Easy recipe: Sausage won-ton cups
DIY Blog, Food

Easy Recipe for the Family: Weeknight Sausage Won-Ton Cups

Looking for an easy meal you can make that doesn’t take a lot of time? Give these weeknight sausage won-ton cups a try. It’s a also a simple recipe for kids to help with in the kitchen, or if they are a little older they can even make it themselves for the whole family. Get the recipe, plus simple sides to pair it with below.

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Basic Recipe for Energy Balls
DIY Blog, Food

Basic Recipe for Energy Balls + Ideas for What to Add In

It’s one of the best loved healthy snacks that we make in our household. In fact, whenever I make a batch it barely makes it to the fridge before they are all consumed. The best thing about this basic recipe for energy balls is that there are so many options for ingredients that you can add in to make a variety of flavors. Get the recipe and all the ideas below, and I suggest you make a double batch! And don’t forget to grab our freebie, the Healthy Substitutions Guide.

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Foods for Kids
DIY Blog, Family, Food

Foods for Kids That They Can Make Themselves

We all wish that time would slow down with our kids, but there are some perks as they get older. Taking on more responsibility and helping out in the kitchen is a major win for moms who usually feel like a short order cook when it comes to preparing snacks and meals that are kid pleasing. Below is a list of foods for kids that they can make for themselves and give mom (and dad) a little break in the kitchen.

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Cold remedy
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Cold Remedy Better than Starbucks Medicine Ball

Having a cold or sinus illness is no bueno. It is the absolute worse to be congested and feeling icky, but still having to go about life. If you are a parent with kiddos to take care of it is even more miserable. With all that goes on in family life it’s hard to press pause and get the rest you need to recover from being sick. But, what if there was a natural way to speed up the getting well process and get you back on your game faster. Well, I think I found it. The sinus and cold remedy is based on the popular Starbucks drink called a medicine ball, but with the addition of some major germ fighting ingredients.

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Motivation Quotes for Your Health and Fitness Goals
Body, DIY Blog, Workouts

Motivating Quotes for Your Health and Fitness Goals

Whether you are making a New Year’s resolution or have a new found drive to better yourself, motivation is key in being successful and sticking it out long term as you create habits. I’ve always found quotes to be a good way to lift me up and keep me going. Below is a list of some motivating quotes to inspire you as you work towards your health and fitness goals.

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trendy accessories
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Trendy Accessories to Carry All Your Stuff

I don’t really like carrying a purse. Maybe it’s all the years I had to drag around a diaper bag. Or, perhaps with five kids it’s just that I’m already hauling around a bunch of their things, and don’t need a heavy bag awkwardly hanging off my arm. That being said, it’s still nice to have a place to keep the things that I want with me. So I went on a search for some trendy accessories to use in my mom life. I found a bunch, so I’m sharing this list with all my busy women followers. So go ahead and ditch the purse for one of these stylish alternatives.

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Home Workouts
Body, DIY Blog, Workouts

Home Workouts You Can Do in 30 Minutes

With all that you have to get done each day, fitting in a workout can often be challenging. Skipping it altogether is tempting, but here’s the catch. When you move your body for just 30 minutes a day you are not only better for yourself, but you are better for those around you. Below are 5 home workouts you can use to create a plan for daily exercise that is quick, effective, and convenient. Plus, be sure to grab our 7-day health challenge to get or stay motivated in your health and fitness goals.

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Setting goals with family time
DIY Blog, Family

Setting Goals During Family Time + Free Worksheet

What does goal setting have in common with wanting the best for your children? As a parent the things that I want most for my children are for them to learn lessons in their younger years that will carry through to their adolescence, and adulthood (scary how quickly that comes!). Two of the most significant things I feel that I can teach them are the importance of family, and finding their purpose. Those sound like really heavy topics, right? However, the good news is that those lessons will come in simple actions and examples, which is why I wanted to share how our family has turned setting goals and New Year’s resolutions into a family bonding tradition. I’m also including a free worksheet for you to download to do with your own family at home.

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Pom pom wine glass charms
DIY Blog, Tutorials

Pom-Pom Wine Glass Charms Tutorial

Pair your wine with good friend and these easy to make pom pom wine glass charms. They are oh-so-cute, plus no one’s drink will get mixed up. They are also a perfect addition to a hostess gift when you put them together with a bottle of wine or a special wine glass. You can make them in any color combo you want, the possibilities are endless. Find the full tutorial below and get started on a set of your own.

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DIY Blankets
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6 DIY Blankets You Still Have Time to Make

Running short on time and still need to find just the right gift? Stumped on what to give to your person who has everything? Tight on money but don’t want to feel cheap? Whatever the reason is that you haven’t gotten all of your shopping done yet, don’t worry. Just give them a cozy blanket, because everyone loves to cuddle up in one. It will not only warm them up on the outside, but when they find out you made it yourself it will warm their heart too. Read on to see our top 6 picks for easy DIY blankets to make. Plus, we’ve mentioned some ideas to pair with your blanket to make it the perfect winning combo for giving.

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