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Dinner, Lunch, Recipes

Veggie Spring Rolls

This week has been a week of firsts. Because I believe in creating a healthy lifestyle, not a diet, one of the key components has been making healthy meals taste good. I do not believe you need to give up the foods you love, but instead you can make them […]

Parenting, Travel

How to Make a Family-Fun Road Trip Binder

Road Trips can be a memorable adventure especially when you make these family-fun road trip binders.  Every summer we embark on an annual family road trip to Arizona.  I know you are wondering who would actually chose to take two kids on over a three-thousand-mile trip every year?  Well, that […]


Clean Eating

In the spring of 2013 after my youngest son had his first seizure and a couple other medical issues, I started researching what I could do for my family that would not only help us learn about how to improve our eating habits, but also help us better understand how […]


Local Whole Foods Closes

I was saddened to read our local Whole Foods here in SW Washington was closing this summer.  In addition to the loss of jobs and yet another business closing in our area, losing Whole Foods has even another other meaning to me and my family.  Back when we started learning […]

Lifestyle, Parenting

Backpack Safety Tips

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (2018), more than 14,000 children across the United States will be treated for backpack-related injuries during the school year.  Below are some tips that can help ensure your child’s backpack is fitted correctly to help reduce injuries.  According to Dr. Eleonora Kleyman, […]