Sip some summertime sweetness.. while you still can!

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Summer is slowly slipping away. One thing I love about summer, is cooling down with a nice cold cup of lemonade. For some reason it just not seem right sipping this cold delicious drink in the winter, that is when hot chocolate is due to be consumed. … [Read more...]

Training Myths

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5 Training Myths What You Don’t Know – and What You Think You Know – Can Hurt You! While big chunks of America’s population continue to be ravaged by obesity, causing other problems such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes, there are many … [Read more...]

Free stuff Friday!

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School just started back up for my youngsters, so after an action packed summer of fun, it is time for me to get back to work! It has been brought to my attention that twitter, pinterest, and instagram are the new and mandatory social media trends … [Read more...]

6 HELPFUL TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL LOW CARB SUMMER! – FROM LC FOODS

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IT'S SUMMER BBQ & PICNIC SEASON! 6 HELPFUL TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL LOW CARB SUMMER! - FROM LC FOODS     BRING YOUR OWN HOTDOG AND HAMBURGER ROLLS LC Foods Roll Mix is perfect for making your own hotdog and hamburger rolls at … [Read more...]

Free stuff Friday!

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These aprons sure come in handy, want one? When you purchase 1 apron from http://shop.yourlighterside.com/ you will get 1 mug with stirring spoon for FREE! Let us not forget that shipping is free as well! These sale of these goodies support the … [Read more...]

Get that fine body in motion!

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Every week I ask, what you are doing to get that fine body in motion?! I get motivated reading about the various activities and exercises people are doing, and I hope that others get motivated by these post as well. There are endless benefits to … [Read more...]

Back pain… who does not have it?

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The smallest habits or lifestyle choices we make every day can cause some serious damage. 80-90% of people in the US suffer from back pain at some point in their lives – and much of it could be easily avoided with some simple tips like … [Read more...]

Strength training to stay young?

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Our ability to fight off disease resides in our muscles. Some believe that the greatest thing you can do for your body is to build muscle. This does not mean like the ultra body builders with muscles on top of their muscles :) This theory is based … [Read more...]

5 Foods to Flatten Your Tummy

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Consuming water absorbent foods helps detoxify the body’s system. Incorporating these foods into your diet will not only keep you feeling full longer, it will also help to curb your appetite. Not to mention, they will keep you feeling slim all summer … [Read more...]

Friday Flashback

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Just in case you have been living under a rock and have not heard of the Oopsie Roll, may I introduce you to your new favorite recipe?!! You can use these in so many different ways, or just stick with the basics. This recipe is original to Your … [Read more...]

3 Simple things…

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These 3 simple things you do today can help you feel better tomorrow! Hey, I am willing to try just about anything that can make my days a tad bit better. Some of you might already be on top of these as a daily routine, but it never hurts to get a … [Read more...]

Father’s Day Steak and Salad

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Father’s Day Steak and Salad   As I’m sure many of you already know, it’s really tough to get all of the dads in your life that perfect Father’s Day gift. Between “I already have everything I need,” and “You don’t need to get me anything,” … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Dessert

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This is such a cute sugar free, gluten free and low carbohydrate dessert recipe, and because you’re cute, too (don’t argue with me. This is my site, darn it), you deserve something fun and tiny to take the edge off of those cravings. This recipe is … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Giveaway

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Next weekend a lot of us will be celebrating Mother's Day! Everyone in this world was brought into it by a woman, and there is no way around that one. There is more to being a mother than giving birth, and even after the kids are out of the house you … [Read more...]

May is National Skin Cancer Month

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  Do you have fair skin, blue or green eyes, live in a very sunny part of the world, spend a lot of time in the sun... The list can go on and on about how most of us fit one or more of these categories that puts us at greater risk for … [Read more...]