Burt’s Bees Renewal Line #28DayFaceCleanse

Burt's Bees Renewal

So, in a few weeks, I'm turning 41.  While I had a baby face for most of my life, having kids put me on a fast track to looking my age.  I'm kind of wanting to slow that process down, and while exercising, drinking lots of water and eating healthier options does help, it's not ...

Where to Camp in Alaska

Where to Camp in Alaska

Alaska has an amazing network of camping options for the outdoor enthusiast. Whether you are tent camping or RVing it through this incredibly beautiful state, Alaska’s campground don’t disappoint. Alaska is an ideal location for campers, as they tend to have camping options right on the water or in the middle of a forest. Most ...

4 Tips to Keep Your Pet Happy and Nourished

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Like with many of the millions of pet owners worldwide, I want my pet to be as happy and well fed as possible. This can be a tricky balance, especially if you have finicky cats who live most of their life indoors. Just like people, cats can go a little stir crazy if you keep ...

Nokia Lumia for Active Kids

Nokia Lumia for Active Kids

At Christmas we surprised my daughter Ella with the Nokia Lumia 635 cell phone.  After several months of using the phone and learning all that it has to offer I thought it was time to share our experience. Nokia Lumia for Active Kids Ella is very active and involved in just about every school sport or activity ...

Flower Pot Candy Jar

Flower Pot Candy Jar

I can hardly believe we are halfway through April already.  Before we know it we'll be celebrating Mother's Day and then the school year will be coming to an end.  If you're looking for a handmade gift for mom or maybe even something to say thank you to your child's teacher for all they've done ...

Pineapple Orange Ginger Infused Water Recipe

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Living healthier means drinking a lot of water.  While I don't mind, I do often get bored of plain old water.  So having flavor ideas that won't add calories and/or offer great flavor are a BIG bonus for me.  This pineapple orange ginger infused water recipe gives me great flavor without added calories and tastes ...

Shortcuts for Moms #Motts

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Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Mott’s via Mode Media.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Mott’s.   As parents, we all have our shortcuts we take, for good and for bad.  Our confessionals can be the cause of many a laughter-filled gathering.  I’ll even ...

Celebrating the American Worker

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When school is back in swing and my kids are just getting settled in their routine, Labor Day rolls around. For the kids, this means a day off from school while for adults, it has a different meaning. This is a day we are able to show the workforce how much we appreciate them. By ...