The #FunnestSport Swimming with Dara Torres and SwimToday


Full Disclosure, because no one likes sneaky people: This is a sponsored post by Mom Trends on behalf of SwimToday but as always opinions are 100% my own. If you follow me on social media it won’t come as a surprise that Little Man loves swimming. Growing up I took swim lessons every summer for […]

Sweet Potato Chili Recipe


Chili is a dinner staple in our house.  As much as I’d love to say that I make it because my husband loves it the truth is I make it because it only takes one pot. One pot equals less dishes.  This sweet potato chili recipe is simple to make and can simmer for as […]

Why We’ve Gone Paleo

Why we have gone paleo

My husband and I have decided to embark on a Paleo journey. Why? Not because it has become a popular thing to do.  January 2014 I decided to do Whole 30 in order to feel better and see if food had anything to do with my headaches and sickness.  I felt amazing!  When I went […]

Easter Egg Fun


I love Easter eggs! Confession: I dyed Easter eggs every year even when I didn’t have a kid. Dying Easter eggs is just plain fun plus you get to eat them when you’re done.  It’s like the healthy version of decorating Christmas cookies. If you aren’t sure how to dye Easter eggs it’s incredibly simple. […]

Creamy Paleo Bacon Brussel Sprouts


Growing up I always assumed that I hated brussel sprouts.  Since my mom never made brussel sprouts I put this disdain squarely in the hands of TV shows. These creamy paleo bacon brussel sprouts have certainly changed my mind.  Even if you don’t eat paleo you are sure to love these bacon brussel sprouts; I […]

Gluten Free Sugar Cookies- Recipe


My husband LOVES frosted sugar cookies so I knew when I went gluten free that this was one recipe I needed to master.  Surprisingly, it wasn’t very hard to convert the beloved sugar cookie recipe my Mother in Law gave to me into an equally as fantastic gluten free version. Score one for me!  Depending […]

Flying with a Booster Seat- What you need to know


Flying with a booster seat- What you need to know One of the biggest issues with flying with your early elementary age kids is the booster seat. Most states require children under 8 who have outgrown their car seat but do not fit properly in an adult seat belt. Be sure to read the booster […]

Benefits of an Insurance Agent

This post is sponsored and like all of the content on is aimed at helping you do more, whether it is saving you time, money, or making your life better. Benefits of an Insurance Agent Whether you need car insurance or insurance that will take care of your family after you die, there are some […]

Texas Chili Recipe- it’s Paleo too

Texas Chili Recipe- It's easy, delicious and Paleo - See more recipes like it at

In case you didn’t know, because I sure didn’t before moving to Texas, Texas chili has no beans.  They say “real” chili has no beans.  I’m not so sure about that but since Texas chili has no beans it’s Paleo and most importantly it doesn’t give you gas. My chili has won several cook offs […]