Engine 2 – Day 12 Update

Trick or Treat!

Boo!  I hope everyone had a great and safe Halloween!  I had so much fun – it’s always just a great excuse to walk around with a glass of wine and say hi to the neighbors!  I happen to have the greatest neighbors in the world, so it was a blast!  Zane (5) was a [...]

Amy’s Gluten Free Cookies, Spinach Lasagna and Halloween Fun!

Amy's Gluten-Free Shortbread Cookies

Happy Halloween everyone!!! My kids have been counting this day down all month To celebrate the holiday, we wanted to announce a new “sweet” giveaway ! Amy’s Gluten-free shortbread cookies….They are so incredibly yummy..and I’m not even gluten-free My kids loved them too.  They come in 3 flavors – Almond, Classic and Chocolate Chip and [...]

Moonlight Gardening & Our Local Farmers Market


What do a HealthyMamma and her hubby do when they’re both crazy busy with work and two small kiddos…but, they have a ton of gardening they want to get done? Well, I’ll tell you what we do…we get our sweet babies to bed and head out for an evening…just the two of us…to the backyard, [...]

28 Day Challenge and “Tuna” Salad

Counter Culture

I can’t believe it’s the middle of October! I usually feel a lot more prepared for the holidays by now. The fact that it was still over 100 degrees in Texas until the beginning of October has just really made the fall season fly by! Now..it’s the middle of October, which for me, means I [...]

Fun Halloween Craft and Rosemary Goat Cheese Dip

Halloween Craft

Happy Hump Day Everyone ! As you may have previously read, Halloween is one of my favorite holidays ! The weather is beautiful, we get to decorate the house with pumpkins and bats and spiders, etc., play dress up…what’s not to like ?!?!  Well, we were at a friend’s house last week and did this [...]

Vega Giveaway and another Forks over Knives Giveaway!

Forks Over Knives and Vega Giveaway

Happy Monday! I hope everyone had a really great weekend! I haven’t posted in a while but I have a few legitimate excuses. First, I haven’t wanted to try any new recipes because our refrigerator broke almost 2 weeks ago, so I haven’t felt like doing much besides the basics in the kitchen! We are lucky to [...]

My workout journey with the Tracy Anderson Method


Right now I feel like someone took me by both arms and both legs and pulled me in 4 different directions…to the point where my arms and legs almost…but not quite…came out of their sockets. That’s how sore I am! It’s a deep inner muscular sore…it’s a Tracy Anderson Method sore. I’ve been doing Tracy’s [...]

Roasted Tomato Soup & Ladybug Bars

Roasted tomatoes, garlic and onions

  Happy October everyone (well ok technically it’s Saturday but I am mentally already in October) !  Our household is in full swing HALLOWEEN mode ! Kids and I just finished decorating the house … it’s one of our favorite holidays … well besides Thanksgiving and Christmas … speaking of, I never changed my doorbell [...]

The Cove, Race Car Weekend, Recipe Suggestions Wanted!

race car lance

Happy Friday Everyone!  This weekend I will not be doing very much cooking!  In fact, cooking just doesn’t seem to be on my side right now!  The other night, I was opening the freezer to get something out, and water just poured out.  The entire ice container had melted – ugh!  We have ordered a [...]

Forks Over Knives Giveaway and Some of My Favorite Veggie Recipes!


I think I’m detoxing!  I haven’t had meat or dairy (maybe in minuscule un-noticeable portions) since the day after I wrote my FOK post.  Don’t even ask.  I had one last event that I had to get all meaty at, and let’s just say I paid the price.  Yuck!  But, since then, I’ve really been sick with [...]