Wellness

Ways to Save Money AND the Earth at the Same Time

Ways to Save Money AND the Earth at the Same Time

Today’s post contains no affiliate links because all of those would encourage online spending which means additional shipping (i.e. resources for packaging and tansportation). This is just informtion to save money and the earth at the same time.  Let’s Save You Money, and Together Save […]

How To Meal Plan, Prep, and Shop On a Budget (Whole30/Paleo)

How To Meal Plan, Prep, and Shop On a Budget (Whole30/Paleo)

I’ve been “meal prepping” for years. Only recently did my husband and I realize how ineffecient we were actually being with our meal prepping and our meal plan. Sure, we could have several meals cooked up, but by the time we’d get to eating those […]

3 Ingredient DIY Household Cleaner

3 Ingredient DIY Household Cleaner

Not too long ago, I shared a post about the household cleaners that are worth the extra cost.  What I didn’t mention is that when my husband and I were paying off our student loans we didn’t buy ANY of these. We had exactly ONE cleaner, […]

Our Emergency Fund: How Much to Save

We were so excited to get to building our emergency fund to our “fully funded emergency fund.” This is also known as Baby Step 3 of Dave Ramsey’s Financial plan. After we became debt free, it was time to begin saving up. But how did […]

The Organ Donation Process Experience

The Organ Donation Process Experience

When I was in my final semester of college, I took a class called “Psychology of Death and Dying.” At that time, I took it because it was an easy class and I needed an elective credit. My degree is in Materials Science & Engineering, […]

My First Run in Months. Here’s How it Went.

My First Run in Months. Here’s How it Went.

I’ve been HORRIBLE about doing cardio. Or weight lifting. TBH, my “workout” routine has consisted of yoga (hot vinyasa and basic vinyasa with the occassional ashtanaga). Yoga is awesome but doesn’t get my heart rate up.  My job can be active, but the majority of the time […]

Jumpstart Your Morning (AKA Make Your Life Easier)

Jumpstart Your Morning (AKA Make Your Life Easier)

I don’t know how it’s happened, but I’ve somehow become a morning person. It’s strange. I know. Anyways, certain things have just made life so much easier. Here is what jumpstarts my morning! Jumpstart with: Pre-set Coffee: literally the #1 thing that makes life better […]

Naturally Soothing a Sore Throat Tea Recipe

Naturally Soothing a Sore Throat Tea Recipe

I had strep throat two weeks ago. It was pretty terrible so I went into the doctor. They swabbed my throat, confirmed it was strep then sent me off with a prescription and strict instructions to take all 10 days worth of the medicine. Spoiler […]

It’s Reset Time. I Feel Like Junk.

It’s Reset Time. I Feel Like Junk.

Did you begin 2017 in a healthy way only to find yourself slipping into bad habits just a couple of months later? Me too. In fact, I seem to have developed habits I didn’t even have before! Today, my pants are tight. I feel uncomfortable […]