Healthy Living, Parenting, Uncategorized

Avoid Going Stir-Crazy While Stuck At Home: Fun Activities For All Ages

Being stuck at home can cause cabin fever but if you've got some things to keep you busy, it might not seem so bad. Here are some great ways to stay busy while stuck at home: Grow a garden Growing your own garden is a great way to stay busy and brighten up your home.… Continue reading Avoid Going Stir-Crazy While Stuck At Home: Fun Activities For All Ages

Healthier Eating, Recipes

Acid Reflux-Friendly Pesto Chicken Spaghetti

After finding out you have issues with Acid Reflux, Heartburn, Gastritis, GERD, ulcers, or any acid-related health issue, you may have a hard time figuring out what you can eat without having a flare up. Well, there's good news! This delicious Pesto Chicken Spaghetti is sure to satiate your craving for an indulgent Italian pasta… Continue reading Acid Reflux-Friendly Pesto Chicken Spaghetti

Healthier Eating, Healthy Living

Low Sugar, Low Carb Diet – What You Need To Know

With the huge following of the Keto and similar diets, there's an enormous surge in people cutting out carbs and increasing their intake of foods high in fat and protein. Cutting our carbohydrates completely may be a very bad idea. However, the suggestion of limiting certain carbs, is a good idea - I'm talking about simple… Continue reading Low Sugar, Low Carb Diet – What You Need To Know

Healthy Living, Women's Health

How To Lose Weight And Keep It Off

Over the years, I've tried so many diet fads and practically starved myself to lose weight. I would always end up gaining the weight back because I wasn't actually changing my lifestyle for the better and I was damaging my metabolism! I discovered some surefire ways to lose weight and keep it off: Eat Healthier,… Continue reading How To Lose Weight And Keep It Off

Healthier Eating, Healthy Living

How to Eat Healthier – Both At Home and Out

I've created this post because I feel that so many people believe it's difficult and expensive to eat healthy. I can tell you from experience - it is exactly the opposite. You can eat healthier by making some very minor changes to the way you eat throughout each day. Here are a few that you… Continue reading How to Eat Healthier – Both At Home and Out

Saving and Making Money

6 Legitimate and Easy Ways to Make Money From Home

As a new stay at home mom, I need to be able to contribute to my household financially and every penny really counts! It's so hard to know which ways you can actually make money and which ways are just not worth your time or effort. That's why I've come up with 6 ways to… Continue reading 6 Legitimate and Easy Ways to Make Money From Home

Parenting

Preparing for Baby During a Pandemic

Preparing to have a baby can be a daunting task, whether it's a first baby or a 4th, there's just so much to do. Getting ready for a baby during a global pandemic is sure to be way more stressful. You might find yourself concerned with the cleanliness of the house, meticulously scrubbing everything from… Continue reading Preparing for Baby During a Pandemic

Healthy Living, Uncategorized

Everything You Need To Know To Start A Successful Garden

Being stuck at home sparks inspiration for many people and also signals the need for a new hobby. As the last frost has passed in most of the country and spring is in bloom, many people are turning to gardening as a way to fill their days. I personally also felt the need to grow… Continue reading Everything You Need To Know To Start A Successful Garden

Uncategorized

These Are Strange Times

These are strange times. No TP in site. Empty shelves stare back at us from every grocery store. We make masks out of old leggings. Bread and eggs are rationed. Ramen is hoarded in mass quantities. Gatherings for weddings, birthdays, holidays, graduations, funerals - all cancelled. Schools and churches are closed indefinitely. Millions of people… Continue reading These Are Strange Times

Recipes

Quick and Heavenly Layered Lasagna Rotini

I discovered this incredible meal by accident when my daughter was helping me cook dinner one evening. I started to prepare my basic pasta recipe with ground turkey, garlic, onions, and sauce but my daughter, in her very decisive 2-year-old way, handed me some spices from the spice rack and exclaimed "add this mama!".  How… Continue reading Quick and Heavenly Layered Lasagna Rotini

Women's Health

Another Day, Another Loss

I know it's been awhile since I've published a post but it's been a crazy few months now that my daughter has learned how to walk (and run) around. PHEW! I'm exhausted! Anyway, back in April 2018, my husband and I started on our journey to try to conceive a second child. You may or… Continue reading Another Day, Another Loss

Eating on a Budget, Healthier Eating, Recipes

Homemade Easy and Delicious Chicken Noodle Soup

I'm always on the hunt for new recipes that won't make my acid reflux flare up and this Chicken Noodle Soup recipe is an incredible one! It has a deliciously satisfying homemade flavor, is filling, and makes enough for leftovers. I like to make it in my Instant Pot but I've also made it in my… Continue reading Homemade Easy and Delicious Chicken Noodle Soup

Recipes

Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup

Slow cooker meals are some of the easiest ways to eat healthy and feel satisfied. This Chicken Taco Soup couldn't be easier and it's sure to please. My favorite part about this recipe is that it uses many items that I always have in my pantry. You can avoid going to the grocery store but… Continue reading Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup

Parenting

The Complete List of Must Have Products For Your Little One

With the millions of websites and articles that list must-have baby items, it's so hard to tell who is being honest about a great product and who is just trying to sell you something. I've created this post by compiling the feedback and opinions of hundreds of women to find out what products can be… Continue reading The Complete List of Must Have Products For Your Little One

Recipes

The Best Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies

A freshly baked chocolate chip cookie is one of the absolute best desserts on the planet. Enjoying that first decadent bite of a perfectly soft, chewy, chocolatey cookie can send you into a state of euphoria and leave you wanting more. On your quest to making that perfect dessert, you'll find millions of recipes. Unfortunately,… Continue reading The Best Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies