Rejuvenating Bath Salts

Rejuvenating Bath Salts

My 21 Day Fix journey was totally worth it, but don’t get me wrong there was definitely some trials I had to overcome.  Aside from having Riley remind me, “Mommy, she said switch to heavy weights.” and Avery think that it was the perfect time to crawl through my legs while I did my jumping […]

Ultimate Grilling Recipes

Ultimate Grillig Recipes

The warm weather brings out my need for the grill.  This collection of Ultimate Grilling Recipes is the perfect collection to combine speed with the need for a healthy protein.  Plus, just about every one of them includes a healthy side like mango salsa or grilled veggies.  You won’t be disappointed. Ultimate Grilling Recipes Click […]

Veggie Egg Cups

Veggie Egg Cups

I officially ended my 21 Day Fix program yesterday.  I am down 7 pounds and 7.5 inches.  The best part is that I have learned how to eat better and with portion control in check.  Most of you by now realize that my day starts at the butt crack of dawn.  Sorry, but it’s true! […]

Reclaimed Wood Tray

Reclaimed Wood Tray

Hi there NY Melrose Family readers! I’m Christy and I blog at Confessions of a Serial Do-it-Yourselfer, and I am so excited to be back! If you follow me or have ever been to my site, you know I am all about repurposing/upcycling old items that still have some life left in them. (And maybe […]

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Leftover Chicken Burrito Bowls by Honey & Birch

I have learned so much about my eating habits doing the 21 Day Fix by Beachbody.  I’m on day 19 and can’t wait for my final results.  I’m actually  planning on doing the 21 Day Fix Extreme over the Summer.   This gorgeous Leftover Chicken Burrito Bowl from Honey & Birch {RECIPE HERE} definitely caught my […]

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Ice Cream Playdough

Ice Cream Playdough

I cannot even begin to tell you how excited I am to share with you this fun Summer kids activity for Ice Cream Playdough.  There are two reasons though.  The first is that it’s adorable.  Clearly!  The second is that it is just one of the many fun and adorable crafts from Smart School House’s […]

The Best Mini Desserts

The BEST Mini Desserts

I clearly love food.  I don’t discriminate either.  I love a gorgeous salad just as much as big ole juicy hamburger.  One of my favorite things to eat though is dessert and I especially love it when they are mini sized.  I love feeling like I’m not eating all that much when I eat a […]

Bee Sting Soother

Bee Sting Soother

I’m extremely fortunate that my girls are not allergic to bee stings, but let’s be honest when you get stung it hurts!  When Riley was three she got stung right  above her lip.  It was horrific and all I wanted at the time was something to soothe her the pain.  We used ice to help […]


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