Organizing for Efficiency

To help make my time in the kitchen as efficient and easy as possible – I keep things where I’ll use them, put them into containers that are easy to use, and label everything in ways that I can easily choose what I need. My tea collection – like many who like variety in our …

Organizing for Quick Meals

To help me stay on plan – I need things quick and easy.  So here is what I keep on hand – prepped and ready for quickly throwing together into a meal or snack. I find it easier to choose my veggies when they are ready to go–so I prep them ahead of time (or …

Homemade Ginger Juice

Every day I drink at least one GGMS (Good Girl Moonshine) and one of the consistent ingredients in mine is homemade ginger juice.  I also enjoy using it as an ingredient in smoothies for some spicy heat and in chinese dishes–it’s great in “Egg Roll in a Bowl”. Here is how I make mine: I …

Measurements – A simple chart for you

Weight and clothes sizes are just numbers that the longer you do this the more you realize they don’t “mean” that you are getting bigger or smaller.  The best way to know if you are shrinking is to take measurements. To help with that–I am including my measurements chart that I use.  It’s simple with …

NSVs – My Non-Scale Victories

Honestly – the scale for me has been stalled more often and for longer than it has been moving downward. My weight loss comes in spurts–and so I have focused on my NSVs to help me to stay on plan during times when weight loss is NOT happily happening. The easiest NSV for me has …