21 Days to a New You!

Fresh Start
Ok guys PSA time:
 
Let’s talk detox teas. I’m just going to say it, it’s a lie. There is no such thing as a magical tea that’s going to detox your entire body and help you lose weight and KEEP IT OFF! Of course drinking tea for a week will help you lose water weight, but that’s a quick fix. Not a long-term, healthy option. You know what is going to help you lose weight? Exercise and eating clean. Hard work and dedication. Drinking plenty of water and cutting out sugar. Having a support system available to motivate you, answer questions, and encourage you to keep going. That’s how you get LONG-LASTING results.
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Vegan Nut & Seed Bars

Vegan Nut & Seed Bars - The House on Spring Ridge

OMG you guys I made these nut and seed bars and they are soo good!! They are the perfect snack, well-rounded snack. These are a great pre-workout snack to give you the energy you need. Honestly, I’ve been struggling hard with late night snacking and I wanted something I could enjoy that was good for me. These satisfy my sweet and salty cravings perfectly! They are so yummy I just had to share with you guys.

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Our Vintage Romance Themed Wedding

TaMara & Reiko Wedding

Oh my gosh you guys, I’m finally back! I took some time off to get married (YAY) and celebrate my birthday. And then celebrate Reiko’s birthday. And then there were out of town guests. Seriously, March-May were the best months for me!! Will you please indulge me while I gush over the wedding?!?! Be warned, this post is picture heavy!
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It’s Never Too Late – Week 6

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Guys we’re almost through with the It’s Never Too Late Series!! It’s been a blast for me, Sharing with you guys and reading all your responses has warmed my heart! I have really enjoyed this series and I hope y’all have to, I really hoped it’s helped you, you’ve learned from it, you’ve grown from it and maybe you’ve shared it with someone you think it would help. We covered some great topics from starting over to toxic relationships. All of the previous posts are archived on the Inspiration page. (more…)

6 Reasons to Eat Clean

6 Reasons to Eat Clean

Are you looking to lose weight? Are you already at your ideal weight, but you’re looking to get more defined? Are you looking to take control of your health? Do you suffer from diabetes, hypothyroidism, or other autoimmune disorders?  If you said yes to at least one of the questions above, then I’ve got news for you because the key to getting healthier and obtaining those goals is SIMPLE! It’s clean eating! What is clean eating exactly? Clean eating is simply the focus on making healthier choices by eating whole foods with little to no processed foods. If you’re not already eating clean, what’s stopping you? Keep reading to learn 6 reasons you need to be eating clean right now!
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It’s Never Too Late – Week 5

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Can you believe we’re almost done with this series? Week after week I’ve tried to bring you topics that will enrich your lives, encourage growth and change, and hopefully get you to think hard and reflect on your life. My goal is to help you live your very best life and get the most out of the time we have here. If you missed any of the previous weeks topics or you just want to revisit a previous topic, you can find the full list here!

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It’s Never Too Late – Week 4

It's Never Too Late Series - The House on Spring Ridge

Wow we’re already half way through the It’s Never Too Late series!?! I have enjoyed sharing this series with you guys so much. The feedback has been fantastic and I’m thrilled that you guys are loving it too. I’m so happy that y’all are finding it helpful and using the tips I’m sharing to create your best life! If you’re new to the series, check out the previous weeks’ posts here.

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Bacon, Spinach, and Tomato Frittata

Bacon Spinach Tomato Frittata - The House on Spring Ridge

I hope you’re ready, because I”m about to blow your mind! I tweaked the classic BLT sandwich into a healthier, low-carb BST frittata. What in the world is a BST frittata you ask? Bacon, spinach, and tomato of course. And you know what? It’s just as good as the sandwich!! I’ll wait while you let that sink in…
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It’s Never Too Late – Week 3

It's Never Too Late Series - The House on Spring Ridge

Can you believe we’re already into week 3 of this series?! I have really enjoyed sharing with you guys and I am loving all the feedback and comments!! If you missed previous posts in this series and want to look back on Week 1 or Week 2, you can find them under the Inspiration tab at the top of the page. This week we’re delving into the topic of toxic relationships. Again, this is something that I feel everyone can relate to, so let’s jump right in I can’t wait to get started!

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A Healthier Pesto

Healthy Pesto - House on Spring Ridge2

I love pesto. It’s classic. It’s delicious. It goes with just about anything from pasta to sandwiches. I would slather my own arm in it and eat it if I could. Ok, well that might be a bit much. Anywho, now that I’ve shown you my crazy, let’s move on shall we? Back to the pesto! It’s not like pesto is all that unhealthy, but anytime I have the opportunity to make something healthier or boost it’s nutrition I feel compelled to take it!

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