Articles about Health & Fitness

For New Family Cancer Caregivers – What I Wish I Knew

Three years ago last month my dad was diagnosed with stage 4 prostate cancer. It was very advanced already at that time he had over a dozen bone mets. My dad was 72, almost 73...not young enough to where cancer can be a total surprise, really in anyone. Still, up to that point he had no real health issues. He was physically active for his age, living on a small farm, doing yard work, etc. So even though in hindsight maybe it shouldn't have been, it was still a shock at first. Now, 3 years Read more [...]

DMoose Pull Up Doorway Bar Review

This 'DMoose Pull Up Doorway Bar' post is sponsored by DMoose.  As always, all opinions are my own. Our kids love to hear my husband tell stories from his childhood.  I have to admit, so do I.  He had a much more adventurous upbringing than I did but I'm sure that's in part because he had 5 siblings, lived in the country, and farmed.  We only had 3 kids in our family total and I spent the majority of my childhood at home with my sister while my parents worked and my brother went Read more [...]

Quarto Books Help Educate & Entertain During The Pandemic ~ Review

Thank you to Quarto for providing me with products to facilitate my blog review. All opinions are 100% my own.With everything that has been going on since Spring 2019, I know a lot of people (myself and many members of my family included) have been doing some soul searching, self-improvement and have been pursuing hobbies that we might otherwise not have had time to do. For our family, this includes people of all ages and interests. This brings me to Quarto.Quarto offers a very wide selection Read more [...]

VIM & VIGR Compression Socks Review + Giveaway (10/12)

By Asha

October 1st, 2021
Thank you to VIM & VIGR for sending compression socks for review in exchange for my honest opinion. As I have mentioned before, I work full time as a school nurse. I also am currently battling breast cancer. Unfortunately the chemotherapy that I was prescribed gave me neuropathy in my feet. This had me looking at compression socks to try to help with the numbness and tingling from the neuropathy. I was thankful to get the chance to partner with VIM & VIGR to try out two pairs of Read more [...]

Celebrate National Coffee Day with BareOrganics!

By Amber

September 28th, 2021

Thanks to BareOrganics for sending me a variety of products to sample. As always, all opinions are my own.

Happy National Coffee Day! Will you be celebrating the day with a cup of coffee this morning? I know I will! Over the past few years (thanks kids!) I've come to love and crave coffee - recently I heard about BareOrganics, a brand that offers coffee with a delicious and healthy twist! Their single-serve pods are fortified with beneficial superfoods and probiotics, making them far more than Read more [...]