Motivation Tips for Tough Winter Months

  Finding motivation in winter can be difficult – even impossible at times. Less daylight, cold temperatures, and holiday stress can work against us to make it hard to find the energy and initiative to be productive. In fact, I had to fight to find the focus to write this post! Many people find their mood…

January 8, 2018
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Christmas Breakfast Recipe Roundup

  The holiday season is full of amazing traditions. Over the years, we’ve adopted so many things that simply make it feel like Christmas. From our big day of baking with my life-long besties and their kids to smaller things like Santa filling our tree with candy canes as he delivers the gifts, all of…

December 20, 2017
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Last-minute Holiday DIY Gift – Peppermint-Lavender Foot Soak Ornament

  I love giving thoughtful gifts for the holidays. Sometimes though, time gets away from me and I need something quick and easy that I can throw together in just minutes. This peppermint-lavender foot soak can be made with inexpensive ingredients and presented in a variety of different containers for a thoughtful, handmade holiday gift. For…

December 19, 2017
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Free and Frugal Holiday Gift Ideas for Kids

One of my favorite things about the holiday season is watching my kids’ faces light up as they find a much-coveted item under the Christmas tree. No, the season is not all about the gifts, but the excitement and joy on their faces is something that makes the holiday brighter. Some years, though, finances may…

December 8, 2017
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Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipe Roundup

We’ll soon be sitting down with our family and friends to celebrate and give thanks with a table overflowing with delicious food. Once dinner is over and thanks have been given, what do you do with all of those yummy leftovers? If you’re like me, there are only so many turkey sandwiches you can handle….

November 22, 2017
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Black Friday Shopping Tips

It’s almost hard to believe that we’re just a week out from Black Friday! Holiday preparations are in full swing over here and I’m excitedly preparing my gift lists for family and friends. For me, it’s important to make the most of my holiday gift budget, so I am always looking out for the best…

November 17, 2017
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Finding a Pet Sitter During the Holidays

This guest post is sponsored by Rover.com and written by Nat Smith, Rover.com community member. Rover is the nation’s largest network of 5-star pet sitters and dog walkers. There are many tasks on our to-do list over the holiday season, from shopping to entertaining to planning our holiday travel. When Rover.com reached out to partner…

November 16, 2017
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