A common New Year's resolution is to eat better. After a month or so of Christmas baking and celebrations and treats, I know I'm looking for easy ways to add more healty food into our routine. As I look at the snow that is falling and the ever-growing piles of white stuff covering the ground, I am really missing the inexpensive and fresh fruit from the summer! I was sent a Nutri Ninja Pro to try out and it turns out that a good smoothie is just what we need to feel that hint of summer again.
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Have you seen 'that crazy wrap thing' all over your social media like I have been the last few months? At first, I kind of thought it was cheating, to be honest, but then fall hit and I got so buried in homework and kids activities and my Holiday Gift Guide that exercise fell to the wayside, so when my good friend Crystal approached me about trying one of their Ultimate Body Applicators and a few of the Greens products (you can find out more on Crystal's It Works! page), I figured hey, a little Read more [...]
I know, it's a little late for me to be posting tips on this topic, but a cookie decorating party could still be lots of fun after Christmas. After all, we've got two solid weeks at home with our kids and that can be a lot of days to fill!
We've been hosting a gingerbread cookie decorating party for 4 years now and I think I've finally got a pretty good system down. This year we had a total of 12 kids, ranging in age from almost two to five years old, decorating cookies. There were 3 baby Read more [...]
Can you believe that the Little Tikes Cozy Coupe is turning 35 this year? Since being introduced to consumers in 1979, the Little Tikes Cozy Coupe has become a staple of childhood memories, been recognized as the best-selling car in the US, and sold an average of 422 cars per week in Canada. This is the one toy that we didn't get for our daughters when they were toddlers that I completely regret not having. I've never met a child who didn't love the Cozy Coupe!
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There are few things I love more than curling up with a mug of hot tea, a cozy blanket and a good book during the cold winter months. Even when I'm at my busiest, I try to have one "fun" book on the go at all times, though I make no promises for how deep or intellectual it may be. My daughters have both inherited our love of books so I find now that a lo of my reading time is spent reading to them, which is a great way to calm down and spend some quality time together during this busy holiday Read more [...]