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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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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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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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10 Things That Are More Important Than a Summer Body

a sandy beach and a blue cloudy sky

I look forward to the day when I no longer hear references in the fitness and wellness world to getting ready for “swimsuit season” or shedding weight for our “summer bodies.” What if our “summer bodies” could just be whatever … Continue reading

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Spring Clean Your Healthy Lifestyle by Getting Rid of These 3 Things

Welcome Spring graphic

Signs that spring is here to stay and that summer isn’t far behind are coming to life everywhere you look. Some of us may not be feeling our usual “spring cheer” … and that’s okay. The last year has brought unprecedented challenges … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Stretch Your Food Dollars in 2021

saving money on healthy food

I’ve never been known for my stellar budgeting skills (my husband can confirm this). But during a time when watching our dollars spent feels more critical than ever, I’m slowly learning to be more mindful of how much I’m spending … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday Has Gone to the Dogs (and Cats)

two dogs running out of an open gate

If you’ve dropped by this blog before, you may have noticed that I love animals. I’ve featured dogs, more dogs and even goats. 2020 has given me a deeper appreciation for my pets and all of the comfort they bring, … Continue reading

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A Roundup of Fall Favorites

puppy wearing a scarf and sitting in fall leaves

With so many things beyond our control and an endless news cycle that takes an emotional toll, it’s important now more than ever to find comfort in familiar favorites. Whether it’s a brisk walk through the leaves with a friend … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Celebrating Safely This Summer

two women social distancing

After being apart for nearly a year, I’m excited to finally visit my sister and celebrate her birthday. As we anxiously plan for the safest way to celebrate, my mind is filled with questions like, should we hug? Will other … Continue reading

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