Celebrate National Caramel Popcorn Day

Celebrate National Caramel Popcorn Day

Today is National Caramel Popcorn Day, to celebrate we tried a new recipe at home. If you’re on Instagram, head over to my profile and check the stories where I took over a fellow’s Instagram account and prepared this recipe live.

The recipe I prepared is super easy.  Plus, you can use any popcorn of choice. To make the caramel you only need a handful of ingredients – which you probably already have.

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DIY Easter Baskets

DIY Easter Baskets

My oldest was born in August and by the time Easter came around, she wasn’t even one. I looked for Easter baskets for infants but had no luck. This is when I made my first Easter basket and have continued to make them since.

I also noticed that that most Easter baskets bring too much candy. This is another reason why I enjoy making the girls’ baskets myself. I can limit how much candy they get and instead substitute the candy with healthy snacks.

Making the Easter Basket

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Spring Florals, Sunday at Kemah

Sunday was such a pretty day that I knew we had to take advantage and plan something outdoors. Even though, spring has been in full swing here in Houston, we had a few cold and rainy days over last week!

So, we got ready, packed the car and decided to head out to the Kemah Boardwalk. Though we don’t go often, we plan to got at least once every year. It’s a small boardwalk off the bay. Though the water is nowhere close to blue, it is nice to breathe in that cool ocean breeze.

Spring Florals, a comfortable yet trendy look for the weekend.

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Green and Lean; Tasty Salad Options

Green and Lean; Tasty Salad Options

Lately, I have been trying to take steps to eat better and be more active. You may have noticed by last week’s posts! This Cobb Salad is proof that you can eat good while trying to be healthier.

So, this week I will continue on this getting healthy topic, and bring you a salad recipe that I made and another recipe from a friend.

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Getting Healthy with Your Significant Other

By Christine H.

It’s hard to stick to health resolutions. It can be especially difficult to resist a soft, warm cookie if your spouse just baked them up and is eating one right in front of you.

Moments like these are why many of us choose to get healthy with the social support of a significant other. The gentle peer pressure encourages us to stay on track, and even better, you and your partner are working towards something together, which unites you with a common experience and can be a powerful bonding opportunity.

On the other hand, the potentially stressful process could also cause some friction between the two of you, especially if one is less committed to the pursuit than the other. Here are some tips to help you both be successful in your health goals!

 Know that It Can Go Differently for You

It’s a very common phenomenon: you’re both eating the same meals, you’re both doing the same workouts. And yet, somehow, he drops 2 pounds every week, and you’re not seeing any progress whatsoever on the scale. It can be incredibly frustrating, dieting with someone of the opposite sex. That’s because men’s and women’s bodies hold weight differently. Fat has different functions, and muscle mass comes into play too. This article gives a useful rundown on how men and women store fat differently.

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Three ways to drink more water

Three ways to drink more water

Who drinks the recommended eight glasses of water a day? I don’t! I try to drink more water but there are days that I don’t even come close to eight glasses.

This little tip, though has been helping me drink more water each day.

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