Use Yoga to Help Heal Running Injuries

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Using Yoga to Aid in Healing Running Injuries Picture this: A year long wait for a cross country race. A yearlong practice for a shining medal. You’re only a week away from your final performance. It’s Friday. All fit and hearty, you drive out to spend the evening with your friends when it happens. Trying to save the little dog, you bump your car into the tree and fracture your leg. Damn the dog! He is okay, while you are advised a bed rest for at least a month. Injuries often come unexpe Continue Reading...

Wordless Wednesday: Healthy Smoothie Ideas

Wordless Wednesday Smoothie Recipes

Welcome to another Wordless Wednesday. I've been working on incorporating healthy smoothies into my diet this summer. Here are photos of a few of my favorites. Enjoy and link on up your WW posts.  Kale, peaches, frozen watermelon slices Bananas, vanilla yogurt, honey, fresh ginger Frozen wild blueberries, regular blueberries, mixed greens, orange slices, raspberries. Banana, blueberries, cottage cheese, vanilla almond milk, ice. See full recipe here. Can't wait to see your posts f Continue Reading...

Vacation Planning: Family Camping Tips

Vacation Planning - Family Camping Tips

Vacation Planning: Family Camping Tips Summer is a great time to try family camping. Kids love it and as long as you are prepared, family camping can be a great experience for all. Here are some ideas to help you make your family camping trip a success: Tent Selection If you have small children, you'll likely want a tent that is big enough for the entire family. With older kids, you may want to consider separate tents. I am excited that my kids are almost at the age where my husband and I Continue Reading...

Healthy Night Time Snack Ideas #GoodNightSnack

Healthy Night Time Snacking #GoodNightSnack #ad #cbias

When I was pregnant, I had horrible morning sickness. Kellogg's Cereals were often the only thing I could keep down (Frosted Mini Wheats in particular). Maybe this passed down to my kids because they are huge cereal lovers too. My family can truly eat cereal morning, noon and night. For our summer evenings, we decided to come up with snack ideas that are both healthy and easy to make. My daughter LOVES Kellogg's Fruit Loops. We came up with a recipe to incorporate fruit and yogurt too. We Continue Reading...

Healthy Recipe: Sweet Potato Salad

Healthy Recipe - Sweet Potato Salad

Healthy Recipe: Sweet Potato Salad Have you used sweet potatoes in a salad? They are asuperfood that is high in beta-carotene, potassium, and manganese. Pumpkin seeds add extra crunch! Super yummy and sweet. Makes 2 servings Total Time: 1 hour 15 min. Prep Time: 15 min. Cooking Time: 30 min. Ingredients: 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1½ tsp. red wine vinegar 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice ½ tsp. raw honey (or pure maple syrup) 1 dash Himalayan salt (or sea salt) 1 tsp. chopped fr Continue Reading...

Protect Your Cell Phone with Rhinoshield

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Protect Your Cell Phone with Rhinoshield Perhaps you have seen them, or something similar at the mall. You know, the guys who show you how you can hammer this stuff and it won't break. I've always been a bit skeptical, but I had the chance to test RHINOSHIELD for myself and I am quite impressed. Here is my review video: Product Specifications Keep your screen intact with RhinoShield Choose iPhone 5/5C/5S, Nexus 5, Samsung Galaxy S4, or Galaxy S5 Unique 6-layer polymer film provides Continue Reading...

The Power of Positive Thinking for Fitness

The power of positive thinking for fitness

The power of positive thinking for fitness Exercise is great for getting fit, right? When you stick to your fitness routine, you'll be fit in not time, right? It may be more challenging than that. If it was that easy, we'd all be walking around like fitness models. Since that is not the case, it's obvious that getting fit can be a bit of a struggle. What is getting in our way? Often, the biggest challenge when it comes to getting fit and healthy is our mindset. Positive thinking is key to Continue Reading...

Get Ready for Back-to-School Time with LEAN CUISINE® & NESQUIK®

Get Back to School Ready with Lean Cuisine & NESQUIK #FoodMadeSimple #Shop

Get Ready for Back-to-School Time with LEAN CUISINE® & NESQUIK® #FoodMadeSimple Can you believe that Back-to-School time is practically around the corner? While it may seem far away, it's not a bad idea to start planning your family schedules and routines ahead of time. In our household, both of our children will be attending new schools. This will mean a new morning routine for all of us. My son will need to be at the bus stop at 7am (YIKES!) and I'll be driving my daughter to her new sch Continue Reading...

#PrepWithPower: Take the Scary out of Storms with Duracell Batteries

#PrepWithPower: Take the Scary out of Storms with Duracell Batteries #Shop

#PrepWithPower: Take the Scary out of Storms with Duracell Batteries Is your household prepared for the next big storm or power outage? The folks at Duracell Batteries now have batteries that will last up to 10 years in storage. That's a a lot of great power to help your family weather the storms that come your way. Storms and power outages can be scary for younger family members. Although the Northeast does not typically get tornadoes, we had one touch down not far from our town a few years Continue Reading...

RSVP for the #BarNutrition Twitter Party

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Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know we do and we’re excited to host a party about the best snack ideas! On July 14, 2014 at 11:00am ET, please join us for the #BarNutrition Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing high protein snacks and the best ways to share them, and giving you a chance to win prizes! As a busy mom, I often need quick snack ideas. Yesterday, I spent over 2 hours in the car for camp drop offs and pick ups. A high protein snack like the Life Choice™ bars are great to keep Continue Reading...

Workout Wednesday: 21 Day Fix

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Welcome to another Workout Wednesday. This week I'm sharing a great new program I am going to try. After an illness, I had a significant setback in my fitness. I'm using the 21 Day Fix to get back on track. Here are more details about this program: Simple Fitness. Simple Eating. Fast Results. 21 Day Fix is an easy-to-follow nutrition and fitness program that makes losing weight so simple, you can see results fast—up to 15 pounds in just 21 days! 21 Day Fix takes all the guesswork out of we Continue Reading...