Wordless Wednesday – Pet Shop Kids {LINKY} #ww #wordlesswednesday

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We love spending time in pet shops. We don’t buy anything but we love seeing what animals they have. This is a local, small pet store that supports the community and offers AKC puppies (no puppy mills here). The employees are fabulous and all clearly pet lovers. This place is awesome!! They were talking to each other! They have private pet cubicles where you can play with a puppy. Look at all of the pretty colors! Look what is on {Read More}

Tips to Ensure Children Maintain a Balanced Diet #tysonnuggets

Making certain that my children maintain a balanced diet is something that concerns me greatly. My two older children do an amazing job but I am a little concerned that we dropped the ball with the younger one. We have babied her from the start and as a result, maintaining a balanced diet is not something that I am sure she does enough of. 1. Take the majority of choices away when it comes to dinner. I am all for {Read More}

ShamRock the Station Family-Friendly St. Patrick’s Day Celebration @AtlanticStation {Giveaway}

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So how cool is this? This weekend is St. Patrick’s Day and for those of you looking for family friendly activities that are still fun for adults (that would be me), look no further. Get yourself and your family to Atlantic Station this weekend. My family and I love Atlantic Station. Less than 8 miles from our home, this is one of our go-to places when they have events and even our preferred movie theater. They also have wide open {Read More}

Quotes featuring the Wit, Wisdom and Snark of Oscar Wilde #quotes

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Project Earth Day from @kalsoearthshoes #KALSOPROJECTEARTH

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Being kind to the Earth. That is something my two children are very concerned about. In fact, at the ages of 8 and 7, they know all about recycling. They know about the importance of planting plants and nurturing the Earth. Both of these kids know and understand the importance of taking care of the Earth. They want to make the world we live in a better place. And these kids genuinely believe that they can do it. There is {Read More}

Five Tips for Getting Fit as a Family – Win an @OmronFitness Prize Pack #FitwithOmron

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I had the opportunity to chat with Bob Greene last week and our conversation really centered around fitness as a family. He gave me some great tips which I shared with you below and even added a few of my own: 1. Create a family fitness plan. Make it simple and the goals achievable. It can be something as simple as walking together three days per week and drinking water at every meal. Put it down on paper and post {Read More}

Reasons Why Breakfast is Important and Breaking the Fast #Wholesome

You may have been following my previous posts about making better choices and just eating breakfast in general: Tips for Getting Your Family to Eat Breakfast #Wholesome Bringing Breakfast Back #Wholesome Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day do you really know why? * Eating a healthy breakfast is important to breaking the fast. During the night, your metabolism has slowed considerably and eating jumpstarts your metabolism to get things moving inside your body again. * Breakfast {Read More}

My Experience with 4X Pro-B #DigestiveCare #CBIAS

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I posted a few weeks ago about my experience so far with Costco.com and purchasing 4X Pro-B: 4x Pro-B – Probiotics in My Life 4X PRO-B MAKING A DIFFERENCE Since I have been taking the 4X Pro-B for several weeks, I have noticed several things. First I feel more energetic. I take 4X Pro-B with a daily multi-vitamin. My energy level has definitely increased. Next, I have also noticed that I haven’t been getting that bloated feeling after eating any {Read More}

Tips for Getting Your Family to Eat Breakfast #Wholesome

1. Make Breakfast Time Family Time This is always the time when my family comes together. We plan our day. We talk about what is going on in our lives and we generally just bond. I love breakfast time with my family. One of the best things we ever did to make breakfast time better was the next step. 2. Set Expectations Everyone in my family is expected to be at the table for each and every meal. There is {Read More}

Spring Cleaning with Febreze™ Carpetcare – $100 AmEx Gift Card Give Away

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My house tends to get much dirtier in the Spring than any time of year. The Winter has ended and activity after activity begins for my three children. With all of the gear, clothing changes, uniforms, stuff just builds up. Spring cleaning in incredibly important around here as a result. We have to Spring clean more than once or twice a year. We really should call it Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter cleaning because the house gets cleaned as thoroughly {Read More}