Road Trip Activities for Kids

Road Trip Activities for Kids

Anyone else love a good road trip? Nicole shares some of her girls’ favorite (and tried and true) car activities that are perfect long road trips. Read her suggestions before you pack up for Spring Break!

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411 On Meal Planning

411 On Meal Planning

The whole goal of this article is to save you time. To me meal planning should save you time… period.  If you plan ahead for simple meals at the beginning of the week you should not be going to the store more than once (unless a dozen eggs is dropped on the floor when you are not looking).  Planning ahead will keep you from spending time spinning your wheels Wednesday afternoon coming up with dinner.

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Healthy Snacks: Amazon Subscribe and Save

Healthy Snacks: Amazon Subscribe and Save

Amazon is a new mom's dream... I mean really diapers delivered to my door?? Want to know something that is even more awesome.... not have to even order said diapers. 

I do not have a health food store close to me so I have set up all my snack items on subscribe and save. It is fabulous because I save 15% on my purchases and I don't have to make a trip to the store. 

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Why We Don't Eat Peanut Butter

Why We Don't Eat Peanut Butter

Before I changed my diet everyone said that peanut butter was healthy.  I really did see it as a healthy option.  All my friends who spent time at the gym said to eat it. Not to mention that it tastes really good.  It is also a simple go to food for kids, that they will actually eat. You know they are getting the protein they need and who doesn’t love a PB&J?

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All Things Kale

All Things Kale

When I first starting eating “healthy” I thought people who ate kale were crazy.... like literally.    It was one of the last greens that I tried, and I really wish I had tried it sooner.  It is hard for me to eat raw in a salad, it is really bitter. Salad was the only way I was seeing it served in restaurants and I never bought it at the store. When it is cooked I enjoy it a lot more!

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Get Outside

Get Outside

Did you know that you can actually get a vitamin, Vitamin D, from the sun. To me this is just about the coolest thing… just some good old fashion sunshine, the sunshine vitamin. Have you ever sat on a patio and had lunch with a friend and just left feeling better. It is probably that your body is all hyped up on Vitamin D (or that friend is just totally awesome). You quite literally need sunshine to survive. So use this excuse to get outside and catch some rays.

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