Talking Fitness With Jen: How To Keep The Weight Off, Remain Active, And Overcome Procrastination

Today is a different kind of food Friday post. A few weeks ago I asked my Facebook group about some of the challenges they’re facing right now. One person responded and said she struggles with losing weight. I figured that would be a great topic to blog about because a lot of us fall inContinue reading “Talking Fitness With Jen: How To Keep The Weight Off, Remain Active, And Overcome Procrastination”


Change Your Life Completely By Doing This One Thing

In my opinion, one of the hardest things in life is wishing things would have worked out differently when it doesn’t work out in our favor. This is due in large part to the benefits of the outcome we already created in our minds. It can create an internal challenge when things don’t work outContinue reading “Change Your Life Completely By Doing This One Thing”

Seven of the Best Emotional Self-Care Ideas for Relaxation

This is the second week of my quality time self-care series. You can check out last week’s self-care challenge post for additional details but the series are essentially adapted from the Five Love Languages. My goal is to hopefully help us find our own self-care love languages through the challenges. Each month I will focusContinue reading “Seven of the Best Emotional Self-Care Ideas for Relaxation”

Homemade Garlic Knots (With Step By Step Pictures)

This is a quick blog post about my experience with making garlic knots for the first time. If this is your first time reading my food Friday post, please note that this is not a recipe blog post, just my experience with making the recipe. I did provide the link for the recipe in caseContinue reading “Homemade Garlic Knots (With Step By Step Pictures)”

4 Key Tools We Can Use To Work On Self-Acceptance

Similar to the self-care challenges for the year, I want to work on a specific focus for my wellness Wednesday post for each month. I decided to choose emotional self-care factors that we tend to struggle with such as compassion, mindfulness, acceptance, motivation, and so on. For the month of January, I want us toContinue reading “4 Key Tools We Can Use To Work On Self-Acceptance”

Killer Self-Care Ideas To Kick off 2021

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2021 and the first set of self-care routine ideas to kick off the new year. I’ve been contemplating the changes I wanted to make to my challenges in the new year since mid November. I’ve said it many times in the past, I don’t want the challenges to be predictableContinue reading “Killer Self-Care Ideas To Kick off 2021”

What to Expect in 2021!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! I think we can all agree that 2020 has been one WILD unforgettable ride and it looks like we are starting the new year off on the same note. While we can’t control everything that goes on around us, we can control how we react to it. Despite what’s going on inContinue reading “What to Expect in 2021!”

Emotional and Physical Self-Care Tips for Moms and Other Working Women

I spent Thanksgiving with my mother.  While I was working on a blog post I asked if she ever participates in my weekly self-care challenges.  Her response was “I don’t see how you find time for that stuff.” It’s my understanding that some folks believe self-care is an all-day event.  They only associate self-care with activities like spaContinue reading “Emotional and Physical Self-Care Tips for Moms and Other Working Women”

7 Self-Care Ideas We Can Use To End The Year Strong

I can’t believe this is the last set of self-care challenges for the year. I started these around mid or the end of October and I’ve been consistent with them every week. I mentioned in a previous post that I try my best to make them convenient, quick, and diverse. I try to make aContinue reading “7 Self-Care Ideas We Can Use To End The Year Strong”

The Christmas Tag 2020

Today’s Friday post is a little different. I was tagged earlier this week by Jeanine from the jeaninesgingerbreadcottage and I must say it made me feel validated. My blog is really new and even though I have a few following, I feel like my blog is usually skimmed or passed through but I appreciate allContinue reading “The Christmas Tag 2020”