Thanksgiving is all about indulging in our festive food fantasies. Turkey. Stuffing. Potatoes. Seventeen kinds of bread. More stuffing covered in gravy on top of the third helping of potatoes. Sweet potatoes goobered up with marshmallows. The list goes on and on and on. But what if...

There's nothing that makes the smooth transition from summer into fall like a shift in comfort food. And there's no better comfort food, in my opinion, than a beautiful, slow-cooked pork roast served up with a side of squash and steamed vegetables. It's a hearty meal...

We’re self-improvement junkies. That means we’re always on the lookout for great books, videos, shows, and of course web content to keep us focused and motivated. Of course, with the popularity of motivational content these days, sorting through the mess to find a few gems of...

Becoming a new father is a rewarding and life-affirming experience. But it's also exhausting and terrifying. The old saying, "they don't come with an instruction manual" rings absolutely true, and while on an intellectual level we might know the essence of what to expect --...

When our DD was three years old, she was into Tinker Bell. Like, in a BIG way. Well, truthfully she was into all things fairy. Her favourite blanket was a quilt featuring fabric prints of the The Flower Fairies of Cecily Mary Barker. And her absolute...

Nothing energizes you quite like a good night’s sleep. But let’s be realistic…sometimes that just doesn’t happen, and you need a little extra shot of awesomeness to get through the mid-morning slump and power your way into the afternoon. This post contains affiliate links. You’re under no...

As I sat there, already exhausted, I looked at the clock. 6:07. I'd been at this since 5:30. I looked at the chart again. I couldn't even fathom the ridiculousness of doing that circuit again. The protocol called for one more round, but my brain; fogged with...

I love food. Unfortunately, like most people, I love all the wrong kinds of food. Don't get me wrong. I really do love vegetables and fruit. Healthy food is great, and I actually do like the way most of it tastes. But realistically, my desert island pantry would...

This post contains affiliate links. You?re under no obligation to order from them, but it helps us if you do  If you've spent any time at all on the internet, and especially on Pinterest (you know you do!), you?ve probably heard of the Instant Pot. If...

Five years ago, I ran a men's health and lifestyle interest blog. Back then, I produced a list of must-read books for 2013. Since then, I've read a TON of books. Self-help books. Business books. Personal power books. Even a couple of novels. But I often...