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Clean Eating

August 8, 2017

When is buying organic worth it?

Last Saturday Dan, Audrey and I went out to do some shopping for our upcoming family photo session. While we were out we decided to get groceries, but we ran into the issue of needing some toiletries, like shaving cream and baby wipes, as well as fruit, vegetables, milk, bread, etc. So we bought the toiletries and pantry items at Target and went next door to the Earth Fare (organic) grocery store. I don’t like buying produce, meat, dairy and other fresh foods at big box stores like Walmart and Target because I don’t think the quality is very good. However, I don’t like buying toiletries and non-grocery items at the grocery store because they’re usually more expensive. So sometimes I end up having to go to two different stores. Am I the only one who does this? It’s inconvenient but sometimes necessary.

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Health + Wellness

Summer Exercise Safety Tips

There’s something freeing about being out in the great outdoors after being cooped up in the house all winter. The days are longer, the sun is warmer and world is just begging you to go outside and enjoy it.…

June 27, 2017
dietitian, nutrition, healthy, food
Health + Wellness Inspiration + Wisdom

Ask a Dietician

Get answers to your nutrition questions and learn how to live a healthier lifestyle in Sunflower Magnolia’s Q&A with Registered Dietitian Ashley Stein. Living a healthy lifestyle today is easier, and harder, than ever before. Everywhere we go we are bombarded with a new…

May 12, 2016
Health + Wellness

Benefits of Owning a Pet

Pet ownership is one of the most fun and rewarding experiences in our lives. If you’ve ever owned a pet, you probably have dozens of stories of companionship, amusement and genuine love that you shared with that animal. Pets, once brought into our lives,…

January 21, 2016
Health + Wellness

A Fit New Year

Last weekend, Mr. Magnolia and I decided it was about time we put one of our New Year’s Resolutions – making 2016 the year of our best bodies (thanks Oprah!) – into action by taking a hike. Literally.…

January 7, 2016
Health + Wellness Tips

5 Tips for Grateful Living

Merci! Gracias! Thank You! Let’s face it, the holidays are an indulgent time of year. I want all the delicious food, fabulous clothes, newest gadgets and most Pinterest-worthy home décor you can throw at me… And I want it now! That’s because I’m a…

November 19, 2015