5 Reasons Karate Can Boost Your Child’s Self Confidence

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Although martial arts have their roots in the necessary self-defense techniques that every fighting-age man and woman had to know in pre-modern Eastern societies, they have evolved far beyond this original purpose. These days, martial arts can be put to a variety of creative and constructive uses and provide children with a fun, and heart-pumping […]

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Happy Thanksgiving from our family to you and yours. Today I am thankful for: Having a loving and supportive husband who can cook and has a great sense of humor. Having a bright […]

Does Taking A Break Affect Your Weight Loss Journey?

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A weight loss plateau is not unheard of; it is inevitable in any weight loss journey when you realize that you are not losing weight any more in spite of following a diet. When you are extremely obese, a diet can help you lose a dramatic amount of weight initially. However, as the body weight […]

Yummy Gift Idea for Chocolate Lovers

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Chocolate is one of the most popular treats available, and has been eaten for centuries. Chocolate lovers can cite a variety of health benefits of chocolate, however finding a chocolate candy that can honestly be called healthy can be quite a challenge. There are a variety of very different types of chocolate drinks and candies, […]

Fit Family Fun at Girls On the Run

Girls On the Run

Today our family is so proud of Baby Girl for completing her first 5k run.  Her school participates in Girls on the Run, which is a program for girls in 3rd-8th grade. Their goal is to teach girls life skills through interactive lessons and running games to empower them to be confident while establishing a […]

Homemade Marinara Sauce Recipe

Homemade Marinara Sauce Recipe

Baby girl participated in her first 5k run today so for dinner we wanted something that was tasty. We bought spices from our local Organic Market and hubby cooked up this yummy homemade marinara sauce recipe to go with our spinach and sausage ravioli. PrintHomemade Marinara Sauce Recipe Ingredients1 28oz can of crushed tomatoes 2 […]

5 Inspiring Workout Spaces to Invigorate Your Routine

5 Inspiring Workout Spaces to Invigorate Your Routine

The gym, while functional, can get boring at times. Day in and day out, people flock to gyms all over the United States to take part in their daily workouts. From time to time, many people find the gym dull which can lead to not working out and a lack of fun in fitness. A […]

5 Healthy Gifts for Travelers

5 healthy gifts for travelers

The holiday season can be a stressful time, organizing, prepping, decorating and also searching for the right gift for your family and friends. It can be particularly difficult to find the right gift for someone whose seen it all. Gifts for travelers feel tricky, since usually the people you’re giving them to have been across […]

Soul Satisfying Navy Bean Soup Recipe

navy bean soup recipe

It’s that time of year when cold weather is kicking in and nothing is better on a cold day than a good bowl of soup. Here is a delicious soul satisfying Navy Bean Soup recipe that hubby cooked for us this evening and it really hit the spot. PrintNavy Bean Soup Recipe Ingredients1 carrot, finely […]

Beginning Cyclists: Tips To Help You Have A Safe Ride

Beginning Cyclists Tips To Help You Have A Safe Ride

Cycling is well known for its heart pumping, muscle building, and calorie burning benefits, so it’s only natural that many people choose to hop on a bike as soon as they get serious about shedding some pounds. Aside from the health and fitness perks, many cyclists find the sport to be extremely enjoyable as well; […]