Author Archive | Michelle

kid-friendly green smoothies

Four Kid-Friendly Green Smoothies

St. Patrick’s Day is upon us! While green beer has become a common celebratory beverage for adults on the holiday, there aren’t too many green beverage options for kids (or those who don’t like food color arbitrarily added to their beverages). Enter the green smoothie! I’ve been on the green smoothie bandwagon for years. My […]

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Real Life Valentines

My Real Life Valentines

  Dear school car line rule followers, Oh, how I love you. Thank you for staying off your phones, keeping a correct distance between cars, and simply paying attention. I wish there were more people just like you. Happy Valentine’s Day! Love, Me ———————————————————————————– Dear Trader Joe’s employees, You win my heart with your kind […]

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five simple school lunches from trader joe's

5 Simple School Lunches from Trader Joe’s

We’ve just about hit the halfway mark in the marathon that is the school year. I enjoy the challenge of shaking up routines and habits when January comes around. Even my school lunch game needed some refreshing. Tell me I’m not the only one who gets in a lunch packing rut! Here are five new, sandwich-less […]

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Energy Bars

Somehow it has become acceptable to skip from Halloween straight to Christmas, but I, for one, like to actually acknowledge November and the quintessential fall fruit: pumpkin. Pumpkin is still trendy in my world. (However, come December 1st, I will redirect my attention to peppermint and its up-close-and-personal relationship with chocolate.) These bars come together […]

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Ways Yoga is Like Motherhood

Seven Ways Yoga is Like Motherhood

I started practicing yoga regularly about five years ago. It has become a necessary part of my life, and I so wish I had started earlier. I’ve had emotional, mental, and physical breakthroughs on my yoga mat, and I continue to notice the direct correlation between my yoga practice and my mental state. I became […]

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