Breathtaking Southern California Trails: Enjoy The Adventure

  Southern California is an amazing place to live and play but most people have barely explored its beautiful trails, Reserves, and State Parks. The following list includes just a few of the most popular, breathtaking, and interesting hikes in Southern California. If you've never hiked but are interested in starting, a State Park or... Continue Reading →

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

With the huge following of the Keto and similar diets 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 is a very bad idea. However, the suggestion of limiting certain carbs, is a good idea - I'm talking... Continue Reading →

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The Mediterranean Diet – A Diet That Works For Life

I have finally found a "fad diet" that actually works and is a healthy option supported by doctors! The best part? It involves drinking red wine! Yay! But seriously, this diet boasts lowering LDL's (that bad cholesterol that builds up in your arteries), decreasing risk of heart disease and cancers (especially breast cancer in women),... Continue Reading →

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7 Easy Dinner Ideas With Leftovers

As a woman on a budget, I understand the importance of making cost effective, delicious, healthful meals that can feed my family for more than one meal. Two of my favorite cookbooks are "The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook" by America's Test Kitchen (The healthiest option) and "Easy Everyday Cooking" by Better Homes and Gardens (The tastiest... Continue Reading →

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For The Comfort And Healing of New Moms: The Essentials

Whether you're about to welcome your sweet little one into the world, you've just given birth, or you're looking for something for a friend, you've come to the right place. I've compiled a list based on what I personally used and the recommendations of my mama community. BEWARE! This list is for real life so... Continue Reading →

Motherhood: You’ll Always Carry Your Child In Your Heart (Literally)

The saying "a moment in our arms, a lifetime in our hearts" is actually true, literally! "In pregnancy, women are shape-shifters, their bellies waxing like the moon. After delivery, they hold another kind of magic: microchimerism, a condition in which women harbor cells that originated in their children even decades after birth." (Source: The Atlantic)... Continue Reading →

Audio Books For Your Pup To Calm and Reduce Anxiety

Yes, you read that right! Amazon now offers "Audible For Dogs"! They teamed up with dog behaviorist Cesar Milan to show how listening can make your dog calmer and happier. I am SO EXCITED for this! Audible and Cesar's Way Inc. / Cesar Milan's Dog Psychology Center performed a study whose results suggest that certain... Continue Reading →

10 Little Known Ways to Improve Your Health And Be Happy

There are plenty of ways to improve your health and, most of the time, you hear a lot about exercise and eating right. Well, I'm here to tell you about the less talked about, easy ways to improve your health and happiness. As humans, we need social interaction, healthy relationships, and an outlet to relieve... Continue Reading →

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