If you were lucky enough to get a Vitamix or Ninja as a gift recently then you are probably looking for all kinds if smoothie recipes. Here is a great little Green smoothie chart to give you inspiration for your own fruit and veggie combinations.
Sunscreen...a necessary essential all year long, but especially now. Before you head to the beach or even your own backyard, double check your sunscreen for an expiration date. If it has expired, get a fresh bottle.
Don't forget to cover the tops of your feet, your toes and your hands. Slather up and enjoy your wonderful summer!
Small tomatoes fresh from the garden. Crisp bell peppers and chips. Carrot chips! They are a great compliment to any meal, right out of the bag or steamed for a few minutes. You can find them in your produce section of your market. The next time you are shopping for your veggies for the week, take your time to see what is new in your local grocery store or farmer's market. Pre-cut jicama is a great time saver. Snap peas, already washed and ready to go. Add color and have fun while eating clean and healthy.
As a family with young kiddos, we do quite a bit of travel by car. From day-cations to longer vacations - one thing is certain - we generally have a wide variety of activites on the itenerary and anything that can go wrong... will. I have found in my moderately short time as mom that the key to stress free travel with kids is packing well and planning for both comfort and convenience. Sacrificing one for the other usually only results in an unhappy camper and I will be damned if that unhappy camper is going to be me. I have rounded up my tried and true list of things that I don't leave home without when we hit the road. Whether you are planning on adventuring to a theme park or spending hours on end at the beach this summer, or both, this list will come in handy... Read More