Fitness Fails. How to stop the excuses and get on track to a better you!

Raise your hand (and pretend like I can see you) if you have failed, multiple times, when it comes to a fitness routine. As I raise both hands, I’d like to tell you, you are not alone. I have wasted hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars on gym memberships that I only use for a…

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Must Haves for Moms: Baby Essentials!

Alright everyone, I have been a mom now for over 10 years! I have used my fair share of baby/kid products. Some might even consider me a veteran! So with that, I want to share with you some of my most favorite newborn essentials. I also asked a few of my followers what their favorites…

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Family Pictures. A little bit of fun, a whole lot of dysfunction.

I’ve talked before about how important I think pictures are. Especially professional pictures. As our kids grow, pictures are the greatest memories we have! And I think we can all agree with that. But something else I think we can all agree on, how ridiculously daunting it can be before and during the photo shoot!…

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The Blessing and Importance of ‘Mom Friends’

Becoming a mom has been the greatest journey of my life. I think most moms can say that. Maybe not every day, but most days, being a mom brings us immense joy and purpose. Along with creating these humans and watching them grow, come a few other perks. One of my favorites is the other…

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Care/of Vitamins

One of the most important ways we can keep our bodies healthy is what we put into them. Now, don’t get me wrong, I’m not the healthiest of eaters. I love me some chips and a chocolate chip cookie here and there. But along with healthy eating and keeping our bodies moving through exercise, another…

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Growing up with pets

Refer to an earlier post if you want to learn about the zoo that I live in, but now I want to share why I think it is important for [my] kids to grow up with pets. I understand that not everyone likes animals. I know quite a few of those kind of people, actually.…

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Pumpkin Spice ‘Natte’

I may be a white girl. I may be basic, and dare I say, ‘extra’ at times, I have to get something off my chest… I HATE PUMPKIN SPICE! Yeah, I said it! Wow, I feel so much better! But in all seriousness, can someone please explain to me the fascination with this stuff? Is…

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Tips on how to be an *extra* thrifty shopper

There are 2 kinds of people in this world. People who buy things at whole price, and people who always look for a deal. I will tell you, my husband and I are 100% thrifty shoppers. Not only am I a sale shopper, but I VERY RARELY buy things at whole price. You see, with…

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Raising Feminists

I do not talk politics. And I wouldn’t call this a “political” post, but I’m sure it will be the first to raise some eyebrows. There’s your warning. Feminism [by definition]: the advocacy of women’s rights on the basis of equality of the sexes. I have never thought of myself to be a “feminist,” mainly…

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How I tricked myself into becoming a morning person

Okay people, I’m going to talk about something that I have been doing for a whopping month & half, and that has changed my outlook on life- waking up EARLY. I know, I know sounds terrible! Believe me, I am NOT a morning person. In fact, I’m quite the opposite. My body does not start…

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