Running a Marathon in the Rain

After running 7 marathons (five Boston Marathons and two others) I have a lot of experience running in various weather conditions. Don’t forget all the 20 mile pre-Marathon training runs too! I’ve run Boston when it was 100 degrees, I’ve run Disney in the rain. I’ve trained in the snow. Regardless, it is never fun […]

Healthy Gifts for the Health Guru

Everyone has a friend or family member that is a health enthusiast, or fitness guru. Maybe that is you! Sometimes, it is hard to think what to gift them for the holidays or birthdays. Alternatively, you may want to skip the standard gift certificate to the local sporting goods store. Dr. Bradley Weiss, from Performance […]

Five Ideas for Used Coffee Grounds

We recently got into the cold brew craze, and started cold brewing at home. However, with a lot of coffee grounds left over, I wondered how to reuse coffee grounds. I came up with five beneficial ways on how to use used coffee grounds. Cold Brew Maker Our family are not hot coffee drinkers, but […]

Bumpy Arms: What is it and how to get rid of it

What is the toughest thing about wearing sleeveless dresses or tops? It’s when you have bumps on the back of your arms. No matter what you do or what acne products you put on, nothing seems to work! Geez. Don’t we have enough problems with wanting toned arms? Now that problem too? What is Keratosis […]

Do You Need a Sleeping Bra?

As a woman, when you get older, things are more problematic on your body than you thought! One such thing has to do with your girls. (Okay, breasts people. There I said it!) We know they sag and lose volume, but they can also be more uncomfortable when sleeping at night. As we lose volume […]

Cultural Stress Tips: What it is and how to reduce it.

April is National Stress Month. I usually don’t focus on National days or months. Yet, this one hits close to home. We all know about parenting stress, dating stress, and middle school stress. However, there is a new stressor out there that is impacting us all more every year. It’s called Cultural Stress: the stress […]

4 Ways: How to Get Rid of Stretch Marks

If you have gained weight and lost it or have been pregnant, you are probably aware of stretch marks. Plus wonder how to get rid of stretch marks! Women of all ages regardless of height, weight, or parental status are susceptible to stretchmarks. Though it is thought that genetics plays a role for some of […]

7 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Serum

Serums are one of the hottest skincare products on the market. Despite the marketing, and the “do I really need to add another step to my skin care regime?” question, serums can pack a punch in your skin. Serums benefits are becoming more known everyday. They are loaded with turbo-charged ingredients, and designed to penetrate […]

Top 10 Blog Posts for 2016

Happy 2017 everyone! The big question I always wonder during the first week of a new year is (a) when will I remember to write 2017 on checks and letters? and (b) where did the prior year go?! This year I also wondered what everyone was interested in when they came to my blog? So […]

How to Make Your Own Fruit Snacks

My kids love fruit snacks but rather than buy them, I thought it would be fun to make them! It can also make great gifts when you place in cute little boxes. Bonus? It is so easy to make! So here is how to make fruit snacks with this simple recipe! Ingredients: 4 cups of […]

Clarins Launches New Colors and SkinCare for Spring 2016

Last week I got a chance to see the latest Clarins products on the market this spring and talk to Clarins experts on makeup tips and advice for us busy women. I also got to take home product samples to share my favorites with you.   New Makeup Colors for Spring 2016 First is a […]

Diastasis Recti Surgery Recovery – 3 Years Later

It has been on my mind for awhile to write this post as many of you, when you stumble upon my blog about my Diastasis Recti diagnosis, my subsequent Diastasis Recti surgery, and my Distasis Recti recovery, then wonder how I am doing now? Diastasis Recti Surgery Recovery Well, it has been three years since […]