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3-18-17 Stop

Sometimes the best thing you can do for your mental health is just stop and rest. To try to force anything during that time causes more breaks in the defenses. Not my best day but feeling better now. Tomorrow will be better. Time to relax, reset, and pray clearly with my heart while my mind… Continue reading 3-18-17 Stop

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NPR Article: Meditation, Nutrition, Fitness: One ‘Party School’ Tries To Tame The College Brain

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3-14-17 Coffee and Nature

Like many Americans, I start my day with a cup of coffee. Depending on how sleepy I am, I'll either make my usual cup, or I'll go to the local Starbucks and get something with a little (or a lot) more kick in it. But here's something I've found about coffee or caffeine (green tea… Continue reading 3-14-17 Coffee and Nature

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Costco $50 Cash Card Giveaway!

Good morning everyone! Today I am hosting a giveaway for a $50 Costco Cash Card!I feel honored to have been a part of this Huggies campaign and really happy to have sampled such a great product. The Huggies® Snug & Dry Plus Diapers were probably the most secure and absorbent diapers I've ever tried on my son… Continue reading Costco $50 Cash Card Giveaway!

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Visual and Instant Online Food Diary

I've tried food diaries in the past, but it's too easy to sneak a few treats here and there, as well as forget to write it down after you eat it. Plus, you can twist the truth about portions and exact measurements. By taking pictures of everything that I consume throughout the day, there's no… Continue reading Visual and Instant Online Food Diary

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Foodie Friday: Pookie’s in Westlake

I had the opportunity to visit Carlos at his work. What a beautiful place! Pookie's is a Thai place hidden in an office complex that is more of a nature sanctuary than any office complex I've very seen. Here's a beautiful picture of our appetizer: And here are some pics of the office complex:

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Save $6 on Diapers and $5 on Baby Wipes with this Exclusive Offer Only at Costco!

Some of you may have read my previous post about Huggies® Snug & Dry Plus Diapers and Huggies Natural Care® Plus Wipes and what a great product it is. My son is still happy, clean and dry in his diapers! I wanat to share some great savings EXCLUSIVELY at your local Costco Warehouse. Get $6 off Huggies®… Continue reading Save $6 on Diapers and $5 on Baby Wipes with this Exclusive Offer Only at Costco!

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March Against Monsanto

I completely forgot my Friday post again but for good reason. We stayed up working on signs for the March Against Monsanto that happened worldwide on Saturday. So many people don't know what corporations are doing to over 90% of the food we buy, and the worst types of GMO foods are being marketed and fed to… Continue reading March Against Monsanto

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Giant Cabbage and Galumpkis

I did it again! I forgot to post about food on Friday! Sorry guys! It was for a good cause though. Had a much deserved date night with the hubby and we decided to take advantage of the hot weather and high tail it to the beach. It was great! But now for the food.… Continue reading Giant Cabbage and Galumpkis

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Toxic Kiddie Pools

It's becoming harder and harder to be safe these days. So many things are made with toxic materials, ESPECIALLY things made for children. Here's a great blog about the dangers of those little kiddie pools everyone buys when it gets hot. I admit, I almost bought one yesterday. I need to find one that is… Continue reading Toxic Kiddie Pools