Staying Healthy During Hectic Times

September 3, 2013 in Thrive - No Comments
Back to School season truly snuck up on us and it has proven to be a hectic time as we adjust to new routines. Often times, we tend to neglect simple necessities that impact our health when things pick up in pace. With school in session, it's vital to continue nurturing our bodies. It's been… Read More »

Potato Broccoli Soup

January 10, 2013 in Food & Recipes - 79 Comments
Confession. We usually eat frozen veggies and I am torn over it. While I would love to serve up fresh vegetables with every meal, it's not always convenient. One of our favorite vegetables to eat is broccoli and we usually keep plenty of it stocked in the freezer. That was the most convenient option for… Read More »

Indulge Anytime

December 17, 2012 in Food & Recipes - 6 Comments
Managing a home business, housework, and mothering is enough to send anyone off to a corner rocking. Even with the help of a loving and supportive husband, sometimes I can become a beast. Like now. I feel like I am swimming in work before the holiday and I am trying not to freak the heck… Read More »

Holiday Toy Picks For The Kindergartner

November 26, 2012 in Celebrations, Kids - No Comments
The holidays are here and kids are finalizing their wishlists. While Jayden hasn't asked for anything specifically, I know what items tickle his fancy. Throughout the year, I add items of interest to my Wishpot account and that helps me figure out what items I want to buy and what items to send to family.… Read More »

Homemade Bath Paint

November 13, 2012 in Arts & Crafts, Kids - 29 Comments
Part of fostering a great childhood is allowing messes. Some my life's most memorable moments involved getting messy whether allowed or mischievously behind my mother's back, haha. One way we allow mess without stress is by letting Jayden paint in the tub. It's so much fun for him and the cleanup is a breeze. I… Read More »


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