Category Archives: Lifestyle

9 Yummy Picnic Nibbles for Summer

Couple enjoying a romantic picnic on the beach

Summer is here and the sun-filled days are simply beckoning for more outdoor adventures. Luckily, there’s no shortage of satisfying, yet healthy picnic snacks that will both entice your palate and energize your body for all those activity-filled days. To find out what to fill your picnic basket with during the sunny season, here is […]

How Does Green Tea Affect Your Skin?

Pouring green tea into small cup

There are many different varieties of green tea out there, and these all boast some truly incredible properties. From being able to reduce the visible signs of aging to treating oily skin and acne, here are just a few of the ways in which green tea can affect your skin. It is a Powerful Anti-Aging […]

12 Popular Diet Myths That Are Actually Harmful

Woman drinking green juice outdoors

With obesity being so prevalent in this day and age, diets are becoming increasingly popular, and there are now so many different diets being touted out there. There is definitely nothing wrong with trying to improve your eating habits. In fact, this would benefit your health in numerous ways. However, you need to make sure […]

10 Essential Tips to Make a Long-Distance Relationship Work

Skyping boyfriend

Long distance relationships can definitely be difficult, but new research actually shows that couples who live apart are more likely to share meaningful thoughts and feelings with each other than couples who see each other every day. While this may be the case, there is no denying that a long distance relationship brings with it […]

Healthy Alternatives to Your Favorite Junk Food

Healthy sandwiches n two plates

What if you could enjoy your favorite junk foods and keep your figure? If it sounds too good to be true, it’s not! Here are some healthy alternatives for the most popular junk foods, so you can surge forth confidently for a more health-conscious year! Mexican Food Lots of fried chips, the giant deep-fried beef […]

19 Amazing Wedding Gift Ideas

Wedding couple with silver gifts

Remember the first date, the first kiss, the first time she moved in? We’re not talking about you! If your best friend, sibling, cousin, or co-worker has gone for the wedding plunge and wants to say “I do” in front of a hundred guests decked in gold and pink (hey, to each person their own), […]

21 TRX Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Woman with TRX

What Exactly is TRX? TRX is a type of suspension training or resistance training that utilizes your own body weight for resistance instead of other types of freestanding weights such as free weights, barbells, or kettlebells.  The basic device consists of a long strap with a hand grip on either end.  It sounds deceptively easy, […]

Some Recipes Are Just Way Too Easy

Pizza on French bread

Sometimes we just need something quick and easy, with ingredients that are easy to keep around the housel  Here are my favorite ‘way too easy’ recipes! 3 2 1 Microwave Cake – Whether you live in a dorm or spend your life in a cubicle, these amazingly easy cake recipe is impossible not to keep […]

My Reading and Watching List Right Now

I know summer break is just about over, but what is on your reading and watching list right now?  I have a few things floating around on the to-do list, and hopefully I will find the time for most of them! Lion – This movie came highly recommended by my best friend but I haven’t […]

Feeding Picky Eaters At A Dinner Party

Woman offering food to picky eater

Whether the difficulties are by choice (vegetarian or vegan), restriction (gluten or lactose intolerance), or simply that finicky friend who doesn’t like anything, hosting a dinner party doesn’t have to be a mine field when it comes to navigating the menu options.  As long as you know in advance which things to avoid, you can […]