Staying Fit While Eating Like Shit

It’s that most wonderful time of the year where the fridge can’t possibly hold any more leftovers and the bakers of the family is still making more pie. You enjoy your days traveling from one party and dinner to the next, just gobbling everything in sight.   Okay, okay. Exaggeration. At least for lil’ ole antisocial me. This doesn’t negate the fact that this time of year is fondly recalled as the time where we all get to eat our frickin’ hearts out. Mashed potatoes and turkey and pie, oh my!   With all this extra food comes some extra…

Teas the Season!

I’m calling all tea overs for this one! We have some great suggestions for this winter. Personally, I love to make things as natural as possible, if I am able. I know there are a lot of people that also enjoy doing that.   For this article, I will have two recipes using loose leaf teas that you can customize, and two bag teas you can purchase. I’ve hand-selected some of my favorite teas and tea remedies for those cozy days inside with a good book and fuzzy socks.   Now, I’m an herbal tea junkie so you will see…

Dallas Holiday Date Ideas

Hi everyone! Christmas tends to be a time full of much happiness and love. It seems like couples are everywhere during this time of year. Everywhere you turn, lovers are holding hands and smiling gaily without a care in the world!   It’s enjoyable being in love in December because the whole world seems to be celebrating with you! No matter where you go, people are happy and it feels like everyone is moving to the beat of the same drum. Not to mention there are literally tons of Christmas festivities you and your boyfriend/girlfriend can do together!   Since…

5 Gluten Free Recipes That Are Sure to Please

Traditional Christmas foods are some of the most delectable, rich, unhealthy, fattening, and just all around terribly amazing foods known to mankind. While it is a time that indulging is encouraged and seen as custom of the holidays, there is most definitely a way you can indulge in foods that are better for you, yet have all the zing and pep you know and love.   Enter gluten-free and vegan dining! If you’re not aware, gluten-free means a product or food has no wheat gluten in it, and vegan means there is no animals or animal products in it.  …

Coming Into the Christmas Mindset

Hey everyone!!! (: Happy Saturday and 1st day of December! Today I want to talk about coming into the Christmas mindset because I know that while many people think of Christmas time as the most wonderful time of year, there are still many other people who struggle to find joy during this time.   Whether you’ve had positive Christmas memories or not, there are plenty of things you can do to try and make this Holiday season the best one yet! Enjoy the Time Off Work There aren’t a whole lot of times throughout the year where you get time…

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Guys! In two short days it will finally be December and do you know what December means? Christmas! I love the Holiday Season altogether (Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year), but I have to be honest and say that the December holidays are my very favorite.   This time of year is the best because it’s usually when families come together to engage in fun holiday activities and to just be together for the sake of being together. All of the fun things that come with Christmas only happen once a year, so I always try to make the most…

Wearing Layers, But Looking Slim

I’m not going to lie, it’s really annoying in the winter when you have to look like a frumpy mess just to avoid freezing to death. Being cold is uncomfortable enough, why do you have to feel 20 pounds heavier, too? Ugh.   We all know the situation is not ideal. No one wants to have to wear 4 layers of clothing to go outside. It is what it is, though, and we have to deal with it. So, from one woman to another I’d like to help you with this problem by sharing some tips on how to wear…

Dry Skin For Dummies

Dry skin can be a tough foe, especially when you’ve never struggled with it before. I was a teenager back when my first skin issues started, so my parents and I were scrambling all over trying to find solutions.   My skin was literally peeling off my face on a daily basis. It was a nightmare! Sadly, this went on for years because, as hard as we tried, we never found any viable solutions to my problem.   It wasn’t until I was 15 that I finally started finding some products and tricks that eventually helped to eliminate my problem…