Healthy Shopping on a Budget – July

Jul 30

Healthy Shopping on a Budget – July

July Healthy Shopping on a Budget is here! What did we make this month? Check it out in the recap picture! For a total of less than $19, we made a corn side dish, some tasty tropical fruit smoothies, a fun dried fruit chip, and a healthy, homemade cornbread.   Our dried fruit chips were the biggest friend to our budget this month. Purchasing prepackaged fruit...

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Computer Time

Jul 28

Computer Time

Hey everybody! One of the great things about summer is you don’t have to be inside all day. There’s no classroom you need to be in for eight hours. We’re free to get outside and enjoy some sunshine. But this weekend I found myself on the computer way too much. I was just in a daze, playing games and looking stuff up online. Yes, you can learn things from the...

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Baked Pineapple Chips

Jul 28

Baked Pineapple Chips

Do you crave sweet snacks during the summer? If so, consider drying pieces of fresh fruit in the oven to create your own healthier versions of store bought fruit snacks or fruit leather. These homemade dried fruits are the exact same as a piece of fresh fruit except they have been dehydrated of all water by cooking at a low temperature in the oven for a long period...

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You CAN be Active on Vacation!

Jul 25

You CAN be Active on Vacation!

I have mommy guilt. Serious, deeply-rooted mommy guilt. Other than those seldom moments where I really feel as though I’m rocking this mom thing, mommy guilt is alive and eating at me. I could have fed my kids better food today. I should have spent more time with my kids today. Did I really need to raise my voice to get them to stop fighting (again!)? The reasons...

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Cheers to Summer

Jul 24

Cheers to Summer

Hi-ya kids! We’re here with a friendly reminder to drink water. Now. Right now. Seriously. Go get a glass. We’ll wait. Okay, good. It’s important to stay hydrated during these hot summer days. It’s easy to forget when you’re running around outside until you find yourself so thirsty you can barely stand it! So don’t get to that point. Grab a cold glass of water...

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Wanna Get Organized?

Jul 23

Wanna Get Organized?

As I was thinking of back to school and how soon it seems to be quickly approaching, it lead me to think about all of the things that I still want to get done around my house before the craziness ensues! I remembered that I wrote this post last year and thought it would still be applicable to share again, with a few updates of course! If you are anything like me,...

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