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May 26, 2015 - Posted by Melissa
A question I get quite often is “what do you snack on?” I, just like everyone else, struggle to always make great decisions when it comes to snacking. However, I find that if I keep healthy options on hand, I am much more likely to choose something healthy and nourishing for my body, rather than something with empty calories that will just leave me feeling sluggish and yucky. more...

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May 22, 2015 - Posted by Joanna
Plants and flowers have long been making people feel happy and fulfilled. But what exactly are the health and well-being benefits of plants? A lot of studies have shown that there are many benefits! Happiness. Having flowers and ornamental plants can reduce stress level in addition to making people feel more secure and relaxed. Healing. Plants can aid in the healing process (think plants and flowers in hospital recover rooms)! Plants can also help in therapy, giving the patient something to nurture and care for themselves. more...

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May 15, 2015 - Posted by Sarah
Consider the last goal you set for yourself. – did you reach it? Why did you reach it? Or maybe you fell short because it was too big of a goal for where you were at the time. Consider what is important to you and the actions you want to take to get there. Focusing on SMART goals will help you accomplish your goals. more...

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May 12, 2015 - Posted by Melissa
Busy schedules tend to get the better of us. I know for a fact that the busier I am, the less likely I am to make healthy choices versus easy grab and go choices. That is why I have adopted the habit of meal planning and food prep into my weekly routine. I truly believe that if eating healthy is my goal, then I must set aside time each week to ensure that eating healthy happens. In my household there are just two of us. I work a typical 8-5 schedule, but my Fiancé works the night shift. This makes meal planning essential to our everyday life because we do not have time to cook a full meal between the time that I get home from work, and the time he leaves for work. more...

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May 08, 2015 - Posted by Megan
I have been in such a cooking mood lately but I’m getting a little tired of forgetting one or two items on my list at the grocery store. So that got me thinking, there has to be a list of items for a well-stocked pantry. After scouring several websites and blogs here are some of the most recommended and the items I personally use the most in a typical week. more...

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