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5 Ideas for Planning a Fun Family Staycation

June 22, 2015
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Summer break has finally arrived! My family is on week one and so far my newly minted 3rd grader is basking in all that break has to offer: sleeping in, wearing whatever she wants and catching up on all the fun around-the-house things previously relegated to weekends. I figure we might have another week left in this sweet spot before she starts looking to be entertained. Do you have little ones in the same position? A summer staycation may be just what you need, read on for some ideas to get your planning started.

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Pregnancy Tip For Expectant Mothers: Prenatal Super Smoothie

June 12, 2015
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Ginger Ressler, Chief Stylist Of Fabletics shares one of her favorite prenatal recipes for expectant mothers…

Eating for two means… you get to eat a whole pie (I wish!). Contrary to what you may have heard, you should only be eating about 200 extra calories a day. While I have cravings like every other pregnant woman, I try to choose wisely and only shop for healthy foods so that I’m not tempted.

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10 Things from the 80s I Wish My Child Grew Up With

May 19, 2015

As a child who grew up in the 80s and early 90s, I look back on my childhood with so many fond memories. So much has changed since that time, but if you’re like me; there are certainly things from your childhood that you wish were still around now that you have kids of your own. Here are 10 things from the 80s and 90s that I wish were still around for me to share with my daughter.

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7 Healthy Habits of Happy Moms

March 24, 2015

We all know how much joy it is to become a mom — words can’t really explain all the spontaneity, excitement and maturity that come with parenting, but we also know that there are moments that pass by when we become, well, buried.  Continue Reading…

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Beauty Must-Haves Every Mom Should Own

February 13, 2015

I’ve always had a thing for beauty products.  When something new comes out on the market, I’m quick to give it a try.  Needless to say this often leads to disappointment…not to mention the cash it wastes!  But these tried and true beauty all-stars are at the top of my must-have list! Continue Reading…

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Our 10 Year Destination Vow Renewal

February 9, 2015

Before I was even married, I had always dreamed of a destination 10 year renewal ceremony with my future son and daughter in the ceremony. I only dreamed, not knowing I would be blessed with a son (5 year-old, Chase) and daughter (7 year-old, Madison) to help make my dream a reality. Continue Reading…