Keep it simple stupid. Honestly, it's not my favorite phrase. I mean, first of all I've heard it too many times. Second of all, I don't call myself stupid. KISS does have a certain ring to it though. So, maybe keep it simple sexy? Keep it simple silly? Keep it simple Shana? I don't know, … Continue reading KISS
The food God provides also comes with instructions for your body. It’s fuel. Yes, things like fruits, veggies, nuts, olives, beans and other stuff come with their very own decoding instructions. Your body knows what to do with them. They provide you with fuel without confusing anything (unless you've got a unique case). The food … Continue reading Fuel or chaos?
I've been asked a few times about the Bible I'm using, so at the risk of telling you something you already know, here goes! I got a new Bible right out of high school when I started going to church pretty heavily and felt my connection and understanding of God being to grow. I was … Continue reading Fierce Faith Friday: My Bible
One simple trick to help you get your food/health/life under control is to become a veggie monster. Yes, go back to the good ol' days when mom forced you to eat your veggies. This time, though, feel free to pick veggies you actually like. Prepare veggies the way you like them. Then, fill your plate mostly … Continue reading Veggie monster
This saved us from having to waste time each month remembering passwords (the worst) and paying bills manually. It also saved both of us from worrying if we had enough money in our accounts because we forgot a bill. And, hello, it made sure all the bills got paid.
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That's it! My prayer time does take a few minutes, but a bit of that is me getting distracted and refocussing. These simple prayers have been a huge gamer changer! You can see why, right? Because they're focussed on what I can control: Asking God to intervene on their behalf and asking Him to help ME see and BE the mom they uniquely need. By focussing on what I can control and allowing God to lead the way, I have a recipe for success. Apparently. I'm still reeling from Zach doing the dishes without being told.
Chicken fried rice is a great healthy meal that isn't as complicated to make as you might think! Most of us see it as comfort food, but if you make it at home it can be a really healthy and balanced meal. My basic recipe for chicken fried rice: 2 cups cooked & cooled brown … Continue reading Chicken fried cauliflower rice
When you're traveling or on the go, here are some strategies: Take your shake. That's at least one meal you can control. Meal prep and bring it along in a cooler. Personally, I make that creamy chicken salad and throw it in bags! Hey, salad in a bag. But it's great because it covers SO … Continue reading Eating right when traveling
You need to have a back up plan! I live my life according to lessons learned on Friends. In Friends, Phoebe suggests to Rachel she should get a back up in case she isn't married by 40. So, naturally Rachel tried to ask her friends Ross and Joey to be her back up. She realizes then that Phoebe has cunningly committed BOTH men as a back up to the back up. And so it shall be for us. Here are 4 back up plans in case dinner just escaped you...