Health+Wellness

TIPS FOR A HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE IN 2017 – NEW YEAR HEALTHIER YOU

Ladies are you ready to make 2017 your healthiest, most fit year yet? I sure have this very high on my wish list for the year, and of course immediately took action to turn the wish into an actionable plan. You may remember that I’ve briefly talked about this in a recent fitness update. As you may know, I’ve always […] Read more…

GOLDEN TOTE ACTIVEWEAR & LOUNGEWEAR AND FITNESS UPDATE

One thing that is always on my mind when a new year approaches is my goals for that year. I prefer to call them goals instead of resolutions as the latter for some reason puts more pressure on me while the former inspires and motivates me. The power of words I guess. Today I’ll talk […] Read more…

3 Ways To Enhance Your Personal Beauty From The Inside Out

We talk about new trends, how to put together outfits, current beauty & skincare products frequently here on TheBoxQueen. Hopefully, throughout the years, I’ve been able to reflect with my words & tone here that I truly believe we are all beautiful in our own ways and that we can be our best selves at […] Read more…

5 TIPS FOR EATING HEALTHY WHEN YOU ARE BUSY

As much as I can, I feed my family delicious, healthy meals at home during the week. Not only do we not have time to eat outside when the kids go from school to sports and activities (and me with them of course) but I also firmly believe in giving my kids fresh, yummy, and […] Read more…

BOKA BOX REVIEW AND 25% DISCOUNT CODE

There is a new healthy subscription in our house; Boka Box. The name Boka is a play on the Spanish word for mouth “boca”. As you can guess from this, Boka is an oral-care/ healthy mouth subscription. We received a customized box for the family which includes toothbrushes, flosses, toothpastes, and a really cool product, […] Read more…

SPORTY DRESS, WHITE SNEAKERS AND GETTING FIT FOR SUMMER

This post was sponsored by Nature Made® as a part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. The way spring is everywhere, finally, is amazing. We have gorgeous cherry tree blossoms scattered all around in our neighborhood, most of the plants in our garden grew their fragrant flowers, and everywhere I look people seem more active, […] Read more…

Simple Steps To A More Renewable Lifestyle

Living in Portland, Oregon, a town where sustainable living is huge, we are exposed to renewable lifestyle practices on a daily basis. Since we moved here many years ago, we’ve been trying to infuse sustainable life choices into our lives as much as we can. I can not claim  we are perfect at it of course; there […] Read more…

HOW TO GET A BEAUTIFUL SMILE IN PICTURES

One of the questions I get asked a lot by my close friends, and family members, is how to get a beautiful smile in pictures. I take a LOT of photos for TheBoxQueen but they know that in real life, I am a big fan of documenting our day to day as well. Read more…

5 WAYS TO TAKE BETTER CARE OF YOURSELF IN THE NEW YEAR

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone and should not be taken as medical advice. #HonestGoodness #CollectiveBias The clock is ticking for 2016. As I am reflecting on 2015, I notice every day that although I have some great systems in place to take good […] Read more…

HOW TO HAVE A HEALTHY MORNING ROUTINE

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions on the delicious product are mine alone. #MorningWin #Target #CollectiveBias Today, I am continuing to share my New Year mini goals and the improvements I am making in my everyday life. This week I’ve talked about a couple lovely hair, and beauty […] Read more…

THREE SECRETS FOR BEAUTIFUL WINTER SKIN

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions on the lovely products are mine alone. #WetSkinMoisturizer #CollectiveBias Just a couple days ago, I talked about how in 2016 I am aspiring to make small improvements each day. My hope is that they will accumulate to make big impacts in […] Read more…

SUN BASKET REVIEW AND 3 FREE MEAL OFFER

Today I’ll share you a new meal kit service, in this Sun Basket Review, that’s as healthy as it’s delicious. (and a pretty great offer, one of their best yet, with this link that’ll save you $34.47 which is 3 FREE meals)  I am seriously giddy that I learned about Sun Basket, and got to try it out. Who […] Read more…

GIVE BACK WITH VITAMIN ANGELS

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #100MillionReasons #CollectiveBias Today I want to share with you a lovely way you can help children under 5, pregnant women, and new mothers at risk, just by purchasing good for you vitamins at Walgreens. The charity I am […] Read more…

5 THINGS THAT MAKE ME FEEL RADIANT

I received free product from Truly Radiant to review. The other day, when I was on video chat with a couple of ladies in my family, we started a discussion based on an article one of us read in a magazine. It was about what makes women look and feel radiant. Each of us had […] Read more…

3 SIMPLE LIFE CHANGES FOR A HEALTHIER YOU

Maintaining my wellness & health has always been a priority for me. I’ve been a very active participant in sports, and teams from a very young age. The discipline that I learned from that stayed with me my whole life. Keeping fit, eating as clean as I can (although I do let myself dive in […] Read more…