We all need some great resources from trusted sources, so I’ve compiled a list here of some of the essential ones that have made a huge impact on my life and health!

It has taken me a while to assemble this list of the best of the best, and I’ll be adding to this list, so make sure you check back often for more great stuff.  Also, if you have a particular interest that you would like, please let me know and I’ll research and find the best one for you.

Just a disclaimer – a few of these are affiliate links (aka I partnered with the company, product or person, because I use the product and proudly endorse them – so I do receive a commission if you purchase them).



The Secret Recipe JournalThe Secret Recipe:  The Journaling Practice That Will Transform Your Life by Collette Wiedecke is the daily journaling, gratitude and goal setting journal that I use every day.  Having a journaling and gratitude practice will infuse your life with joy and peace by becoming more aware of, and verbalizing the little things that make your life amazing.  It is my belief and practice, that true healing can occur, only when you begin to heal your heart, your soul, your very essence.  Adopting this practice has transformed my life and health and I believe it will do the very same for you!

Healthy Holidays with the Unconventional FoodieHealthy Holidays with the Unconventional Foodie by Collette Wiedecke is my very first cookbook, designed specifically with recipes to help you survive the holiday season, stay on track with your health and weight goals and still enjoy delicious foods that your entire family will absolutely LOVE!!!  It contains 52 full color recipes that also include nutritional information for each one.  Stop stressing over having to deprive yourself of delicious holiday meals.

The Artists WayThe Artists Way by Julia Cameron, started me on my journey of daily journaling.  This method of doing a “brain-dump” clears your head of negative emotions and forces you to focus on your dreams and goals.  If you don’t journal, I highly recommend that you start.  It’s life-changing!

IQUIT Smoking ~ 12 Weeks to Success Workbook and Journal by Collette Wiedecke.  This workbook and journal are the companion to Collette’s highly acclaimed smoking cessation program.  As a former smoker, Collette knows EXACTLY what it takes to become a non-smoker and designed a program with highly effective tools, accountability and support.  Learn more HERE.

Cooking Essentials

Grill Pan

Premium Cast Iron Searing Topper.  While this is not the exact pan that I use, it is very close.  Apparently the one I’m using is no longer manufactured, which is a big bummer, but I’m sure this pan will do you very well.  And, it’s definitely worth the effort, because you will have NO MORE flare ups and burned food!  WIN WIN!!!

WolfWise Portable BBQ Grilling BasketEvery girl needs good tools!  This grilling basket will certainly make your life a whole lot easier when it comes to grilling fish.


Essential Oils#IQUIT Tobacco Addiction Essential Oil Diffuser Blend.   It is scientifically proven that there are some essential oils that are very beneficial to combating cigarette cravings.  This blend is created from Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade (CPTG) oils and is a very powerful tool to have in your #IQUIT arsenal.

Quit Stix#IQUIT – Quit Stix.   Keeping your hands and mouth busy are extremely important when you are trying to quit smoking.  These Quit Stix are just the thing to accomplish that.  Infused with beneficial essential oils, they will not only keep your hands and mouth busy, but they will also help to ease the cravings.

Essential OilsdoTerra Essential Oils can be a very powerful health restoration and preservation tool.  I have only recently begun to use and benefit from them and am proud to offer you these Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade (CPTG) essential oils.  

Essential Oil DiffuserArtNaturals Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser – (150 ml Tank) – Ultrasonic Aroma Humidifier – Adjustable Mist Mode, Auto Shut-Off and 7 Color LED Lights – For Home, Office, Bedroom and Baby.  This is a great, affordable diffuser to start using your essential oils to improve the health and happiness of yourself and your family.

M3The M3 Weight Management System by Modere is probably the absolute BEST product on the market.  The system incorporates three products, none of which are meal replacements.  I personally used this system to lose over thirty pounds in six months.

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