On-the-Go Workout Wear from the New Lands' End Performance Collection

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I’ve officially joined the gym…and I’m actually going! But lately I’ve really been struggling with what to wear when I work out. Should be simple, right? Well…not exactly. I’ll skip the glittery tank tops and pants with sayings on the butt, and honestly, I get enough of sloppy sweatpants at home. When I find the…

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A 4 a.m. Fever and Walgreens Pharmacy Chat #WalgreensRX #shop

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Rural living has its perks. We have plenty of room to plant anything we want, and we look forward to welcoming ducks and chickens this spring! But, as with anything else, there’s a flip side. The inconveniences of living way out here become apparent when unexpected things come up, like late-night ice cream cravings…or sick…

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Boost Your Immunity with Homemade Elderberry Syrup

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Winter is approaching, and sniffles and sneezes are already starting in our house. But this year we’re ahead of the game with an early batch of homemade elderberry syrup. Elderberry is an immunity-boosting plant that has been used for centuries as a remedy for flu, colds, sore throats, inflammation and a ton of other ailments….

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2013 Holiday Gift Guide: Give the gift of Pure Health!

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While extravagant, silly or even frivolous gifts can be a lot of fun, I’m all about giving practical presents for the holidays. And what better way to show your friends and family how much you care than by giving them the gift of health this year? Pure Health, that is.

Workout Wednesday: Living UP with Jawbone and Best Buy

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I’ve been trying to devote Wednesday posts to fitness updates and related product reviews, and I’m especially excited about the review I have to share this week. For the past few weeks, I’ve been helping Best Buy test out the UP band and mobile app from Jawbone® by tracking my fitness, activity, sleep, and all the things…

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Spiced Peach Turmeric Smoothie

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Turmeric. It’s a warm, slightly bitter spice often used in flavorful curry dishes. It’s also popular among the “no dyes” crowd as a great way to add tons of yellow color to foods, fabrics, even Easter eggs. Everyone I know pronounces it differently, but one thing we all seem to agree on is the fact…

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Running Update: I'm HOT! #WorkoutWednesday

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I looked back at my RunKeeper log tonight, and I noticed that my last run before having El was on Dec 1st. She was born on Feb 7th, and I was back in my running shoes on March 10th. Not too bad, right? Although, some days I do get down on myself because my fitness…

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Get to Know Sambazon: Review and Giveaway {Ends 6/18} #MomsMeet

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A girl’s gotta have priorities. Right now, I have to pick and choose my priorities pretty carefully because my two biggest priorities (Little Man and Baby E) kind of trump all others. Getting my butt out of bed in the morning, staying awake during my commute and getting a good, healthy breakfast into my body…

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