Be.YOU.tiful Link Party #32

Hey everyone, it’s that time again, it’s party time! Thanks for stopping by to link up your AWESOMENESS!! We’re excited to see what you’ve been up to! Maybe I Will | Chic California | The Happy Gal | Fry Sauce & Grits We want to see what inspires you! We have come together to bring [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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Be.YOU.tiful Link Party #31

Hey everyone, it’s that time again, it’s party time! Thanks for stopping by to link up your AWESOMENESS!! We’re excited to see what you’ve been up to! Maybe I Will | Chic California | The Happy Gal | Fry Sauce & Grits We want to see what inspires you! We have come together to bring [...]
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Orange Julius Protein Smoothie

This is the perfect, refreshing smoothie! It’s perfect for those mornings when you want something light and tangy. I love the kick from the orange juice concentrate, and of course I love this delicious way of getting protein. Give it a try and let me know what you think. Orange Julius Smoothie 4 ounces water [...]
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4 Simple Steps to Healthy Eating

If I were to ask you what it means to be healthy, what would that mean to you? Is it a number on a scale? Fitting into a certain size? Is it living without pain? Is it having energy throughout the day? Is it fitting into your clothes comfortably? How about not getting sick all [...]
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Be.YOU.tiful Link Party #30

Hey everyone, it’s that time again, it’s party time! Thanks for stopping by to link up your AWESOMENESS!! We’re excited to see what you’ve been up to! Maybe I Will | Chic California | The Happy Gal | Fry Sauce & Grits We want to see what inspires you! We have come together to bring [...]
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Run and Lunge Workout

  Last week, we introduced you to our new fitness/nutrition specialist, Suzanne Bagley. We are so excited to have her join the Happy Gal team! Sue brings an abundance of energy, knowledge, and experience with her. To learn more about Sue, check out her bio on the about page! Today Sue has whipped up a [...]
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Get Your Kids to Eat Their Vegetables!

We are excited to welcome Amy and Natalie from Super Healthy Kids for this post! They have some awesome ideas about getting your kids to eat their veggies! When it comes to feeding your kids the best, the freshest, and the most local food available, you can’t get any better (or cheaper) than what you [...]
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Get Organized Get Healthy

I know we all have great intentions when it comes to health: “I’m going to start working out.” “I’m going to eat better.” And then life throws us curve balls that make it nearly impossible to carry through with it all. We’re up late and can’t get up to work out in the morning. We [...]
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Be.YOU.tiful Link Party #29

Hey everyone, it’s that time again, it’s party time! Thanks for stopping by to link up your AWESOMENESS!! We’re excited to see what you’ve been up to! Maybe I Will | Chic California | The Happy Gal | Fry Sauce & Grits We want to see what inspires you! We have come together to bring [...]
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Healthy Fresh Raspberry Recipes

A few years ago we had a raspberry bush in our backyard. My six-year-old daughter was 18 months at the time, and while the raspberries were on, she would often turn up missing during the day. I never panicked, however, because I soon learned that she had a one-track mind: “get to the raspberry bush!” [...]
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Ready, Set Back to School!

Calling all mothers out there…the end is at sight! Don’t get me wrong. I love summer as much as the next girl, but come August, a little bit of predictability starts sounding pretty good. And what inspires predictability? The school schedule, of course! But there is another side of the back-to-school coin. Transition from the [...]
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Southwestern Black Bean Salad

You’re gonna love me for this one! The chicken makes it the perfect healthy lunch, or you can skip the chicken and serve it as an appetizer with tortilla chips. It’s the perfect recipe to take to a  barbeque or a party! Looking for more great recipes? Be sure to click HERE for a Free [...]
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What Matters Most

A couple of years ago I thought I’d nailed it with my New Year’s resolution.  Like all of you, I have a lot on my plate. It can get so difficult to know how to divide my precious time. Somewhere I had connected with the term “what matters most,” and it seemed this was the [...]
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