Be Careful Who You Take Health Advice From…

If you haven’t already caught on, the amount of incorrect health information circulating around in our society is something that really, really, REALLY bothers me. Did I mention how much it bothers me? More than that, though, it scares me. It scares me because people do, believe it or not (sarcasm), follow the health advice so-called “experts” give them. Consumers usually do have good intentions – they really do want to know what’s “healthy.” Unfortunately, though, it seems like the loudest voices are most often the wrong ones. While that’s not always true, it’s much too common. And while some sources of misinformation might seem devastatingly…

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How to Handle The Holiday Treats

Oh, holiday treats. The holidays can be tricky for many of us, because food is tricky for many of us. Society screws with our heads like that. From Thanksgiving to Christmas, there’s usually a lot more food around, especially when it comes to desserts. Everyone seems to be quite worried about the holiday weight gain because of it. Nowadays, we’re all trying to figure out how to be balanced. To moderate. What even is balance? That’s a huge conversation – too big to talk about in this measly post. All we can do is figure it out as we go along. A lot of people…

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Holiday Gift Guide for EVERYONE, 2016

I’ve got one more holiday gift guide for you, because I’m excessive like that. If you haven’t seen my holiday gift guide for her or for him yet, be sure to check those out! If you’ve already seen them but still need more ideas, then this one’s for you. Some people are really easy to shop for. Maybe your sister’s a major makeup-lover, or your brother’s obsessed with a certain sports team. Maybe your dad loves to grill, and your mom loves to bake. When people have “things,” it’s much easier to pick out a present for them. Some people, however, don’t…

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Holiday Gift Guide for HIM, 2016

“It’s so hard to shop for guys.” I hear this constantly during the holidays. I think that we think it’s hard to shop for guys, but the truth is, it’s not really. It seems difficult because men are pretty simple. And women overthink everything. Most guys are also minimalists, too, so there’s not much they need that they don’t already have. While that might make us think its harder to shop for men than for women, it’s actually easier. I’m pretty sure most guys will be excited to receive anything you pick out for them. I will admit, though, that I tend to spend a lot…

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Holiday Gift Guide for HER, 2016

I know I’m kinda late on this, but if you’re anything like me, you haven’t done your Christmas shopping yet. Whoops. I’m about to say something that might seem really strange considering the title of this post. If you really want to give an amazing gift…don’t follow a gift guide. I’m serious. Don’t get me wrong – I love gift guides. They’re extremely helpful. Buuuut I would never get someone who means a lot to me something from a gift guide. I pride myself on giving excellent presents, and the key to giving a good gift is creativity. Think hard about the…

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