Category Archives: Tips

The Balancing Act

I have never taken juggling lessons…however, some days I feel like it should be a required skill for moms! Can you relate? Finding a “Balanced” life can be hard at times.  It is something that I work on each and every day; … Continue reading

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I use to be a yes girl. Need someone to do you a favor? Need someone to volunteer? Need a sitter, a baker, a candlestick maker?? Ok, you get the picture…but REALLY…I once volunteered to be President of my HOA … Continue reading

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Get OFF the poor sleep/bad diet merry-go-round. The connection between sleep and dietary habits has been studied for years. Recent findings suggest that not only can poor sleep lead to bad food choices but that those bad food choices can … Continue reading

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Over the last several weeks I have had a similar conversation with a handful of different women. None of them connected, all shared a common dilemma. Each of them expressed a feeling of being lost, of not knowing themselves, of … Continue reading

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Kids Cook| Kid Friendly Chicken Recipe Ideas

Kid Friendly Chicken Recipe Ideas (cuz this protein crazy Mom’s kids are SICK of chicken) “Ugh!! NOT chicken *again*!”  Sound familiar? If you are a mom trying to eat well and get in enough lean protein…sometimes, your family gets a … Continue reading

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Heart Attack before 40? | You can’t outrun your fork

 Heart Attack: Are you at risk? My boyfriend had a heart attack this past summer.  I wasn’t very vocal about it online. Only my family and close friends really knew that it had happened. Normally, I share pretty much every … Continue reading

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PMS making you HUNGRY? | Are you ovary-acting?

(the ADORABLE cross stitch above is available at the Etsy store of nerdylittlestitcher)       Does PMS = Hunger? I have been taking my diet/nutrition seriously at a whole new level lately and its been paying off!  I’ve been … Continue reading

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Homemade Almond Milk Recipe

I’ve heard making your own homemade almond milk was easy but it always sounded like a lot of work for very little return. Really? How much almond milk could I get for my effort? Wellllll….after forgetting to add almond milk … Continue reading

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The Kitchen Nutrition Abs Workout| Fork it to me, baby!

Abs are made in the KITCHEN!! I know, I know. No one wants to hear it. We would rather do almost anything to get abs than limit the very things that are preventing us from seeing them.  However, the old … Continue reading

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Warm Up America| Crochet and Knitting for a Cause

Warm Up America! Check out this awesome project going on at Michaels right now! My daughter, Amelia and I have pledged to crochet one section each a day for every day in January! The collection bin will be at our … Continue reading

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A Message of Love and Light

A message of LOVE, light and encouragement for those who are struggling! and… …a giveaway over on my Facebook page!! Head on over and click LIKE on the post where you find this pic to enter to win a gorgeous … Continue reading

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Hot Sauce for a HOT body|Sirarcha Health Benefits

Hot cha cha!! Hot sauce can make you HOT?! Who KNEW that my beloved Siracha had so many health benefits!! This is music to my ears and a spicy little dance in my mouth. I put this stuff on all … Continue reading

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A Single Parents First Christmas| Tips and ideas for making the holidays special

Are you a newly single or divorced parent? Is this your first Christmas celebrating on your own? Chances are money is tighter and tensions are higher. A conversation I had with a close friend, who is going through his first … Continue reading

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Manifest Your Desires in the New Year| FREE coaching from Gabrielle Bernstein

I am SERIOUSLY STOKED!!! Like jump up and down and spin around EXCITED!! A longtime friend recently turned me on to Gabrielle Bernstein and HerFuture.com. I immediately fell in love with her groovy views on life, love and her general … Continue reading

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Making a list and checking it twice| To Do’s made Easy

Easy To Do List Those of you who follow me on FB saw me post this last night but I thought others might enjoy this simple, yet AWESOME idea!! Don’t you just LOVE when your kids teach you something? I … Continue reading

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Strenghten your Core AND your Pelvic Floor| Kegel WHO?

Most women have heard of the Kegel Exercise and most women are tired of being told that it’s THE way to strengthen their Pelvic Floor muscles.  Did you know that  seven out of ten women have weakness or disorders of … Continue reading

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When Gold is NOT the standard| tips for drinking more water

How much water should you drink? Most people I talk to, say they do not drink enough. It is probably one of the easiest things you can do to improve your health and may aid in weight loss. What You … Continue reading

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