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Month: June 2015

Off-Road Adventures: Picnic Date

Posted in Family, Outdoor Adventures, and Reviews

Special thanks to Pratico for providing a free or discounted sample for review. All opinions are my own based upon personal experiences with the product in our home. This post may contain affiliate links. As a family, we enjoy going out and exploring the desert. On days like yesterday, when it’s in the high 90s, it’s probably not the best of days to head out, but since we have ac in D’s truck, we still went out. This time, unlike when we’ve gone out in the past however many years, it was just D and I. Munchkin needed to work…

Fitness Friday: Stress and Tension Relief

Posted in Fitness, and Reviews

Special thanks to HealPT for providing a free or discounted sample of their product for me to test out in my home. All opinions are my own based upon my personal experiences. Stress… Tension… Aches… Pains… Did you know that exercise can help relieve stress and tension? Exercise produces endorphins, chemicals in the brain that act as natural painkillers, and promotes a better sleep cycle which, in turn, reduces stress. Naturally, exercise also helps improve your overall physical and mental health and well-being which also reduces stress and tension. You don’t have to do high-impact, aerobic exercise to get the benefits.…

Beat the Heat with a Berry Smoothie Treat

Posted in Gluten Free

Summer is here, and the desert heat has come with it. When the temps hit 105 degrees in the shade today, I knew that we would be wiped after our outing, so I reached for my faithful blender as I knew it was time to make a refreshing, healthy berry smoothie to help beat the heat. It’s no secret that I’ve been on a fitness journey the last few months. I’ve been focusing even more on real foods, whole foods, foods that heal and nourish. That’s not to say that I don’t eat some junk, because I do, but it’s…

Family Life’s Passport 2 Purity Getaway Kit

Posted in Christian Life, and Reviews

Special thanks to FlyBy Promotions for providing a review copy of the Passport 2 Purity materials for us to go over in our home. 13. One of the magical numbers in a child’s life. At 13, they become a teenager, a young adult. It wasn’t long ago that the age of 13 marked the time when a boy became a man. Many cultures mark this day with a celebration as a way to honor the person coming of age. Somewhere along the way, we have lost sight of the importance of celebrating such milestones with our kids. For Munchkin, we…