Ground Turkey vs. Ground Beef – Which is Better?

February 6, 2014

It’s called a MEATball for a reason!   Last night I made Hearty Meatball Soup with Spinach. This is a nutritious recipe from Publix Apron Meals (formally known as Publix Simple Meals). I love when I take the kids to Publix and there is someone making one of their delicious simple meals. The kids get to […]

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Antioxidant Packed Smoothie for Breakfast!

February 5, 2014

I admit it, I have a Tropical Smoothie Problem About a year ago, I would occasionally grab a smoothie from Tropical Smoothie after difficult workouts. My personal fLavorite is their “Health Nut” (appropriately named). Now, I’m a frequent flyer and my credit card company loves me for it! I’ll write another time about why I […]

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My Blog is Back! Times Have Changed!

February 4, 2014

Forgive Me for it Has Been 4 Years Since My Last Entry I am not sure where the time has gone, but so much in my life has blossomed! Looking at my last post, I was getting ready to complete my first marathon. Since then, I have completed 5 additional marathons including 2 recent Boston […]

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I’m Going the Distance

May 29, 2010

And I’m going for speed. Call Me Crazy I like a challenge. I like to prove that I can do what others cannot. I do not dream, I achieve. Thus it is not all that shocking that running a marathon has been on my checklist for a while now. Time, as no surprise, has been my […]

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Easter’s Over Folks – Throw the Candy Out!

April 11, 2010

Easter Was One Week Ago And yet, it’s 10:45pm on Sunday, and I just ate another Reese Peanut Butter Egg. This has got to stop! Why does the Easter Bunny leave so many tempting treats anyhow? How does he know my weaknesss? Chances are, he knows your weakness, too!     Throw it Out! Our only hope […]

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Looking for a Jogging Stroller? – Get a BOB!

April 11, 2010

Pregnant and Packing on the Pounds I didn’t go overboard when I was pregnant, but the scale went up anyway (as it should).  I exercised regularly and looked forward to the day that I could walk away my pounds with my baby in a stroller rather than my pouch.  Mostly, I wanted a healthy baby, […]

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Computer vs. Family – Why I Chose to Shutdown my PC

April 4, 2010

40 Days For Lent I typically give up food.  Not all food of course! This year, I decided I wanted to make a positive change in my life in lieu of giving up desserts or peanut butter (my real weakness). So I gave up my computer during my children’s waking hours. I could not give it up all […]

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Breakfast – It’s What’s For Dinner!

March 7, 2010

My favorite meal of the day is most definitely breakfast, which is why I love having it for dinner! Plus, since they say it is the most important meal of the day, then I think we should have it twice a day! Endless Options Do you ever feel like your family gets into a dinner […]

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Children and Charity – Why Being Charitable Matters

March 4, 2010

Thanks to the day-job (I’ve got to make the money if I’m going to give it away!) and family obligations, I have not been able to devote as much time as I would like to my blog.  Regardless, this topic has been on my to-do list for a while. If You Think Your Child is […]

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Delicious & Healthy Valentine’s Menu

February 14, 2010

      Looking for the perfect Valentine’s meal for your family?  I have you covered! Nikky’s Crab-Stuffed Salmon  INGREDIENTS: 2 salmon steaks (at least ½ inch thick) Olive Oil 4 oz. light cream cheese 1 small garlic clove, minced Shake or two of red pepper (optional) Can of crabmeat, drained Cracked Salt and pepper […]

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