Quick and Easy DIY Essential Oils Bracelet Christmas Gift Craft
Beaded essential oil bracelet DIY craft
Quick and Easy DIY Essential Oils Bracelet Christmas Gift Craft Looking for a quick and easy gift your kids can help you make? Make a DIY Essential Oils bracelet. We love bracelets and use essential oils in our daily lives so this was a no brainer. These bracelets make a great for the teacher, coach, neighbor, or loved one on your gift list.  We like to give these alone, several to stack, or pair with a chocolate (NON-GMO & Fair...

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How to Survive the Holiday Blues
Holiday Blues Tips #holiday #healthy #sad #holidayloss
Clean up on Aisle 7...for my holiday blues tears. The holidays can be tough y'all! Family strife and issues seem to be magnified around this time of year because it's generally a time for families to come together and show love. This isn't always the case. Many families struggle and have strained relationships on top of blended family logistics. Mine is no exception. As I rushed down each aisle of Kroger for last minute ingredients, I received a call. You...

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Wanna Fit into that Skinny Black Dress?
Wanna fit back into that skinny black dress hanging in your closet? Well what are your waiting for? It's calling your name and begging to be worn! I get it. I'm also a busy wife and mom and the year gets hectic. Before you know it summer's come and gone (and so has your plan to confidently sport a bikini again) and school's started and holidays are here. START NOW! Nothing like TODAY to start towards a happier, healthier, sexier...

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How Sky Diving Made me a Better MOM
how skydiving made me a better mom
Be a Better MOM How could sky diving from a perfectly good plane make me a better MOM? I'm a wonderful mom and do everything for my girls and put them first. I'm one of the best moms going! Or so I thought. Everyone tells me this, including my husband, but they couldn't see the struggle behind the surface. Homeschooling, constantly running girls around here and there and everywhere, months without a break for even a simple manicure or dinner...

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How the Flu Cured My Family
The Onset of the Flu My eyes became itchier and itchier as a familiar flu feeling gradually encompassed my body from head to toe. "Nooooo. This can't be happening to me! Not now. I don't have time to be sick right now. Our family is in full swing. It's the holidays!" This is how the flu cured my family. I was sitting in a high school cafeteria for my daughter's chess tournament surrounded by 480 plus students, their parents, and...

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Top 5 Items to Bring to your First Disney Half Marathon
I've been to Disney World three times but the thought of going without kids excited me! The half marathon part, not so much. Running is NOT my thing. It just isn't. I run on occasion but I don't love it. I have friends who have running in their veins and they light up when they talk about it. I just think of blisters for some reason. But when one of my best friend's asked me to join her to check...

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A Broken Mom’s Journey to Whole Health
A Broken Mom's Journey to Whole Health Is this Really my Life? Some days I have to stop and remind myself that my life is really mine as I write this from my comfy chair with an awesome view in a room filled with my hubby and three gorgeous girls. Pieces of my past feel like someone else's life even though pain still lingers in a crevice of my heart.   My mind goes back to a time when I...

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A Mom’s Mission for her Girls to Love their Curls
dove hair love your hair curls
I partnered with Dove™ Hair for this sponsored post to promote the campaign's social mission to create a conversation with moms on how & why they should share hair positivity with their daughters. As a little girl I had an ambivalent relationship with my naturally curly hair. Living in Houston, humidity was NOT a friend as it often left my hair a frizzy mess. Perms came in style and for awhile I was OK with it but soon the flat...

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How To Get More Green In Your Kid’s Diet: Starter Smoothie Recipe
How To Get More Green In Your Kid's Diet: Starter Smoothie Recipe
Are you looking for a starter smoothie recipe to introduce more veggies and fruits to your family? It can be frustrating when your children constantly turn their nose up to the vegetables and fruits you’re presenting to them. Smoothies are a great way to start your less processed journey. They’re simple to make and can be prepared quickly in the morning. If you’re new to working greens into your daily diet, I suggest starting with a sweeter recipe to begin...

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Find YOUR Fashion: How to Make a Messy Bun Look Fashionable
messy bun mom fashion
It's Friday and this mama is wearing down and messy bun is going up! That doesn't mean you can't make a messy bun look cute and fashionable. This post contains affiliates which means at no extra cost to you I'll receive a small commission from items purchased. Thank you for supporting this mama to carry on her passion of helping others. I appreciate you! It's a coolISH morning in Texas and we get excited, break out the boots, make soup,...

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