Don't let perfect get in the way of better! This is a quote that I have seen used by many. I really like it because it can apply to so many situations. I think it is most fitting when it comes to motherhood. Especially when you are trying to make a lifestyle adjustment for yourself … Continue reading Making it work for you!
I build Cameron and William's school snacks and lunches around a protein and then fill in the sides with fruit, starch and vegetables. There are important considerations... Everything must be kept around the same temperature. You cannot pack a hot thermos of lentils with a cold fruit salad in the same lunchbox. There must be … Continue reading First Grade Real Food Lunchbox
Every once in a while I incorporate beans into our family meal plan/menu. Properly prepared beans have a lot of great health benefits, including fiber. FOLATE AND POTASSIUM IN SPROUTED LENTILS According to Livestrong.com, sprouted lentils contain the following health benefits: A 1 cup serving of sprouted lentils contains 77 g of folate, a B … Continue reading Sprouted Lentils with bone broth and veggies: lunchbox
As a mom of two sets of twins...I know there is nothing more stressful than having something wrong with one of my babies. I have been so blessed with four healthy kids and I am truly grateful!! I blogged about my pregnancy with the girls and the new experiences I had with my second twin … Continue reading Being a mom…real food, lots of movement and my journey!
I am awesome! Everyday tell yourself that! Repeat those words and look at yourself as you truly are. Don't stand in the way of your own success. Find a place to start and grab hold of it. Once you have "it" stick with it and grow it. What do you want for yourself? What do … Continue reading I am Awesome!!
Today is my birthday! Can you believe I am 25 again? It's amazing how this real food living actually stops time. Seriously, I am stronger and more agile today than I was at the actual age of 25. I have way better blood sugar control, connective tissues resilience and focus. I could ride my bike … Continue reading Kombucha!
This was our first official week of summer! It has not been too hot yet this year so we have enjoyed lots of outside time! The garden is doing great and the kids love to go out and explore what is growing. The girls are still learning when to pick vegetables... For example this was … Continue reading The first week of summer
Honestly, when Kevin and I made the decision to have children I had no idea the amount of work and energy it takes to be a Mom. I had siblings growing up but I never had the responsibility of taking care of my younger sister. I had one babysitting job and I really disliked it! … Continue reading What is important…Health
This week we took a short overnight trip to Asheville to see the Biltmore House. It was fantastic! What a fun journey. The girls had a great time watching all of the cars and trucks on the highway. They practiced making the sounds along the way. The boys slept most of the way there which … Continue reading Winter Vacation
The girls have now turned two and the boys are six! Everyday is an adventure that is filled with funny moments, stressful "events" and memories that I hope never fade. The questions that my six year olds ask are priceless and some conversations are a comedy that could be produced! William expressed concern to me … Continue reading Real Food…Everyday