ūüėėThe Kiss Box ūüėė

Many parents work long hours through the week.  And as much as we don’t want to believe it–it’s just hard on our little critters.  They miss us. Constantly.  At least in our household McKinley misses her father day in and day out. The book, The Kiss Box by Bonnie Verburg and Henry Cole is a great…

My Digital Detox

I didn’t need another gluten free diet or UltraClear detox. ¬†I needed a digital detox. ¬†A virtual cleanse from the Web World. ¬†And, it was an amazing journey. I was checking Facebook status updates every 10 minutes.¬†Checking Instagram photo feeds.¬†Taking pictures of my own, editing, then posting them.¬†Reading blogs. Creating blog posts.¬†Reading NPR news.¬†Looking at…

Tips to Stay Sane

Health tip: I know I’ve said this before, but when consuming any fruits make sure you eat a protein with it, like nuts or eggs. If you are looking for sneaky ways to not gain 1,000 pounds during the holidays–eat snacks throughout the day (one of them consisting of a fruit and protein tied together)….

Best laundry tip I ever received…

Laundry Quick Tip! My friend passed along some advice about laundry and I wanted to share it with ya’ll! Oh, and it saved a nice dent in my pocket. ¬†Have you ever put on your favorite shirt or pair of pants and realized there is a new hole? Or snag? Snag — is that the…

Marriage/Partnership Exercise

Questions. Asking your partner questions is critical for a long lasting loving marriage. ¬†It’s important to communicate and to continue working on communication, because the truth is we can always become better communicators. The exercise is about listening. When my husband and I did this exercise it took us roughly 3-4hours. (Granted we were on…