How to Swallow Vitamins More Easily

A lot of colored pills and medicines, vitamins, capsules in a spoon on a dark background.

This post about how to swallow vitamins more easily is sponsored by Freeda Health.  All opinions are my own. With the new year comes a renewed determination for better health for many people. Oftentimes, those health goals include things like going to the gym, eating more plant-based foods, and taking new vitamins and supplements for better … Read more

C. diff Gut Health and Holiday Wellness Tips

hands in heart shape in front of stomach indicating health digestion

This post about C. diff and gut health is sponsored by and developed in part with support from Ferring Pharmaceuticals.   The holidays are a wonderful time of year for enjoying good food and reconnecting with friends and family. However, if you or a loved one is living with a C. diff infection, your holiday … Read more

How to Have an Eco Friendly Christmas

closeup of homemade cookies, pine branches and decorations

Why should you worry about how to have an eco-friendly Christmas? Well, because the holidays are a fun time of year, but they can be stressful and environmentally damaging.  There’s no need to worry though because we have you covered with our sustainable Christmas guide. This eco-friendly holiday planning list will help you reduce all … Read more

The High Cost Of Severe Asthma Is More Than Just Financial

This post about severe asthma was sponsored by Break the Cycle as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. All opinions expressed in my post are my own.   Over the years, I have known a lot of people affected by asthma. Family members, friends, and my children’s playmates have lived their lives with … Read more

Homemade Pretzels with Beer Cheese Dip

Homemade Soft Pretzels with beer cheese dip

After falling in love with Hofbräuhaus beer cheese and German pretzels a few years ago, we quickly learned how to make them ourselves. A delicious Oktoberfest recipe, these homemade pretzels with beer cheese dip will be a huge hit.   A German recipe everyone will love, these soft pretzels are worth the time and effort required.  … Read more

Safe Alternatives To Teflon Cookware

If you are looking for the best nonstick cookware, you might want to avoid buying Teflon. Is Teflon safe? Well, there are a lot of questions regarding this particular type of nonstick pan. As I help my college students fill up their first apartment, I am looking for alternatives to Teflon that won’t break the … Read more

Chocolate Avocado Smoothie Recipe

close up chocolate almond milk smoothie

This chocolate avocado smoothie recipe is sponsored by The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA).  All opinions are my own. For more inspiration during #JuneDairyMonth, be sure to check out delicious ideas from NFRA at #JDM2021 Looking for a healthy on-the-go breakfast this month?  This avocado smoothie is a great way to fuel … Read more

Summer Garden Projects For Your Backyard Bucket List

Roof gutter pipe line after rain with water drainage. drainpipe

I know it’s getting hot out there,  however,  there are a ton of summer garden projects that could be done this month.  From weeding the garden to hanging a hammock, turn your backyard into an oasis of peace!  Looking for a few DIY garden projects to upgrade your space? I’ve got plenty of ideas to … Read more

Tips for Grilling Vegetables Perfectly Every Time

Grilled Vegetables

If you are looking for healthy barbecue ideas, these tips for grilling vegetables will come in handy this summer. With grilling season starting soon, everyone is throwing hot dogs and hamburgers on the grill. What about grilled veggies? I rarely see slabs of eggplant or skewers of red bell pepper on the grill at my … Read more

How to Make Mint Simple Syrup

mint syrup in small jar with fresh mint on cutting board

Homemade mint simple syrup is easy to make and a great way to use fresh mint. All you need are fresh mint, water, and cane sugar.  While you can it with peppermint extract, I don’t really recommend it.  You will get the best flavor using fresh mint, preferably right from the garden.  Once you learn … Read more

Wildcrafting Tips: Foraging for Food in the Wild

Reasons to Start Wildcrafting

Wildcrafting herbs and other edible plants is a unique way to save money and go green at the same time.  From reading wildcrafting books to finding wildcrafting classes near you, educate yourself before you start.  These wildcrafting tips are just the beginning of what you need to know before you start foraging for food! If … Read more

Natural Remedies For Insect Bites To Help Soothe The Sting

Baking soda being used to relieve itching from insect bites.

Spring has finally sprung here in the Atlanta area and along with blooming trees come annoying insects. I am compiling a list of natural remedies for insect bites to help soothe the sting when they finally find me. From mosquito bites to bee stings, bug bites take the fun out of being in nature! Natural … Read more

Home Workout Stability Ball Exercise Tips

exercise ball, weights and towel on yoga mat

This post about beginner stability ball exercise tips is sponsored by Silver&Fit. All opinions are my own. It’s been over a year since my last gym workout.  While I love the money savings (YAY for no gym membership fees!) and I am saving on gas, staying in shape at home has been challenging.  However, I … Read more