Meditation for the Rest of Us

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The notes for this post have been in my phone for over two years because I wanted to share these tips, though this is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sara Lee®. Exercise. Healthier eating. Drinking more water. Getting more sleep. These are all things that we know we need to do to […]

Family Gift from Best Buy

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The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Between Christmas parties, Christmas music programs, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day, a camera is a must this season. I’ve fallen into the habit of using my smartphone to take pictures. And […]

Crush the Cups and Get Free Cameron’s Coffee


This post is sponsored by Cameron’s Coffee. Read on to find out how you can get a free box of coffee!  I’m not your typical mom-who-needs-coffee-every-single-morning. I used to drink coffee by the vat back in college and during my first few years of teaching. And then I got pregnant and stopped drinking all caffeine. […]

Lots and Lots of Cookies: Mint Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

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This post is part of the HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® 2014 program by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. and The Motherhood, who sent me a box of products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are all my own, and I hope you enjoy them.  Third party trademarks used herein are trademarks of […]

How to Fake a Clean House When You Have Kids


This is a sponsored post with Acorn Influence.  We’re heading into the holiday season, which for us means lots of company coming over. Mostly, that’s company who also has kids, so they get the whole “family with kids” normal clutter. But, I still don’t want the house to be a mess. Though it’s hard to […]

5 Christmas Gift Ideas for Your BFF

Christmas gift ideas for your best friend

This is a sponsored post but I really do need to think about what to send my BFF for Christmas, so I’m sharing my ideas here and I’d love to hear yours, too!  What are you getting your best friend for Christmas this year? That one person who’s always there for you deserves something special […]

Family Gift from Best Buy: LG OLED

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The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.  Aside from my boys’ Christmas wish lists, around this time of year, my husband and I start shopping around for a family gift. It’s usually in the form of something for […]

Daily Confidence: Managing LBL


This post is sponsored by Poise, helping women feel more confident with their light bladder leakage.  I spend a lot of my time in yoga pants and with my hair in some sort of a messy bun or braid. It’s what’s comfortable while I work from home or run my boys to whatever practices and […]