Vibrant Living Challenge Update (Plus LAST CHANCE to win a Fit Bit & 4-Month Supply of Supplements

greens and smoothie - a delightful home

A few weeks ago I mentioned participating in the Vibrant Living Challenge. I wanted to give you a quick update on how it’s going. Highlights So far, my favorite aspects of the Vibrant Living Challenge have been adding greens to my smoothies regularly and exercising more consistently. I found these two steps to be fairly […]

Giveaway: $1000 Shopping Spree to Thrive Market!

thrive market giveaway

Have I ever mentioned how much I dislike shopping? (In-store shopping that is. Online shopping is much more enjoyable.) One reason I dislike it so much is that it takes such a great amount of time! And I don’t have much of that to spare these days. I also don’t care much for lines, crowds, […]

Strawberry-Lime Gummies Recipe

homemade strawberry lime gummies

Homemade gummies are a delicious treat. They are easy to make and taste great. Plus, these particular gummies have the benefits of beef gelatin, which is gut healing and nourishing to the body in many ways (see more of the health benefits of gelatin here.) I know that gummies made with beef gelatin sounds pretty […]

The Health Benefits of Gelatin

health benefits gelatin

Gelatin is part of my daily healthy living routine. I started consuming gelatin on a regular basis because of it’s effectiveness in healing the gut, but have continued because of it’s many other benefits. Some of the benefits of eating gelatin include: improved bone health joint recovery improved skin, hair, and nails (stronger and shinier!) […]

Healing from Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis {My Best Tips}

Healing from Hashimoto's

Over the past two years, I have been on a healing journey. It started with me sick in bed for ten days with shingles. It then moved on to a Hashimoto’s diagnosis and multiple food allergies. From there I’ve been steadily climbing up out of the pit. It’s been hard. And slower than I’d like. But […]

Is Your Makeup Toxic?

Is Your Makeup Toxic - Probably

Sadly, most conventional make up is full of toxins. I used to think it couldn’t be all that bad, since it was used by so many people. But I was wrong, wrong, wrong. Did you know the United States has not passed a federal law to regulate the ingredients used in personal care products since […]

Veggie Bonus Challenge!

bonus veggie eating challenge

If you are participating in the vegetable eating challenge, I’ve got a bonus challenge that will help you meet the 10 servings of vegetables a day quota. Ready? Eat veggies at every meal. Yes. Every meal. Consuming veggies throughout the day will not only increase your intake of vegetables, it will help you feel better as […]

7 Ways to Eat More Veggies (Plus Veggie Challenge Update!)

7 ways to eat more vegetables

I am thrilled to see so many of you joining me for the Vegetable Eating Challenge! It’s much more fun to do this with friends! I find eating veggies one of the hardest habits to stick with. I’m not sure why. Maybe it’s because of the multiple steps involved in preparing them or perhaps it’s […]

Save on Healthy Living Products at Pure Formulas

Pure Formulas

I only discovered Pure Formulas last year, but have already ordered at least three huge orders! Why I love Pure Formulas: Here are the top few reasons I love Pure Formulas Awesome Selection Pure Formulas offers an amazing variety of products. They even have specialty stores including a Pet Store, Beauty Store, Fitness Store, and Food […]

How Many Veggies Should You Eat a Day? {Vegetable Eating Challenge}

Veggie challenge

In all my years of researching and experimenting with various diets for optimal health, the common theme I’ve found among them all is the inclusion of lots of vegetables. Vegetables are foundational for good health and many of us don’t get enough of them. Eating more vegetables is a great way to fill up on […]