The Truth Behind “Can’t”.

The Truth Behind “Can’t”.

This post isn’t about a movie review; it’s about the message God put in my heart while watching this particular story. I had an epiphany and want to share it with you. With that said, may you find motivation and inspiration from the word “can’t”. In 2018 the movie I...

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Quick Healthy Meals On a Budget? 5 Criteria

Quick Healthy Meals On a Budget? 5 Criteria

How can we make a quick healthy meal on a budget? When it comes to meals I use five criteria to measure success: taste, health, speed, digestion, and budget. Let’s jump right in. My secret ingredients to add flavor Have you noticed when you eat something that tastes...

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How to Simplify Meal Planning! + My Secret Weapon

How to Simplify Meal Planning! + My Secret Weapon

Cooking and I have a love/hate relationship. There are days when it is soothing to my soul, and other days it’s like a ton of bricks on my shoulders. For those hard days, it would be easy for me to tell you to look at it with a fresh perspective; like a form of...

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Christy’s Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Christy’s Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

I absolutely love cookies. My favorite cookie hands-down is the chocolate chip cookie. The gentle crisp on the outside and soft center is the perfect texture to satisfy anyone...in my opinion of course. Oh, and then you get a chunk of chocolate that is slightly hard...

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14 Simple Ways to Boost Our Immune System

14 Simple Ways to Boost Our Immune System

To keep our immune system functioning at top speed during ‘sick season’ there are a few things we can do to ward off illness and increase health. I’ve got 14 simple yet powerful ways you won’t want to miss in preventing sickness. When I got more conscience about...

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7 Ways to Take Care of Your Lungs

7 Ways to Take Care of Your Lungs

With COVID-19 penetrating our bodies, seasonal allergies clogging our sinuses, and the normal colds circulating in our environment, keeping our lungs happy can be stressful. Our lungs give us energy and life. When we’re breathing well, our minds are clear, our...

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Money Problems in Hard Times: 9 Must-Do Steps!

Money Problems in Hard Times: 9 Must-Do Steps!

When economic strife hits do these 9 must-do steps to squash your money problems. There is no way in predicting tragic storms, destructive earthquakes, virus pandemics, a house fire, sudden death of a loved one, or unemployment. If we could tell our money 'a tornado...

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Storytime with Christy: Picture Book Reviews

Storytime with Christy: Picture Book Reviews

Storytime with Christy gives us parents or grandparents a list of happy healthy kid-approved picture books to read with our kids or grandparents. Why read out loud? There are numerous studies about the benefit of reading with your kids, even before they are born! It's...

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Fried Walleye Recipe

Fried Walleye Recipe

This walleye recipe is a family favorite! If you missed my post about Omega, Oils, Why I'm Picky, you’ll want to check’r out. Walleye has got to be one of the best fish to fry, well Crappies are good too. But walleye is definitely a special treat. More about Walleye...

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Better Belly Steak Recipe

Better Belly Steak Recipe

If you missed my post about food combining you’ll want to check’r out. This amazing steak recipe I’m about to give you goes in line with food combining. You might think to yourself, “Food combining matters? It’s all going to the same place anyway. What gives?” When I...

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6 Simple Ways to Save Money on Valentine’s Day

6 Simple Ways to Save Money on Valentine’s Day

Let’s feel the love this Valentine’s Day, or should we not? While writing this post my thoughts got mixed on Valentine’s Day. From what I found out it’s like a love/hate kind of thing. Since there’s no way to avoid February 14th, I’ve got some simple and inexpensive...

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4 Tips to Change Up Weight Loss

4 Tips to Change Up Weight Loss

The only way to change is to change. If you want to feel better and lose weight then changing-the-diet is in the cards. Here’s the thing, weight loss doesn’t have to be hard or daunting. I have a simple philosophy that will bring you relief and motivation. Get this,...

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5 Effective Ways to Shut the Mind Off!

5 Effective Ways to Shut the Mind Off!

When I can’t shut the mind off I sometimes experience ‘anxiety anaphylaxis’; sounds worse than it is, I just get super moody. Why does this happen to me? I can sum it up in one word: BUSY. When it comes to being a mom, 'busy' is born right along with your little one....

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5 Easy Ways to Build Courage & Confidence

5 Easy Ways to Build Courage & Confidence

In 2007 my courage collapsed and my heart panted for fullness. My independence, which I held on to so tightly, attached to others. The attitude to do more than exist went to merely existing. But most of all my confidence and courage seeped further away from my core....

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5 Habits to Break free from Pressure

5 Habits to Break free from Pressure

Pressure, stress, and worry got the best of me; until I unexpectedly stumbled into a promising antidote. A couple of years ago I accidentally deleted my entire website. Yeah, ‘File Not Found’ stared at me in the eyes. My stress level went from a three to a hundred in...

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13 Reasons Why You Need a Hobby NOW!

13 Reasons Why You Need a Hobby NOW!

A hobby is more than just a hobby. Have you ever gotten overwhelmed, in a funk, or frustrated about the pace of life? Who hasn’t? It’s going to happen and repercussions may bellow; however, a hobby can help quiet the roar and make you feel human again. But wait! I...

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3 Tricks to Turn Troubles Off- Lion into Lamb

3 Tricks to Turn Troubles Off- Lion into Lamb

This past January started with an unexpected visit from a lion who set-up camp. This wasn’t one of those sleepy lions, this cat was roaring. A New Year, a fresh start, and WHAM, I’m faced with my first of many challenging days. I get it, these things happen, but they...

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