PiYo: Why I Love It!

I can’t believe it’s been almost three years to the week that I discovered my soulmate workout. At the time, I didn’t know it would become my soulmate form of movement. All I knew was that I needed something to ease me back into fitness after my second baby was born. I loved running, but […]

Beef Builds Beautiful Bodies

Beef builds beautiful bodies. Do you believe it? I do! Pregnancy Cravings Recently I was chatting with a friend, who is also pregnant, about our weird pregnancy cravings. They were ranging from pineapple to pastries to the classic pregnancy craving—pickles. I admitted that a strange craving of mine, from about the time the 24/7 nausea […]

So God Made a Farmer–My Version

I could never write as eloquently as the late, great Paul Harvey. But if I could add a few things to his “So God Made a Farmer” speech, this is how it would go: God said, “I need someone who will spend hours working a field, planting a crop, tending that crop, praying over that […]

Stop Pretending to be SuperMom

“You have this picture in your mind of a mom or two that you know—their kids are always bathed and dressed nicely and well-behaved, their houses are spotless, they’re active in the community, they make Pinterest crafts with their kids, they cook all their healthy meals from scratch, they have a perfect marriage, their bodies […]

Shrimp and Zoodle Curry Bowl

Shrimp and veggie curry bowl–it might be one of our new favorites! This recipe was passed along from another healthy-food-loving friend and of course I tweaked it just a little for our family but you just have to try it!! Why?? Because it’s easy, healthy, kid-and-farmer-approved and a major mom-win because the NOODLES are actually zucchini […]

We All Have our Own Struggles

We all have our own struggles. Left to right: 31 weeks with baby #1, 31 weeks with baby #2, and 23 weeks with baby #3 .   I put away my scale in early pregnancy because I was gaining weight much more quickly than in my first two (despite being so miserably sick). Now–I know–it […]