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Welcome February

Welcome to February.  Naturally, our theme for the this month is LOVE!  We know there are many different types of love, as we know. To me, it all begins with self love. It has been said that you can not be loved by someone without having self love, but in order to give love, it must…

February Ray Of Light — Sandy Keeler

Where are you from? I grew up spending my school years in California and summers in Minnesota until college at the University of Minnesota. Go Gophers!!!! So I’ve always considered myself a California-Minnesotan. Even after moving away I would still go “home” to our Minnesota house…something about that fresh lake air that just resets the…

Green Granny Smoothie

This is a green as it gets. Apples and greens. Yum. 1 granny smith apple, preferably organic, cut into chunks 2 cups kale leaves, discard the tough stalk and use the leaves 1 lime, juiced or seeds removed 1 small handful of cilantro, leaves only 1 orange 2 cups water  

February 2018 Wall Sit Challenge

Ladies it’s back, last year we did and now let’s see how you do this year. Here were our winners from last year. 34 and under 35-44 Meredith Butulis – 9:48 Monica Keena – 6:09.43 Kelly Osterling – 3:02.22 Julia Wyper – 2:09.75 Kristi Bernstein – 2:05.00 45 and over Jackie LeClaire – 15:05.84 Kimberly…

Focus On What’s Important To You

We make time for and work on the things that are important to us. We can use that concept to our advantage when it comes to courage and self-confidence. In other words, I want you to start creating these new habits by focusing on what’s important to you. Some would call this your WHY!! It’s…

January Ray Of Light: Joanne Calvacca

Where are you from Jersey Girl! I’m from Pequannock NJ and currently live in Montville NJ What is something about yourself that we might not know?  I love to write and always have a good book in my hand! I can kinda play the piano too! How long have you been a Savage Girl and…

Easy Tart Apple Chicken Rice Casserole

1 cup long grain brown rice 2 cups water or broth 1 lb. skinless chicken, cut into thin strips 1 cup unsweetened applesauce 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Lightly oil a casserole dish. Put the rice and water in the casserole, slightly stir together. Lay the chicken over the…

January

It is 2018! What the…??? I can’t believe it! Here we are,, in January and ready to make this year the best year yet. Our theme for January is TRANSFORMATION.  This can mean “improvement” in all aspects of our lives. Its not just about our bodies, its about our health.. Its about our relationships, our…

January Challenge — Meditation

Commit to at least 2 minutes a day. You can do it for 20 minutes if you feel good about it, but this month’s challenge is just about sticking through it. You’ll find it much easier to start this way, and forming a habit with a small start like this is a method much more likely to succeed.…

How to Prevent Knee Injury When Working Out

The knee is one of the largest joints in the body. It supports the body’s weight when walking, running and jumping. It’s constantly under stress, especially when you do intense workouts on a regular basis. Muscle ligaments, tendons and synovial fluid provide support and reduce friction at the knee joint. Just like anything, the knees…