Surviving The Holidays Without Packing On The Pounds

This is a guest blog post by Hydaway ambassador Gwen Stephens. Follow her on Instagram @gwenstephens08. It’s safe to say that the holiday season is officially here. Parties, family get togethers, work functions, the list goes on and on. During this busy season it’s easy to lose sight of any fitness goals you may have, whether you’re wanting to maintain …

Healthy, Easy, and Plastic-Free Halloween Lunchbox Ideas

What’s a parent to do when Halloween is creeping up and creating the perfect, Instagram-worthy, festive school lunch for your kiddos seems like an impossibly daunting task? You’re lucky to get your kid dressed and out the door before the school bus leaves them behind; how on Earth are you supposed to have the time to make such an elaborate meal that …

On the Go Meals

This is a guest blog post by Hydaway ambassador, plant-based foodie, and Chicago background actress Emma Gavin. Follow her on Instagram @ecoemmersveganeats.   My life is weird. I’m either bedridden from chronic illness for weeks at a time (currently writing this with strep throat and MRSA👎🏻), or constantly on the go trying to catch up with life by cramming months worth …

A World With Octobers

This is a guest blog post by Hydaway ambassador and English teacher Dana Foley. Follow her on Instagram for book recommendations and cute puppy pictures @illreadwhatsheread. It is October which beholds the best part of living in the midwest.  The leaves change and the air takes on a crisp quality that lends a magical feeling to the sidewalk.  The world …

How to Hike with Your Kids – And Enjoy it!

We all know how important it is to carve out time to spend with your kids. We also know that finding activities to do with your kids isn’t neccessarily as easy as it sounds. This might be due to the fact that today’s children are so connected with technology. In 2017, it was reported that children ages 8 and under spent 48 mintues …

Finding Time For The Outdoors

It seems like everyone is busy all the time; no one has free time anymore! At least, that’s what we tell ourselves… It’s true that we live busier lives than we once did, and that we have more responsibilities as we get older. But that’s no excuse to not spend time outside like you did when you were younger! It’s important for …

How to Have A Better Morning

Daylight Savings Time has officially begun! If you’re not a morning person, this could mean an additional unnecessary struggle to get out of bed. An hour difference can make a huge impact for some people, so we’ve compiled a list of things that you can do to help make the transition to the new time change a little easier. Get a Good …