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0 In Clean Household/ Essential Oils/ Homemaking

5 Ways to Practice Hygge For Self Care

Hygge is a Danish concept that can’t be translated into one English word. It is more used to describe a feeling of coziness and contentedness in life. Hygge is about living in the moment and spending quality time with loved ones. It’s about creating a peaceful, welcoming environment and cultivating connections. In many ways, hygge is about self-care, and some of its most important benefits to your health is that it can help you to reduce stress, increase your feelings…

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11 In Food/ Ketogenic Lifestyle

A Simple Way to Feed Your Family Healthy Food

Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month? If you have been around here for any amount of time, you likely know how passionate I am about healthy living. I am a busy homeschooling mom of seven, with an online business…but I still make my health and the health of my family a top priority. I have always had a passion for health and nutrition, as far as I can remember. I even went to college with a premed…

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11 In Homemaking/ Organizing/ Planning/ Productivity

Create an Evening Routine For a Better Morning

If you struggle in the morning, you may want to think about your evenings. What do I mean when I say that? Well, I have learned that in order to have a successful morning, I need to follow a specific evening routine. The success of my morning truly depends on what I do the night before. My routines have changed over the years, depending on the season of life I’m in, and my goals and intentions. But no matter what…

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2 In Family

5 Simple Ways To Make Your Mornings Brighter

This post is sponsored by The Hillshire Brands Company. The thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Mornings with lots of little ones can be chaotic. Add homeschooling into that mix and chaos can easily reign over the day, if you let it. Over the years I have learned how important it is to have a solid morning routine that sets up your day for success. Of course, this doesn’t always go as planned, because I am a mom…

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6 In Family Travel

The Perfect Hotel For Families || The Residence Inn

Before we had children, my husband an I used to travel quite frequently. Most people think of romantic, sunny beaches when they think of traveling; we have always enjoyed visiting cities. There’s just something about the vibrancy of cities that has always appealed to us. As we started adding children, we realized that traveling can be quite the undertaking, never mind traveling to cities! We really didn’t want to give up traveling, so as our family has grown, we have…

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9 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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21 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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12 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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