Healthy living

Fitness Over 40 Challenge

Fitness Over 40 Challenge

I have been wanting to do a Fitness Over 40 Challenge with you for a while! But doing a fitness challenge meant putting it together, and truthfully that is a lot of work. Well, I finally have gotten it together and I'm so excited to share it with you! It's no secret that I talk about trying to be healthy in my forties and beyond. Let me just … [Read more...]

Healthy Living For Women Over 40

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One of the emails I get in my inbox quite often is, what are you doing to stay healthy? Do you exercise? What do you eat? and so on. So I thought I would start a weekly series on Healthy Living For Women Over 40. Obviously, I am not a doctor and I'm not pretending to be. I do talk to my doctor about what I should be doing and I read a lot of … [Read more...]

Weight Loss With Medifast

Weight Loss With Medifast

I wanted to share about my husband's weight loss journey he's been on over the last several months. There are hundreds of ways to lose weight and it's important to pick the way that's best for you. Wayne needed to lose at least 30 pounds. We had been talking about it for a while and he could not get motivated. I was of course nagging him about … [Read more...]

Question and Answers! April 2015

Question and Answers! April 2015

Well, the weather is not cooperating to take pictures so I'm going to have to wait and finish my 28 Days of Spring Fashion. Today I thought I would do some Q & A on clean eating and trying to stay healthy at 40 and beyond.  1. Are you still clean eating and what do you eat on a daily basis? I get this question a lot and the answer is … [Read more...]

Life Just Got A Little Easier

Life Just Got A Little Easier

I'm skipping one day of spring fashion to share a new subscription service I found a few months ago and I absolutely love it. Life Just Got A Little Easier! I am careful about what I share on here because I want to make sure it's a good thing before I tell you all about it. I've been using ePantry for several months and oh. my. goodness, it. is. … [Read more...]

Understanding Essential Oils

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Most of you all know, I love sharing about my essential oils. I use them everyday! I feel like I might have put the cart before the horse. I've shared with you the essential oils I use but I haven't explained what they are and how they work, etc. What can Young Living Essential Oils help with? support the body’s natural immune … [Read more...]

Help For Menopause Symptoms

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**Hey sweet ladies!! I absolutely love sharing about these essential oils and how they've helped me with my menopause symptoms. I am getting an enormous amount of emails and many of the questions you are asking are answered in this post or my post on 3 Reasons I Use Essential Oils for Menopause or Fashion For Women Over 40 + … [Read more...]

How I Use My Essential Oils On a Daily Basis

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I'm so excited to be a part of this Embracing Wellness Series! Today I'm sharing How I Use My Essential Oils On a Daily Basis. Since writing the post about 3 Reasons I Use Essential Oils for Menopause, I get bombarded with emails about essential oils. Many of us are struggling with menopausal symptoms and we don't know what to do. I have had … [Read more...]

Healthy Living With Lemon Essential Oil

Healthy Living With Lemon Essential Oil

Welcome to our Healthy Living Healthy Home series! I'm joining 7 other bloggers as we share some of our favorite ways to use Young Living essential oils. Plus, we also have a giveaway so make sure you read the whole post! When I turned 40, healthy living became much more important to me. I started eating healthier, no more M&M's for … [Read more...]

How To Ease Stress and Anxiety

How To Ease Stress and Anxiety

Anyone out there ever feel stressed? What about feelings of anxiety? I think we all have those days, weeks or even months! Stress & anxiety are real problems that we all deal with. Whether it's a family situation, job related, health issue, or a financial problem. The list can go on and on. There is a natural way to deal with stress … [Read more...]

5 Tips To Keep You Healthy During the Holidays

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Christmas is a time to celebrate. It’s almost an unspoken rule that when the holidays arrive, you are allowed to eat lots of food including desserts and because we're so busy, exercise is not even an option. Not to mention we're bundled up with sweaters and coats so we don't notice our sagging arms and that extra weight around the … [Read more...]

How To Stay Healthy This Fall/Winter

How To Stay Healthy This Fall/Winter

It's a rough world we live in today. The germs, bacteria and respiratory viruses that surround us have never been stronger or more antibiotic-resistant. I'm sure many of you have heard about the respiratory virus that is affecting children across many states. Having a three year old grandson, I want to be pro-active in protecting him. It's … [Read more...]

Young Living Oils I Use Everyday!

Young Living Oils I Use Everyday!

Several of you have emailed me about the Young Living oils I use daily. I use the following oils, and then some days, I add more depending on what I need. I'll tell you about the ones I add in a future post. One thing that I'm super excited about with Young Living is all their nutritional supplements. I want to take more in the very near future. … [Read more...]

Fashion For Women Over 40+Menopause

Fashion For Women Over 40+Menopause

**Hey sweet ladies!! I absolutely love sharing about these essential oils and how they've helped me with my menopause symptoms. I am getting an enormous amount of emails and many of the questions you are asking are answered in this post or my post on 3 Reasons I Use Essential Oils for Menopause or Help For Menopause Symptoms.  Would you mind … [Read more...]

3 Reasons I Use Essential Oils For Menopause

3 Reasons I Use Essential Oils For Menopause

**Hey sweet ladies!! I absolutely love sharing about these essential oils and how they've helped me with my menopause symptoms. I am getting an enormous amount of emails and many of the questions you are asking are answered in this post or my post on Fashion For Women Over 40 + Menopause or Help For Menopause Symptoms. Would you mind reading … [Read more...]

Healthy Living In Our 40’s And Beyond!

Healthy Living In Our 40's And Beyond!

It's hard for me to believe that I recently turned 48. Ouch! But one thing I'm trying to do is stay healthy. It's not about being skinny, it's about feeling my best. So today I thought we'd talk about healthy living in our 40's and beyond. The reason I thought we'd talk about our health is because of a picture I saw of myself in 2012. First, … [Read more...]

Relieve Stress With A Detox Bath

Relieve Stress With A Detox Bath

Lately, I've been reading about detox baths. They are supposed to help relieve stress and who doesn't need some help in the stress area? I have to admit, I'm not a bath person. We have a jacuzzi tub in our master bathroom that does not get used very often. But after reading about the health benefits of epsom salt, I think it's going to … [Read more...]

What You Need To Know About Your Toothpaste

What You Need To Know About Your Toothpaste

Some of you might not know that I'm a Dental Hygienist by profession. I still work two days a week as a hygienist. I've been cleaning teeth for over 20 years now, so I can speak from experience and say I have more patients today with sensitive teeth than ever before. I wish I had kept a record of all the patients that have come in thinking … [Read more...]

How To Stay Healthy Over 40 With Essential Oils

How To Stay Healthy Over 40 With Essential Oils

If I could name one thing that has changed the way I feel in my forties, it would have to be essential oils. I know some of you think I'm crazy but until you've tried them, you don't know what you're missing. Believe me, I thought my friends who used them were crazy. But then I decided to do some research and after checking into them and … [Read more...]

How To Stay Healthy After 40-Strength Training

How To Stay Healthy After 40-Strength Training

Let me begin by saying I'm not an expert in this area. But I am over 40 and I'm trying to stay healthy. One thing I've noticed in the last several years is muscle deterioration. My arms and legs are not quite as firm as they use to be and walking doesn't cut it. Each year after a person turns 40, she starts to lose muscle mass, according to … [Read more...]