13 Things That Will Slow Down Your Metabolism

13 Things That Will Slow Down Your Metabolism - DontMesswithMama.com

Every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism — the process of turning the food you eat into energy that keeps your heart beating, lungs pumping, and muscles moving. The faster your basal metabolic rate, the more calories you burn. And just like there are ways to speed it up — by […]

On the Go with Green Mountain Fair Trade Coffee + Keurig Brewing System Giveaway

Wake Up with Green Mountain Coffee - Don't Mess with Mama.com

Coffee needs to be pretty special for me to drink it. I admit I’m more of a tea drinker, but I do like a cup of joe when I can find something that’s fair trade. Why Fair Trade Coffee? Most coffee in the US is imported. In fact, coffee is the US’s largest food import. There […]

Get More Workout in Less Time with 10-Minute Trainer


This post is brought to you by 10-Minute Trainer.  I’ve never been much of a workout person. I always preferred to play sports or surf (especially when I was younger) to get exercise. But now that we live in Southern California, the surf is only warm enough for this Hawaii-bred woman during the summer. And […]