The Simple Exercise Trick I Learned From My Preschooler

Have you ever tried learning from a preschooler?  I’m always learning from my preschooler, and I highly recommend it…   The Thing Most Adults Have Lost When it comes to exercise, I’ve been through it all: I’ve put myself through exercise programs I dreaded in the name of “torching calories.”…

I Love Knowing That Joy Is Simply A Choice

  Today’s Minute Meditation I love knowing that Joy is simply a choice. – Abraham-Hicks   Let’s Take A Minute To Explore These Words We all have an extraordinary power within us: the power to choose our thoughts in any given situation. We have the ability to be unconditional in…

Why I Dropped The Idea of A “Goal Weight”

Here’s why I’m forgetting about the number on the scale or the size on the tag and focusing on how I feel instead… In what ways has the pandemic changed you?  I feel changed in a hundred ways. I could fill a whole blog post on that one question alone!…

Slow Cooker Chimichurri Chicken Rice Bowl

This chimichurri chicken rice bowl is easy to make in the slow cooker. A flavorful twist on chicken and rice, full of fresh ingredients! I’ve been cooking this chimichurri chicken rice bowl recipe on constant repeat. Our garden has been producing peppers like crazy, and this is one of my…

Photo Tour of Our Organic Backyard Garden

This is my fourth year growing an organic backyard garden. Each year, my garden has become larger and more complex. Each garden has also been healthier and stronger than the year before. That’s because I’ve learned a lot about what not to do as each summer garden has come and…

Everything We Learned From Our Hike Up Mount Major

Mount Major offers spectacular, panoramic views of the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. Here’s your complete guide to hiking Mount Major. After scaling some pretty steep rocks, I’m feeling a little breathless. I notice the trees surrounding the trail are tiny now, not much taller than me. A good sign…

Top 7 Tips For Success For Your Organic Backyard Garden

Here are the top 7 tips for success for beginner gardeners. Grow a strong, thriving, and healthy organic backyard garden! Here’s the thing all beginner gardeners will discover: you learn as you go. I’ve learned so much about what to do (and what not to do!) during the seasons I’ve…

The Only Limits You Have Are The Limits You Believe

  Today’s Minute Meditation The only limits you have are the limits you believe – Wayne Dyer   Let’s Take A Minute To Explore These Words Whenever you think you’ve reached a barrier or impossible challenge in life, know that it isn’t a solid, certain, unchanging thing. All you’re actually…