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Reframing My To Do List in this Season of Life #healthyliving #healthy

Does anyone else feel like they blinked and suddenly it was December?  No?  Just me?  Yeah right.  I know I am not the only one who has had a completely nutso year.  With pregnancy, house projects, HAVING A BABY, working, blogging, and just trying to stay afloat while also getting a few hours of shut-eye, my [...]

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A tutorial on how to make homemade elderberry syrup for immune-boosting during cold and flu season #healthy #elderberry #healthyliving #fluseason

A tutorial on how to make homemade elderberry syrup for way less than you can buy it in stores.  Take elderberry syrup this Winter to help prevent colds and the flu or to minimize your symptoms. You know you are officially a "crunchy" mom when you find yourself making homemade elderberry syrup during nap time.  [...]

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12 Things I Want to Tell Every College-Aged Woman | cleaneatingveggiegirl.com

When I'm not writing this 'ole blog, you are likely to find me at my full-time, 40-hour per week job.  I work in higher education at a local state school, which results in me spending my days talking to mostly 18 to 22 year-olds about academics, life, career goals, etc. I have worked at this particular [...]

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Why I'm Not Eating Paleo While Pregnant (and maybe you shouldn't either!) | cleaneatingveggiegirl.com

My thoughts on eating Paleo while pregnant... or not!  Hint: this is not going to be a "how to eat Paleo while pregnant" post. Before I got pregnant in October, some might say I was following one of the healthiest possible diets for my body (emphasis on my body).  I chose foods based on the Paleo [...]

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A letter to the woman with morning sickness... | cleaneatingveggiegirl.com

A letter to the woman with morning sickness, First of all, congratulations!  You're pregnant!  That's pretty darn amazing, awesome, wonderful, and beautiful.  I think we sometimes forget that part when we are in the thick of things with "morning" sickness <-- I use quotations because obviously we know it doesn't just occur at the beginning [...]

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The World Didn't End When I Gained Weight | cleaneatingveggiegirl.com

Three years ago, gaining weight would have had a profound impact on me emotionally.  And not in a good way.  Roughly three to four years ago I was experiencing an immense amount of change, both personally and professionally, and having control over my body's weight was the only way I felt I had some semblance [...]

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My Four-Day Food Rotation Diet + Why It Sucks | cleaneatingveggiegirl.com

My Four-Day Food Rotation Diet and Why It Sucks... How's that for a super blunt title? But for realz.  Rotation diets are not fun.  Just ask Jeremy.  He'll tell you that about all I have done for the past six weeks is whine about meal planning, prepping, and all things food-related.  For awhile I actually [...]

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How I'm Incorporating Mindfulness into Each Day with the Spire Mindfulness + Activity Tracker | cleaneatingveggiegirl.com #ad #CG #inSpire @Spireio

I have been working on my physical health for at least two to three years now.  The acid reflux, the joint/muscle pain, the irregular periods, the hair loss, the cystic acne, etc.  I've made dietary and supplement changes.  I have changed up my workout routine.  I have been sleeping more.  But I have also come [...]

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