Playing Offense vs. Defense in your Marriage

Life, Love, and the Pursuit of... Playing on the Same Team! This Sunday is the big game, the Superbowl, and it's being hosted in my home state of Minnesota. In light of the upcoming game, I found this week's topic to be very fitting: defensiveness, communication, and playing on the same team within your marriage. [...]

The Honeymoon

Three days after my husband and I got married this past October, we headed off to Monterey, CA to enjoy our honeymoon for a week. My husband planned most of the trip and it was my first time in California, I had always wanted to go since I was just a little girl and was [...]

Protein Smoothie Recipes

Life, Love, and the Pursuit of... Protein Smoothies! Protein smoothies are my new favorite meal replacement for a quick yummy healthy breakfast, lunch, or dinner and are surprisingly filling! It's as easy as throwing all the ingredients in a blender and you have a meal in less than 5 minutes. As I create new recipes [...]

The Effects of Social Media on Self-Esteem

Life, Love, and the Pursuit of... Real Life! Self-doubt, low self-esteem, insecurities, negative thoughts of ourselves. Where do they come from and why do we all have them? Have these issues always been there and people just didn't talk about them or are they more prevalent than ever in today's society, and if so, why? [...]

Turkey Rice Hotdish – AKA Casserole

You say casserole, I say hotdish. Wherever you're from, we know it's delish! This Healthy Turkey Rice Hotdish is comfort food with a healthy twist. It's a perfect quick weeknight meal your family is sure to love! The leftovers taste great, for a fast healthier lunch or dinner warmed up the next day! INGREDIENTS 1 [...]