I have been off of my cooking game lately, but preparing meals this time of year seems to be so much easier. I love simple, light meals during the summer. We all want more time to do more of the fun stuff. Going back to a "day job" also meant whatever I'm whipping up has to be super quick and … Read more about Four Simple Summer Suppers
Since I am not on my regular posting schedule, today may seem a little discombulated as I have two completely different topics to share. You know if it's on my mind then you'll likely be reading about it. You know I'm a big fan of enjoying a Big Ol' Salad - just about every day. It's a … Read more about A Festive Salad and a little encouragement if it’s not a festive time
Happy Post Thanksgiving! I'm hoping you had a wonderful, fablulous time with your people! Did you follow my last post and truly eat, drink, be thankful, and enjoy all the deliciousness of the day without guilt? Without worrying about the calorie count, macro count, fat content or any of the food … Read more about Tackling a Little Leftover Bloat?
Since it IS football season and there's just no getting around it - especially in a house full of men - I've learned to just embrace and go with it. It begins here on Friday night for highschool then rolls into Saturday morning when all the talk is what time the Georgia game is, where it is, who is … Read more about Football Food!
How have the past few weeks been treating you? The classes I teach are happy to be back in session. My clients are happy to be getting back on a normal routine and schedule. What about you? Are you on a schedule yet? Now that school is back in session, I'm starting another round of Better … Read more about Labor Day is Over! Second Season has Begun!
I've been busy today trying to get ahead of the week. One of the main things I try to do on Sundays is make a plan for the week. I get out my old school calendar book and write out my schedule of classes I'm teaching, clients I'm seeing, meetings, anything big that has to get … Read more about Weekly Meal Plan (Aug 27)
As we move from the lazier, less structured days of summer into schedules, school and a little more time management, it means more time in the kitchen for a lot of us. I love the simple, easy meals of summertime but have also found ways to make the next season's meals just as quick and … Read more about My 10 Kitchen Essentials
A few years ago our family went through one of those tough and trying times. Most people have those times at some point in their lives. In order to get to my point, here is a nutshell of my story. I do this because I always hate it when I read others start off like this and never tell me what … Read more about What Steals Your Joy?
It's that time of year. The school season is just around the corner. Whether you have little preschoolers underfoot, college kids moving out or anything in between, or even are completely out of the whole "school season" time of life, we all typically feel the change in schedules, mindsets and … Read more about 5 Tips for Success this Fall
I do NOT believe in going on diets. If you have spent any time on this site, checking out my programs or philosophy you know that. I want folks to live a Non-diet life that lets them live their lives and love their healthy balanced lifestyle. You can eat, drink and be merry and STILL love your … Read more about Mindful Meal Plans Coming to YOU!
We are back from a great family vacation. It was so nice to have the three boys together along with our nephew for some laid back time in the sun, a day spent on a boat, hanging out in the beautiful Caribbean waters, enjoying some ferocious card games and, of course, sharing some mighty good … Read more about My Top Three Post Vacation Tips
It's no secret that summertime is my all time favorite time of year. And during the summer, this very week is always even better. This week has been a beach week for my family for as long as I can remember. We have always loved celebrating the 4th of July. So, I know there are lots of you out … Read more about How to Enjoy Your Vacation Without Beating Yourself Up