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Enjoy these posts exploring all kinds of ideas to help us rebalance and regain a sense of control over our schedules, homes and minds.

Quality Matters

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How to Get Started

How to Get Started

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How to Make Hand Sanitizer

How to Make Hand Sanitizer

It has been hard to track down hand sanitizer lately and for those who cannot always be at home near soap and water, it’s a real concern. So I wanted to share this DIY hand sanitizer recipe with you all.   First things first, please be sure you are careful with...

Let’s Talk Weight Loss

Let’s Talk Weight Loss

Losing weight. It’s not a pleasant topic, but a necessary one. For me, when my weight goes up it symbolizes an imbalance in my body and my life. As I age, I can also feel the fluctuations are more severe, even with the same diet and exercise regiment. I thought I’d...

What Is Your Word For 2019?

What Is Your Word For 2019?

I am getting started a little late in January with a theme for the year, but better late than never. Life doesn’t always allow us to hit our personal targets each time, but as long as progress is being made, we’re headed in the right direction.    I wanted to...

Surviving Summer Hours

Surviving Summer Hours

Whether or not you have children, summer can bring some added challenges and distractions. With these tips, perhaps you can turn things around and start to enjoy the summer months instead of dreading the lack of focus and productivity.   How to Navigate Summer Hours...

Teen Calm Down Skin Cream

Teen Calm Down Skin Cream

I found the holy grail combo for my teenager's skin. Like many of her peers, my daughter has sensitive skin but started to need something more powerful than our usual skincare routine to keep her skin clear. We had tried various over the counter remedies, but they...

Homemade Foaming Hand Soap

Homemade Foaming Hand Soap

We love making our own homemade foaming hand soap. I love that it is all natural and made with safe ingredients. My kids love helping mix it up and try new scents. It's easy on our hands and foams really well too. I invested in some foaming soap dispensers from Amazon...

Is It Time For A Mental Reboot?

Is It Time For A Mental Reboot?

Sometimes you need to reboot. If you had a rocky start to your day or just feel “off”, it might be time for a reboot. I had a stressful weekend. I know it had to do with not taking care of myself and doing too many things. I love to keep the kids busy and do things...

Hello 2018

Hello 2018

A new year is upon us. A time of fresh starts and new habits. The beginning of a new year is a great time to start thinking about your long-term goals and tweaking your daily routines to make things happen. One goal many of us have is to get healthy and fit.   I...

Getting Started with Essential Oils

Getting Started with Essential Oils

The best way to get started with Young Living essential oils is to become a wholesale member and take advantage of the huge discounts. To do this you simply buy a one-time Starter Kit. You are not obligated to make further purchases or sell anything.   The most...

Healthy Habits

Healthy Habits

8 healthy habits that can help you stay focused, productive and happy   Aim for 8 hours With everything that we fit into a standard day, finding those 8 precious hours every night can be incredibly challenging. I mean, while we're at it, how about we ask for a...

Looney Bins

Looney Bins

We aren’t the kind of household that can handle empty organizational containers and bins. Don’t get me wrong, I have a fascination with organizational boxes, bins and things. The Container Store is one of my favorite places. I also love reusing containers from one...

My Essential Oil Journey

My Essential Oil Journey

The benefits of essential oils are endless. I was introduced to Young Living essential oils by a dear friend and fellow hockey mom. One day she told me the secret to keeping her son’s hockey gear from smelling so bad! If you’ve had any experience with sports gear and...

Brain Health and Food

Brain Health and Food

Today I had a green apple, cut up peppers and a small scoop of peanut butter for breakfast, well, technically lunch. Sound weird? Before tracking my food and how it effects my energy level and mood, I would have thought so too. We all know that food has a huge impact...