Book Review: The Whole Foods Diet by John Mackey

Book Review: The Whole Foods Diet by John Mackey

Confession time: On my list of things I don’t like to do, reading “diet” books has to be somewhere near the top. Don’t get me wrong, there are plenty of great books out there, but a lot of books on healthy eating spend all of their time making vague and outrageous...
Vegan Muscle Man Robert Cheeke!

Vegan Muscle Man Robert Cheeke!

Vegan Muscles With Robert Cheeke! http://traffic.libsyn.com/realirondad/109__Building_Vegan_Muscle_With_Robert_Cheeke.mp3 Today’s guest is muscle man, Robert Cheeke. If you haven’t met Robert, then you must not be a fan of building muscle on a vegan diet. He started...
Keep Trying, Even Through Chronic Illness

Keep Trying, Even Through Chronic Illness

We’ve all heard the advertisements: “May cause diarrhea, nausea, vomiting,” or worse…“other cancers.” In other words…worst nightmares. These commercials show happy, healthy looking people taking this toxic drug to have a “normal life…” That could include constipation...
How To Make The Perfect Grocery Store List

How To Make The Perfect Grocery Store List

This post is being shared with permission from Veggisima. To see the post in Spanish, please click HERE. Thank you! Believe it or not, a shopping list can be your best friend when it comes to healthy grocery shopping. If you are scattered like me, dealing with kids,...
*Now Open* My Home Coffee Bar System

*Now Open* My Home Coffee Bar System

If you know me, you know how I feel about my coffee. A true Gilmore Girl at heart, I love everything about the coffee ritual; the aroma as it brews, the warmth of the cup, and the slight bump in energy I get after taking a few sips. I’ve been a drip coffee gal at...
From Dad Bod To Oh My Gawd!

From Dad Bod To Oh My Gawd!

After the birth of his first child, Jonathan Fadoul was the happiest guy around. As a newly-crowned dad, he was loving life. Leading up to the birth of his young son, he was the chef and assistant to his amazing wife, as she carried their little guy for 9 months....
Five-Second Rule Extended By This Steam Mop

Five-Second Rule Extended By This Steam Mop

As you might have learned from some of my past posts, I am a dad that likes to clean. Staying true to my nickname “Danny Tanner,” I like to clean so much that my friends at Shark sent me one of their steam mops. At first, I felt like this addition to my cleaning...
The BIG Problem With Peanut Butter

The BIG Problem With Peanut Butter

There is a huge problem with your peanut butter. In fact, the problem is so big that you don’t even know it. You have been walking through your grocery store, approaching the bread section to find the perfect companion for your grape jelly and picked the cheapest...
I Still Do: When Wedding Vows Are Tested

I Still Do: When Wedding Vows Are Tested

I’m going to admit something that is actually really embarrassing for me. Here it comes….I’m being brave. I said the “D” word. Actually, if I’m being honest, I’ve said the “D” word at least a handful of times (if not more) during heated arguments throughout the course...
An Open Letter To Teachers From A Dad

An Open Letter To Teachers From A Dad

Hey Teachers, After dropping one of my little bundles of joy off to school today, I heard a report on NPR that talked about how the number of educators has dropped due to teachers being exhausted, overwhelmed, and underappreciated. Tonight also happened to be the open...