We are super excited in our house because we have a new nephew! He is so super cute and we are just enamored with him. He’s so teeny tiny and just absolutely perfect. What especially warms my heart is that my kids are over the moon about him. My daughter is the youngest in the family, and at 7, it’s been a while since there has been a baby around! [Read more…]
Losing weight is tough for many people, myself included. I had been a serial dieter since my early twenties, but my weight just seemed to increase year after year. Quitting a traditional diet completely stopped that for me — the weight was gone, and it stayed gone. So how did I do it? It may sound crazy, but a $5 hypnosis app completely changed the weight loss game for me.
So it’s that time of year again– sandwich slump time. My kids have been in school for about four months now and they are already sick of sandwiches! I am, of course, scrambling now to figure out what to make to keep things interesting for them. I want to make sure they get a healthy meal in that gives them some energy for the remainder of their day. Here are a few of our favorite non-sandwich lunch ideas: [Read more…]
I love family photo books. I created one a few years ago and I loved how it came out, my kids look at it almost daily, but it was SO.MUCH.WORK. to put together. I knew I needed to figure out how to manage the photo book problem, because otherwise my photos will never see the light of day and won’t be enjoyed by my family if they are just sitting on my phone. Chatbooks ads are all over Facebook lately, so I gave it a shot and wanted to share my Chatbooks review.
I went part-time when my son was born nine years ago, and I knew that I would have to change some parts of my lifestyle to allow for this big change in income. I have always loved makeup and beauty products, so one thing I figured I would try was switching to some less expensive stuff that I could purchase at the drugstore. Drugstore beauty products have definitely improved since I was a teenager!
One added bonus– convenience! It is so much easier for me to run into the drugstore, or even order on Amazon, if I have to!