Tag: lifestyle

Easy Red Sauce Recipe

Don’t just go for the easy pre-made jarred spaghetti sauce, make your own! I promise that it is extremely simple and tastes great ( and probably even better than that processed crap.) Remember, when you make something in your own kitchen you know the exact ingredients being used and you can always bet that it

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No Refined Sugar Challenge

Sugar has always been an issue for me. Despite knowing it’s harmful effects I always seem to slowly add it back into my life. Try as I might, my sugar tooth always seems to get the best of me. While I tend to go straight for the sugar laden candy, many people suffer from sugar

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Snow Day Workout: No Equipment Needed!

What would New England be without a big snow storm just weeks before Spring?ย You can never count on the weather going the way you would like living in this part of the country – that is why I like to have an arsenal of at home workouts. No excuses! Just because you can’t leave the

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Constant Communication: How to Unplug

Between our smart watches, smart phones, Alexa’s and computers we are never not plugged in. I remember the days when there was one phone line that people had to take turns using and that same phone line was used to connect to dial up internet. *inserts screeching dial up tone – you know the one

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Pregnancy Weight Gain

I have officially reached my second trimester! A few things I have noticed already: More Energy Less Cravings General feeling of normalness It definitely feels nice to be onto the next portion of the pregnancy, but I would be lying if I said I didn’t feel a bit guilty/discouraged about the weight I have gained

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First Trimester: Plan on not planning

As a health coach and overall wellness enthusiast I had a certain idea of how I would be as a pregnant person. I imagined I would stick to a very strict diet, continue with my regular workout routine, sleep 9 hours a night and glow like an angel from the heavens! What’s that quote? If

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Coconut Oil : Winter Fixes

We cook with it, we eat it and we even rub it on our bodies. Coconut oil is super versatile and has come in handy over these cold winter months. Here is how I have been using it lately. Hair Care:ย Between the below freezing temps and the casual coloring my hair is prone to breaking

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Good Craving: Brain Dust

I recently purchased a container of Brain Dust, sold by Moon Juice. I had seen it mentioned in the Health and Wellness world on social media in the past and decided to give it a whirl. The name sounded cool (which is always a good reason to buy something, right?) and after looking through the

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Healthy Tips For The 4th Of July

I don’t know about you, but I am SO freaken excited to have a long holiday weekend. (It has been a longgg week.) This year the 4th of July falls on a Tuesday, so if you are lucky you have Monday and Tuesday off from work. The 4th of July is all about celebrating America

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Tired Or Just Lazy?

How can you tell the difference between “needing rest” or just being completely lazy? That is the question I have been pondering over the last couple of days. I typically like to work out first thing in the morning. Of course the first few mornings are hard but as your brain and body get used

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