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Anna

Fourteen hours, two young children, and two parents packed into one car. This obviously calls for a survival guide. Every summer since I can remember, I have taken a road trip from the Twin Cities to Red Lodge, Montana. I did it as a child with my parents and siblings, with friends as a young […]

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Yesterday we had tips on making a lovely little photo project for Dad, so how about taking it a step further with a video project today? Our resident healthy living expert, Anna, is here with something a little outside her norm.  Some friends recently put together a sweet video of their girls making a craft for […]

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Have you guys heard of “yogic sleep”?  It’s a practice that can help with stress, insomnia, anxiety, and more.  I’m so excited to try it, wanna do it with me?  Here’s Anna with the details… One of the most challenging aspects of motherhood for me has been finding ways to quiet my mind. I hate […]

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Mother’s Day is sneaking up on us and this year I’m all about gifts that will help bring a little more peace to every Mom’s day.  So today Anna’s here sharing three easy recipes for bringing the spa straight to mom.  And, as a bonus, I’m also over on eHow’s mom channel sharing a pretty […]

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When our Happy Drink post came out last month it got a hugely positive response!  Apparently, there are quite a few of you out there looking for healthy ways to boost your energy in the morning. One of the questions we got quite a lot of, though, was “what about the non-coffee drinkers?”.  Today we’ve […]

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When I was growing up, I was always one for a good DIY beauty treatment.  Oatmeal masks, lemon juice highlights – it was all so much fun!  Which is why I love the idea of indulging in a regular honey hair mask with your littles.  What a great way to make them feel extra special. […]

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You guys know I’ve been on a clean eating kick as of late.  So far it’s going pretty well – mood and energy are up, exhaustion is down.  And, major bonus, my adult acne (yay, you heard me) which mysteriously appeared about 6 months ago is gone – hallelujah!  It hasn’t been easy, but for the […]

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Are you guys familiar with probiotics?  I have friends who swear by them but, for whatever reason, I’ve never really looked into them much.  Today we’ve got a great guest post introducing all of us newbies to the who, what, when, where and why of probiotics. P.S. Thanks so much to everyone who weighed in […]

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