If you want to feel motivated to workout, find a routine that you like. It’s easier to fire up your ambition and get the most out of exercise when you find the best workout for YOU. Years ago I found this great workout on Pinterest called “She’s Got Legs”. However, as the title indicates it was a workout that was aimed primarily at toning your legs. I really liked it, but I wanted to tone my entire body. So rather than looking for a different workout I revamped my favorite one and made it into a total body strengthening routine. It now gives your body the best workout all over and it can be done anywhere with just a set of weights and a mat or towel.Continue reading
Isn’t every woman looking for the quickest workout to squeeze into their busy day? And really what is more true to character than one you can do while multitasking. I do this quick 4-minute workout every night while I brush my teeth. Yes, I’m serious. While I brush my teeth! Find out what you can do in just 4-minutes per day.
During the chaos of a new school year we all need a laugh. Derived from the Christmas classic we present to you, “T’was the Night Before School”.
T’was the night before school, when mom sat in the house, enjoying the silence. It was quiet as a mouseContinue reading
I’m always looking for easy activities for kids that don’t involve technology. Between school and today’s society my kids get plenty of time on electronic devices. I try to limit their time at home but that, of course, leads to a lot of “mom, I’m boooored” statements. Sound familiar? They are, in fact, not bored but instead need a little redirection of their energy. In comes these boredom busters that can keep your kids occupied for hours.
A career in writing is a journey that shapes you as much as you shape it. It’s one of those things that takes a large amount of self discipline and constant evolution. This is especially true of the beginner blogger as they first start out. I’ve learned that the key to busting through any door is to implement habits . Whether you blog part time or full time, it’s important to know the habits to start that will create longevity. The ultimate goal in blogging is to grow our audience and keep readers excited about our work. A fan base that is actively engaged and has content available that they love to share is like gold to an online author. However, to find gold you have to dig. A lot. So lets grab a shovel and strike ground together while we discover the valuable habits to start as a beginner blogger.Continue reading
If you want to serve up an easy to make frozen treat that kids love, as well as one that will keep them cool then you’ve come to right place. We like to keep things as simple as we can here at DIY Detectives , which is why we wanted to share this sweet recipe that only requires two ingredients.
It’s that time of year again. Time to start the rigorous task of back-to-school shopping. More than ever I try to bargain shop because let me tell you how expensive it is to shop for five kids! Each year seems to get a little more challenging as my kids develop their own sense of style, especially my teen boys, but I made it super easy by finding exactly what they needed and wanted without leaving the comfort of my sofa. Check out all the teen boy outfits that they picked out to get us ready for the new school year.
I love my morning cup of coffee. Like, LOVE it. It’s the first thing I crave as soon as I wake up and I can’t seem to start my day without it. Addicted? Yes, but hey, we all have our vices. I also love finding easy health and beauty hacks that I can work into my routines at home. I’m all about getting the most benefit from the lowest amount of time and effort. As a mom of five, taking care of myself can be challenging so any helpful tips that come my way are tricks I want to share with other busy ladies. So when I discovered that I could get healthy skin, hair, and nails by adding just one thing to my coffee in the morning, I was all over it. Trust me, this is the best coffee that every woman should be drinking in the morning.
If you haven’t heard of Audible, you’re probably wondering what the heck it is. Well, stick with me sister, I just might make your mother of a day even better by giving you back the gift of reading, er, well, listening. Either way, you will soon be back in tune with pop culture and the latest New York Times best seller.
We all have busy schedules to keep up with, but eating regular, healthy meals should still be a priority. After all, keeping your body fueled the right way gives you the energy you need as you care for your family, work hard, and chase goals. We know heading through the drive-thru to pick up dinner is a tempting solution, but you are not doing your loved ones or yourself any favors by eating unhealthy fast food on the regular. Instead, you might try some quick and easy meal ideas for busy people. These are meals that you can make in no time flat; some can even be prepped ahead of time to help your evenings run smooth (or, let’s be real, more smoothly, because anything that involves kids is never totally stress-free). With recipes like these, you can eat good meals at home and keep up with your jammed packed schedule.