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DIY After Sun Spray

Posted by Kristin McConnell on June 14, 2018
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Category: Essential Oils, Fitness

DIY  After Sun Spray!

It’s summertime which means more outdoors time!  Long hikes, camping, swimming, gardening and more. I love summertime but that also brings on more chance of getting sunburned. Which we all don’t want. In the case you do get burned you will love this spay. It’s soothing and calming. Recently, my daughter was at the neighbor’s house swimming and forgot to

Building Our Raised Beds

Building Our Raised Beds was so much fun! Do you garden? I love gardening and love learning more and more each year. I am particularly excited for this year’s vegetable garden because it’s at our new house! We have decided to build raised beds because the location we want to plant our garden holds the water and is

Gut Healthy Probiotic Cocktails Say what?! A Gut Healthy Probiotic Cocktail! Yep, that’s right. Today I will show you how to make this delicious concoction. This month for The Recipe Redux Monthly Challenge was to make a Probiotic Cocktails and Gut-Health Mocktails! We’re seeing probiotic cocktails and gut-health mocktails popping up on trendy drink menus.  Our Gut Health is truly an important factor in our overall health.  If we have poor gut health it will show up

Hugelkultur: German-style Raised Garden Beds

I am trying a new technique this year for my raised beds that my wonderful husband built me you can read all about it here. The technique we are stying is called Hugelkultur a German-style Raised Garden Beds. Since I now have 7

Sabra Hummus Chicken filled Quesadilla on white plate, cilantro, guacamole, sabra hummus and sour cream in the background.

Sabra Hummus Quesadilla Sabra Hummus Chicken filled Quesadilla on white plate, cilantro, guacamole, sabra hummus and sour cream in the background.

“I received free samples of Sabra mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Sabra and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.”

 

Its that time of year!

Picnic Season!

Did you know that April 23rd is National Picnic Day?!   I am hoping the weather will be nice so we can have a picnic dinner on National Picnic Day! I have always enjoyed a good picnic from driving up to the mountains to a backyard picnic with my kids. When my husband and first started dating we went on a lot of fun picnics, we

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What is Collagen?

    You have heard me talk about collagen and probably seen me add it to my coffee of my InstaStories .  

What Could Losing 15 Pounds do for your Health?

  1.  Increase energy
  2. A decrease in high blood pressure
  3. Blood sugar and insulin levels can drop within 3-5 days
  4. Free-Floating fats (triglycerides) can drop
  5. C-Reactive protein, the maker inflammation, can drop
  6. HDL (the healthy cholesterol) can rise
  7. Diabetes risks

Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Easter is almost here! What are your plans and traditions for Easter? We usually do Easter brunch with the family and then we go for a hike if the weather is nice. Decorate easter eggs and look for eggs around the house an yard. This year shoud be super fun with hidding all the eggs throughout the property!

Happy St. Patty’s Day! 

I love St. Patty’s day! Do you wear GREEN? Last year my family and I were in Mexico on Spring Break! Wishing we were there right now but enjoying some time at home with the family.  Here’s a new twist on a green smoothie for you, just in time for

Old Green House

Greenhouse Demo

Old Green HouseGreenhouse Before

Lot so fun things have been going on around the new house! We started to demo the old greenhouse! I really wanted to save it! The idea of having a greenhouse just excites me so much! But unfortunately, the greenhouse that was here was not saveable. We considered fixing it up or even turning it into a chicken coop but the

brownie cookies on a cookie sheet

Keto Brownies Cookies brownie cookies on a cookie sheet

“I received free samples of Swerve mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Swerve and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.”

Keto Brownie Cookies!

Over the weekend I was recipe testing. And, not just any recipe I was testing Brownies!! Yep,

About the Author

Kristin McConnell

Hi! I'm a Proud Mama 👦🏼👧🏼 Married to my best friend. I'm a Certified Fitness & 🥗 Nutrition Trainer. Living in Colorado! Helping others live a Happy, Healthy & Strong 💪🏻 www.ihffitclub.com