Household Uses for Baking Soda

15 Fun and Unique Household Uses for Baking Soda

During all my research for the different household uses for baking soda, I would be lying if I said I was not completely impressed by the humble white powder that comes in the bright orange box. From what I've seen and read, it can be used in just about any room in your house. I've used baking soda before in an unusual way when I did the no-poo … [Read more...]

25 Red Velvet Recipes

Twenty-Five of the Best Red Velvet Recipes Found Across the Web

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, I thought it would be fun to look at (and eat) all the beautiful red velvet recipes that can be found around the web. But go ahead and grab a napkin, y'all. Some of these pictures will have you drooling like a teething baby. [Don't say I didn't warn ya!] Red Velvet Recipes 1. Red Velvet Roll Cake … [Read more...]

Orange Sage Pork Chops

These Orange Sage Pork Chops make the best pork chops. Get the pork chop recipe at simplybeingmommy.com.

This is a partnered post. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. The other day we were eating out at a restaurant (which we do more often than I'd like) and when I got the bill for my family of five I was kind of slapped in the face with the realization that we spend way too much money on food. We eat out mostly because we are super busy … [Read more...]

5 Fitness Tips for Kids

Melanie shares more about Fitness for Kids and how these printable exercise charts can help.

This is a partnered post. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Our Christmas vacation was truly magical this year. Everyone was moderately healthy (an accomplishment for us), the kids were gracious and grateful, and I baked like crazy. Cookies, brownies and cakes for days... But, oh, that television. I feel like it was on non-stop for … [Read more...]

2 Must-See Attractions in Branson

Must-See Attractions in Branson Missouri

A special thanks to the Branson CVB and the amazing shows listed below for this complimentary experience. Branson, Missouri is world famous for live entertainment options, but there are also lots of ways to stay busy between shows when visiting the Ozark Mountains. There are plenty of outdoor adventures, such as go-karts, Segways, mini-golf, zip … [Read more...]

Live Entertainment Options in Branson

Live Entertainment Options in Branson, Missouri

A special thanks to the Branson CVB and the amazing shows listed below for this complimentary experience. Did you know that Branson, Missouri is the live entertainment capital of the world? Seriously, there are over 60,000 theater seats in Branson, more than Las Vegas or Broadway! Over 50 theaters can be found on the Branson “strip” and throughout … [Read more...]

5 Steps to Better Sleep in 2015

5 Steps to Better Sleep in 2015

Turning 40 last year made me realize I’m not getting any younger and that I need to work harder at taking better care of myself for the years to come. Instead of setting resolutions for the New Year, which I never seem to keep anyway, I am going to work on changing some of my worst lifestyle habits gradually through the course of the year. … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #BacktoBalance Twitter Party

#BacktoBalance Twitter party Sweepstakes Win Prizes

PHOTO CREDIT: Sweet and Savory by Shinee Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know I do and I’m so excited to co-host a party to share all about great ways to bring balance back to our lives after a busy holiday season! On January 20th at 3pm EST, please join us for the #BackToBalance Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing tips to bring back … [Read more...]

What is Chatbooks & Why You Need Them

What is Chatbooks & Why You Need Them

In the age of photo sharing networks like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, it's easier than ever to share your most beloved (and not so beloved) photos with anybody, at any time. Technology makes it super simple to snap a photo and upload it for millions to see in under a minute of your time. These photo sharing sites make it so much fun to share … [Read more...]

Grand Country Resort in Branson, Missouri

Grand Country Resort Branson Missouri

We were given a complimentary stay at the resort. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Last month my family took a four day trip to Branson, Missouri during our holiday break from school and work. None of us had ever been to the Ozark Mountains and we weren’t sure what to expect, but it turned out to be one of the best trips we have … [Read more...]