How to Save Money on Healthy Foods: Price Comparison

Most of us have a budget, particularly for groceries. I find in order to stay anywhere close to budget, I have to shop around. There may be a small percentage of you that enjoys that, but if you’re anything like me, you just don’t have that kind of time. When my baby was born last year I knew I had to trim some expenses and research How to Save Money on Healthy Foods.  I did a shop comparison, and I figured I would share my findings with YOU since you need to know where to find the deals too!  Continue reading “How to Save Money on Healthy Foods: Price Comparison”

The Hidden Dangers of Mascara (and what to do about it!)

I love mascara. In truth, I rarely leave my house without it and a bit of tinted moisturizer with SPF, concealer (thanks baby;) and a quick brow pencil.  I’ve written about cleaning up my beauty products after becoming pregnant, but was shocked to learn about the hidden dangers of mascaraContinue reading “The Hidden Dangers of Mascara (and what to do about it!)”

Top Ten Health Boosting Smoothie Add Ins

Superfoods seem to be all the rage.  They seem to be in every recipe on Pinterest  (are we friend over there? Let’s be!) It seems like there’s a new superfood product on the shelf every time I shop. But, what exactly are superfoods? There is no scientific definition of a superfood but the term usually refers to foods containing high levels of vitamins and minerals that offer many health benefits such as boosting your immune system and natural weight-loss. By consuming these superfoods on a regular basis, you are feeding your body large doses of antioxidants, polyphenols, fiber, probiotics, and high levels of omega 3 fatty acids. Superfoods also contain few calories, are low in sugar and have lots of soluble fiber and health-boosting phyto-chemicals. It can be hard to sort out which may be the best to incorporate. Here are my Top Ten Health Boosting Smoothie Add Ins… Continue reading “Top Ten Health Boosting Smoothie Add Ins”

How to Get Rid of Dark Circles Naturally

If you’ve been following along with #RNL for awhile, you know that this year brought some serious change with baby #1. This change included some serious come to Jesus moments with regard to my skin, which led to really stepping up my natural skincare routine and learning how to get rid of dark circles. Continue reading “How to Get Rid of Dark Circles Naturally”

My Natural Skin Care Routine

Last year I had my first baby which led to a  real come-to-Jesus moment about my skin. Clean eating, sunscreen, loads of water and avoiding chemical laden products on my sensitive skin had kept most people guessing I was in my later 20’s, instead of the awful truth that I am now deep, deep in my 30’s. And I need natural skin care products that actually work. Read on to find out what’s in my natural skin care routine. Continue reading “My Natural Skin Care Routine”

5 Secrets I Learned as a Dental Hygienist

In honor of National Dental Health Month, I’m going to let you in on some things you probably don’t know about me. I was a dental hygienist in my former life…Ok, well maybe in this life, but it feels like ages ago. Confession time: I still keep my licenses and the geek in me thoroughly enjoys a day in the clinic from time to time. That said, I’ve got some sneaky secrets to share.  Continue reading “5 Secrets I Learned as a Dental Hygienist”

How I got Pregnant the First Time I Tried (at age 36!)

Chances are you’re reading this, rolling your eyes and maybe even thinking “great someone else is pregnant.” My goal in writing this piece is not about bragging or making anyone feel bad about their personal journey to motherhood, but to share the things that worked for me and helped me get pregnant right away. It’s my hope that it will help you too. That said I hope you’ll keep reading and learn how I got pregnant the first time I tried. Continue reading “How I got Pregnant the First Time I Tried (at age 36!)”

Healthy Homemade Tortilla Chips

Summer calls for fun, sun and snacks. One of my family’s favorites has always been chips and salsa, but as the healthy guy or gal I know you are, the chips are kinda shady, right? It seems there’s always at least one ingredient I know is not healthy. That said this week #RNL is bringing you healthy homemade tortilla chips. Yum!  Continue reading “Healthy Homemade Tortilla Chips”

Bikini Body by Summer 101

Summer is just around the corner and everyone wants a bikini body. RNL is here to help you get there with the Bikini Body by Summer program. I realized you all have a lot of questions so that’s what today’s blog is ALL about!  Continue reading “Bikini Body by Summer 101”

Flash Beauty Giveaway

*********** This giveaway has ended************ Karrie Millheim is our winner!! In honor of the launch of Healthy Bod Squad, we’ve teamed up with Luminance Skincare once again for another beauty giveaway!!  Continue reading “Flash Beauty Giveaway”