easy Paleo Chili Recipes

It’s definitely winter, Y’all. That has me dreaming of whipping up savory and yummy paleo chili recipes. Nothing warms up the bones like a good chili on an extra cold day.  Don’t believe me? The forecasted high today is 14 degrees. FOURTEEN DEGREES. Let that sink in for a second. That means that it’s well…

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Homemade White BBQ Sauce Recipe + Grilled Chicken Thighs

Summer is in full swing here. We just got back from our awesome trip to the UP, which was a huge success. When we discussed taking a trip this summer, I told Ish that I had one request: I wanted to stay in Michigan. Why? Because he’s always coming home from a work trip talking…

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DIY Sugar Scrub Recipe with Lime

I had to wear a tank top last weekend. I. Know. And I thought my farmer’s tan was my biggest issue… Turns out I should have spent some time exfoliating my arms, hence the diy sugar scrub recipe below. DIY Sugar Scrub Recipe with Lime I have something called Ketosis Pilaris, that makes my skin…

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I’m still in denial that it’s May, y’all…but the memes make it all worth it. And so does the food. Because at the end of the month is Memorial Day, which means fire and food and good times, but it’s also a time to remember those who have helped fight for us. Before we moved…

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Ish approached me last week and asked me what I wanted for Valentine’s Day… I said nothing… He looked at me like I had lost my marbles (probably?)…but really? I don’t need anything. Skip to the DIY Lavender Sage Bath Bombs recipe. DIY Lavender Sage Bath Bombs  I don’t want chocolates (but I would totally…

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Do you ever get sudden headaches? The ones where you literally did not feel them or ‘see’ them coming? I recently took a work trip/mommy vacation (more on that next week!), and I ended up having what felt like a blinding headache…most likely from exhaustion, but wow did it hit me hard! My flight left…

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keto low carb detox bone broth fast experience

By now, you’ve heard me talk about how I’m doing Whole30 this January. It’s kind of a big deal (I even made a hashtag for it: #bgfwhole30). I know I’m not the only one doing Whole30 right now, so I’m not going to go on and on about how day 9 totally sucked, or how…

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I use a lot of coconut oil. I have a jar in my kitchen, one in my bathroom, and even one in my office. I use it on my body (not my face), in my coffee, and of course in my cooking. But. Is it all just a fad? I’ve been waiting for the coconut…

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My kids eat all.the.freaking.time. I’m not exaggerating. On non-school days we are talking breakfast, second breakfast, third breakfast, snack, lunch, second lunch, snack, dinner, second dinner, third dinner, and midnight-raid-the-fridge. They don’t need healthy snacks for weight loss because they’re clearly still growing.  Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss It’s insane. And they’re not even teenagers…

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Coconut Oil Help with Fat Loss

I’ve been on a mission to get healthier for awhile. Really since Smalls went into remission and life started to stabilize, which was over a year ago. And like most people, I wanted instant results. I wanted to wake up one morning and see the 80+ pounds of fat that my body has accumulated gone.…

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