7 Unique Ways to Get Daily Movement

7 Unique Ways to Get Daily Movement

Daily movement is fun, feels nice, and is great for your health (mental and physical) so why do we so often avoid it? I’ve got some theories on this. I think we often struggle with this idea that movement is hard and it takes up…

5 Tips to Boost Your Immune System

5 Tips to Boost Your Immune System

Whether it is the beginning of flu season or the middle of a pandemic, it is always good to take some extra care of your health by focusing on ways to boost your immune system. I try to focus on these healthy habits all year…

That One Time I Tried Food Combining

That One Time I Tried Food Combining

I am generally not a big fan of any sort of diet or eating-style trend. I didn’t hop on the keto train and I generally just eat what works for me. So when I heard about food combining I thought it sounded like more of…

5 Fun (and Easy) Salad Recipes

5 Fun (and Easy) Salad Recipes

I love a good salad. Have you ever seen those ‘laughing with your salad’ stock photos? You know the ones. Where a woman holds her salad and looks out of frame, laughing her head off because her salad is hilarious? If you don’t know what…

How to Successfully Workout at Home

How to Successfully Workout at Home

Tired of depending on the gym but the thought of doing a workout at home leaves you rolling your eyes and settling back onto the couch? I’ve been there. Started an at-home workout and quit after 10 squats? Also been there. Working out at home…

10 Ways to Simplify Your Life

10 Ways to Simplify Your Life

I think we all crave simpler things. Mom’s homemade cookies. Tidy spaces. Time to read with our morning coffee. Laughing with friends around a fire. Less on our to do list. Shall I go on? But it’s hard to simplify your life all at once.…

Spring Grocery List and Plant Based Recipes

Spring Grocery List and Plant Based Recipes

As I write this, it is heavy and humid outside. Yesterday was almost 30 degrees and sunny. And tomorrow’s weather says it will rain all day. You know what that means… Spring has sprung my friends! And as we are in the middle of Spring,…

What Exercising for 30 minutes a Day Has Taught Me

What Exercising for 30 minutes a Day Has Taught Me

In January I made a goal to lose 20 pounds. Not because I thought I “needed” to but because I had never made such a big, audacious fitness goal for myself. I wanted to focus on something tangible and I wanted to see if I…

Keeping Strong Friendships (in a Pandemic)

Keeping Strong Friendships (in a Pandemic)

The topic of friendships is an interesting one. Especially for me. Unlike many people, I have always had to somewhat justify my ability to make friends. Not because I was quiet or because we moved a lot. But because I homeschooled from grade one all…

Why Resting is a Difficult But Important Part of Living Well

Why Resting is a Difficult But Important Part of Living Well

Day 12 of self-isolation has been a good one. We made coffee, went on a walk, did an at-home workout in our living room, made lunch, tidied the house, and are spending the afternoon enjoying books and video games. Besides not seeing our families or…