5 Fun Thanksgiving Books for Kids

Happy almost Thanksgiving! It doesn’t really feel like the holidays if we don’t have the appropriate holiday books scattered throughout our house. We’ve been growing our collections since Landon was a baby (so for over a decade).  Our Thanksgiving collection isn’t quite as large as others, but here’s 5 of our favorites from this year:…

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Trader Joe’s Haul November 2021

I love Trader Joe’s. It’s not the only place I do my grocery shopping, but it is one of the few grocery stores I actually go to in-person. I use Instacart for most of my groceries, but since Trader Joe’s isn’t part of a delivery service I go in because so many of my favorite…

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What’s Your Halloween Mom Name?

It’s that time of year again and if you know me, you know that I LOVE Halloween. I really enjoy prepping healthy Halloween treats, making Halloween countdown chains, reading Halloween books and watching Halloween movies (kid-friendly of course), and of course creating Halloween themed fitness content. My Halloween HIIT challenge launched again this week and…

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3 Things I Love About Kiera

Kiera turned three-years-old in June . . . about three months after most of Los Angeles shut down due to the Coronavirus. Then we took off to the Chicago suburbs for the summer . . . and I pretty much stopped blogging. When life get nuts, my blog is usually the first thing to go.…

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6 Things I Love About Liam

This comes out a little late due to the current circumstances in the world . . . from the continuing COVID-19 pandemic and my job as a home-schooling mom coming to and end (fingers crossed) to the George Floyd riots and protests for #BlackLivesMatter life has been a little wild over the past few weeks.…

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My Skin Care Routine

“I feel like I LOOK like I’ve aged 10 years.” That’s what I told my OBGYN when I went to see her after having my 4th and final baby at 41-years-old. “Your skin is dehydrated . . . from birth and all the breastfeeding,” she said. “Of course,” I thought and let out a sigh…

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