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Wednesday, July 25

ExNay on the IcroMaveWay


Simple Steps to Healthy Living Linky Party

Welcome to another week of Healthy Living! I'm so excited you're here and look forward to hearing your tips and simple steps towards a more healthy lifestyle.

For this month, Kristina is doing something a little different! 
There will be a giveaway with this linky party, so all the more reason to have fun and participate! 

Check out these awesome link-ups from last week:


And now for my tip!

Probably one of the simplest things I've ever done:


Yep, I banished it.

Sure, it takes away the convenience of zapping your food in a hurry, but it also gives me peace of mind (worth more than any convenience) in knowing that the food I prepare is not the packaged processed kind.  No microwave = I won't be tempted to buy that kind of junk.  

Plus, I just felt a need to rid our home of it.  There are articles out there on both sides of the fence as to wether microwaved food is as healthful as regularly prepared food, but I feel that with so much illness and cancer on the rise, I don't want to take any chances.  Erring on the side of caution.  (Much to the dismay of my convenience loving husband!)

What are your thoughts on microwaves?


Today, Kristina is offering a Family-Size NonPetro Jelly skin balm as the giveaway with this week's link up! Use this just as you would Vaseline or Aquaphor or lotion for that matter, but with more peace of mind, knowing there aren't any harmful ingredients in it! 

For a chance to win this awesome NonPetro Jelly, We'd love to have you link up your own simple steps (for added points not a requirement) and enter the raffleopter below.

Now it's your turn to share what you're learning! 
But first, check out these lovely ladies co-hosting with Kristina today!

And now, for the rules...I'll try to keep them simple :)

1. Follow Kristina and all the co-hostesses
2. You can post about anything you want, as long as it's a simple step towards a healthier lifestyle including tips for "green" living. I will ask that you avoid the following:
no processed foods
no artificial ingredients
nothing from a box
3. Share the love. Check out at least 3-4 other posts and introduce yourselves. The thing I love most about linky parties is that you get to meet so many amazing people! 
4. Have fun!! :)

I'd also love to have you put the button on your post or blog somewhere so that it's an actual "link" party! :) 

And thank you so much for participating!! I'm thrilled that you're here and sharing with the rest of us!

Want to co-host next time? Just contact Kristina and we'll set it up!

And featured ladies, don't forget to grab the "I was featured" button! Excellent shares and I'm so glad you linked up last time!!


  1. I'm so proud of you! I'd love to toss our microwave too. In Italy we lived happily 3 months without it, and as a child I grew up without one. Just today I tried my mom's "steamer" in the microwave and wound up with strangely misshapen dried baby carrots. Ick. I just can't imagine how incredibly bad for you foods cooked in this "modern convenience" must be. I def use it as little as possible, and if the hubs agrees, I'd love LOVE to get it outta the house.

  2. The one thing I'm wondering is how are you going to reheat leftovers? I'd love to be able to toss mine. Not so sure my husband would like it though, :)

  3. I reheat them in a stainless steal skillet or using the broiler/oven. I'd like to eventually get a toaster oven and use that. :) Definitely less convenient but that is somewhat the point! <3


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