Benefits of Doodling for Stress Relief and Creativity

Have you ever thought about doodling for stress relief? I’ve written before about how journalling for stress relief helps me some days but sometimes I want something a little bit less structured. I just want to make swirls and hearts and flowers while I daydream and relax. The reviewer has been compensated in the form […]

How to Decorate the Living Room on a Budget With a Bang

If you’re interested in how to decorate the living room on a budget, keep reading for a few ideas that will transform your room without breaking the bank. My husband and I have been working on remodeling our home for several years. While our living room doesn’t need a complete remodel like our kitchen, it […]

How to Do Heavy Metals Testing at Home and What it Means

Have you ever wondered about heavy metals testing and whether or not you can do it at home? I’ve written before about how I did a heavy metal detox and why. But, to summarize, a heavy metal test can detect the presence of potentially dangerous metals in your system. How to Do Heavy Metals Testing […]

15 Quick and Simple Meal Ideas for Busy Moms Using Beef

Now that school is back in session, many moms are looking for simple meal ideas that they can have on the table fast for dinner. My kids are out of school now, but I still don’t want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen making dinner. To be honest, I often forget to […]

Stress-Free Travel Tips for Busy Women and Their Families

If you have a trip scheduled for the holidays, these stress-free travel trips will help make the process a little bit less hectic. I’m not a big fan of travel because it disrupts my routine. But, there are times when you need to travel for business or just to see friends and family. Stress-Free Travel […]

Caring for Aging Parents – What You Need to Know

This post was sponsored by DePuy Synthes as part of an Ambassador Program for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Caring for aging parents isn’t really something that I gave much thought to when I was younger. I’ve always seen my parents as strong, independent people who could help […]

Understanding Ways an ADHD Brain is Different and Unique

Parents who have raised children with ADHD have probably wondered in what ways an ADHD brain is different from a brain without ADHD. As a mom who has raised a daughter with ADD and a son with ADHD, I can tell you that there are differences in how they think, act, and respond to everyday […]

Healthy Baking Substitutes for Allergy Friendly Cooking

These healthy baking substitutes will make cooking for people with food allergies much easier. When my daughter was diagnosed as being gluten intolerant, it had a huge impact on how I cooked and prepared meals for my family. I was completely amazed by all of the products that contained gluten. If you’re struggling with preparing […]

Best Fall Bulbs for Spring Blooms and Vibrant Colors

Fall is a busy time in the garden. Not only do you need to clean up any flowers that have died, but you also need to plant the best fall bulbs for spring blooms. In Vermont, the bulbs we plant in the fall are the ones that will grow when spring arrives. This post was originally […]

Intermittent Fasting Guide for Weight Loss and Fat Burning

If you’re looking for an intermittent fasting guide, check out my tips below. For years, I have heard about the benefits of fasting when it comes to weight loss but I thought it would be too difficult. With the onset of menopause, I’m exploring new options including intermittent fasting. Intermittent Fasting Guide So, what is […]