Exciting Changes & Blog News at a.healthier.happy!

Pardon the cliché, but I can’t believe how fast time has flown since I found my blog’s direction and officially kicked off a.healthier.happy back in November! I’ve learned a lot in these past nine months, and I’m really happy about the reception that my blogs have gotten thus far. A huge thank you to all my readers and followers, and a warm welcome to everyone new! … Continue reading Exciting Changes & Blog News at a.healthier.happy!

Purely Simple Reboot: Making a “Simple” Mix More Fun!

Holy moly! I can barely believe that my product review post about Pillsbury’s Purely Simple line of cake/cookie/brownie mixes and frosting mixes has been so successful! It’s gotten over 1,500 views since it was posted seven months ago – that’s just crazy! Since you readers out there are literally gobbling up my original post, I thought it would be fun to do a little reboot! … Continue reading Purely Simple Reboot: Making a “Simple” Mix More Fun!

Homemade Garlic Dill Pickles

Is there anyone out there who doesn’t love pickles? If there were no such thing as sodium, I’d probably eat a jar a day. I don’t know if anyone has noticed, but store-bought dill pickles can have some really unappealing (and dangerous) ingredients hiding in that jar among those innocent little cucumbers! This should be a no-brainer safe product! How do you manage to screw … Continue reading Homemade Garlic Dill Pickles

Product Review: Pillsbury Purely Simple Cake and Frosting

Who wants cake?! Mmmmm cake. Okay, I admit it, this one was a total impulse buy. Sheer curiosity got the best of me. Let’s pause for one brief moment. Let’s address the question that may be forming in your mind, something to the tune of, “Wait. She runs a wellness blog. What in the Sam Hill is she doing promoting cake mix?!” I know. I … Continue reading Product Review: Pillsbury Purely Simple Cake and Frosting

Homemade Banana Oat Bars

These little gems are a personal favorite of ours, a little something of my own creation that have been a big hit every time I’ve shared. I’m enjoying one as I type this, so I’d like to share from our kitchen to yours!  I actually came up with this recipe before I was super gung-ho about reading ingredients, so I originally was using Betty Crocker … Continue reading Homemade Banana Oat Bars