Welcome to the Let’s Get Real Party #49

Welcome to Week 49 of our Let’s Get Real party.  We would love for you to link up your posts that focus on healthy living, fitness, healthy recipes, family, inspiration and tips for better living.  Don’t have a post to link up?  Then please visit for a while and check out some of the great posts our friends have shared below.

Don’t forget to follow our party’s group board on Pinterest, where we pin many of our favorites every week!

**This week you can enter to win next week’s special co-host spot. If you are interested in co-hosting next week, please enter the rafflecopter give-away. We would love to have you join us for the week.**

Special Note:  We are starting a “Let’s Get Real Bloggers Facebook Group” if you are interested in joining, please leave a message with your FB email so we can get you added.

Let's Get Real Friday Party
A Big Welcome to our very Special Co-Host the Lou Lou Girls! Make sure you give them a big Let’s Get Real welcome!
Lou Lou Girls
I’m not big on rules (since this is what I do for fun), but I do have a couple of guidelines.

1) Follow all your co-hosts. We follow back! Leave a comment for us on the post and we will know you are a new follower.

Christina: Blog/Facebook/Twitter/Pinterest/Google +/Instagram

Nicole: Blog/Facebook/Twitter/Pinterest/Google +/Instagram



LouLouGirls:Blog/Twitter/Facebook/Google +

2) Please don’t link and run! Follow and comment on at least 3 other blogs. The more effort you put into getting to know everyone, the more you will get in return. Everyone is here to get more readers and traffic to their blogs so let’s show them some love!

3) Let people know where you party! Add our party badge or link back to the party on your blog or post.

We will be pinning our favorites!!
My Let’s Get Real Featured blogger this week is:

a Rafflecopter giveaway


3 Reasons Not to “Give Your Husband More Sex”

Empty bed with disheveled pillows and sheets

I saw an interesting graphic on Pinterest last week.  It was titled something like “Reasons to Give Your Husband More Sex.” In it, the author discussed several ways that sex benefits women, including improved health, reduced stress and a stronger marriage, and made the case that regular sex in marriage [continue reading]

Real Food Recipe – Super Orange Smoothie

Fresh carrot smoothie with mint leaves, selective focus

(Today is the first day of the Juggling Real Food and Real Life Smoothie Competition.  To celebrate, I’m sharing my smoothie recipe that won the competition last year.  Yes, my recipe actually won!) Like most of you, I’m trying to keep a lot of balls in the air.  As a [continue reading]

15 Simple Ways to Eat More Real Food and Improve Your Family’s Diet

real food, whole food, eat well

If you’ve been wanting to ease your family into a eating a healthier diet, summer is the perfect time to do it. Most people want to eat lighter in the summer, and the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables makes it easy to eat well and still enjoy great taste. [continue reading]