Scheduled Events

Pamper & Renew Retreat







September 14, 15 & 16, 2018 – Soulful Prairies,Woodstock IL 

Friday (14th) Upon your arrival around 6 pm. You will be greeted by your hosts, Joyce and Jill. You’ll settle in and enjoy a cocktail and appetizers. Linda Bruce, owner of Soulful Prairies, will present a program on Horses and Healing and offer an experience with the horses. Additional evening activities will follow.

Saturday (15th) will be a day filled with pampering, education and fun.

Sunday (16th) we enjoy morning festivities then depart around Noon.

The retreat includes:

  • Accommodations
  • All meals
  • A horse experience
  • Meditation
  • Nutrition coaching
  • Food prep class
  • Stretching, exercise
  • Bonfire
  • Dancing
  • PLUS time to pamper yourself!

Reservation are on a first come basis. Please RSVP ASAP. Feel free to invite a friend but let us know right away.

Complete the registration form FIRST and then you’ll be directed to pay. Go here to complete the form.

$465 Early Bird Special | $500 After July 16, 2018

Program offered by Jill Eggert, Inspiring Wellness, and Joyce Lande, Lively Kitchens, Inc.

Questions? Contact Joyce at 847-754-1593



Box’n It Up 
Fitness Boxing and Boxed Lunches
Saturday, May 19, 10 am – 1 pm
SHIFT CoWorking, 42 East St., Crystal Lake, IL

— $45.00

Security Blankets 
Core Support, Satisfying Soups and Soothing Reds

Wednesday, October 10, 6 pm – 9 pm
SHIFT CoWorking, 42 East St., Crystal Lake, IL

— $45.00


Connecting Kitchens
Recipe sharing, meal planning, kitchen and nutrition coaching.

We will cover timely and unique topics each month. Followup emails and notifications for other great programs will be shared too.

Join us!

2nd Tuesdays | Beginning August 2018
SHIFT CoWorking, 42 East St., Crystal Lake, IL

Drop in or Preregister to be eligible for Baker’s Dozen Program (13 classes for $120).

Dates & Pricing

Coming Soon in June 2018

Squeeze Me

June 9 from 10 am till 1 pm

All about lemons!

From nutrition, culinary and cleaning applications. Program includes a group activity.



Scheduled Programs

Tuesday, April 10, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Women’s Wellness Expo

McHenry County College, Entrance B, Conference Center

This is a FREE community event that brings together women for an evening of education, inspiration and fun. Come learn about wellness products and services available throughout the area.  Presented by Lakeview Counseling and Consulting Services. Proceeds benefit scholarships for Girls on the Run.

 Visit Lively Kitchens’ vendor booth or attend the Lively Kitchens’ presentation

Saturday, May 5, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Quick and Healthy Lunches

Fox River Valley Libraries, Dundee Library

Thursday, May 10, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Snack Tips for Summer Road Trips 

Huntley Park District, Huntley, IL.Contact the park district to register for the class – (847) 669-3180

Monday, May 21, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Snack Tips for Summer Road Trips

Schaumburg Township District Library. Contact the library to register -(847) 985-4000.

8 Week Healthy YOUniversity Series  (1/10, 1/24, 2/7, 2/21, 3/7, 4/4, 4/11, 4/25)

Healthy YOUniversity (series includes nutrition and movement classes)

Sun City, Huntley by Del Webb. This is a private program. Contact Joyce to create a program for your group.)

Ongoing Events

In-Home Dinner Prep Party


WHEN:  Hostess selects day and time


  • Coaching from booking the party to closing the party
  • Support selecting recipes and modifying based on food preferences
  • Grocery list to go shopping for meals prepping
  • Printed recipes on the night of the party
  • Coaching at the party from Joyce Lande
  • Continued support following the party
  • Access to Dinner Prep Party FB group


  • Choose a day and time to HOST the party at your home
  • Contact Joyce to reserve the date and select recipes
  • Select 5-6 freezer-meal recipes from my website (Nutrition and Recipes Tab)
  • Option to include 1 NO BAKE Energy Bar recipe
  • Invite 3-4 family and/or friends to your home
  • $25.00 per person plus cost of grocery items (average $10-20 per meal)


  • Grocery Shopping for foods – 30-45 minutes
  • Dinner Prep Party – 1-2 hours
  • Social gathering following prep party – unlimited!!

Book a second party within 30 days of the first party and the cost is $15.00 for the HOSTESS and $25.00 for guests.

  • Register Here by emailing Joyce Lande or call Joyce at 847-754-1593.