End-of-the-Season Tomato Basil Salad Recipe

I love harvesting the last ripe tomatoes of the season. Something about them makes me savor each and every bite rather than taking their summer flavor for granted. This salad was my last effort to enjoy our garden tomatoes – and I could have eaten the whole bowl! You can serve immediately, or hold the…

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7 Quick Fitness Tips for Busy Moms

I’ve often heard, and even said myself, that there’s just no time to exercise when you’re a busy mom. If we’re not running after toddlers, cleaning up messes, and doing loads of laundry, we’re at least hoping for a shower, right! And besides, shouldn’t all that running, cleaning, and housework count for something? Well, yes…

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Natural Remedies for Severe Morning Sickness (Hyperemesis) – from a mother of 7

I love everything about babies. The way they smell, the delightful way they coo, and that oh-so-adorable grin with milk running out of the corner of their mouth. But to be honest, there are a few not-so-loved hurdles in getting them here. 😉 First, I’ve never had the cute ‘basketball’ tummy – I’m pregnant from my neck to…

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A Submissive Surprise

It’s been awhile since there’s been a new post here on Whole Intentions. But there’s a story here. . . Early this spring I decided I needed a break for the summer. We had a family vacation to plan, family coming for an extended visit, and a ton of mini projects I’d started that either needed finished…

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3 Steps to Clean-Eating

  We think about food. We worry about the fat content. We worry about the carb content. We . . . could go on and on. Not only do we think about it, it’s shoved in our face. Commercials claim that Snickers will satisfy us. Pringles challenges us with, “once you pop, you just can’t…

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