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5 Things I learned After My First Half Marathon

5 things I learned after my first half marathon

This past Saturday I finally completed a big item off on my life’s check list; I ran a half marathon. The funny thing is when others would tell me of their half marathon victories I would just sit and think, “meh-I could totally do that too. So what, you ran 13.1 miles, anyone can do [...]

Golden Birthday Bash!

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Today is my birthday! Not only is it my birthday, but its my GOLDEN birthday. It’s that year you turn the same age as the date you were born. So today my friends I’m the golden 29. And what a year for it because the color gold is EVERYWHERE right now! Because it’s such a [...]

Getting Kids Excited to Brush Their Teeth #spinbrushkids


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Arm & Hammer™ Spinbrush™ Teeth are a big deal to me and my kids even more so.  Because of that I certainly try hard to keep them pearly white. I REALLY try to be involved in my children’s dental health. Let’s face it, kids [...]

Healthy Snacks for Healthy Kids #outshine

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Outshine Fruit & Veggie Bars. Eating in our household is almost an Olympic sport. I kid you not, these kids can put down some food! The biggest struggle here is trying to keep kids from eating all of the fruits and vegetables. I know [...]

31 Days of DIYs #write31days

31 days of DIYs

So it’s that time of year again, time for the 31 days challenge with The Nester! A whole month, 31 days focused on ONE topic. Pull up your chair, grab a cup of coffee, and be prepared to check back each day this month to see some pretty cool and easy DIYs. Yep, that’s 31 [...]

Where Fashion Meets Fitness

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It’s no secret I have a love for Pure Barre and running. But what you may not know is that I tend to let these activities influence my clothing choices. I pretty much live in work out gear all week long. It’s hard not to when the outfits are so comfy, cute, and make me [...]

DIY Dyed Onesies

DIY dyed onesies

I don’t know if it’s just my friends or not, but it seems like every time I look on Facebook one person or another is announcing the soon arrival of their little baby! And do you know what that means?? BABY SHOWERS! But don’t fret, I have the solution for all you tight budgeted, crafty [...]

10 Ways You Know You Are a Grown-Up #thegoudalife

10 ways you know you are a grown-up

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Wendy’s®. There are times when I sit back, look at my life, and wonder how the heck I got here. It seems like one minute I was scribbling Mrs. Jonathan Taylor Thomas all over every Lisa Frank notebook I owned and now I’m wiping [...]

A Tasty Fruit Smoothie for those picky eaters with #enfagrow

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Mealtime with kids can be quite interesting and then multiplying that by FIVE, it can be down right insane. Especially when you add in a child bound and determined to be a picky eater. When they only want to live off of macaroni and cheese with hot dogs, but have a love of milk shakes, [...]

Help for the Busy Mom #moretoyou

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Let me just be honest here, okay? I mean this is a safe place, right?! When people come up to me as I’m shopping at the store and say things like, “You are so brave” or “I couldn’t shop with my kids” in reference to a tired looking mama with her five kids 7 and [...]