My 10 Top Christmas Gift Ideas

I love the Holidays. I love being with family. I love eating all the food. I love giving Christmas gifts. I love ALL things Christmas! But I know that sometimes it’s hard thinking of gifts to get those you love. So I came up with a list of gift ideas that might help inspire wellness…

UGH! Detox symptoms

For the past few months I have been battling some skin issues. At first it was an itchy rash that showed up in my right armpit. I thought it might have something to do with my deodorant. It would come and go. And then it showed up again and never left. Can I tell you…

Do you Instant Pot?

The Instant Pot. Have you heard of it? Did you get one for Christmas? What’s the deal with these Instant Pots?! Ugh. They are changing the way we make dinner for our busy families – what’s up with that?! I mean, I used to love spending 5 hours cooking dinner but now it only takes…

Pumpkin Cookies

My mother-in-law always makes these delicious pumpkin cookies during the Holiday Season. I love them. My husband loves them. Even my picky kids love them.  I’ve been wanting to make them gluten free and processed-sugar-free for a while. And well, I finally did it! I actually roasted the pumpkin (that wasn’t as hard as I…

He can’t sit still

My son struggles to sit still. He always has. I remember at the age of 2, we were at church and the kids were doing some sort of performance (I don’t remember what, exactly.) He didn’t stand still. Always moving. A friend’s mom was there who worked in education. After the performance we joked about…

Your kids are doing the detox!?!?

I’ve been on this ‘voyage to wellness’ ever since my son was born. If you don’t know the story, brief overview: the first  37 weeks of my first pregnancy I fed my body crap food. I used the excuse “I’m pregnant and I’m craving orange soda, Chinese food, Taco Bell, etc.” I went in for…

The Start of Something Great!

My journey to find what foods heal and what foods hurt, started a lot longer ago than I thought. I grew up on things like ‘Mocha Mix’ because I had a milk allergy. I wasn’t lactose intolerant. If I consumed milk products (ice cream, cheese, yogurt) I would get big circles under my eyes and…