New Year’s

10 Practical Lifestyle Changes You Can Make for a Healthier New Year

Make the New Year the healthiest one yet with these 10 practical lifestyle changes! This post was written as part of my ongoing sponsored partnership with the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance. All opinions expressed are my own. The New Year is just a few days away, and if you’re like most people, you’re talking about resolutions. Although any time of the year is a great time to reassess your habits, a lot of people view the New Year as a clean slate and the perfect time to start making healthy li… read more »

How to Reignite Your New Year’s Resolutions

Reignite your New Year’s resolutions and get back on track over the next nine months with a PLAN. This post is sponsored by Sargento Foods. I was compensated for my time and received samples of their Natural Cheese Snacks. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. It’s hard to believe, but we’re already three months into the New Year (can we even still refer to 2016 as a new year?!). For many of us, March is a cold, dreary month – there’s snow on the ground, many days of below freezing tempe… read more »

5 Ways to Start the New Year On a Healthy Foot

Welcome 2016 with 5 easy changes you can make to stay healthy throughout the year – no resolutions required! Disclaimer: I am a paid consultant with Meta and was compensated for this post. Opinions are my own. I’m not afraid to say it and I’ve said it before, New Year’s resolutions are overrated. I’m all for setting goals and taking steps to improve your health and lifestyle – in fact I encourage it! I just think the emphasis placed on resolutions at the start of a new year puts too much pressu… read more »

20+ Cocktails to Ring In the New Year

Ring in the new year with 20+ New Year’s Eve cocktail recipes perfect for the season! It’s hard to believe we’re at the end of another year and ready to ring in a new one. Are you ready to celebrate?! Every year we host a New Year’s Eve party at our house and I’m always looking for something new to serve, including some delicious New Year’s Eve cocktail recipes. I figured I’m not alone with that, so I put together a little roundup of some of the best looki… read more »

Menu Plan Monday: December 28, 2015

Hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas holiday! Based on the pictures I saw all over Instagram and Facebook, it certainly seems that everyone I know had a festive holiday and ate and drank a lot of delicious food over the past few days! In case you were among those who overdid it, check out this Prevention article I’m quoted in with 8 Things to Eat and Drink After a Junk Food Binge. These tips are helpful even if it’s not junk food you were overindulging on! As you get ready to celebrate the N… read more »