Foodie Penpals November Reveal Day


Hi Friends! It’s time for another Foodie Penpals Reveal day!   This month, I got my package from Kristin at Diva Dog Bakery! She was super sweet and really took my responses to her questions to heart. I told her that I really try to watch the amount of sodium and sugar in the things […]

GaiamTV Review


Hi Friends! It’s foodie penpal reveal day tomorrow so we’re moving Fitness Friday up a day. Today I wanted to take some time to tell you guys about GaiamTv. I recently had the opportunity to test it out and really enjoyed my experience! So what is GaiamTV? It’s an streaming internet TV channel. For $9.95 a […]

Weekly Eats 4


Hi Friends! Time to finally recap Thanksgiving break eats! Let’s get started. Tuesday night/Wednesday morning 1. my original menu…didn’t end up making all of it, but close 2. ready to be made into soup 3. hey mom, can I get some of the sweet potato? 4. Curried Sweet Potato Soup made with no celery and […]

Hot Mexican Layer Dip

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Hi Friends! I’m back with another recipe to share with you guys! This one is a real winner. It’s packed with protein, easy to make and perfect for football season! I made it for hubby and I to eat at half-time over the weekend during the OSU vs. Michigan game. Also, please note that I […]

Sweet Potato Quinoa Black Bean Burgers with Cranberries


Hi Friends! Hope you all had a lovely Thanksgiving weekend! We’re skipping Bean Bytes today because quite honestly, I didn’t do a whole lot of blog reading. I did some skimming, but I focused most of my attention on food, family and fun But have no fear, I have a great recipe to share with […]

Sponsor Shoutout #4


Hi Friends! It’s time for another sponsor shoutout. I can’t wait to introduce you to my amazing November sponsors! First up: Katie from Passionately Balanced. Katie works at a garden center, is totally adorable and loves to take photos! I love her blog because she just posts whatever is on her mind…it could be anything […]

Happy Thanksgiving


  Hi Friends! Just popping in to wish you and yours a very happy Thanksgiving {if you celebrate}. I hope you all get to spend the day relaxing and enjoying time with your loved ones. I’m so grateful for each and every one of you who takes the time to read this blog. Thank you […]

Weekly Eats 3


Hi Friends! It’s Wednesday. I have the rest of the week off from my internship and I couldn’t be happier Hope you get to enjoy some time with your family as well! Let’s take a quick look at what I’ve been eating lately! (PS…don’t forget to sign up for Elf for Health if you haven’t […]

Bean Bytes 15


Hi Friends! Be sure to check out yesterday’s post if you missed the details about the Elf for Health challenge- CLICK HERE! We already have over 200 elves signed up already!! Plus lots of great companies signing on to give prizes! We’d love to have you join us OK,  today it’s time for another round […]

Elf for Health Holiday Challenge

Hi Friends! Hope you all had a great weekend. We’re postponing Bean Bytes today because I have something super exciting to share with you guys! I know a lot of you loved the #LiveLeanEatGreen challenge in October and asked for another one. Well…. ask and you shall receive! I’ve teamed up with one of my […]

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