health · Recipes

When In Doubt Roast It

It is no secret that I am no master chef, although I think I do a pretty ok job. When I buy a new vegetable I don't always know how to cook it or even what part I am even supposed to eat, but I have one never fail cooking secret to clean eating....


A Beginers Guide to Canning Green Beans

There is nothing like coming home from a long vacation. After spending a few weeks up north, I was beyond happy to be back down in South Arkansas.  Sorry I haven't post any blogs in the last few weeks. I have been on vacation with my family and busy checking a few items off my… Continue reading A Beginers Guide to Canning Green Beans


Happy 6 Month Fit-Versary To Me!

Happy Friday Y'all! I woke up feeling AMAZING because its my 6 month fitness anniversary! I've made it 1/2 a year and that makes me so happy that I want to shout it from atop Mount Everest. I've "dieted" a few times in the past and I have successfully lost weight, but I always ended… Continue reading Happy 6 Month Fit-Versary To Me!

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How I Ran My First Half Marathon (and Won!)

My time was 2:08:33, and I was over the moon excited. I felt like dancing and curling up in a ball for a nap all at once. My goal going into the race was to finish in under 2:30:00, and I blew that out of the water.


I Have to Run a Half Marathon Tomorrow? 

I woke up this morning and realized the days until the half marathon I signed up for months ago had all passed, and that I will have to run a consecutive 13.1 miles (for my first time ever) TOMORROW MORNING!.............  The nerves have been building all day and I'm actually a pretty anxious. What if… Continue reading I Have to Run a Half Marathon Tomorrow? 


8 Amazing Things That Happened When I Stopped Eating Junk

Happy Saturday everyone! I woke up and realized that my half marathon is exactly a week from today (eeeeekkk). So I got in a easy paced 6 mile run, showered, and had hair and makeup done all before noon. That is something that I never ever ever would have dreamed of doing 9 months ago,… Continue reading 8 Amazing Things That Happened When I Stopped Eating Junk


What to Buy Your Mom for Mothers Day When She Deserves an Island, But You’re on a Dollar Tree Budget.

On Wednesday it hit me that Mothers Day was coming up this Sunday.... whoops. There goes my chance to buy the perfectly personalized and elaborate gift that I always think I should buy. Overall, I spent $14.65 on the gift and the wrapping!