Lucky Penny

Feb 26

Lucky Penny

Hola amigos, I found a lucky penny! For those of you who don’t know what a lucky penny is, it’s when you find a heads-up penny and it’s supposed to bring you good luck all day. Yesterday at recess, while running around playing tag with my friends, I found one! I started thinking though and remembered that Calci had a championship basketball game and she could really...

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Build Your Own Veggie Soup

Feb 25

Build Your Own Veggie Soup

We are thrilled to feature Produce for Kids on our blog for the first time today and are very excited about this new partnership. Thank you to Produce for Kids for sharing this great idea with us!! Looking for a simple recipe to add to your collection? What about an easy way to get the kids involved in making dinner? This Build Your Own Veggie Soup might just be...

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Grand Rapids Nursing Program Goes OrganWise

Feb 24

Grand Rapids Nursing Program Goes OrganWise

We recently heard from the University of Detroit Mercy College of Health Professions (UDM) on our Facebook page and love what they are doing so we wanted to share! The main campus is in Detroit, but they also have a satellite nursing program at Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. They recently got two of The OrganWise Guys dolls (one guy and one gal!) to...

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Avocado Grilled Cheese

Feb 23

Avocado Grilled Cheese

What’s better than a gooey grilled cheese? A gooey grilled cheese with avocado! Add avocados, a good fat, and also a February Foods of the Month, to a grilled cheese sandwich (made with low-fat dairy and whole grain bread). Here are our favorite combinations of avocado + grilled cheese, all of which contain veggies to keep you full and healthy. Cheddar,...

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Heart-Healthy Tip from Hardy

Feb 23

Heart-Healthy Tip from Hardy

Hey everybody, Hardy here with another heart-healthy tip for American Heart Month. You know what your heart loves to do? Pump blood. It is constantly pumping blood, sending all sorts of nutrients to the rest of the body. One way to get your heart pumping extra hard is to exercise! So, stop what you are doing right now and take ten minutes to get active and get your...

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Post-Baby Fitness Journey: One Month Progress

Feb 20

Post-Baby Fitness Journey: One Month Progress

Last month, at two months post-baby, I decided it was time to start the journey back to fitness. I wanted to share it on our blog to help motivate others and to keep myself accountable. I will admit, knowing that I’m tracking my progress on here, did give me some extra motivation on some days! Since my first post, I am down 4.5 pounds. Removing the added baby...

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