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Fried Chicken Chicken Salad

Fried Chicken Chicken Salad

FRIED CHICKEN CHICKEN SALAD Some nights, I love taking a break from cooking and unapologetically getting some take out, even as a nutritionist. It has become a form of self-care to not have to cook when I am feeling run down or busy about every other week. This past Friday I got KFC because I knew the kids and Brendon would love it, plus I am putting together an awesome Christmas gift that requires several restaurant containers, more on that…

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Make Yearly Trips into a Christmas Gift

Make Yearly Trips into a Christmas Gift

Who is getting Christmas presents ready? Christmas can get stressful with the planning and financially. However, I have an idea that could help many of you potentially save money in the long run, get creative, set more attention on quality time, and increase gratitude. If you are taking a trip or Spring Break with your kids coming up this is for you!!! Make that a gift under the tree. You’re already spending tons of time and money on it for…

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Boost Immunity During the Holidays

Boost Immunity During the Holidays

As we approach Thanksgiving along with cold season, here are some really important tips for all families to keep in mind to boost your immunity. Enjoy the holidays, but be mindful of where you are splurging and taking care of yourself mentally, physically, nutritionally, emotionally, and spiritually. Here are some of my best ways to keep my family healthy over this crazy season: Vitamin D3 Zinc Selenium Vitamin A and C Probiotics Don’t overtrain Sugar & alcohol in moderation Healthy…

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Quality Time Gifts for Kids

Quality Time Gifts for Kids

As we head towards Black Friday and completing our gift shopping, I wanted to share a great way to put together really meaningful gifts for your kids. To start, I highly recommend Gary Chapman’s The Five Love Languages and The Five Love Languages for kids. He explains how each person typically has a primary way of giving and receiving love. One of those is quality time. I have a few kids in my house that are definitely quality time kids….

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Benefits of Shopping Secondhand

Benefits of Shopping Secondhand

Here’s another great tip as you shop this holiday season: shopping at second hand stores not only saves money, but it is environmentally friendly as it reduces waste.I honestly get so much joy shopping second hand!! It is such a fun adventure to find name brand clothes that have been barely used, toys and books and see how much I save. This past week I went to Volunteers of America because their last Tuesday of the month is 50% off….

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Quality Time with Your Spouse

Quality Time with Your Spouse

How can improving your marriage help your kids? Do you have regular “quality time” with your spouse? I see many ways that couples do this. Some have set dates, and some don’t. For Brendon and I, we tend to have time together in the evenings at home and go out about once a month when we just have the boys and my parents can watch them. No way is right or wrong, it is just what works for you, your…

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