Hawaii 5-OH!: Reconnect in your Relationship on Vacation
Vacation = Food, drinks, beach, sex. Food, drinks, beach, sex. Repeat. Now that I've got your attention... There's nothing like a vacation in Hawaii to take a break and reconnect in your relationship. Low on moolah? You'd be surprised how much a staycation at a local hotel with a pool can do for your relationship. Point is to change scenery and step away from the day to day stresses. LIFE is Stressful We're a blended family and my girls were...

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Sex and Sleep: Secrets to a Sexy Master Bedroom
Sex & Sleep in Marriage
Sex and Sleep. Can you think of anything better? Men crave it and moms wish they could get just a few more hours of it. Now if we can get on the same page life would be grand. Ahhh...sigh! Marriage is tough, y'all. The honeymoon ends and reality sets in and before you know it your convos consist of carpooling, little league, ballet, what's for dinner, and who's keeping the dog during vacation. NOT SEXY! So what to do what...

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Kanthaka App: Fit in Fitness with a Busy Schedule
Is fitting in fitness with a busy schedule a struggle for you? As a wife, mom of three, and entrepreneur I can relate with the struggle to fit fitness in your week. I love my gym and classes but life happens and trips to the gym aren't always possible. Reasons you may not make it to the gym: Little kids at home - can be difficult just to make it out the door Schedule - Classes aren't scheduled at convenient...

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Delicious Cabbage Recipe
Delicious Cabbage Recipe I joined a great company called Greenling that delivers groceries from local farmers to your doorstep twice a week.  It has pushed me to try new things and use seasonal ingredients in our weekly meals.  Our order last week contained beautiful cabbage.  I haven’t made many cabbage meals so I was a little lost for what to make. Some of the health benefits of this cruciferous vegetable are: Relieves Constipation and soreness Boosts Immune System Is a...

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Sex & Marriage: Why you may be Avoiding it
Sex and Marriage: Why you might be avoiding it?
Are you avoiding sex in your marriage? Does your intimacy level leave much to be desired? You've heard the saying "Honey, I have a headache". I don't hear it as often now but it could be replaced with modern day excuses, most likely the top one being "I'm tired" and "I just don't feel well". I know because I used it in the past and it wasn't an excuse! I would go go go all day and then when my...

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Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals
Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals I recently returned from my first trip to Hawaii for my anniversary and went to a luau. Amazing! I wanted to sample everything on the tables for the full effect. I tried it all but strategized so I didn't leave with a bloated belly and feeling sick. Who wants that while on vacay and sporting a bikini? Holidays are similar and it's not just the abundance of delicious food but also the people,...

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40 by 40: #3 Travel to Seattle in the Fall & Rain
travel to Seattle in the fall with family
38 days and counting to my 40th birthday. #3 on my 40 by 40 list: Travel to Seattle in the Fall & Rain. This post contains affiliate links which means at no extra cost to you I will receive a small commission on items you purchase. Thank you for supporting this mama's blog! I LOVED watching Frazier growing up. I was a little bit weird as far as loving witty banter and gravitating towards quirky characters like Niles and Alex...

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40 by 40 list – #2 Disney Princess Half Marathon
How I ran my first disney princess half marathon
The Countdown has begun: 39 days until I turn the big 4-0! Running a Disney Princess Half Marathon is #2 on my list. I'm not a runner by any stretch of the imagination as far as someone who LOVES to run and is really "good" at it. I was invited by a friend/crossfit buddy two years ago to run and gave it a try. I didn't love it but I love my friend, spending time with her AND getting in...

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Connect with your Child: DIY Mom And Me Journal
DIY Mom And Me Journal
Mom and Me Journals are a quick and easy craft you can make with your son or daughter. Communicating with your children, especially pre-teens and teens, can be challenging to say the least. Does this sound familiar?  MOM: “What’d you do today honey?" CHILD: “Nothing.”  Try using a Mom and Me journal to open up lines of communication (or at least get it in writing). You can read my Families Who Walk Together Talk Together post for more ways to...

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Just Another Manic Monday Meal – Chicken Soup
Just Another Manic Monday Meal - Chicken Soup
It's Monday and another worn out over done day. What to do...What to do. Make Chicken Soup! There's just something about a chicken soup that warms the soul. This is one of my favorite go to's when I want something that's a sure hit and I don't want to think! Ha! Manic Meals Monday One chicken, carrots, potatoes, celery, onion, seasoning sprinkled on chicken, 1 or 2 containers of broth, and rice if you like.  Amount of veggies depends on...

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