Getting Pregnant Could Be in the Cards

Maybe you’re a woman in your 20’s looking to start a family early.  Maybe you’re a female in your 30’s or 40’s, perhaps getting a little later start on bring a child or two into the world.  For many women, giving birth is a relatively easy adventure.  Others, meantime, find it one of if not the most difficult things they will ever attempt in their lives.  If you fall in the latter category, know that there are options and hopes out there for you … [Read more...]

Practice Yoga To Improve Posture

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Your posture is very important.  To maintain good posture is important so that you do not end up chronically hunched over.  You can fix your posture in just a few minutes with 3 simple yoga poses. Are you ready? The first pose is the Mountain pose: Stand with your feet about hip distance apart and parallel to each other.  Keep your shoulders wide and relaxed.  Align your head so your chin is parallel to the floor, and the crown of your … [Read more...]

We Attended A Family Spinning Class

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My youngest son and I went to a spinning class today at the gym.  It was a family class that allowed kids ages 10 and up.  It was both of our first times in a spinning class and we were both excited to try it out.  When we first got there, we asked for help setting up our bikes and the instructor checked my son's height to make sure that he could sit on the bike properly.  He fit perfectly and after a brief run down of the bike and the class … [Read more...]

5 Easy Ways To Make Cleaning Fun For Kids

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Keeping a house cleaning and tidy can be a tricky task – especially with little ones around! Unfortunately, kids seem to have the most fun making a mess and more often than not, it’s up to us to clean up. But, this needn’t be the case and often, cleaning up after our kids can actually propagate bad behavior. If most of the cleaning and tidying gets done during naptime, it’s difficult for children to understand the process of keeping things … [Read more...]

Tips For Hiring A Moving Company

Are you moving soon and plan on hiring a moving company to move your stuff from one house to the next?  Maybe you are having your things moved to a storage unit instead.  Either way, there are some things you need to take into consideration and do when hiring a moving company. Do your research.  Check out reviews on any review sites (such as Yelp) and the company’s facebook page (typically they have reviews there, too) and make sure the … [Read more...]

3 weeks Into Kitchen Rennovation

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We are now in the middle of rennovating our kitchen.  We have waited years to do this and it's finally time.  We started making our flooring, appliance and color choices early on this year and are ready to move forward with this project.  The "perfect" situation was to start and finish the kitchen rennovation before school was out for the summer, but that just didn't happen.  Since we had already completed the legwork, we decided to bite the … [Read more...]

Don’t Be Afraid To Take Your Baby To Disney

Have you ever wanted to take your baby to a place like Disneyland but are hesitant because you just don’t know what it is like to take a baby there?  It can be a little intimidating, but it is do-able!  My friend took her 4-month-old and they had a 3-day hopper so after the first day, they were able to see what works with a baby in Disney and what does not work. If you baby wear, definitely bring your baby carrier!  If you do not baby wear, … [Read more...]

Hormones Of Happiness

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We often wonder why are we happy and what needs to happen for us to be calm, collected and at peace.  Even though we call this a mental process, happiness is something that comes from our hormones.  These chemical substances which are produced within our body are the main cause for our good mood.  In that regard, it is necessary to keep them in check, on adequate levels, so that we can enjoy each and every day of our … [Read more...]

Texas Donations Made Easy

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The Texas Paralyzed Veterans make clothing and miscellation donations so easy for us.  They hold donation pick ups every few months and send out an email in enough advance to allow us to get our donations together.  Since I know they will be coming, I keep an ongoing donation bag in my closet for items that I find that don't fit or the kids have outgrown.  When the clothing pick up date draws near, the Texas Paralyzed Veterans Charity Clothing … [Read more...]

Skip Delayed Luggage – Pack Carry On Bags

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Are you planning on traveling by plane soon?  If so, you need to remember to always pack important items in your carry-on bag instead of packing them in your suitcase.  For example: necessary medications, contact lens, glasses, etc. My dad and stepmom just came to visit by plane and when they arrived, they found out that their suitcase didn’t make their flight.  The flight was full, so a few of the passenger’s suitcases had to be held back for … [Read more...]

Choosing Promotional Products for a Montreal Business

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Why a Professional Opinion is Needed When Choosing Promotional Products for a Montreal Business Being the owner of a small business can be a fun and stressful job.  In order to have any success in this job, you will have to find ways to promote your business to the public.  For most new business owners, choosing a marketing and promotional strategy is a foreign matter and something they will need help with.  One of the best ways to get … [Read more...]

Tile Company Has Bathroom Issues

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When a company brings in a new customer, it is important for them to make their customers feel at home.  When I go into a new store, I want to feel safe and welcome.  Today we went to pick up the flooring tile that we had ordered from a tile store in Houston, Texas.  The note that I found on the back of the bathroom door was just a little too much so I had to snap a shot so I could share it with you. So does this note make you want to … [Read more...]

Celery Flower Craft For Kids

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Summertime is great for family fun time with crafts.  Here's found a really cute craft that kids can make and the supply list is very small which makes it even better! All you need is: A small bunch of celery Some string Some blank computer paper Some paint (green paint, and one other color of your choice) Once you have your supplies together, lay them out on the table and get ready to start! It's time to get … [Read more...]

Kellogg’s Sponsored Video: #ShowYourStripes

Summer is here and youth sports are in full swing!  Little league games, basketball tournaments, swim meets, soccer and much more going on across the country.  No matter what sport your child plays, they must all be prepared for in the same way.  It is very important that your athlete get a good night's rest the night before their big game and a energy filled breakfast.  Donuts and pancakes taste great, but they are not the best kind of breakfast … [Read more...]

How to Safely Shuck an Oyster

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Oysters may be delicious and nutritious, but getting an oyster open can be difficult. Many people just order them pre-shucked from restaurants to save themselves the struggle. However, it's not nearly as hard as it seems; you just have to have the right tools and a little patience. Read on to learn how to shuck oysters at home, and you'll look forward to enjoying these seafood delicacies in your own way in no time! Step One Get your oysters … [Read more...]

My Picky Eater Loves Applesauce

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Do you have a picky eater?  If so, no problem!  I know someone who absolutely hated vegetables when she was younger and she refused to eat them.  Her grandmother did some research and got creative in the kitchen.  Since her granddaughter hated carrots, she decided to puree them and mix them in with cinnamon applesauce.  You can’t taste the carrots at all, and you still get the nutritional value from them!  The applesauce does turn orange, but the … [Read more...]