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You at the Center

I am too busy. In general. I am always telling people, "I am too busy!" but then, here I sit, on the computer with Facebook going on endlessly in front of me. I realize it's happening, I know that I should get up and do something about it, but I just don't, I am too overwhelmed! So much I should be, could be, want to be, doing that I can't figure out where to start... so I don't.  This describes me, and I wish it didn't. I am working on it though, and it is improving so much, what helped … [Read more...]

Gordmans for the holidays (Gordmans coupon December)

Gordmans

If you are sitting there, with a list of people to buy for still, you might want to grab your car keys and head over to Gordmans! I stopped in to Gordmas last night to grab something, and I was surprised (not really, because I love this place!) at how many different things they offer!  You can honestly find a gift for anyone on your list here!  Gift for your grandma? Great, how about some candy? Or, maybe she would enjoy a nice snowball thrower ;) How about a little treat for her … [Read more...]

Best Christmas gifts of 2014

Sony Xperia Z3

Are you looking for a list of the best Christmas gifts of 2014? These are some of my favorite choices this year- Looking for something for the person in your life who loves essential oils and natural products?  MIG Body Products are incredible, I honestly cannot say enough good things about them! They are a small body-care company, handcrafting small batches our their products in Colorado Springs, CO. They sent me a few of their awesome products to try; Body Butter ($7.99), … [Read more...]

Young Living Oils black Friday sales

Black Friday Young Living sale

Have you been waiting for the perfect time to get into oils? Or do you know someone who would LOVE a Young Living Premium Starter Kit for Christmas? Now is your chance! I’m offering my very own Young Living Oils Black Friday Sale! I’ve never done this before and probably won’t again for some time (and if you've been looking at buying a Young Living Premium Starter kit for a while, you probably know that they almost never go on sale!) so follow the directions below and I will send … [Read more...]

Stocking an emergency preparedness pantry #WalmartGrocery #PartyToGo

emergency preparedness food

I've been thinking a lot about emergency preparedness. We've been researching it, talking to friends about it, and trying to plan for an emergency preparedness pantry of our own. I see other people who are in situations they never thought they would be in; stuck in their house for days, trapped inside because of weather, sick for a long period and can't get out to get things for their family, etc. I mean, the truth is that you never know what is going to happen to you, or your loved ones, or … [Read more...]

Mr Peabody and Sherman time travel party

Mr. Peabody and Sherman crafts

I've said it at least twice before, we loved the movie Mr Peabody and Sherman. The boys wanted to have a movie night with some friends, and who am I to say no? So, we put together a Mr Peabody and Sherman time travel party as part of my awesome gig with the Fox Home Entertainment Insiders. We were chosen to do the Italian Renaissance time period, which was pretty exciting for me! FHE Insiders sent over some crafts for us to do that would be a fun representation of the time period. I … [Read more...]

I found the perfect phone for young kids

Kyocera Brigadier

As you may, or may not know, we have 2 young sons (8 and 10) and we've been looking for a phone for them... well, not really for them, more for the house. There has been a huge shift since we were kids, no one has a house phone anymore, how are kids supposed to call each other to talk about school, and games, and going outside to play together? I know you don't think they are calling my phone to talk to my kids, that's what's not about to happen. I mean, I let my kids use my phone, but they … [Read more...]

Minnie Mouse baby shower

Pink zebra baby shower center pieces

Last year I hosted a Minnie Mouse baby shower, this was the same shower as the pink zebra stripe baby shower I have posted about before.  I worked so hard on this baby shower, to make sure that everything was perfect, and in the end it was.  I will show you each part of this shower and break-down each item and how I made it, or where I got the stuff to make it. If you have questions about anything, please leave them below and I will help you right away! Every good shower starts … [Read more...]

Where to list blog giveaways

Where to list your blog giveaways

My friend Barb, from Mom Off Track and I are proud to present- Where to list blog giveaways! A list that we have spent months building. As bloggers, we know that it can be really hard to promote your giveaways, so we looked all over the inter-webs to bring you this list. Be sure to pin this post so that you can find it when you need it!  This list is in order of what day of the week the linky goes up, which makes it easy to promote your giveaways daily. If you find an … [Read more...]

You at the Center

You at the Center

My whole life has revolved around doing things for others, ever since I remember. I never think of myself, only others, and I hate that as much as I love it. I love helping others, but I also wish that I could feel ok about helping myself.  I was offered a chance to join a 100-day course called You At The Center and after thinking about it, I decided that it was worth a shot. If nothing else, maybe I will learn to put myself first on some level, no matter how small.  YOU at the … [Read more...]