healthy living Archives — Simply Sales with Alyssa and Sarah

Bye-bye Summer, Back to Healthier Eating!

How to get your nutrition cleaned up after the summer splurge. Although we still technically have a few more more days of summer, it is dwindling down degree by degree. The boat parties on the lake are over, the all-inclusive vacations are a nice memory and the family reunions and BBQs are in the rearview

That Mom Life – Back to Basics Edition

2023 has just begun, which can only mean one thing. All the “New Year, New Me” gimmicks are going to be coming at us full force. It can seem overwhelming with all of the choices and products being presented to us. However, in reality, all you need to do is keep it simple and get

That Mom Life – “Say Yes to Less” Holiday Edition

If you are feeling stressed with everything that you have going on over the holidays, it is ok to utilize the “less is more” approach.  You don’t have to attend every single event that you get invited to. You don’t have to do every creative craft you see on Instagram to keep up with the

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That Mom Life – New Year, Same “But Improved” Me

2022 is over and all those gimmicky advertisements been to targeting us as we have entered the new year. You all know what I am talking about. Those too good to be true diet plans. Well, that is most likely just it, it is too good to be true. If there was a magic pill

Marathon Runners Holiday Gift Guide  

Gifts for the Runner Clueless as to what to buy that crazy runner in your life but not a runner yourself? Let me help you! I’ve narrowed down the top items EVERY runner needs! Powerbeats Pro Wireless Earbuds – Apple H1 Headphone Chip, Class 1 Bluetooth Headphones, 9 Hours of Listening Time, Sweat Resistant, Built-in

That Mom Life – Turkey Edition

The holiday months are here. Here come the parties and all the tasty food to follow.  It’s easy to let the holidays become a slippery slope, leading to a “I will just start fresh in the New Year” mentality. But there is no reason you can’t continue to progress towards your goals, even during the

Healthy “Tricks” for Halloween | Simply Sales with Alyssa & Sarah

It’s that time of year.. the candy will be flowing everywhere you look! The kids will be bringing home ALL THE CANDY from school parades, trunk or treats, Halloween parties, and oh yeah, can’t forget the actual day of Trick or Treating. What used to be a one-day event, has now turned into a month-long

Make working out at home EASY and FASHIONABLE | Simply Sales with Alyssa & Sarah

If you are a mom, you are most likely juggling ten thousand different things at once. Dropping the kids off at school/daycare, getting to work on time, shuffling kids to this practice and that practice – it can be NEVER ENDING! But oh wait, aren’t we supposed to keep ourselves healthy and fit too, while juggling all the other hats?!?! 

Amazon Bike vs Peloton: How to Save Thousands

Written by Kristy We purchased a Gravdel Upright Exercise Bike back in February of this year (2021). We grabbed it during a sale for a bargain price of under $300 (it’s currently only $259!!). There were several bikes that we were considering, all at the same price point. To be honest, we ended up choosing

How to Choose Products for Your Family

Have you heard the word “Greenwashing?” This term is coined as a deceptive marketing technique used to brand and describe products making them appear “green”, “natural”, “healthy”, or “safe”.  But in (a very sad) reality not only are these products unsafe but actually can be harmful to ourselves and our families. Many of these products

Farm to Table Meals

With all of the media reports of E-coli, Listeria and even PLASTIC in our grocery store foods, I feel like I get the question, “Where do you buy your meat, etc.?” often. The answer is: Michigan Farm to Family. Our family has ordered monthly from MI Farm2Fam for the past year and a half without

Kids in the Kitchen

We’ve been talking about getting kids to help in the kitchen. I think everyone can agree that it’s important for them to know where our food comes from and how it’s prepared. However, sometimes it’s difficult to really involve them in a meaningful way that is still safe. Here are two of our favorite items