My Fitness Journey: Exercises that work for me, and those that don’t

Another new topic on my blog! This is a long post (so grab a cup of tea), but I hope it can offer some tips and inspiration regarding the overwhelming world of fitness. The take-away message is that fitness is personal and a constantly evolving journey. What once worked for your body might not work … Continue reading My Fitness Journey: Exercises that work for me, and those that don’t

Best and Worst Budget Skincare – For Dry, Sensitive Skin

Happy 50th blog post to me and thanks, readers, for sticking around! As I'm sure you've noticed, I've made major changes to my blog  — opting to focus on a balanced, healthy lifestyle. Within this broad remit, skincare takes a prominent place in my health. So today, let's talk about what works for my skin, … Continue reading Best and Worst Budget Skincare – For Dry, Sensitive Skin

Portion Controlling Snacks – Easter Edition

A few weeks ago, when I was debating how I was going to balance my lifestyle and eating habits with baking [see previous post], another pressing issue was: What am I going to do with my Easter chocolate? For those who celebrate Easter, the traditions can vary significantly. My family always did Easter on the … Continue reading Portion Controlling Snacks – Easter Edition

Buttermilk Cornbread (Johnnycake)

I had a serious craving for johnnycake (sweetened cornbread) the other day. After trolling through Pinterest looking for a good recipe, I kept returning to one from Allrecipes.com because it was so straight-forward. Usually I avoid recipes from this site because they tend to be a bit dull, but this one really is five stars! … Continue reading Buttermilk Cornbread (Johnnycake)