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SUN’S OUT, FUN’S OUT

  “Sun’s out, fun’s out.” “Sun’s out, guns out.” “Sun’s out, buns out.” That last one sends shivers down my spine. Of all the places I want my buns, “out” is probably last on the list. Spring, and with it warm temperatures, brings revived commitments to health and wellness. Self included, most of us have […]

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WHEN THE NEW YEAR DOESN’T FEEL NEW

I look forward to the beginning of each new year with sweet anticipation of what is to come.  I get so excited about new planners, with their fresh, clean and unmarked pages.  I thrive on the thoughts of the exercise plan I am going to follow and prepare my mind for how busy the gym […]

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MOMMY HACKS…FOR REAL THIS TIME

“How to clean without any effort.” “World’s easiest dinner recipe.” “Tricks to make toddlers fall asleep fast.”      That last one is my favorite. What do these all have in common? They’re all things I’ve googled. Things I’ve tried to “hack.” With New Year’s resolutions piling on my to-do list, life can seem extra […]

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HAPPY LITTLE THINGS

Melancholy. Feeling blue. Despondency. Overwhelm. I wasn’t diagnosed with clinical depression until well into adulthood, but thankfully, I had by then found some small ways of coping. One of these is my Happy Little Things. Call it gratitude, thankfulness, looking for the silver lining, or just learning to stay positive. Whatever name it goes by, […]

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#METOO

I had worn the dress several times before; to a funeral, a couple of weddings, and a charity gala. It was nothing spectacular, but it always made me feel good about myself. It was black, with a flattering fit that covered all of my trouble spots. That night, accessorized it with Spanx and pantyhose, the […]

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1 MONTH REFRIGERATOR MUFFINS

This post has been republished with permission from Ally’s Sweet and Savory Imagine how excited you get on Christmas morning… THIS is how excited I am about these muffins. I have three kids. Three hungry-all-the-time kids. Summer is HERE and let’s all be honest, that has me a bit scared. I have a seven year old boy who […]

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I GIVE UP!

WHEN ALL ELSE FAILS, GIVE UP!

Once I became a mom, it seemed that so many balls were thrown in the air all at once.  Breastfeeding, working, lack of sleep, diapers, laundry, toys, advice from those I wanted it from and even more advice from those I didn’t.  The feeling of needing to have it all together felt overwhelming and unattainable, […]

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