Why You Should Detox

Holiday weight gain sucks.   I stepped on the scale a few days after the new year started and realized I’d gained 5lbs.  I knew I’d been eating and drinking with abandon in a “sure, give me another sugar cookie” kind of way, but my jeans didn’t feel tighter.  See how...
Overnight Oats

Overnight Oats

Oatmeal isn’t big in Hawaii I remember seeing commercials as a kid for cold medicine that showed a sneezing, coughing, miserably sick person in a snow storm.  Since I was a kid growing up in Hawaii, I could never relate to that ad. That’s how it was with...
Wisdom From the Confidence Course

Wisdom From the Confidence Course

I love physical challenges Being an American Ninja Warrior will never be on my bucket list, but when I saw the confidence course at Camp Dodge I was pumped to test my abilities.  I was there for the Get Real Retreat, led by Liz Nead, and she clearly wanted to take us...
Too Busy For Breakfast?

Too Busy For Breakfast?

Breakfast needs to be quick and easy, right?   This is my hubby’s weekday routine: Get the morning paper. Pour coffee (usually already made by me). Read the sports section. Start on the crossword puzzle. Visit the bathroom (coffee’s kickin’ in). Leave for work....
Better Than Starbucks?

Better Than Starbucks?

Have you ever wanted a pick-me-up in the afternoon? and wished there was something quick you could pick up that’d refresh you and actually be good for you? I think many of us head to Starbucks hoping for that jolt of energy (which explains why there’s always a line at...