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Facts About Your Farts [infographic]

March 29, 2014 Living

This week’s infographic was inspired by a great post I read yesterday from Janet, Humorous Things All Boy Moms Must Know. If you are the parent of a boy you already know that farts had to be on her list of things to know, and it was. Having raised a son it is indeed very […]

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Throwback Thursday: Remedies from childhood

February 27, 2014 Living

Hubby is at home sick today. Poor guy. Unfortunately, I am not the best nurse, but I do try. It got me thinking about when I was a kid all of the different things that happened when I was sick. Luckily that was not too often for me, but it is interesting that I have […]

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5 Tips for Using Music to Get Motivated

January 27, 2014 Weight Loss

Around this time of year folks start falling off their goals to be more active. It is tough with the January blahs setting in. One thing you can do to help stave off those blahs is to use music – peppy music – to keep you moving and motivated! Over the past year I have […]

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My sleeping issues and how to chat with a pharmacist

January 20, 2014 Living

Unfortunately I have always had trouble sleeping. It stinks. It is not every night, but when it happens I can be so tired but for whatever reason I just cannot fall asleep. It makes me crazy at the time and cranky the next day. Finally I thought I would try something for this but I […]

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Join me at the #WalgreensRX Twitter Party 1/23 1pm-2 pm ET

January 15, 2014 Reviews & Giveaways

How are you taking control of your health in the New Year?  Between its offline and online presence, Walgreens has so many features to make keeping and staying healthy even easier. With their refill reminders, you no longer have to worry about running out of your prescription. Wondering about the side effects of something you […]

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Weight Loss: 1 Year Later and 120 Pounds Less

January 10, 2014 Weight Loss

Today is the 1 year anniversary of my weight loss journey. The journey is not over by far, but I am very happy with where I am at today. I feel so much better – I can’t even adequately explain in words how much better I feel. This journey for me was all about getting […]

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Preparing the Inside for the Cold Weather Outside

December 7, 2013 Living

Winter does not officially start for a couple of weeks but many of us are already experiencing the cold weather outside. There are a few things you can do inside when the cold weather is outside to make your home warm and yet still feel fresh when it is closed up for the winter. Check […]

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Protecting Your Kids’ Hearing #ETYkids Twitter Party

December 1, 2013 Reviews & Giveaways

Our children have earphones in so much more than any other generation before and unfortunately hearing loss is increasing because of this. Etymotic’s ETY-Kids line of earphones (disclosure: the brand is sponsoring this post and Twitter party, opinions are my own) are safe-listening earphones for kids ages 4+ to protect their hearing. The earphones are […]

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Be Prepared for Cold and Flu Season

November 27, 2013 Living

Not only will our friends and family be invading visiting our homes this holiday season, but there is a good change they will be bringing along some uninvited guests with them – GERMS! We are headed into cold and flu season at the same time that we visit with others and give lots of hugs […]

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QUIT SMOKING PLEASE: Great American Smokeout

November 21, 2013 Living

Today is the annual Great American Smokeout and I hope that all of you who are still smokers (or users of any tobacco) will quit smoking, at least for the day. I smoked for many years myself and I understand that quitting is very hard. When I quit in February 2003 I really struggled, but […]

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