Posts tagged "Healthy Eating"

Friday Favorites: Empathy Cards, Green Laundry Detergent and FrameBridge

Friday Favorites: Empathy Cards, Green Laundry Detergent and FrameBridge
Happy Friday!  I hope all you moms have a peaceful weekend.  But, first I wanted to share some of my favorite things that have been making me happy these past few weeks. I love, love, love these cards by Emily McDowell.   McDowell created empathy cards because most of us struggle to find the right words... Read more »

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth Without Sugar

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth Without Sugar
I love chocolate. Warm chocolate chip cookies, creamy peanut butter and chocolate cups and rich gooey brownies are a few of my fantasies. With my new clean eating initiative, I am not saying goodbye forever, but I am taking a little hiatus from my love affair with chocolate. Luckily I’ve found a substitute and before... Read more »

Vita Coco Water Giveaway

Vita Coco Water Giveaway
I’ve always been a water drinker.  Soda has never really been my thing; wine is enough of a guilty liquid for me.  Then I discovered coconut water and fell head over heels in love with its taste and health benefits.  Years ago, I remember trying my sister-in-laws and turning my nose at the taste.  I... Read more »
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Holiday Cleanse Day One

Holiday Cleanse Day One
One of the negatives (or some might say positives) of hosting Thanksgiving is my house is overcome by desserts, buttery leftovers and other delicious temptations.  Sunday night and Monday morning I felt sluggish, puffy and uncomfortable after a weekend eating apple pie for dinner and binging on wine and m&ms into the evening.  Even more frustrating is that the pumpkin cheesecake... Read more »

Am I the Worst Mom Ever for Not Allowing McDonalds?

Am I the Worst Mom Ever for Not Allowing McDonalds?
Since this is the last week before school starts, I’m consciously making an effort to explore our city and have an adventure every day.  Monday we strolled the wooded paths of North Park Nature Center, Tuesday we took the bus and El downtown and Wednesday, well my son is begging to go to McDonald’s. He is close to six and has never... Read more »