Did you carve a pumpkin this year?! If you did, congrats on being fun and playful. If not, don’t tell me you’re too old. We’re never too old to carve pumpkins!
There’s still time to get your pumpkin carving on!
Even if you’re a grinch of Halloween (I’ll admit that I’ve been know to get a little grinchy during the Christmas holiday) pumpkin carving is always a great idea.
Why am I all about this pumpkin carving business?! Two main reasons that I’ll elaborate on: inner and outer nourishment.
For my husband Joe and I, opportunities to get messy, silly, and playful together are rarely passed up. Diving into a big, sticky, squishy pumpkin is full of messy surprises. Get creative! …
…of a sugar crash! We all love to eat sweets during this holiday, but why not eat sweets and stay sweet too?
No really, a sugar crash just isn’t pretty. Skip the sugar, but keep the cookies!
As we’ve discussed, there are many alternatives to the white, refined sweet stuff. Knowing the effects of sugar consumption-both long and short term, is in your best interest. Research suggests that erratic fluctuations in blood sugar levels are the leading cause of mood swings. Mood swings are no fun. Halloween and holidays in general are a time when our relationship with our partner, and with ourselves, can really benefit from maintaining a calm balance. Choose wisely what you put past your lips and set yourself up for success.…