This summer I’ve taken some time to focus on myself a little. After practicing caring for everyone else first for the past eighteen years, it is such a hard mind shift. However, I HAVE TO GET HEALTHY. Continuing to follow my personal eating whims only serves myself. To top it off, my energy stagnates when…

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My middle daughter turned 13 this past week and we celebrated with a Secret Garden inspired Planty Party. My girl is slightly obsessed with succulents…growing them, drawing them, and enjoying them. Every time we go to a garden store, we have to stroll slowly down the succulent aisle to see what’s new. We don’t do parties every year for…

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February is American Heart Month. It is very important for me to cultivate habits for my family to support healthy hearts. Habits don’t have to bring you down. There are fun and creative ways to train up your kids (and re-train yourself) to care for the body you’ve been given. Building heart healthy habits can be…

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Low Carb Snacks

I was really hoping that my Cowboys would make it back to the Super Bowl this year and I could celebrate with a party. While I’ll still watch the big game, I’ll be comforting myself with healthy party foods that any guest would love, even if they’re not counting their carbs. Here are 27 healthy snacks that…

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I’m generally at war with myself when it comes to eating right—especially in the winter. Salads are a great option because they fill me up without loading me down with carbs and sugar. I typically think of salads as a summer meal option, but when you add in warm goodness to your salad, it can…

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