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Do you know about probiotics? (plus giveaway)

August 6, 2014 Living

I get a lot of emails asking me to try out a lot of different products. some I accept, some I do not. When I got an email from a company called Healthy Bastards (you can read about their company name here) I had to see what it was about. Once I read it I knew […]

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8 Ways I Am Working on Losing Weight (most of the time)

June 2, 2014 Weight Loss

I have been at a plateau with my weight loss for a while now. It is easy to fall into a rut with weight loss just like anything else. Still though, I celebrate the 125 pounds I have already lost proudly! Now it is time for me to just re-invest in myself and remember to […]

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7 Messy Things To Do For Fun + Giveaway

May 23, 2014 Living

Even though I am in no way a neat freak, sometimes I do avoid certain fun activities simply because they may be messy. I think being a mom brought that out since we are often the ones that are doing laundry and cleaning up after messy kids. It is time to break that bad habit […]

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Look Good Feel Better and Win!

May 19, 2014 Living

Unfortunately, I know several people who have undergone cancer treatment. For women especially the impact on their appearance just adds to the stress they are under. We all know that it is what is on the inside that really matters, but we all also know that when we look better we feel better. When TheMotherhood […]

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Are Electronic Cigarettes Safer Than Regular Cigarettes?

May 14, 2014 Living

Photo Source: Monica Grigsby via Flickr, adapted (added title) These days there is a lot of buzz about the electronic cigarettes available. The big selling point is that these do not create smoke and therefore there is no second-hand smoke to endanger other people’s health. Vapor lounges, stores that carry e-cigs and such, are all […]

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You Can Overdose on OTC Pain Meds Easier Than You Think

May 8, 2014 Living

This post has meaning in my own personal life which is why I am participating in a campaign by BOOMboxNetwork on behalf of the American Gastroenterological Association. I will be compensated for participating, but the opinions are entirely my own. These days we all seem to search the internet for what is wrong with us […]

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Look Good Feel Better Twitter Party

April 29, 2014 Living

On Wednesday afternoon I am co-hosting (disclosure: I am being compensated for my time) a Twitter party for Look Good Feel Better, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women living with cancer to manage the appearance side effects of treatment and improve their self-esteem, showing them how they can regain confidence, control and normalcy in […]

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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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