How To Eat Clean For Beginners

woman chopping vegetables for a quinoa salad

This post about how to eat clean for beginners has been sponsored by Seed.  All opinions expressed here are my own. Are you looking for clean eating basics to kick start a healthy diet?  Are you unsure of what it really means to eat clean?  I thought I would share a few simple tips to … Read more

Tips for Buying Ethically Sourced Jewelry

Wedding rings on bench

This post about ethically sourced jewelry is sponsored, however, all opinions expressed here are my own.   Are you considering jewelry gifts this year?  Are you concerned about the sustainability of the gold, diamonds, and other jewelry materials used in it?  From ethically sourced gold to lab grown diamonds, there are many options to choose … Read more

Creative Uses for Old Newspapers

piles of old newspaper tied with string

Instead of throwing away old newspapers, reuse, upcycle, and recycle them instead. From old newspaper crafts to seed starting pots, here are some creative uses for old newspapers you might want to try if you want to reduce your trash output. Print Newspaper vs Digital News Many years ago, my husband and I chose to … Read more

Managing Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation: From Family Support to New Treatment Options

High resolution man drawing chart heartbeat

This post about treatment options for non-valvular atrial fibrillation was sponsored by Boston Scientific as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central.  All opinions expressed in my post are my own. For as long as I have known my husband, his stepfather has dealt with atrial fibrillation.  What is atrial fibrillation?  Basically, it is … Read more

5 Easy Things To Do With Food Scraps

homemade stock in crockpot using vegetable scraps and chicken bones

Looking for green ways to dispose of food waste? Well, you have LOTS of options!  From composting and gardening to regrowing food scraps or feeding chickens, there are plenty of ways to decrease trash output by eliminating food waste. If you are wondering what to do with food scraps besides throw them away, here are … Read more

How to Create a Backyard Oasis

backyard with table, flowers and grass

This post about how to create a backyard oasis has been sponsored.  All opinions are my own. Want to learn how to create a backyard retreat?  This is a landscaping project my husband and I have been working on for a few years.  It’s a great place to relax outdoors, which we absolutely love.  Upgrading … Read more

Homemade Lemon Pudding Recipe with Fresh Lemons

Lemon Pudding

Homemade pudding is always a much loved dessert recipe in my house.  I often make pudding from scratch to avoid artificial ingredients.  It is seriously easy and takes only a few minutes, other than time to chill.  This homemade lemon pudding recipe uses fresh lemons and whole milk.  Simple ingredients make this homemade pudding quick, … Read more