Tips for Clean Eating

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Tips for Clean Eating This is what I want to do.  This is what I will try to do. I have always heard of clean eating but never attempted it because it sounded hard.  Starting today I am working on doing this in my household. It is time to get back to nature. It is time for transition from stuffing you up with toxin filled “junk” food to what nature offers us it its cleanest healthiest forms. It is time to come back to nature’s fold. Move away from a diet high in processed, packaged and fast food which are void of nutrients that the body needs … [Read more...]

LUMA COMFORT HCW10B Cool & Warm Mist Humidifier Review/Giveaway

LUMA COMFORT HCW10B Cool & Warm Mist Humidifier

I love living in Alabama most of the time.  I was born here and will die here. If I had to pick a thing I hate about living here it would definitely be the crazy weather.  I fully believe that Alabama is the only place that you can have a tornado on Tuesday and a blizzard on Wednesday (this actually happened).  The temperature is usually steady so when it does rain the humidity is crazy. I honestly can't believe how high it gets here sometimes.  So having a humidifier is a must. We were sent the LUMA COMFORT HCW10B Cool & Warm Mist Humidifier to … [Read more...]

The Top 4 Times I Needed a Walgreens Healthcare Clinic

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I am a member of the CollectiveBias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. #HealthcareClinic I always knew growing up that I would be the mother of boys. I hoped so much because I knew I could not deal with girls. I barely brush my hair, I knew I couldnt teach my daughter how to do anything with hers. Or how to dress in a way that doesn't look like you possibly never learned your colors in school.  I knew I could put those classes on my husband … [Read more...]

Heart Healthy Herbs to Cook With

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There are so many things we do to help or harm our hearts each and every day. Everything from the foods we eat, the amount of exercise we get, the stress and emotions we go through all have a part in the health of our hearts. Maintaining a healthy diet is all about the foods that you cook with, and this includes the herbs that you can add to dishes that you already enjoy. There are several herbs that are great for maintaining the health of the heart, improve circulation, and improve blood vessels. You should also check out my post on organic … [Read more...]

Four Office Exercises that will Help you Beat that Belly Bulge

Four office exercises that will help you beat that belly bulge It’s a problem area for many women, so don't stress about it too much, but if you are looking to lose that belly weight in the new year, start at the office instead of the gym. You're there for at least half the day, right? So, it makes more sense to sneak in a workout at the office than it does to plan a whole routine in an hour a day at the gym. These four exercises can get you on your way to a flatter belly right now.  You should also check out my post with 7 easy ways to exercise at … [Read more...]

3 Easy Ways to Get in Substantial Cardio this Winter Without Having to Hit the Gym

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If you think you have to go to a gym in the winter time to beat the cold and get in shape, you may want to reconsider that line of thinking. You can get a substantial workout in the winter and at home, but you need to know a few things before you get started. One, a workout consists of a stretching period (about two minutes), a warm up period (about five minutes), a cardio section of about 30-45 minutes, a strength training period of at least 20 minutes, and a cool down lasting five minutes. Two, if you're new to working out, you should do … [Read more...]

7 Easy Ways to Exercise at Work

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If you’re chained to a desk all day, you may be wondering how you can get in a great workout. It's easier than you may think! The body is generally divided into seven main parts, in terms of exercising, and those include cardio for heart health, back, chest, arms and shoulders, legs, glutes, and abs. Doing an exercise for each of these, daily, can help you get in better shape and doing them at work can help you stay focused and energized throughout your day. Cardio Skip the elevator at work and take the stairs, even if you work on the first … [Read more...]

How to Start Your Weight Loss Journey

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One of the most popular New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight.  It’s also pretty common to start with a bang and be off the diet and exercise regimen by the end of January, if you even last that long.  The reason so many people fail is because they don’t plan properly, and then think they “can’t do it”.  It’s not as hard as it looks.  You just have to be well prepared. Set some goals.  For example, if you want to lose 50 lbs., expect it to take 6 months minimum.  You may be very dedicated, but it’s not going to happen overnight unless you do … [Read more...]