[DIY] Linen/Room Sprays

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  Ok, I’ve been having some fun making LOTS and LOTS of home essentials. Everything from Baby Shampoo, deodorant (post coming soon) and even Dry Shampoo (who knew??!). So as I make them, and they are a success (and EASY – will only share if they are easy, as Mom’s, we have enough to do, […]

[Fourth] Pregnancy Announcement

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We have been so gifted with 3 cherubs (2 girls, 1 boy – poor fella), and were excited to find out we will be rounding out our family with a 4th. Since our older ones (9 yrs and 7 yrs) “get” what it means to have a baby, we had to have some fun and […]

BEAUTY TIP: My 5 Min Everyday Face

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Who has time to spend getting glamorous, just to be out and about with the kids, or running errands, or heck, even having a business meeting. Not many, that I know of, have more than about 5-20 mins to spend getting their “face on” for the day. I fall into the category of having only […]

DIY Baby Shampoo & Body Wash

DIY Baby Soap

If you’ve been following me for awhile, you know that I’m always coming up with my own ways to make DIY recipes for food, home wellness remedies and of course replacements for highly toxic baby, skin care and cleaning products. I was just at my Mom’s house and, bless her heart, she picked up some […]

Kid Friendly Protein Rich Meatballs

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  I was getting totally bored with the protein options I was giving the baby (turkey, chicken breast, ground meat, legumes, Greek Yogurt), so I had to come up with something that offered a little bit more of a kick! Gotta love Pinterest! I found a few kid-friendly Meat Ball recipes that you can make […]

My First Radio Interview

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Oh my gosh, I even almost threw up in my mouth a little bit, just writing that subject header. This was so surreal that I was given the opportunity to be on Eat Great Live Well’s Radio Show, an eWomen’s Radio Network, as they have such a respected community of followers and we have such […]

Home Workout: 20 Minute Circuit

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This was a fun impromptu workout I put together to do with my friends – Bekah & James McClean, at the Pier 36 CrossFit Gym (on the Coast Guard Base). This could easily be done at home, so modifications are provided below. 1 min Stations X 5 rounds 1st Station:  Weighted Front squat/Lunge R, Front […]

Home Workout: HIIT & STRENGTH CIRCUIT

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If you are anything like me, life is crazy, workouts have to be short & sweet. I don’t have the time for these 60-90 minute workouts any longer, nor the motivation for them. I need something quick & calorie blasting. Lace up your shoes, give yourself 20 minutes and blast through this workout. The good […]

What Do your Kids Eat?

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**Warning!! CONTROVERSIAL TOPIC! *** If you follow me on my Facebook page or Instagram, you likely saw my post this morning about breakfast with my 1 year old. Go check out some of the comments, maybe you have your own too! But it went a little something like this: Even my 1 year old eats […]

Breakfast Recipe: Gluten Free Oat Bran Pancakes w/ Chia Seeds

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I just LOVE me some pancakes and when they are SUPER easy and healthy, I’m all in.  And not to mention, kid approved! BONUS!! I’ve shared some other delicious pancake recipes (see my Protein Pancake recipe), so play with them all and have fun. Oh, and what’s KICK-A$$ about this recipe? I have to totally […]