Don't sell yourself short, you are beautiful!

You ARE Beautiful!

Yeah, I am risking a lot sharing this picture of myself from sixth grade.  Believe it or not, this was the retake picture!  I can’t even remember how bad the first one must have been for me to go with this choice.  Not a great year, apparently. The first time my husband saw this picture […]

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You don't have to miss out on all the yumminess when you eat healthy. Make this summery treat and stick to your goals! Travel Parent Eat

Whole Wheat Piña Colada Bread

Sometimes you just need a little piece of yumminess without feeling guilty, right?  I love pina coladas and all the creamy goodness associated with them.  But right now, I can’t afford the calories. I also crave bread whenever I am watching my calories.  I LOVE quick breads.  They are so moist and have such great flavors! […]

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Peppermint isn't just for flavoring your food. There are great uses for peppermint throughout your home. Use these 3 easy ideas to keep your family healthy. Travel Parent Eat

3 Ways to Use Peppermint Essential Oil in Your Home

I received a complimentary bottle of peppermint oil from Majestic Pure Cosmeceuticals in exchange for this review.  All opinions are my own. Has your family been hit with that nasty flu/cold bug this year?  It’s come through our house with a vengeance.  I’m tired of being sick and tired.  I was fortunate enough to receive a bottle […]

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Weight Loss with Garcinia Cambogia

I received a free sample from Summit Nutrition in exchange for this review.  All opinions are my own. I know I’ve been posting a lot about my weight loss, lately, but it’s super relevant in my life right now, and I hope it is helping you keep your resolutions. One trendy method for weight loss […]

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Why you should be drinking more water to help with weight loss, and the types of water to drink or avoid. Travel Parent Eat

Losing Weight With Water

I received a sample of Essentia Water in exchange for this review.  All opinions are my own. How are your New Years’ Resolutions going?  Still holding strong?  Hopefully today’s post will help with them.  It’s an easy one to keep actually. I’m going to let you in on a little secret of mine.  I am […]

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Do you know what you are really eating? Use these tips to avoid the dieting pitfalls and stay on track. |Travel Parent Eat

Are you REALLY eating healthy?

Can I make a confession?  I have taught Nutrition for a university for over 6 years now.  That’s actually the longest job I have ever had.  My confession isn’t that I switch jobs too frequently for my resume.  My confession is that I have taught nutrition for a long time, and I am still (slightly) […]

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Collection of the 10 best organizing tips for all aspects of life by Travel Parent Eat

The 10 Best Organization Tips for Every Aspect of Your Life

How many of you have set the goal to get more organized this year?  What areas of your life do you want to organize?  Your home?  Your time?  Your wallet?  I think I could use help with all those areas.  In fact, one of the biggest areas I need to organize is my purse!  Anyone […]

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Protein smoothies are a great way to stay on track with healthy eating, make them easier and faster by using these starter cubes| Travel Parent Eat

Protein Smoothie Starters

I received the Nuttzo butter from Whole Foods in exchange for this post.  All opinions are my own. I love drinking a healthy protein smoothie right after I’ve finished my workout.  My biggest issue with the smoothie is making it.  I’m usually in a hurry during the morning breakfast rush, and sometimes I don’t get […]

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Top 15 Posts of 2014

We want to thank everyone who has helped make our first full year of Travel Parent Eat a wonderful year!  It’s been fun getting to know you all through your comments! We’ve had a few changes, and look forward to a few more changes as we begin the new year.  To finish up our first […]

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Tips and Tricks for Recovery After Exercise

One of the hardest parts about exercise is feeling sore afterwards, right?  When I try a new exercise, or get back into exercising (especially after having a baby), I forget how sore I will be after the exercise.  Just a couple of months after my (almost) 2-year-old was born, I hit the gym ready to […]

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