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8 In Food/ Healthy Living/ Ketogenic Lifestyle

5 High Fat Foods To Help You Lose Weight

We have heard it before: Gram for gram, fat has more than twice the calories of protein or carbohydrates, and eating too many calories leads to weight gain; therefore, people should eat less fat. Right? Not so fast. While reducing calories does work for short-term weight loss, sustainable, long-term weight loss is a bit more complicated. According to the The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, long-term weight loss depends on how the body processes and interacts with food and all its nutrients, not just its calories. How else could…

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12 In Family Travel

A Review of The Inn At St. Botolph | Boston

Traveling with a large family can be difficult, especially in cities. We love to travel as a family, as always have. We started traveling as a couple and have continued to travel, no matter how many kids we have added. The only thing that gets a bit difficult is finding hotels that can accommodate larger families. When I found we were going to Boston, I started my research and found The Inn at St. Botolph, located behind the Hynes Convention…

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19 In Personal Growth/ Productivity/ Working From Home

25 Must Read Books For Personal Growth & Development

Whether you call it personal growth or personal development, self help or self improvement; the goal is the same. We want to grow and develop into the kind of person we know we can be.  There are many books out there promising to help you be more, do more, be less, do less. How do you know which ones you should invest in? Which personal growth books are worth your money and your time? Which personal development books will help…

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22 In Working From Home

Start Your Own Coaching Business From Home

With the start of a new year comes a lot of re-evaluating. We look over the last year and have some mixed feelings. We look forward to a new year with excitement and anticipation that everything will be better. Right? Well, I can’t promise you that this year will be better than the last, but I can tell you that if you are ready to make a change, I can help you. I am looking for like minded women that…

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11 In Food/ Healthy Living/ Ketogenic Lifestyle

Instant Pot Low Carb Beef Stew

Thank goodness for this Instant Pot beef stew recipe! After starting a Keto diet, I was missing my favorite comfort foods. Typically, beef stew consists of lots of carbs, which isn’t something you want to indulge in when trying to maintain ketosis. Thankfully, this beef stew allows me to indulge without feeling any guilt! A traditional beef stew, with fall-apart tender beef, vegetables, and rich broth, is almost impossible to pull off on a weeknight. It can take two to three…

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4 In Family Travel

Must See Christmas Events in New England With Kids

Are you looking for some festive Christmas activities with your family? New England takes center stage at this time of year, and you don’t have to search long to find that Christmas cheer. These New England Christmas celebrations are some of the best in the US, and are sure to delight the young and old alike. Whether you are in search of lights, food, shopping, horse drawn carriages, decorated mansions or anything in between, you’ll be sure to find it…

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11 In Healthy Living/ Motherhood

Stay Healthy With Kids During The Winter

Staying healthy with kids during the winter is hard for anyone. If you are a mom of little ones, it can seem impossible. If you are a mom of lots of little people, it can seem…daunting, to say the least. Thankfully, my family has been pretty healthy over the years. We only caught the flu once a few years ago, and it was the B strain, which is the milder of the two. We do get colds and some respiratory…

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8 In Food/ Ketogenic Lifestyle

Keto Cauliflower and Bacon Au Gratin

This post is sponsored by Stella® Cheese but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Now that Thanksgiving is over, all the focus goes towards Christmas planning, doesn’t it? And with the thought of Christmas comes all those gorgeous gourmet meals. When you are following the Keto diet, holiday meals can seem a little intimidating! I was lucky enough to find some amazing Keto Thanksgiving Recipes to enjoy and I will be scouring to do the same for…

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0 In Motherhood

Baby Feeding Advice From Professionals

This post is sponsored by Happy Family Brands but the content and all opinions expressed are my own.   I firmly believe that every mom needs community. That may come in different forms, but the intent is still the same. Motherhood is tough, whether you have one child or ten children. It doesn’t get easier with each child, trust me. Some things do, yes. But not all the things. Even after seven kids, I still find myself with questions. Each…

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1 In Food

Halloween Night Chaos – My Secret Weapon

This post is sponsored by Red Baron but the content and all opinions expressed are my own. Moms, you know those nights. The ones where the kids are bouncing off the walls, you are exhausted, and everything seems to be going wrong? With seven kids, I have had more than my fair share of those nights. Halloween Night Chaos Without fail, one of those chaotic nights is Halloween night. While we don’t practice Halloween in the typical fashion, we do…

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