10 Tips for Clear Skin

In my teens I had crazy combination skin, then just straight-up oily skin. Things began to level out for me at about age 23 (finally!), but now that I'm climbing towards 30 my hormones have decided that my skin be every shade of oily and dry, all at once. I have wrinkles and breakouts simultaneously!?   Read more 

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Asian Soba Lettuce Wraps

I am really excited to be creating a dish for Fresh, Healthy & Fit! Eating healthy and feeling good is right up there for me, so spending some time putting this together for other health lovers out there was a treat. The weather here in Oregon has been beautiful, and I am really fortunate to   Read more 

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The Dirty Rock Of PBL

When you think of classic rock, nostalgic images of the 60s and 70s probably come to mind. I grew up listening to my dad's favorites--Tom Petty, Jethro Tull and the Beatles, to name a few. All the kids in my family (there were 5 of us) can remember the records blaring and the radio being turned   Read more 

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The Key To A Happy Child

Over the last few weeks I feel like I’ve FINALLY been getting the hang of this parenting thing. For anyone who knows me, you also probably know that my daughter is turning 6 this week. The past few years have been filled with adventure and lots of questions. Should I let her use the scissors?   Read more 

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The Importance Of Stretching

  When I did my first Yoga and Pilates classes, I looked around the room. We would sit on the floor with our legs straight out in front of us, and many of the girls could bend down and touch their fingers to their toes. Some could even grab their feet. I could barely get   Read more 

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To Cry Or Not To Cry?

Let’s face it.  Parenthood is a juggling act.  Actually, it’s a bit like flailing around awkwardly with a bowling ball, a flaming torch, a few dozen knives and a nuclear bomb.  Showering is impossible, it takes over an hour to get ready to go anywhere, and you accessorize with mashed bananas and spit-up.  You haven’t   Read more 

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Spinach, Bacon & Bean Soup Recipe

I have found through my cooking experiences that soups are very easy, delicious and can be extremely nutritious because you can hide lots of veggies and good stuff in them. About three months ago I was looking for a soup recipe after I saw a picture a friend posted of some soup that looked really   Read more 

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Naturally Sugar Free Fudgsicles (No Dairy)

Summer is fast approaching, and fudgsicles have always been a favourite summer time treat of mine. When I became more health conscious, I decided to switch to the sugar free fudgsicles. Some diet programs actually promote these sugar free as a "healthier" alternative to good ol' fashioned chocolate ice cream on a stick. Sure, they   Read more 

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Quit Smoking For Good

The following was written by a guest writer who successfully quit smoking. Neither of us at FHF are smokers, but we don't just make this stuff up. This is straight from the horse's mouth! After a 12-year relationship with cigarettes, I recently quit--finally. I have attempted to quit several times throughout this 12 year period   Read more 

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