• Health

    Sex After 40

    Things Change in Our 40s Getting older brings with it a lot of changes and once we enter our 40s some of those changes can impact our sex lives, both positively and negatively. This article will look at what some of those changes are that can impact our sex lives for both men and women, what science says about sex…

  • Health

    Blog Roundup August 9, 2020

    This week’s blog roundup is a day late, but hopefully not a dollar short. (ha ha) I’ve had a multi-day migraine that has hung on despite my best efforts most of this week. Our son started high school, online for the first 9 weeks at least, and that was an experience. So, it’s been a week of mostly falling behind…

  • Health

    Blog Roundup August 1, 2020

    Welcome to this week’s blog roundup. It seems both unreal that it’s already August and like 2020 has lasted forever. I’ve had a busy week getting our youngest, and the only child still at home, ready to start high school. This week was one full of great wellness content, it was hard to narrow it down for the blog roundup.…

  • Mental Health

    The Connection Between Sexual Abuse and Weight Gain

    **CW – This post discusses sexual abuse** I remember the exact moment I started hating my stomach. I was 16 and it was hot and humid. My mom was at work and I was alone with my stepfather. My sister and her friend were outside playing. His hands were on me again. He said, “I can’t help myself, your little…

  • Health

    Weekly Blog Roundup July 25, 2020

    This last week has been a doozy in our house! I was tested for Covid Monday after being sick for about a week. I still don’t have the test results but I am feeling much better. Friday was the first day that I really felt like myself. Our son got sick over the weekend and is still not feeling well,…

  • Diet & Nutrition

    Is Green Tea Good for You?

    You may have heard a lot of great things about green tea, it’s been hailed by many as a healthy drink, it’s full of antioxidants, green tea is good for your heart, and it’s helpful for weight loss. Green tea has been shown to ward off cancer, high blood pressure, and diabetes. So what’s behind these claims? Is green tea…

  • Health

    Weekly Blog Roundup – July 18, 2020

    This week was filled with tons of great content and we are really excited to share what we loved with you. My 63 Year-Old Mom Goes Keto, Ditches Sugar and Starts Fasting Mike Mutzel from High Intensity Health sits down and talks with his mom who has been following a keto diet for about 3 weeks. The conversation between Mike…

  • Frugal Living

    27 Tips to Stretch Your Grocery Budget

    I grew up in a way that most of my peers didn’t. My family was large and very poor. We lived in the country and raised most of our own food. We had a large garden, chickens for eggs and meat, hogs that we butchered, and we made almost everything from scratch. Our heat was a wood-burning stove and the…

  • Health

    Weekly Blog Roundup – July 11, 2020

    We’re bringing back our weekly blog round-up! It will be a small collection of posts, recipes, videos, and stories from around the internet that we loved throughout the week. So, without further ado, let’s jump right in! Why Obesity, Hunger, and Malnutrition are Found Together in the Same People Dr. Mark Hyman teams up with Chef Tom Colicchio to tackle…

  • Diet & Nutrition

    Foods That Fight Inflammation

    What is Inflammation? Inflammation is a word that has popped up more and more in health and fitness circles in recent years. We all know the tell-tale signs of inflammation when we are injured. The redness, heat, swelling, and pain of a sprained ankle, for example. What exactly is inflammation inside of your body? What effects does it have on…