Category: Healthy Habits

Healthy Habit: Meal Prep

I love food…like seriously love food, and I am always looking for ways to save myself time (and money!) while still eating well. This is where meal prep enters the picture, specifically lunch meal prep.  I prepare all of our lunches over the weekend and have been doing so for several years. It gives me better control over my weekday…

Healthy Habit: Finding Time to Read

I have always loved to read. I can remember my Grandma taking me to the library when I was five years old to get my very own library card. I can remember walking to the library as a ten-year old on Saturday afternoons to pick-out books for myself as well as a few that I thought my little sister would…

Staying on Track: How to Create a Fitness Routine

Now that you have started down the path of creating a fitness routine, it’s important to keep yourself motivated to stay on track. The more you can make it a normal part of your life, the more successful you will be, and hopefully you will reach a point where exercising is like brushing your teeth. You do it because you…

Healthy Habit: Gratitude Journal

As a self-proclaimed over-organized planning enthusiast, I am fighting a constant war with myself to live more in the moment, and to really see what is around me and appreciate those moments as they are happening. One practice that has helped me improve this is keeping a gratitude journal. Gratitude practices can take different forms, but for me a journal…

Healthy Habit: Egg Pie (I know, I know…it sounds weird…)

During the week, I wake-up at 4:45am. This may sound dreadful, and I agree some mornings it can be pretty terrible, but I love the peace and quiet of a napping house where everyone is sleeping.  Because I am typically half asleep, keeping breakfast simple is essential. My go to breakfast the last few years has been what I call…

Healthy Habit: Weekly Veggie Prep

I am big on convenience especially when it comes to doing less than desirable tasks or in this case eating less than desirable foods. That being said I do LOVE vegetables, but it’s taken several years to get to this point. To make it easier on myself, I prep all of my veggies for the week on Sundays. Meal prep…

Healthy Habit: Take the Stairs

On the quest for greater balance and bliss, my overall fitness and health has been a huge focus. Because this journey can seem so overwhelming, I believe in making small manageable changes to get you closer to your goals.  With this, I present to you the first of my Healthy Habits posts. These posts are short, to the point and in most cases very…