#NSNation Update – Week 15

So  a weird thing happened on the way to Madison's First Communion this weekend.  I had a stressful long week.  I skipped Zumba, so I could get my house ready.  I didn't even mow the lawn to help Bill out (he did it himself!).  I ate some "real" food instead of all Nutrisystem food.  I was terrified of weighing in this morning. That all being said, since I … [Read more...]

Dining Out Tips – #NSNation Update – Week 13

A question that I've gotten a lot is how am I eating out and still losing weight.  Now, real life often gets in the way.  I'll be the first to admit that.  You'll find that it's Saturday, you've been running around all day, and its 7 pm and nobody ate.  (That is the exact thing that happened last Saturday to us!).  This is why I love Nutrisystem so much, … [Read more...]

Feeling Good About Shopping – #NSNation – Week 11 Update

When you are heavier, shopping is a nightmare.  The majority of my wardrobe was black clothes.  Why?  Because they don't make clothes if you are larger that are stylish and most of them have huge floral patterns that wouldn't look good on anyone!  Now, I still hate shopping, but it is soooo nice to walk into a store and actually find things on a rack. As … [Read more...]

Liking Myself and The Mouse, The Monster, and Me

I love when books I've reviewed in the past get a makeover. I've actually reviewed both Liking Myself and The Mouse, The Monster, and Me. However, they have recently had a makeover, so I'm taking a second look! The Mouse, the Monster and Me teaches youngsters assertiveness, helping them find a balance between their aggressive and passive selves. It … [Read more...]

Blast Off With Miles From Tomorrowland & A Stop At Google Too! #milesevent

Miles from Tomorrowland is an animated space adventure series that centers around the Callisto family who live on a spaceship called the Stellosphere and work for the Tomorrowland Transit Authority (TTA).  The four main characters are Miles Callisto (an enthusiastic and curious boy with a somewhat reckless inventive streak), Loretta Callisto (Miles’ older sister and technology and […]

Bloody Knife Cupcakes

For a fun take on cupcakes, these Bloody Knife Cupcakes will be a hit at any Halloween party!

Fueling a Healthy Life & A Giveaway Too!

Whether it’s dinnertime, homework time or family game night, time spent around at the table with family helps establish life-long healthy habits, in terms of both nutrition and lifestyle. I know in my house we have some great conversations about our plans for the day at breakfast. We then talk again at dinner time. We […]