The Body Image Game

Today I will be discussing the topic of body image with Matt Townsend on his radio show. (You can listen in live on Sirius XM 143 or it will be streaming on byuradio.org.) We are going to focus on what I call “The Body Image Game.” This is a game that competes with the game [...]
Continue Reading

How to Find Me Time This Summer

When I ask women why they don’t consistently take care of themselves (specifically with good nutrition, exercise, sleep, and pursuing things that they enjoy) there are three main reasons: Not enough time They feel guilty It seems selfish Not only is this counterproductive to good parenting (be sure to read my post Unselfish Women Put [...]
Continue Reading

Organize Your Kitchen

  At The Happy Gal, we believe that life is just a little bit easier when you are organized. Organization in the kitchen? That’s a big part of healthy eating. After all, if it’s too hard to find what you need, when you need it – and your drawers are jamming every time you look [...]
Continue Reading

Organize Kids’ School Papers

Yesterday when I walked into Walmart, the Back-To-School aisle caught me off-guard. Sudden memories of backpacks stuffed full of paper came to mind. Anyone else find themselves on paper overload once school starts again? Because it can be a challenge to appreciate, display, and store schoolwork and memorabilia, here are five tips to help you [...]
Continue Reading

Summer Survival Guide for Moms

  Okay, you moms out there. Are any of you putting on a happy face about summer…while secretly feeling a little anxious about how you’re going to survive three months of non-stop fun?  When it’s all play and no work, mom is the one who gets the short end of the stick. Sooner or later, [...]
Continue Reading

Be. YOU. Tiful Link Party #62

I’m getting excited for Spring and Easter! Who else is enjoying this beautiful weather, watching the kids play outside more and seeing the flowers begin to bloom? Spring is in the air! Maybe I Will | Chic California | The Happy Gal | Fry Sauce & Grits Maybe I Will | Couple Fitness Chic California| [...]
Continue Reading

Be. YOU. Tiful Link Party #61

Thanks for joining the party and linking up this week. We hope you get some fun ideas from others this week as well. Get ready to PARTY! Maybe I Will | Chic California | The Happy Gal | Fry Sauce & Grits Maybe I Will |Snack Smart with Fit Snack Chic California| Ugly Alert! Avocado [...]
Continue Reading

Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas for the Kids

  Even I will admit it – of all the holiday candy, Easter steals the show. There is just something about all of those candies in pastel colors, shaped like eggs and filled with caramel, peanut butter and marshmallow. Pretty hard to resist. BUT…diabetes in a basket, anyone? I don’t mind sprinkling the basket with [...]
Continue Reading

Healthy Crock Pot Mandarin Chicken

You’re going to love me for this one! Anytime healthy intersects with crock pot and delicious, the recipe is a keeper! I can’t wait for you to try it. After you try it, be sure to leave a comment and let me know what you think! And because we are heading into a busy spring [...]
Continue Reading

Gratitude

  It was my birthday on Tuesday, and I got a few gifts that I wasn’t expecting – and I’m not talking about the wrapped gifts from Bed, Bath, and Beyond waiting on my kitchen table from my cute husband and kids that morning. (So cute, by the way! They gave me straws and chip [...]
Continue Reading

Be.YOU.tiful Link Party #60

Hello and Welcome back friends, to our weekly Lifestyle Link Party! It’s the perfect place for us fashion, health, fitness, design, and lifestyle bloggers to meet up and share and encourage one another! Can’t wait to share with you our favorite from last week’s link party. Maybe I Will | Chic California | The Happy [...]
Continue Reading