Live Healthy

The year was 1996. We had been married for just two years when the diagnosis of melanoma entered our lives. Fear and worry rushed in like a tidal wave. Would I be okay? What would the future look like? Could we have kids? Would it strike again? I loved the outdoors and spent a lot [...]

Let's just say that working out is frugal. No matter how you choose to work out, you are doing something great for your health. If you happen to work out at a gym, the people you meet at the gym can be downright hilarious! The hubster, Blake, was motivated to write this post after yet [...]

You're determined to get to the gym but don't know where to start. What do I wear? What do I do? How do I act? RELAX! You got this! Check out this gym etiquette and you'll enter the gym with confidence! Really, it's not that big of a deal. Most gym rats are in their own little world [...]

Wednesday morning Blake kissed me good-bye and told me his plans for the day. In my morning stupor, I rarely remember everything he says and later try to recall ... was he working out after work? Getting a haircut? Was it a late night at school? I do remember telling him this particular morning that [...]

Looking for an alternative to the fabric softener sheets we've been warned about, we tried a few different things to control static in our clothing. This has included: sponges soaked in fabric softener, vinegar in the rinse cycle, and now, drum roll please ... felted wool dryer balls. Safety pins were also added which are said to help [...]

Have you ever taken a detox bath?! Lavendar bath salts are an excellent way to relax and detoxify! Epsom salt is the main ingredient. As a matter of fact, it would be beneficial to bathe in Epsom salt alone. Epsom salt contains magnesium and sulfates which have multiple health benefits. For this recipe: 2 cups [...]