My Philosophy

Building Self-Esteem

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Happy Monday!  It was a busy weekend for us.  I had a little baby shower put on by some girlfriends (see the photo of the adorable cake in the Recipe Club) and then Sunday was Father’s Day, so we did brunch with the hubby, and dinner at my dads house. Something struck a cord with […]


Fit, But Unhappy?

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Happy Monday…hope you all had a fabulous weekend!  Today I wanted to discuss something that’s been on my mind for a while, and I thought it would be good to write it all down in a post. Do you find that if you try to maintain a certain amount of strictness on a health and […]


Meat or No Meat?

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Happy Monday!  How was your weekend?  I hope none of you got pranked by some lame April Fool’s joke 😉 Last night we celebrated my Dad’s birthday, so that was a good time.  Saturday night I was solo, as hubby had hockey, so I finally got around to watching Forks Over Knives. I knew it […]


Weird Ingredients and Substituting

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Truth be told, I actually don’t think the following ingredients are “weird” at all…they’re normal to me, but comparing to conventional ingredients, I guess some people would. I’ve been struggling lately, trying to decide what ingredients to use in recipes.  I don’t want to turn people off by using weird ingredients that nobody is interested […]


How Lean is Too Lean?

June 19, 2011

Happy Monday!  Hope you’re gearing up to have a great week.  I’ve been meaning to do this post for a long time.  I think its a really important topic and I’ve seen many different opinions on how lean is too lean. First things first, I think there are a lot of misconceptions about something as […]


One of "Those" Weeks

June 10, 2011

Hey all!  Hope you had a fabulous week!  You may have noticed I didn’t have a “Favorite Find” on Wednesday.  I’m not one to post just for the sake of posting.  I get super excited when I find something I love, so you know when those posts come out, they are legit!  I love finding […]