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Looking for Christian Easter ideas? Try this Easter craft plus learn 6 ways to share the Easter story with your children.

Resurrection Garden Easter Craft

At our one and only MOPS meeting of March (sniffle), we discussed the importance of sharing the Easter message with our children. The resurrection really is the touchstone of our faith, yet we generally put more spiritual emphasis on Christmas than Easter. But if there be no resurrection of the dead, then is Christ not risen: And if Christ be not … [Read More...]

Looking for green St. Patrick's Day food? Try these easy whoopie pies for dessert! The frosting recipe is amazing.

Leprechaun Whoopie Pies

Our MOPS group enjoyed an early St. Patrick's Day party last week, and these whoopie pies were a hit! I can't take credit for them, but Ashley was nice enough to share her recipe since several of us wanted it after tasting these tasty treats. Yes, almost everyone had more than one. Once you try them you'll know why! St. Patrick's Day Dessert - … [Read More...]

This DIY nest necklace craft can be created in about 15 minutes. Each egg represents a child so it makes a lovely Mothers Day gift or baby shower gift.

Nest Necklace DIY

  DIY Nest Necklace You will need 24-Gauge Silver Wire 6x8mm beads - for a nest with 1-3 beads or Smaller beads - (These are not labeled with their exact size. They are just slightly smaller than the 6x8mm beads and you'll need them for a nest with 4-5 eggs in it)* Needlenose pliers A pendant holder *5 eggs per nest really is the … [Read More...]

Loosing baby weight can be difficult. Try these weightloss tips for beating the postnatal bulge! |fitness

Postpartum Weight Loss #PostNatalFatBurner

Twelve years and two kids later, I'm actually a little thinner than the day Hubs and I got married. My tummy will never look the same, but it goes to show that losing baby weight is possible. You can do it!   Sweet T was my first child (Sweet T Makes Three!) and having suffered a miscarriage before her arrival, I was pretty paranoid … [Read More...]

This twist on Mississippi mud cake is a dessert recipe you'll want to make again and again.

Mississippi Mud Bars

This twist on Mississippi mud cake is a chocolate dessert recipe you'll want to make again and again. Here's how! Preheat oven to 350 degrees Combine margarine and sugar, beat until thoroughly mixed. Add eggs and continue to beat. Stir in remaining ingredients and pour into a 13x9 inch pan. Bake for 25 minutes. Remove from … [Read More...]

Boredom Busters! Use these indoor activities for kids to make sure no one goes stir crazy. 20 rainy day activities to choose from! #19 is genius.

Cabin Fever? 20 Indoor Activities for Kids

Cabin fever has set in around our house. Between inclement weather keeping the roads closed, preschool closing for snow days, and the sickies, we just haven't been able to get out of the house like we'd like! Below are 20 indoor activities for kids. Pull them out of your hat on rainy days, snow days, or sick days and never hear "I'm bored" … [Read More...]

I decided to try a weight loss with essential oils technique. Come see my before and after photos for motivation! |Fitness

Weight Loss with Essential Oils: Part 1

A few things have conspired against me in the last 2 years that have made having the flat tummy I've always enjoyed become elusive. The birth of my second child Hitting my 30's Spending more and more time at a desk due to work demand An increase in stress due to that second child and those increased work demands. Some would look at my … [Read More...]

Don't let post workout muscle soreness get in the way of your fitness goals. Use this DIY sore muscle soak to prevent sore muscles after hitting the gym. Add the recipe to a Mason jar and it makes a great gift for the running or fitness enthusiast in your life!

Sore Muscle Remedy

Don't let post workout muscle soreness get in the way of your fitness goals. Use this DIY sore muscle soak to prevent and relieve sore muscles after hitting the gym. Three months ago I started lifting weights for the first time in my life. Prior to this my workouts consisted of running outdoors, which is just about the only form of cardio I can … [Read More...]

Use a cake mix to make this easy biscotti recipe for dessert or to serve with coffee. Chocolate biscotti, almond biscotti...the possibilities are as endless as cake mixes! 

Cake Mix Biscotti

Use a cake mix to make this easy biscotti recipe for dessert or to serve with coffee. Chocolate biscotti, almond biscotti...the possibilities are as endless as cake mixes! Easy Biscotti Recipe 5.0 from 1 reviews Print Cake Mix Biscotti Author: Jenn Recipe type: Dessert Prep time:  15 mins Cook time:  40 … [Read More...]

Veet Infini'silk reviews

Veet Infini’silk Review. Does it actually work?

Whether it's the influence of current American culture and or my own neurosis (likely a combination of the two) I cannot stand body hair. Why is it there? It's not keeping me warm in the winter, that's for sure. All it's doing is costing me time and money...and grossing me out. When Veet reached out and asked me to try their Infini'silk home … [Read More...]

Do you love dollar store crafts? This dollar store DIY costs about $3 to make and you can find all the materials for this cute little home decor DIY at your local Dollar Tree!

Book Topiary DIY: Easy Dollar Store Craft!

This Dollar Store DIY home decor craft is made entirely from items found at the Dollar Tree! Topiary implies foliage and pomander implies flowers and scent so I wasn't really sure what to call this project. We'll go with "Book Topiary." Work for you? Easy Dollar Store Craft You will need Candle holder - the one pictured is from The … [Read More...]

Got a picky eater? Try these snack ideas for kids.

5 Snacking Tips for Picky Preschoolers

I once read that preschoolers get nearly half their nutrition from snacking. If mine had their way, the total would be 100%! Small children naturally want to "graze" and if you have picky eaters like me, it's important to find nutritious ways for them to satisfy their snack attacks. Below are a few snacking tips and tricks for picky … [Read More...]

How to Quit Caffeine: 5 things you need to know to break that coffee or soda habit. You can do it!

How to Quit Caffeine

39 days ago I gave up coffee for good. Ok, I cheated once. ONCE, ya'll. This friend roasted her own beans. Who does that? I had to try it. That was it. Pinky promise. Know what I don't miss? Jitters, energy crashes, teeth stains, dehydration, and nervous irritability are the first things that come to mind. If you need to break your … [Read More...]

teami tea infuser

TeaMi Tea Blends

February is here. How are you doing on your new year's resolutions? Did you make any health-related ones? I'm on day 37 without coffee and have been enjoying a variety of herbals teas and infusions instead. TeaMi is a Florida based company that sells loose leaf tea to to help you kickstart your healthy lifestyle TeaMi sent me their 30-day … [Read More...]