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Puppy Chow, by Natalie Hodson

Want to know the fastest way to make new friends at a party? Walk in with a bowl of this stuff! There are zero parts of this Puppy Chow that are healthy, but it is so good and is always a huge hit when I show up with it at football games or dinner at a friend’s house. The kids and I made it tonight and it’s easy peasy. Microwave…Read More

Fun Halloween Ideas- For Kids

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays.  Growing up, Halloween was a huge deal and my mom would always put a lot of time and effort into making our Halloween costumes for us.  Today I’ve combined some of my favorite Halloween traditions from when I was growing up, along with some fun non-food treat and party ideas you can do with your kiddos this year. 1) Spaghetti Brain Bingo Growing…Read More

Commercial Break Workout

 Commercial Break Workout *While watching your favorite show at night *ahem Bachelor cough*, do this “dirty dozen” during each commercial break!  It will be tough but hopefully you will get an awesome workout in without feeling too fatigued because of the break you get while watching the show.  12 exercises, 12 reps. 12 Lunges 12 Crunches 12 Squat Jumps 12 Pushups 12 Jumping Jacks 12 Frog Jumps (long jumps) 12…Read More

Self Care

If you are always looking for other people (or things) to make you happy, you never will be. If you want true happiness, start taking a look at yourself, your daily actions, and your personal belief systems. Taking a little bit of time for yourself each day is important. Remember, giving yourself permission for self care means you are giving everyone around you the best of you, not what is…Read More

Perfectly Imperfect

Love your Lines

I used to feel ashamed of my faded stretch marks and loose skin from pregnancy. For a long time, I felt like it was unfair that I could get in really good shape but no matter what I did, I still had soft skin that wrinkled when I bent over and little faded stretch marks everywhere. Self acceptance was a long journey for me. Once I learned that my self-worth…Read More