Frugal DIY, Frugal Living, frugal saving, workouts

How To Create Your Own Home Gym For $100 Or Less

I love fitness, yet I don’t love the monthly bills that come with a gym membership or the waiting in line to use a machine. Because of that, most days I choose to work out at home and surpass the gym all together. I live in a tiny apartment in the city, yet I’ve succeeded… Read More How To Create Your Own Home Gym For $100 Or Less

Breakfast, Healthy Eats, Snacks

Healthy Wheat Free Pumpkin Cookies

The aroma of pumpkin spice fills the air as you pop over the oven door to reveal soft but chewy, warm from the oven, pumpkin spice cookies that are actually GOOD FOR YOU. Too good to be true? I think not! These healthy, wheat free, low-sugar pumpkin cookies will satisfy every pumpkin spice craving you’ve… Read More Healthy Wheat Free Pumpkin Cookies

Faith, Growing in Your Faith

Is Prayer Really That Important?

You might often hear that prayer is a powerful tool and essential to your walk with Christ, but why? You’ve made it this far without prayer being a daily habit, so why start now… Have you ever been through a phase in your life where God feels distant but you’re not really sure why? Me… Read More Is Prayer Really That Important?

Frugal Living, frugal saving, Frugal Spending

Fall Bucket List: 25 FREE, Festive, and Fun Activities To Try This Fall

Fall is such a beautiful, cozy, sentimental time of the year. From the leaves turning color, to the smell of mulled cider brewing in the kitchen, to the fall activities galore to be had, what is there not to love about fall? Celebrating the seasons, especially fall, can be such a joyful time with family… Read More Fall Bucket List: 25 FREE, Festive, and Fun Activities To Try This Fall

Breakfast, Healthy Eats, platinum, Snacks

High Protein Healthy Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Waffles

September has officially arrived, which means all of us eager beavers for fall are breaking out (in secret) everything pumpkin spice. Confession: Today I bought a pumpkin spice candle, ate pumpkin spice waffles for breakfast, and made a pumpkin spice latte for dessert. I can’t fight it anymore, pumpkin spice season has officially begun! In… Read More High Protein Healthy Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Waffles

Fitness

“Do Anywhere” HIIT Workout

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is my favorite way to train because it’s quick, effective, and gives your body a calorie burning boost all throughout the day. I love trying all different types of HIIT workouts, but some require equipment such as dumbbells, kettle bells, boxes, sliders, resistance bands, etc. This HIIT workout requires no… Read More “Do Anywhere” HIIT Workout

Health

How To Heal Your Gut Issues Naturally and Feel Great Again

Who wants a happy and healthy gut? I know I do! But unfortunately, my gut doesn’t always agree with me. We’re going to get real close and personal in a matter of seconds… If you aren’t interested in reading about my gut issues, click away. If you’re here for advice because you too struggle with… Read More How To Heal Your Gut Issues Naturally and Feel Great Again

Faith, Marriage, platinum

11 Tips Every New Wife Must Know When It Comes to Marriage

Marriage has been hands down the best adventure I’ve embarked on so far, but it certainly hasn’t been without a few surprises. Am I the only one who, when asking a newly wedded couple how marriage has been so far, they give a typical answer such as “It’s SO great!” and leave it at that?… Read More 11 Tips Every New Wife Must Know When It Comes to Marriage

Breakfast, Healthy Eats, Snacks

Healthy Blueberry Oat Breakfast Muffins Perfect For Busy Mornings

Rise and Shine, It’s Breakfast Time! The flourless banana oat protein packed muffins were such a hit that I decided to take a twist on them and make these delicious flourless AND dairy free Protein Packed Blueberry Oat Breakfast Muffins. The only difference between the two recipes is these blueberry oat breakfast muffins have no greek yogurt,… Read More Healthy Blueberry Oat Breakfast Muffins Perfect For Busy Mornings

Frugal Living, frugal saving, Frugal Spending, platinum

20 Tips You Must Know To Save Money

  Frugal living means more money in your pocket. Who doesn’t want that?! My husband, Luke, and I are natural savers. No matter what our income looks like, I think we will always want to save money where we can. There’s no point in spending extra money if you don’t need to, right? I’ve learned… Read More 20 Tips You Must Know To Save Money

