30 day yoga challenge

Last month I started a 30-day yoga challenge. You can read about why I decided to give Yoga a try – Here. But it basically boiled down to my hopes that it would help me with my running. Since the beginning of the year, my family and I have made an effort to live a more active and healthy lifestyle. We started eating Keto and we started Running. I never imagined that both of those things would have me trying Yoga. I have always kind of shunned Yoga as viable exercise. Until now. Since the 30 days are officially over its time to revisit Yoga andRead More →

Earth Day activities for families

For last years Earth Day family activities the kids and I made Flower Seed bombs and while they were a huge hit I wanted to do something a bit different. Every year I envy the houses in the neighborhood with hanging plants on the front porch. There is just something so inviting and homey about it. Most people choose ferns or petunias but I still wanted to do something to help our local wildlife. So the kids and I decided to plant a wildflower selection in our hanging pots. This post may contain affiliate links, this means that if you make a purchase after followingRead More →

Keto Chili

Chili is something my family is pretty serious about. It’s been a challenge to perfect the recipe so that it suits all of our tastes and we had it perfect. Down to a science. And then – We Went Keto. The Keto way of eating is great and I love it but it meant giving up our old Chili recipe! That was a sad realization – however, we didn’t stay sad for long! With a few twists and tweaks, I managed to turn our old Chili recipe into a Keto Chili Recipe. My husband loved it, my kids asked why I hadn’t made it soonerRead More →

DIY dollar store spring wreath

I have always loved the wreaths I find in stores. The thought of having such a fun and seasonal decoration to greet visitors when they come to my house was endearing. Unfortunately, the price of these wreaths was not nearly so appealing. So, with some inspiration from a fellow blogger and a bit of research on Pinterest I set about to create a Dollar Store spring wreath as this months craft project. I think I am in love with this project. Not only because it makes my door so fun and colorful but because of the endless options there are in making it. Because ofRead More →

Tools for bullet journaling

When I bring up bullet journaling or using a planner, people are always intrigued but convinced that they couldn’t do it themselves.  Most people seem convinced that you have to be an artist to create a beautiful journal or planner. This week I set out to prove them wrong. It’s possible to create a beautiful planner or journal spread with zero artistic talent. With these top 5 tools for bullet journaling, anyone can create a page to be proud of. I started a bullet journal earlier this year and I love the freedom this journal gives me. If you are still new to the Bullet JournalingRead More →

At the beginning of the year, I decided I wanted to run a 5k race. If you have been following along on the blog you might remember a post about it back in January – The Road to a 5K. This goal was also mentioned in my New Years Resolution post – New Year, New Me. When I made those posts it seemed like a lofty goal, one that I might not achieve. I never imagined that I would manage to do it so quickly into the year! If I can do this, then anyone can and if running your first 5k is one ofRead More →

A Spring fairy garden

A spring fairy garden is a perfect way to add a bit of magic and creativity to your life. This is a simple project that anyone can do regardless of garden space and budget. Building a fairy garden is a wonderful way to get ready for spring! Not only are you scratching that creative itch but you’re also working with and adding plants to your life which can help reduce stress levels. Multiple studies have shown that engaging in creative activities and working with the natural world can be beneficial to our long-term health. I fully believe that becoming healthy is more than eating wellRead More →

Cream cheese peanut butter balls

Easter is just around the corner and I knew I wanted to come up with a simple but fun treat for the holidays. These cream cheese peanut butter balls – affectionately named ‘Bunny Tails’ by my kids are perfect. When my husband and I started our Keto way of eating, coming up with quick desserts proved to be something of a challenge. These cream cheese peanut butter balls are a delight to both keto and non-keto alike. They could be taken to an Easter party or served up as a quick treat to the kids! Bunny Tails – Cream Cheese Peanut Butter Balls Ingredients Makes –Read More →

Yoga for Beginners

I have come a long way on my journey to living a healthier life. First by switching my diet to the Keto way of eating and then starting to exercise in the form of running. The more I learn and try to improve the happier I have become. With this in mind, I  decided to give Yoga a try. For years I have shunned yoga, how could something so quiet and slow be considered exercise? And yet, now that I want to improve my running all I hear about are the virtues of Yoga. Alright, Yoga! I am willing to give you a try. IRead More →

Keto Turkey Pot Pie

Using up leftovers is always a bit of a challenge around our house. Everyone gets tired of eating the same things over and over so I have to be creative. When we started our Keto journey I had to get even MORE creative! Thankfully we have come a long way since our first bumbling attempts and now I can share all of my hard creative work with all of you! These keto turkey pot pies are a family favorite and perfect for using up all those leftovers in your fridge. They come in at around 6g of net carbs per pot pie so they areRead More →