Procrastinator’s Gift Guide that Gives Back (no gift-wrapping required)

December 20, 2014
Gifts that Give Back - Procrastinator's Edition

Oh hey, it’s only a few days until Christmas. Are you finished shopping yet? Or are you a procrastinator like me? Instead of fighting the crowds at the mall or paying through the teeth for overnight shipping, how about giving one of these gifts that give back? You don’t even have to wrap them (just […]

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The Best Ever Sugar Cookies

December 18, 2014
Best Ever Sugar Cookies | (gluten-free option)

This, my friends, is the recipe for the best sugar cookies ever. Ever. It’s my great-grandmother’s recipe, and I probably shouldn’t even be giving it to you. Make a batch with your favorite people. Share with the neighbors. Have fun smashing the dough, and whatever you do, don’t forget the secret ingredient.   (Hint: You can find […]

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Advent Coffee Stand Now Open! (UPDATED)

December 16, 2014
If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.  - Mother Teresa

UPDATE: Thanks to your generosity, the kids raised over $1000! That means 20 kids in Malawi will have food for all of 2015 and clean water for a lifetime. Thank you for helping our kids help others this Christmas! ***** Joe and Leila set up their third annual Advent Conspiracy Coffee Stand this morning to raise […]

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5 Mom Posture Tips (for your tummy and pelvic floor)

December 10, 2014
5 Mom Posture Tips (for your tummy and pelvic floor) |

I used to have horrible mom posture. My head entered the room before my body did. My butt was tucked under, and I was almost bent in half most of the time. Bad posture was literally a pain in the neck. And head, and back, and hips… Nothing I tried helped much. I just couldn’t […]

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Brown Rice Cereal with Raisins and Pecans

December 8, 2014
Brown Rice Cereal with Raisins and Pecans | #SweetNaturally

I worked together with the California Raisin Marketing Board to create this recipe and was compensated for my time. The opinions below are mine and mine alone and do not represent those of the California Raisin Marketing Board. ***** A couple years ago, I teamed up with the California Raisins to create some killer recipes […]

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2014 Friendly Gift Guide

December 7, 2014
The Dandelion Attic on Etsy

Lately I’ve been blown away by the creativity and talent of some of my friends.  I am surrounded by artists, musicians and crafters.  Because these people inspire me, I wanted to share them with you (that is the entire point of my blog anyways).  So I put together a gift guide to show off the […]

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DIY Hot Chocolate Stirs with Van’s Snack Bars

December 2, 2014
DIY Hot Chocolate Stirs with Van's Snack Bars

I’m over at Van’s Foods today teaching you how to whip up these fun Hot Chocolate Stirs. They are so easy and make a perfect treat or handmade gift for the holidays. Click here or on the photos below to learn how to make your own!

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Pregnancy Announcement Photo (not ours!)

November 30, 2014
Fun Pregnancy Announcement | Alysa Bajenaru Photography

Nope, we’re not pregnant. But our friends are, and they wanted to share the news in a fun way. They asked me to come take a photo to use for the big announcement, so I headed right over. Turns out the house was a little too dark to pull off the shot we were going for. […]

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3 ways to add quiet to your day

November 28, 2014
3 ways to add quiet to your day

Quiet. It’s my word of the year. I chose quiet because I am so horribly awful at it. A creative multi-tasking worrier at heart, sitting still with a quiet mind is difficult for me. But in the journey towards simplifying my life, I found quiet to be exactly what my heart and soul are craving. […]

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Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving Sides

November 26, 2014
Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving Sides | InspiredRD for Van's Foods

I’m sharing some kid-friendly Thanksgiving side dishes on Van’s Foods blog today. Click on the photos to see the recipes! Also, if you have been looking into the MuTu System for diastasis recti, this weekend you can grab the program for 40% off! Sale starts tomorrow and goes through Monday.   Happy Thanksgiving!     […]

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