Faith, Marriage

How Your Response Has the Power to Encourage or Destroy in Your Marriage

If only our marriages were as easy and mess-free as we portray them to be on the outside; to our friends, families, co-workers, and on social media. I know I for one am far from a perfect wife. And my actions prove that… When 5am rolled around this morning, I woke up feeling like I’d… Read More How Your Response Has the Power to Encourage or Destroy in Your Marriage

Dinner, Healthy Eats, Lunch

Secret Ingredient Healthy Macaroni and Cheese & BBQ Chicken

At my brother’s wedding in Alabama several weeks ago, we were served the best southern BBQ chicken and Macaroni & Cheese for dinner. And ever since that delicious dinner, I haven’t been able to get BBQ chicken and Macaroni and Cheese off my mind. So I decided I was going to make BBQ chicken and Macaroni… Read More Secret Ingredient Healthy Macaroni and Cheese & BBQ Chicken

Healthy Eats, Snacks

50 Healthy Road Trip Snacks the Whole Family Will Love

Summer is in full gear and that means.. ROAD TRIPS ARE HERE! Who else comes from a family where road trips and summer go hand in hand? I grew up road tripping, as did my parents, and I’ve come to love it. The good music, the delicious road trip snacks packed for the trip, the… Read More 50 Healthy Road Trip Snacks the Whole Family Will Love

Dinner, Healthy Eats, Lunch

One Pot Thai Curry Shrimp Soup

As I mention often, when it comes to cooking, I’m ALL about quick, simple, nutritious, and delicious. And this Thai Curry Shrimp Soup checks all the boxes. This recipe uses only one pot, so not only will your meal be cooked in minutes, but your dishes will be done in a jiff as well. The… Read More One Pot Thai Curry Shrimp Soup

Faith

How I make Jesus A Part of My Everyday Life

I’m going to start by saying this… I am in no way living a perfect life that always honors God. I mess up and struggle daily. Which is why I need Jesus to be a part of my day, every single day. And to be honest, that didn’t come naturally. And it still doesn’t all the time.… Read More How I make Jesus A Part of My Everyday Life

Dinner, Healthy Eats, Lunch

20 Minute Paleo Spaghetti

On the menu today is Paleo Spaghetti! One thing I’m always on the hunt for is simple and quick recipes. I love to cook a healthy meal, but I don’t love when it takes hours on my part. It makes me lose my appetite by the time all the cooking has been done. To me,… Read More 20 Minute Paleo Spaghetti

Fitness

Saturday Sweat Week 4: Arms and Abs Bodyweight Only

What is Saturday Sweat? Saturday Sweat is a series of workouts I have designed for days you want to get a good sweat sesh in but you don’t want to spend hours doing it. For me, that day is always Saturday. Every Saturday this summer, I will post a HIIT and strength combined workout. HIIT… Read More Saturday Sweat Week 4: Arms and Abs Bodyweight Only

Fitness

Saturday Sweat Week 3: Kettlebell Killer HIIT

Happy Saturday everyone and welcome back to the Saturday Sweat series! This week’s workout features a kettlebell and will get your entire body burning in just a quick 25 minutes. I love kettlebell workouts for their versatility with just one weight. They are great for workouts anywhere; home or the gym. In fact, I did… Read More Saturday Sweat Week 3: Kettlebell Killer HIIT

Faith

A Little Encouragement Goes A Long Way

Recently, my husband, Luke, and I received a letter in the mail from my brother, Marshall. He is currently living in Los Fresnos, Texas, training to be a missionary with To Every Tribe. The letter was completely out of the blue, but it served a great purpose. Luke and I have been presented with some… Read More A Little Encouragement Goes A Long Way

Faith, Fitness, Lifestyle, platinum

Motivating Christian Music Workout Playlist

There is nothing like a good playlist to motivate you in your workout. However, I’ve listened to my fair share of music that has a great beat and pumps me up, but has less than uplifting lyrics. As much as I want to say the lyrics don’t effect me, they still get into my head… Read More Motivating Christian Music Workout Playlist