Although I just spent an entire week at the beach with my family, it was not really a relaxing vacation. With two kids, ages two and four, I had a hard time finding any time to be alone, to read, or even get dressed without kids running circles around me. By the end of the week my […]
Yesterday morning, I was looking for a healthy vegetable side dish to take to our friend’s July 4th cookout. I wanted a dish that was easy to cook, serve, and reheat if necessary. I also love a dish full of bright colors with a burst of fresh flavor, so I pulled out a recipe that I have made several […]
Monday morning at 2 AM, we finally made it home from our 10 day summer vacation. We left Texas on Friday, June 24th and started our trip to Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, where we were spending a week at the beach with my mom, my sister and her family. Because it is a 13 hour drive to Florida and […]
As a working mom, I understand the challenges of balancing Real Life with Healthy Living. I write about eating real food, running, fitness, creating healthy recipes, and the importance of being a role model for my two young children. I try to inspire others to take small steps every day towards a healthy lifestyle.