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Little Adventures Dress Ups *Giveaway ends April 9th*

Little Adventures Dress Ups *Giveaway ends April 9th*
March 26, 2017
Shelby has always been a huge fan of princesses but she has a new obsession with Beauty and the Beast. (And it started before the new movie release) She begged for a Beauty birthday party and we knew that for a Beauty party needed the perfect dre... Read More

Beauty and the Beast Birthday Party

Beauty and the Beast Birthday Party
March 22, 2017
Our little Shelby turned FIVE years old this month and she begged us for a Beauty and the Beast Party! Of course we had to, who doesn't love Belle and the Beast?! We started planning with our trusty party planning website- Oriental Trading  Wh... Read More

Our Family is Moving to Texas!

Our Family is Moving to Texas!
March 22, 2017
The last few weeks have been an absolute whirlwind. My husband has been out there for over a month now working, got the new house all ready to go and he flies back next week to move us all out there! So I have been insanely busy packing and ya... Read More

Holy Zzz: The Perfect Sleep Sanctuary

Holy Zzz: The Perfect Sleep Sanctuary
March 20, 2017
Sleep well and don’t let the bedbugs bite. Although to be fair, you wouldn’t feel the bite of a bedbug because they inject an anesthetic fluid as they do. But you may wake up covered in little red spots if you happen to have an allergic reaction to t... Read More

Work Tomorrow – Ideas For Helping Your Child Onto The Career Ladder

Work Tomorrow – Ideas For Helping Your Child Onto The Career Ladder
March 17, 2017
Some would say that the ultimate role of a parent is to get a child ready to leave them. While that might sound quite depressing - most of us feel the flutterings of empty nest syndrome forthcoming every time a birthday passes! - it’s actually a ... Read More

Healthy Living

Easy Lemon Chicken using Santa Cruz Organic

Easy Lemon Chicken using Santa Cruz Organic
March 2, 2017
After a fun and food-filled holiday season, we’re ready for a fresh start. The new year is the perfect time to refocus your energy, let go of old habits and embrace new ones – such as prioritizing an organic lifestyle. Santa Cruz Organic 100% Jui... Read More

21 Day Fix Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

21 Day Fix Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
August 23, 2016
For those of you who are using any BeachBody program and the portion control containers have you been wanting a treat too?I have a bad sweet tooth so trying to stay completely on track has been very hard! I need to be able to treat myself with... Read More

How to Meal Prep with BeachBody

How to Meal Prep with BeachBody
August 22, 2016
  Autumn Calabrese (Fitness trainer) recently launched FIXATE; a cooking series exclusively presented on Beachbody On Demand featuring delicious recipes prepared to conform to the colored coded portion control container system made famous... Read More

Switch it up with Jennie-O

Switch it up with Jennie-O
March 2, 2016
Each year, many Americans commit to New Year’s resolutions focused on achieving a healthier lifestyle. However, by the second week in February, 80 percent of those resolutions are kicked to the curb as people try to implement impractical lifestyl... Read More

My New Year’s Plan: Hammer and Chisel

My New Year’s Plan: Hammer and Chisel
January 7, 2016
As you know I gave birth to baby number 4 ten months ago. I still can not believe he is almost a year old. Last year at this time the only thing I thought about was adding a new baby to our family. A few months after Mikey was born I started u... Read More

Subscription Boxes: BULU Box

Subscription Boxes: BULU Box
December 28, 2015
Bulu Box is the first health, nutrition and weight loss discovery box designed to help you feel your best. Each month, you’ll get a custom box filled with a new mix of 4 to 5 premium samples from top brands to try. Every sample is sufficient enou... Read More

Giveaways

Little Adventures Dress Ups *Giveaway ends April 9th*

Little Adventures Dress Ups *Giveaway ends April 9th*
March 26, 2017
Shelby has always been a huge fan of princesses but she has a new obsession with Beauty and the Beast. (And it started before the new movie release) She begged for a Beaut... Read More

What Prenatal Vitamins to Choose When Expecting *Giveaway gift card for $50 ends Jan. 20th*

What Prenatal Vitamins to Choose When Expecting *Giveaway gift card for $50 ends Jan. 20th*
January 6, 2017
Approximately 68% of women are calcium deficient, but this matters even more when you’re pregnant because the developing baby needs calcium to build strong bones and teeth... Read More

Vintage Inspired Jewelry – Plunder Designs *Giveaway ends Dec. 25th*

Vintage Inspired Jewelry – Plunder Designs *Giveaway ends Dec. 25th*
December 11, 2016
What lady in your life wouldn't love some Vintage inspired jewelry? Plunder Designs has some beautiful jewelry at amazing prices. I was introduced to Plunder designs la... Read More

Relieve Holiday Stress with Love, Hallmark! *Giveawayclosed* #LoveHallmark

Relieve Holiday Stress with Love, Hallmark! *Giveawayclosed* #LoveHallmark
December 9, 2016
Holiday hustle is in full swing and as much as I love Christmas time it can also be super stressful. I have so many people on our list to buy for and so many things to pla... Read More

Scotties Tissues Bring Comfort and Holiday Cheer Into Your Home *Giveaway closed* #BringComfortHome

Scotties Tissues Bring Comfort and Holiday Cheer Into Your Home *Giveaway closed* #BringComfortHome
December 9, 2016
Winter has arrived and it is time to stock up as cold season will be here before you know it! Thankfully you will be prepared as Scotties is available in-store and also on... Read More

Food & Recipes

Easy Lemon Chicken using Santa Cruz Organic

Easy Lemon Chicken using Santa Cruz Organic
March 2, 2017
After a fun and food-filled holiday season, we’re ready for a fresh start. The new year is the perfect time to refocus your energy, let go of old habits and embrace new on... Read More

21 Day Fix Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

21 Day Fix Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
August 23, 2016
For those of you who are using any BeachBody program and the portion control containers have you been wanting a treat too?I have a bad sweet tooth so trying to stay comple... Read More

How to Meal Prep with BeachBody

How to Meal Prep with BeachBody
August 22, 2016
  Autumn Calabrese (Fitness trainer) recently launched FIXATE; a cooking series exclusively presented on Beachbody On Demand featuring delicious recipes prepared t... Read More

Tasty Homemade Apple Peanut Granola

Tasty Homemade Apple Peanut Granola
April 18, 2016
It’s time to shake off those winter blues and get ready for the warmer days ahead. In honor of the season, Santa Cruz Organic has created a new spin on a pantry staple wit... Read More

Switch it up with Jennie-O

Switch it up with Jennie-O
March 2, 2016
Each year, many Americans commit to New Year’s resolutions focused on achieving a healthier lifestyle. However, by the second week in February, 80 percent of those resolut... Read More