Adding Healthy Seafood to Your Daily Diet

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Eating healthy – we all want to do it but it can be challenging.  Do you love Seafood? Here are some great options to make Seafood a healthy part of your diet! Seafood If you want to be healthy, you have to consider eating the foods that are needed in supplying the … Read more

Mothers Day Shirt for a Child to Make – Idea 2

Mothers day shirt for kids to make

Recently we posted about a cute Mother’s Day flower pot for a child to make (you can find it here).  Another great idea is to make this cute Mother’s Day shirt as well.  Your child will always be able to see you wear that shirt made with a little love and have a … Read more

Mothers Day Gift for a Child to Make – Idea 1

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This is a very cute little Mother’s Day gift that is perfect for moms who work outside the home because we can keep it on our desks as a pen holder.  It can also has a sweet little picture of your child, and a lot of their own painting.  If you watch children and … Read more

DIY Pacifier Clip

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For first time mothers, it is essential to have pacifier clips to avoid frequent pacifier sterilizing. It is a normal to have days where most babies play with their pacifiers and throw them at germ-infested places; however, it is stressful. Some mothers tried the ‘easy yet really dangerous’ way to keep pacifiers … Read more

5 Minute Snowman Appetizer Spinach Dip in a Bread Bowl

5 minute snowman appetizer spinach dip in a bread bowl

Are you being asked to bring an appetizer to a party this year (as opposed to the usual Christmas dessert)? Here is an idea for something festive! A great party recipe is spinach dip in a bread bowl with a twist.  It took 5 minutes to do and will be a huge … Read more

Getting the Most from your iPhone Camera

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Just some upfront disclosure, we aren’t photographers.  However,  we have been learning a lot and about how to use the amazing new cameras on the iPhone.  The best part is that we haven’t spent any money on special add-ons to the phone – we have just been using some simple photography techniques, learning the features … Read more

DIY Musical Scrapbook

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Back when I had more time on my hands (i.e. before I had kids), scrapbooking was one of my favorite hobbies. I always wanted to find ways to make them memorable but was not able to come up with any new ideas.  Of course, once I stopped scrapbooking, I finally had my … Read more

Dr. Seuss Party

Dr. Seuss Party

Most all young kids love Dr. Seuss books, so this year why not consider a Dr. Seuss theme for their birthday!  These ideas could also be used in classrooms for Dr. Seuss’ birthday celebrations at schools. First, you can easily make an awesome Thing 1 and Thing 2 cutout.  It will be a huge hit with the kids … Read more

21 Awesome Non-Salad Veggie Recipes

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We consider our selves pretty health-conscious people, but we have a difficult time trying to eat our veggies.  We know we need them; we make our kids eat them, but even so, they are just not a part of our daily diet. Perhaps after years of trying to enjoy salads, you have finally decided no matter the type, combination or dressing they just … Read more

Exercise for Busy People

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Recently we wrote a post about keeping up your New Year’s Resolution to eat healthy (here it is!).  As we promised on that post, here are some tips about keeping up an exercise routine and making it fun.  We hope this is helpful! Do what you enjoy.  It seems like common sense, but it is … Read more

Healthy Eating Made Easy

Healthy Eating Tips

Every year it seems to happen… you make those New Year’s Resolutions to eat healthy start to go by the wayside.  We like to write about different ways to make life easier, so here are a few tips to keep heading in the right direction. Healthy eating is difficult at first, but trust us, it gets … Read more

My 5 Rules for Healthy Eating

My 5 Rules for Healthy Eating

We are completely addicted to reading all non-fiction and how-to books, but our biggest vice is booked on health and nutrition.  Secretly, we sometimes even listen to health podcasts during work.  This post might seem out of place seeing as we often blog about simplifying life, but here’s the logic: eating healthy can made life easier in … Read more