No Spend Year 2018

No Spend Year 2018: Groceries

Disclaimer: In 2018 I am following a No Spend. This means that I am focusing on saving money and not spending on any frivolous or unnecessary items. A No Spend can look different for every person, depending on what their goals are. Through this series of monthly posts, I am sharing my tips and tricks… Continue reading No Spend Year 2018: Groceries

Health & Fitness, Healthy Eating & Dieting

How to Pick a Diet and Why I Won’t Follow One

Not long after I started this blog, I decided to try the SlimFast 14 day challenge. The jist of this challenge is that for 2 meals a day you have SlimFast, one regular meal and 3 snacks. I wrote about what I ate and what my results were. Still, to this day, those posts are… Continue reading How to Pick a Diet and Why I Won’t Follow One

Health & Fitness, Healthy Eating & Dieting

5 Tips for Meal Planning and the Benefits Behind It

It still amazes me when I hear that some people don't do any sort of meal prep or planning. I don't remember what my life was like before really diving into it, but I'm sure it was much more stressful. How many times have you woken up in the morning and not known what you… Continue reading 5 Tips for Meal Planning and the Benefits Behind It

Health & Fitness, Healthy Eating & Dieting

4 Ways to Successfully Avoid Junk Food

A new year means new resolutions, a common one being to eat healthier. You've probably seen me say it a million times on here: I love working out, but I also really love food. Give me a bag of gummy candy or some creamy milk chocolate and I am a happy girl. While I totally support anyone eating… Continue reading 4 Ways to Successfully Avoid Junk Food

Health & Fitness, Healthy Eating & Dieting, Life, My Favorites

5 Tips for A Successful Night In

It's funny, when you're younger the 'thing' to do is going out. Whether to a bar, restaurant or even an activity like bowling, who wants to stay home and have a night in? Once you get older, staying in becomes more and more desirable. You don't have to deal with the loud music or the… Continue reading 5 Tips for A Successful Night In

Health & Fitness, Self-Care

Staying Fit & Healthy During Fall

I hate to be the one to say it, but summer is ending. How crazy is that? Does anyone else feel like we only just finished spring? It's hard to believe that we are only days away from the season being over. Summer always feels like an easy month to stay active. The days are… Continue reading Staying Fit & Healthy During Fall

Health & Fitness, Healthy Eating & Dieting

6 Tips for the Healthiest Smoothie

I often go through stages with meals. For weeks on end, I will have eggs for breakfast, and then just suddenly stop. Or I'll have salads or sandwiches for lunch every day, and then out of the blue, I will be done with them. It's not that I grow sick of these foods; it just… Continue reading 6 Tips for the Healthiest Smoothie

Mystery Boxes, Shopping

Nature Box November 2016

I'm a creature of habit. I can have the same breakfast every day for months on end and never tire of it. I'm the same way with my snacks. When I find something I like, I really stick to it. I mean I recently bought 7 bags of BBQ chickpeas online because I'm that obsessed… Continue reading Nature Box November 2016

Classes & Events, Health & Fitness, Local Businesses & Events, Travel

Girls Night Out

I've always said that food is where I most struggle with having a healthy life. I have no issues with being active and have come to really love fitness in various forms. I recently found out about an event through New Balance that I just knew I had to attend. Keep on reading to find… Continue reading Girls Night Out

Health & Fitness, Healthy Eating & Dieting

Slim Fast 14 Day Challenge Results

The two weeks is officially over. If you have missed the previous posts you can read my introduction here, Day 1-3 here, week one results here, day 7-10 here and day 11-13 here. I've been going through this challenge with a great friend of mine who has the blog Fabricated Press. Go check out his posts as well!… Continue reading Slim Fast 14 Day Challenge Results

Health & Fitness, Healthy Eating & Dieting

Slim Fast 14 Day Challenge Day 11-13

Only one day left of this Challenge. If you have missed the previous posts you can read my introduction here, Day 1-3 here, week one results here, and day 7-10 here. I've been going through this challenge with a great friend of mine who has the blog Fabricated Press. Go check out his posts as well! Thursday… Continue reading Slim Fast 14 Day Challenge Day 11-13

Health & Fitness, Healthy Eating & Dieting

Slim Fast 14 Day Challenge Day 7-10

Well, I'm officially halfway done the second week of my 14-day challenge. I'm still loving this challenge, and I hope you've enjoyed reading through this series. If you have missed the previous posts you can read my introduction here, first post here, and my second post here. I've been going through this challenge with a… Continue reading Slim Fast 14 Day Challenge Day 7-10

Health & Fitness, Healthy Eating & Dieting

Slim Fast 14 Day Challenge Week 1 Results

Day 6 of the Slim Fast 14 Days to Slim challenge is now over. If you're new to the blog you can read my introduction post here and about my first 3 days here. You can also head on over to Fabricated Press and read about my friends journey with the same challenge. Thursday Thursday,… Continue reading Slim Fast 14 Day Challenge Week 1 Results

Health & Fitness, Healthy Eating & Dieting

Slim Fast 14 Days To Slim Day 1-3

The first three days of the Slim Fast two-week challenge is complete. I will be doing regular detailed posts on how my experience with this program is going, typically in three-day increments. If you aren't sure what this challenge is about, feel free to check out my introduction post here. Monday Monday was day one… Continue reading Slim Fast 14 Days To Slim Day 1-3

Health & Fitness, Healthy Eating & Dieting

Slim Fast 14 Days To Slim

Tomorrow is the start of a very interesting two weeks. As I mentioned in a previous fitness post I have hit a bit of a wall in my weight loss. I was inspired recently by one of my favourite bloggers, The Box Queen. She did a post on the Slim Fast 14 Days to Slim.… Continue reading Slim Fast 14 Days To Slim