Stay Hydrated with DripDrop

This post is part of s sponsored campaign with SheSpeaks and DripDrop. 

I’m terrible at drinking enough water. I’ll get wrapped up in work and forget about it, not wanting to keep water right next to my laptop(one ruined computer due to a spill was more than enough for me, thank you very much).

And my kids don’t like to stop to drink water, either. Even when their coach will call a water break during practice, they’ll take a sip and then go back to playing.  [Continue reading...]

No Time to Slow Down #FastAdvil


I am participating in a sponsored campaign hosted by fast acting Advil® Film-Coated and I received a free sample of Advil® Film-Coated. This is a sponsored post for SocialStars by Crowdtap. All opinions expressed are my own. #FastAdvil I looked at my calendar this week and cringed. Four soccer practices, two cross country practices, two [...]

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At Night: Pour Your Heart Out


I sleep better when my husband is beside me. The comfort of the idea of someone who would protect me eases my mind even if in practice he sleeps so soundly he wouldn’t hear any of those scary things that go bump in the night. But when he’s not here and I’m sleeping alone, I [...]

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The Torture of Small Talk

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It’s usually public speaking that freaks people out. Having to give a presentation, get up in front of a large group of people. But that sounds easy to me. That’s always been easy for me. There’s a purpose to it, there’s a point. There’s a beginning and an end. That, I can do. And over [...]

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The In-Between Mom: Things They Can’t Say


Molly Jo Realy is the founder of New Inklings Press, author of The Unemployment Cookbook, and two digital devotions. She is an award-winning creative writer and currently volunteers as Social Media Marketer for the High Desert Chapter of California Writers Club as well as author Aaron D. Gansky. When she’s not working, she’s writing. Her [...]

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How to Make Risotto

How to make risotto. A beginner's guide to easily make risotto.

I wonder how many people Gordon Ramsey’s frantic screaming has scared off from attempting to figure out how to make risotto. If risotto is on the menu when I’m out somewhere, the odds are that I’m going to order it. I love the creaminess of it, how rich and comforting it is. But I was [...]

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