Sunday Link Love: Food, Blogging + Lifestyle {May 1}

May 4, 2014
Health, Wellness, Food + Business links
Health + Fitness

The Reality of Functional Fitness
4 Skincare Ingredients You Should Avoid At All Costs
How Disordered Eating Affects Your Hormones & Digestion
Younger Skin Through Exercise
Is Adrenal Fatigue Making You Fat?
This is a really in-depth article about hormones and stress. Worth the read!
12 Disturbing Chemicals Commonly Found in Everyday Products 


Food Related Links

A Guide To Gluten-Free Flours
I know a lot of gluten-free people, so I thought this might be helpful.
6 Steps To Creating Your Own Organic Garden
8 Zero Calorie Sweeteners and Their Risks
Stay Away from These 3 Trans-Fat Alternatives
How We Afford to Eat Organic Foods on a $100 Weekly Grocery Budget
Tuesday Ten: The Benefits of Your Favorite Spices
How to Pack a Week of Salads That Stay Fresh Till Friday
7 Reasons Your  Clean Eating is Too Expensive
This is a good reality check! I might do a similar post soon to hold myself accountable to a monthly food budget.
Protect Yourself From Radiation With These 5 Foods
Mind Over Milkshake: How Your Thoughts Fool Your Stomach
“I don’t think we’ve given enough credit to the role of our beliefs in determining our physiology, our reality.” – Alia Crum
Why I Get All My Protein from Plants (And My Top 8 Sources)
Sites good sources and is very informative. I’m not vegetarian, but I’m leaning that way, so you’ll probably see more of these articles in my lists.
Is Agave Healthy?
I wish I could share this with so many people! Agave is high in fructose. “Fructose doesn’t affect blood sugar in the same was as glucose but it does contribute to insulin resistance and other health problems.”
Diet Cults- You Are Not What You Eat
Such a good post! I have something similar to this in the works.
Do Juice Cleanses Work?
This is a much debated topic. “Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead” is very convincing, but there’s not much scientific evidence. Maybe it’s the lifestyle changes people make along with the cleanses?



Super Easy Chicken Fajita Rice
Oatmeal Cookie Dough Breakfast Bake
22 Vegetarian Cinco de Mayo Recipes

This Turmeric Drink Can Revolutionize Your Health
Can’t wait to try it! Especially after my tendinitis rant yesterday!



Choosing Contentment
How Long Does it Take to Heal
De-stress With These 4 Questions
How To Let Go Of The Past & Forgive Those Who Hurt You
This is so important and was a big part of my healing/transformation/whatever you want to call it this past year.
5 Ways Of Coping With Your Anxiety That Are Actually Making It Worse



50+ Blogging Resources
Leave Bland Behind: Have a Damn Opinion
11 Helpful WordPress Plugins for Your Blog
Food Photography Tip of the Week |8|
I recommend looking back through her tips. She’s great!


Marketing, SEO, Social Media + Entrepreneurship

50 Tweetable Twitter Tips You Wish You Knew Years Ago
How To Optimize Your URL for Search
Instagram Quick Tip: Color Splash
Twitter’s New Design: The Marketer’s How-To Guide
The post includes some Zac Efron…
7 Reasons Not to Use Internet Explorer ever, ever again
5 New SEO Mantras to Replace Old, Inefficient Thinking
I wouldn’t say these are new, but this is how I’ve always done my SEO, social + content marketing work.
Free Local SEO Education for Businesses on a Shoestring Budget
How to Make a Graphic That Gets Pinned
Why You’re Not Attracting Money + What To Do About It
What do you think?
How to switch off when you work at home


I’m thankful for technology and social media, but this is an important message for us to remember!

Interesting Posts

The States Where Residents Can’t Wait to Move Away
How does your state rank? My current state is average, but my home state of PA is above average.
Why I hate the question, “Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?”
Disney Sets Dates for Girl Meets World (Watch New, Extended Trailer)
I love Boy Meets World!


What I’m Loving Lately + Scenes from the Week

It’s summer in Florida and the pool has been open for weeks (months?). Such a good exercise and nice way to take a work break.

Florida Pool

I took a little 2 day trip up to Montgomery, AL for a client. I went a little crazy at Earth Fare, but now I’m inspired (from a bunch of other bloggers) to commit to a food budget. I might make a post about it…we’ll see. I bought a few fun kitchen gadgets to try to help. (counter-productive? haha..) Also a shot of a typical traffic selfie.



Stitch Fix Outfit


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  • lindsay May 4, 2014 at 3:21 pm

    well i don’t know where to start with all these. Guess that means i’ll be saving it in my evernote!! xxoo thanks friend