Category: Family Fun

Exercising on the beach! Fun in the sun!

We are at the beach for the week! I will admit that I will not be doing my regular workouts but that doesn’t mean I will not be getting a workout in! Chasing two grandchildren on the beach is a workout in itself! That said, the beach is a great place not only  to relax […]

Healthy, happy, 4th of July: No regrets!

The long 4th of July weekend is upon us. That means time with family, adorable grandchildren, friends and an outdoor food bonanza! You have been working hard to lose weight and live a healthy lifestyle.  Often after a weekend of food, fun and celebration we feel regrets for making not so healthy choices, giving in […]

Laughter is actually a good cardio workout. It gets your heart pumping and according to the Centers for Disease Control, laughing for 10 to 15 minutes a day can burn 10 to 40 calories.

I recently attended a conference for orientation and mobility instructors. It was a great conference made even better by the offering of Yoga sessions. I happily marched off to start my days with yoga (I had never been to a yoga class before). In addition there was a Laughter Yoga Session listed in the conference […]

Cleaned-Up Valentine Cupcakes! Simple sweet and contain no refined sugar, oils or wheat flour!

Who remembers making Valentine cards out of lacy doily’s, construction paper, glue, tissue paper and glitter?  I also have wonderful memories of Valentine baking with my mom. Cookies, candies and cupcakes were always on her list and she never hesitated to let us help. The kitchen had flour and sugar everywhere when we were done as well as […]

Cleaned-Up Cookies: Nana's Sugar Cookies

Growing up holidays always included my mothers sugar cookies. They were my favorite! I loved helping to make them, decorate them and frost them.  And I loved, loved to eat them! They were delicate, buttery and melted in your mouth.  Holidays were not complete without them! That includes Halloween. We are hosting a Pre-Trick-Or-Treat Dinner […]

Homemade relaxing sugar scrubs in under 15 minutes!

Have you ever had one of those days where everything you do just seems to go wrong?  You can’t do anything right, you are over worked, the kids are grumpy and fighting, the dog tore up the newspaper, you burned dinner, you missed appointments, you lose things that you KNOW you put right in that specific place…. […]

Family Photography

Hey welcome to our blog. It is a family collaboration! Family style 21 Day Fix This all started when the time came to drop some pounds and get rid of some of those old aches and pains. Mom/Nana found the 21 Day Fix fitness program and began this journey. The pounds slowly came off for both […]

  • August 8, 2015