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Wellness Wednesday

Celebrating Vegetarian Awareness Month

a variety of vegan protein sources

October is Vegetarian Awareness Month and the perfect time to explore what it means to follow this type of nutrition plan. According to research from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, vegetarian diets are healthful and may even help prevent … Continue reading

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4 Foods You Might Find at a Fall Farmers Market (And What to Do With Them)

fruit and veggies in season at the farmers market

One thing I’m very grateful for in my new city is only living a few short miles from one of the best farmers markets in the country. The Dane County Farmers Market is a Madison staple and the perfect way … Continue reading

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4 Unique Ways to Get Your Pumpkin Fix

It’s that time of year again, friends. No, not the official start of fall. No, not football season. ‘Tis the season for pumpkin spice everything! And, yes, I know that the whole pumpkin spice thing has gotten out of control … Continue reading

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20 Ideas for Using Tomatoes

Every summer, I plant tomatoes and the sequence typically goes something like this: Early June: Plant two to three tomato plants. June – July: Worry tomatoes aren’t getting enough water and/or that they’ll get ruined in a storm (I currently … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday is on Summer Break

a flamingo swing ring on a beach

Wellness Wednesday is taking a quick pause and will be back on August 25. In the meantime, check out these helpful tips and articles, and have a happy and healthy week! This Type of Workout Can Be Done Anywhere A … Continue reading

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A Quick Reminder to Focus on the Present

focus on the present by letting a butterfly lay on your hand

I write this still riding the high of our city’s beloved Milwaukee Bucks winning their first championship in 50 years. I say “our city” despite having moved to Madison in May; Milwaukee will always be another home. One of my … Continue reading

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10 Ideas for Using Fresh Herbs

using fresh herbs

“It’s a lot to text … give me a call when you have the thyme (see what I did there?)” Reading this text from my sister-in-law, Natasha, reaffirmed that A) we share a shameless love of bad puns, and B) … Continue reading

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This Type of Workout Can Be Done Anywhere

clock, yoga mat, and dumbbells on table

June is coming to a close (how did that happen?) and you may find your schedule continuing to fill up. This can make it difficult to fit in fitness. But if you have 10 minutes, room to move, and a … Continue reading

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5 Summer Recipes That Don’t Require Preheating Your Oven

spiced stuffed peaches with chickpeas

Here in Wisconsin, summer is coming in hot … literally. Toasty temps usually reserved for August have taken over much of the state. When the temperature keeps climbing and the humidity feels like it’s wrapping you in a wet blanket, … Continue reading

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