Active, wellness

Jump-starting Your Fitness Routine

Have you made one of your goals to be more active this year but are having a hard time figuring out where to begin? Today I am going to share with you a few ideas on how to get into the fitness world. Luckily, there are so many diverse options for people of all ages.… Continue reading Jump-starting Your Fitness Routine

Active, food, nutrition, wellness

Ditch the Resolutions

Okay, I know what you're thinking...so hear me out... It's a new year, you wanna make a new you! You write down your New Year's resolutions in an old notebook you have lying around your house and suddenly, you're super motivated for the upcoming year. "I'm gonna work out every day.  I'm going to eat… Continue reading Ditch the Resolutions

Active, adventure, nature, Uncategorized

Fun, Family-Friendly Fall Activities

By this point, many of you are hopefully enjoying the fall air and colorful leaves...but fall is a GREAT season to set some family traditions. After all, strong relationships are a vital part in well-rounded wellness, so get your family involved in some fall festivities!   1. Take a Hike Regardless of what area you… Continue reading Fun, Family-Friendly Fall Activities

Active, adventure, nature, self love, wellness

Seek Adventure

One important part of well-rounded wellness is the sense of adventure.  Many people have different ideas of adventure...for example... My husband's idea of adventure is going to Carolina Adventure World for a weekend with his buddies to ride dirt bikes 24/7 for 2 days straight. He gets the thrill of excitement and it makes him… Continue reading Seek Adventure

food, nature, nutrition, recipes, wellness

Pumpkin, Anyone?

Who is excited this fall season? I know I am! When I was younger, I never got excited about fall…however, the older I get, the more I absolutely LOVE autumn—leaves falling, temperatures cooling, holiday baking… …and of course: Pumpkin. I know what you are thinking…pumpkin is so basic. Yeah, basically delicious! And guess what? Not… Continue reading Pumpkin, Anyone?

food, nature, nutrition, recipes

Pickin’ Up Pawpaws

Put 'em in your pocket... Texture like a ripe avocado, mouthfeel of a banana, and taste of mixed tropic fruit, this "hillbilly mango" is native to 26 states in North America ranging from northern Florida all the way up to Ontario, Canada and go as far west as Nebraska. Also called the "poor man's banana",… Continue reading Pickin’ Up Pawpaws

Active, nutrition, self love, wellness

My Tri-Experience

Heart racing. Legs shaking. Muscles pumping. Sweat beading. Those are all attributes of a race, my friends. I have completed numerous 5k’s, 8k’s and 2 half marathons…the next race on my list was a triathlon. I wanted to do one for years, but I just recently got a road bike and was able to fulfill… Continue reading My Tri-Experience