7 Lunch Meal Prep Recipes

I keep two things in mind when I prepare my lunches on Sunday.  Is it easy and fast to make?  Will it taste as good on day 4 as it did on day 1?  That means that I might take short cuts to save time and use ingredients that will stand the test of time in the fridge. Today I’m sharing my recent lunches that I’ve made ahead of time on Sundays.  As a heads up, these recipes are not gourmet or exciting and they may even seem boring.  However, they work great for me and I hope that they will …

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How to Organize a Junk Draw

Here’s the second installment in my How to Organize series!  What’s it all about?  Click here to get the scoop and then come back for the scoop on how to deal with those pesky junk draws. I’m sure that everyone has a “junk drawer.”  You know, it’s the spot where you throw stuff because it doesn’t belong anywhere else. I am very neat and organized.  Very.  However, even I have a junk drawer.  Remember neat freak Monica from Friends and her secret closet?  That’s how I feel about my junk drawer.  I clean the junk drawer often but, mysteriously, it gets messy again …

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5 Healthy and Easy Snacks

Lately I’ve been trying to focus on eating healthier. For me that means I eat smaller meals and snacks throughout the day.  I’m always looking for healthy snack ideas so I thought you might like to see what my favorites have been lately. Here are 5 healthy and easy snack ideas: Peanut Butter Sandwich. I don’t think that I can get tired of peanut butter on a slice of whole wheat bread.  In an attempt to reduce the sugar, I’ve recently tried Nature’s Promise Organic No-Stir Crunchy Peanut Butter Spread.  I can’t find a link for it online because it’s …

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Winter Workout

Working out during Winter can be tough.  There are days that I can’t make it to the gym because it’s snowing or because it’s cold and dark and I have little to no motivation to go back out.  This is my struggle from about November to March.  What’s a girl to do?  Well, I’ve switched up my workout routine a bit. I still workout about 4 to 5 times per week.  Going to the gym is Plan A and working out at home is Plan B.  For me, working out at home means popping in a DVD and following along like I have …

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How to Clean Makeup Brushes

Do you know how to clean your makeup brushes?  Wait, maybe we should start with a simpler question… do you know that you should clean your makeup brushes? Unless you like throwing away expensive brushes (because let’s face it, even the cheap ones can be pretty pricey), you should clean your makeup brushes.  When you clean them you’re getting rid of old makeup, oil, dirt, and even bacteria.  Gross. Usually I clean my makeup brushes with hand soap and felt it did the job.  I’ve heard some people use baby shampoo instead, but I’ve never tried that because I don’t …

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