• Recipes

    How Meal Planning Saves Our Week

    Want to know what makes life easier for our family? Meal planning.  It’s something that my husband and I commit to every single weekend so we can make sure the upcoming week. We do this to make sure that it has been grocery shopped and we can cook doing the week without having something random missing. This one little habit that we’ve created helps us actually cook more at home and waste less with our grocery bill. With the current state of the world and just having a larger family, staying on track with our groceries is really important to us.  To meal plan, my husband and I sit down…

  • Health,  Makeup

    My Non-Toxic Lipstick Recs

    One of the biggest reasons that I am so passionate about clean beauty and skincare is because of the lack of regulation in the beauty industry. As a consumer, I was under the impression that if it was available to purchase in a store, that the products on the shelves were safe for my use but unfortunately that’s not the case. The last major federal law that regulates the beauty industry was passed in 1938 by President Rosevelt. The same beauty industry has grown to $511 billion dollars! That’s a very large market with many ingredients that have not even been tested for human safety. With the lack of regulation,…

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    How I Made Meal Prepping Non-Negotiable

    Meal prepping. Some people love it and some people hate it. I used to not want anything to do with it. As a mom of six, I’ve found that this is a non negotiable for us. When I don’t do it, even the littlest amount, it makes life crazier. One thing God has taught me in life is to never say never and really take time to find practices that will make my life flow easier. Work smarter and not harder, does that sound familiar?  I was at a point, not to long ago, where I really struggled to do all the things, especially when it comes eating healthy and…

  • Health

    Postpartum Self Care From a Mom of Six

    I am six weeks postpartum with my sixth baby and during this season of life, it’s so clear that being a mom is hard and lovely all at once. After the baby comes, the baby is pretty much everyone’s focus including the mom and most times this can cause the one who needs the most care to feel alone and uncared for.  Remembering that you cannot fill from an empty cup is crucial. I can’t say it enough, it’s IMPORTANT to remember to take care of yourself so you can take care of others. If not, you’ll end up feeling burned out, sad and that could lead to postpartum depression.…

  • Health,  Pregnancy

    What are HIIT workouts? And why are they beneficial?

    This post is in partner with Faster Way to Fat Loss. If you click through a link on this post and make a purchase, I will receive a small commission at no additional charge to you. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Please read my disclaimer page for more information. In case you didn’t know, I decided to follow a wellness program during my pregnancy. When I started, I was feeling very discouraged about my food intake and couldn’t figure out how to balance with my workouts.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀When I started Faster Way to Fat Loss, my goal was to understand how to balance out my workouts with an easy button…