The One Appliance Your Kitchen is Missing

So I LOVE to cook, (sometimes… lol)

I love the finished product and the feeling that comes from preparing healthy dishes for my family (and knowing what they are putting in their bodies!)

But there are times that I’m just not excited to hit the kitchen and do the meal prep and the cooking.

Ever been there?

Enter the “Instant Pot”

You might be wondering “Instant what?”…

Basically, an Instant Pot is a multi-use and programmable electric pressure cooker. When I first heard about this I was like “So what?”, but consider what this bad boy can do! read more

Your Healthy Back To School Guide!

Fall is my FAVORITE Time of Year!

Back to school is always exciting too, I always think of one of my favorite lines from “You’ve Got Mail” (even if I don’t live in New York!)

As summer days give way to fall, it’s back to school with busier schedules that can leave us with less sleep, less relaxing, and less sunshine and vitamin D. It’s no wonder your family can start to move a little slow, and even start getting sick!

Thankfully, I’ve got a simple healthy solution to help everyone stay happy and healthy in this busy time of year! read more

6 Steps to Healthy, Younger Looking Skin

I didn’t really take care of my skin…

I honestly didn’t know where to start!

When I turned 30, all of the sudden I realized that I was getting old 😛 and I knew I had to start a simple routine to take care of my skin.

I started using this skincare because I really liked how it used botanicals and herbs as its foundation – Plus, it wasn’t drying my skin out!

The first thing I noticed was how SMOOTH my skin started to feel! I had forgotten what healthy skin felt like! The next thing I saw, was that my wrinkles were less noticeable (especially when using Lip and Eye Cream and WOW) read more

It Works Shake

I never really thought I could enjoy drinking shakes… maybe it was just the shakes and smoothies I had tried weren’t very tasty.

Now, I start every morning with this delicious chocolate shake!

Besides tasting like a dessert (Give me all the chocolate!), it keeps me full until lunch and it gives my body protein and nutrients I need to reach my goals.

Click here for my favorite morning smoothie recipe

For me, I always have to check out the carbs and this shake is sweetened with stevia! That keeps it low carb and a great addition to any diet. Plus, it is allergen free (dairy free, soy free, non-gmo and vegan!) read more

[Success Tip] How to celebrate Progress over Perfection

I really love goals… and I love reaching goals!!

But sometime when we miss a goal… or we struggle.. we start to think that we are a failure.

Thankfully, that is FAR from the truth!!

Did you know that there is always going to be a Struggle to be Successful? 

Let’s talk about weight loss.

You may set a goal to lose weight… but to actually reach your goal, you are going to have to change your daily habits.

Instead of focusing on what you will have to LOSE in order to see weight loss… what about focusing on the daily habits you are going to be ADDING.  read more

VIDEO: How to use Video to Build your Brand

I get asked a lot of blogging and business related questions about how to build a brand for your business – and this is something that I’m really passionate about!! I think that everyone has a voice and is here to share a message that will help others.

If you are thinking about blogging, building an online business, or even just using social media in general to get your message out there… I really think this video can help you understand the value of using video.

Branding is something that I think I just stumbled upon…  having a personal brand – or branding in general… I just shared things that I was interested in! read more

Is Your Body Trying to Tell You Something?

A few years ago, I read The Maker’s Diet and it talked so much about your gut and what your body actually needs to be healthy. From that point, I started looking for a taking wholefood supplements to help my body fill in any gaps. But there was one thing I was still missing…

Watch to learn if you may need this too:

Are you looking for a high quality probiotic? I found one that I love and gave me almost instant results – I was less bloated and more regular (two things that I had always dealt with) read more

How to Balance your Hormones Naturally

After I weaned my daughter, my hormones went CRAZY!

I’m so glad I knew about this and how I was able to manage my hormones naturally.

Watch my video to learn more:

I started using Estro-Rhythm and within THREE days I could tell a HUGE difference. My night sweats had stopped and I was beginning to feel normal again.

What is Estro Rhythm?

Estro Rhythm is the world’s first naturally based, single-use daily system for menopausal symptoms. Its superior formulation uses ingredients to help you get your rhythm back without the worries associated with synthetic solutions. read more

Is THIS the secret to Reaching Your Goals?

How much time do you really need to form a new habit??

The secret to REACHING your New Years Goals to to make small changes in your daily life.

If you change your daily habits, you can change your life!!

Based on a recent study, on average it takes more than 2 months before a new behavior becomes automatic — 66 days to be exact.

There is no reason to get down on yourself if you try something for a few weeks and it doesn’t become a habit. It’s supposed to take longer than that! (This is why Most people give up on their New Years resolutions by Valentine’s Day) read more

Tips To Keep You Healthy Through The Holidays!

The holidays are a time where it may take a little more planning to stay healthy.

Temptation is around every corner, and it isn’t easy to stay on your diet or even avoid the average 7 pound weight gain – Yikes!!

I want to take this time to share with you an easy tip to help you stay healthy even when it isn’t the easiest and

I would love hearing your ideas on staying healthy through the holidays!

Here’s a little tip that we’ve been implementing in the Parker House: read more