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    How to Find Salon Quality Hair Products At Drugstore Prices

    Are you looking for great hair care products that gives you a great style?  Not wanting to spend a lot on salon brands? Back in the day when I was working I typically bought all of my shampoo, conditioner, and styling products at a salon.  When kids entered the picture this was one of the first things I cut back on to save money. I didn’t want to sacrifice quality though. After scouring tons of reviews and trying different brands over the years I have found the perfect formula for my fine hair and it doesn’t cost a fortune.  Keep reading to learn how you can find salon quality products…

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    Getting Through Pregnancy After Loss and Having A Rainbow Baby

    “Why are there so many songs about rainbows and what’s on the other side?  Rainbows are visions and only illusions”….sang Kermit The Frog.  I love this song.  I sang this in high school for part of a show choir concert I was in.  I don’t know why there are so many songs about rainbows, maybe because people are always looking somewhere over the rainbow.  But I have to say they are not visions or illusions.  I have my own rainbow.  I hold her everyday.  To me she is a physical reminder that God can turn beauty from ashes.  After a storm comes a rainbow.  If you are going through pregnancy…

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    Ultimate Gift Guide for Guys Under $40

    I don’t know about you but it seems like shopping for the guys in my life has a way of sneaking up on me.  At Father’s Day, with all of the busyness with the end of the school year to the hub-bub of the start of summer break, boom it’s time to honor the dads in my life and I have not gotten a thing.  Seems like it’s that with Christmas too.  Are you in the same boat?  To stay ahead of the things I’m getting my gifts from Amazon and I thought I’d share these some things found.  To make shopping easy on your and your wallet here is…

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    Create Awesome Summer Routines

    I’m excited to have my fellow blogger and mom friend contribute to the blog with today’s post!  Amanda Bradley is the author of Pure Living Mama.  We joined forces to bring you helpful information to survive the summer now that the kids are home from school.  Keep reading on how to create a summer routine for you and your kiddos.  Be sure to check out my post on a summer survival guide for moms and how to have a great time with your kids. Create Awesome Summer Routines Guest Post by Amanda Bradley, www.akbradley.com Ready or not, here comes summer!  With summer comes all the joy of having more time with…

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    Summer Survival Guide For Moms: How to Have a Great Time With Your Kids

    School is out for the summer.  Some moms may say “Woo-hoo!”  while other’s might say “Boo-hoo!”  When the warmer months arrive we dream of care free days filled with family bike rides, ice cream, splashing in the pool, chasing fire flies and vacations.  That’s the beauty of having the crew all together.  Summer breaks also includes more bodies to manage, extra messes, boredom and perhaps tiffs between siblings.  As June rolls on into July and on into August those dreamy days can start to wane and stress can start to heat up like the weather outside.  What’s a mom to do?  While sticky moments are inevitable keep reading to get…

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    How To Find Rest After Infant Loss–Part 3

    Whether or not you have experienced infant loss I’m sure you can relate to the thoughts and feelings involved with any kind of trial.  Things like worry, uncertainty, and sleepless nights are often felt and suck the energy right out of you leaving you tired.  That’s what my pregnancy with Rena left me.  Tired.  Not just physically tired though.  Emotionally tired.  Mentally tired.  Situationally tired.  After you come out on the other side of a trial you’re still left with a lot of rawness.  With infant loss where a baby should you are left with feelings of grief and emptiness.  And continued tiredness.  How do you find rest after infant…

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    How to Organize and Hold a Successful Garage Sale

    Do you have a bunch of stuff you want to get rid of but just haven’t gotten around to it?  Are you at a point in your mommyhood, like done with babies, where you need to clear the clutter?  Maybe making bank on your stuff will give you the motivation to get organized and hold a garage sale.  The task may feel daunting, but with a little planning it really isn’t as bad as it may seem.  I’ve held several garage sales myself, and have been to many sales (it’s a sick hobby of mine) and have learned what works and what doesn’t.  Keep reading to get tips on how…

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    7 Blogs That Helps You Be Thrifty And Manage Money

    If you are reading this blog post, I truly thank you!  It means you’re interested in what I have to say, and perhaps are here because you’re looking for ideas on how to live fully on less.  I got the inspiration for this blog when I realized a lot of the blogs I follow have one thing in common, how to manage money and be thrifty or frugal.  These blogs have taught me a lot like how to create a budget, where to find the best deals and how not overspend.  Since they’ve helped me as a reader I’d like to help you as my reader and share my list…

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    Fitness Goals–How To Get Rid of Insecurities and Go For It

    Do you have a a fitness goal in mind that you wish you could work towards and accomplish?  Perhaps self doubt is getting in the way and holding you back. You want to step out and do something but not sure what or how.  In this post I’m going to share with you my desire to complete a half marathon along with my uncertainties in the hopes of inspiring  you to create your own fitness goal and teach you how to get rid of insecurities and go for it.  Whether it is simply exercising for 10 minutes a day or completing an Ironman, you are capable of achieving your fitness…

  • 5 Minute Summer Beauty Routine For Busy Moms
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    5 Minute Summer Beauty Routine For Busy Moms

    Spring has finally come out of hibernation (I think at least) and temperatures are starting to climb.  That means summer is just right around the corner.  Do you feel the need to summer proof your beauty routine?  The humidity and hot temps can easily melt away all your hard work.  Plus with kids being off of school who has time to put on a full face when you’re pulled in a million directions.  You don’t have to sacrifice beauty though.  Keep reading to learn more about a 5 Minute summer beauty routine for busy moms. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program…