Pick the Perfect Tea for Every Mood

  I love tea. I wrote all about tea in my last post, covering the flavor profiles, origins, caffeine content as well as some tips on how to brew the perfect cup. Now it’s time to dig a little deeper. Wh...

Finding the Perfect Cup: A Beginner’s Guide to Tea

So you’re ready to be a tea connoisseur, but you don’t know where to start. Well, you’re in luck! Being a fan of the art of tea drinking, I’ve made it easy for you by putting together everything you...

30 Days of Smart Eating Led to These 10 Healthy Changes

  You may remember that I completed a Whole30 challenge last year with a couple fabulous health bloggers. It went well, but I’ll admit I slipped pretty quickly once it was over. This happened from...

10 Essential Gifts for Readers

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times… but mostly it was the best of times because you’re shopping for a reader. As a reader, book blogger and obsessive book collector, I know a thing or...

Everything You Need to Know About Chia (with Recipes!)

  What Is Chia? Chia, also known as Salvia hispanica, is a superfood that dates all the way back to Mayan and Aztec cultures. In fact, chia is the ancient Mayan word for “strength.” Historians believe...

"Ya, You Betcha!" 45 Fargo Facts You Need to Know

So... Think you know Fargo? Think you know what makes us tick? Ohhh, yaaa, suuure ya do! Read up so you can spot a true Fargoan the next time you find one of us. 1. Home of the three-time...

#SwansonChallenge: Wrapping Up Whole30

We have made it to the end of Whole 30! After many changes and eye-opening lessons, the bloggers and I have conquered the challenge. Read on to find out how it all went, what we learned, and how we'll...

#SwansonChallenge Update: Week Three of Whole30

Week three has come and gone, and our fearless bloggers are rocking Whole30! Time to check in and see how things are going for the Whole30 trio. Kristi: Here I am, making my week three update and I am...

#SwansonChallenge Update: Week Two of Whole30

We have made it through week two of our Whole30 challenge! How is it going, you ask? Have we given up? Still think you could never do something like this? Read about our progress below, and get ready...

#SwansonChallenge Update: Week One of Whole30

With one week down and three to go, the bloggers and I started off strong and continue to work with the Whole30 guidelines as outlined in It Starts with Food. Let’s check in for a little more detail...

#SwansonChallenge: Winning Whole30 in February

February is a very busy month for a lot of people. It means Super Bowl parties. It means Valentine’s Day. For some of us, it means a Whole30 challenge. Having read and reviewed It Starts with Food, I...

Whole30: It Starts with Food (Book Review)

"The food you eat either makes you more healthy or less healthy. Those are your options." - Dallas and Melissa Hartwig It's been about six months since I read and reviewed Whole: Rethinking the Science...