Archive for self care

Peach Bundt Cake

Moist, flavorful, cake filled with fresh, ripe peaches and a sugary crust. The perfect dessert for summer. Peach Bundt Cake Living here in Georgia, we always have peaches in our house during the summer. There is nothing better than a ripe, juicy peach on a summer day. There are so many ways to use this delicious fruit like peach melba parfaits , peach nectar bars and peach honey bbq ribs. …continue reading

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Strawberry French Toast Roll Ups

Sweet fruit rolled with cream cheese and cooked like French Toast. I love these simple and sweet Strawberry French Toast Roll Ups, and they are a huge hit for breakfast! Strawberry French Toast Roll Ups Breakfast recipes are my favorite, but early mornings are my least favorite. Simple breakfast are a must because who wants to get up extra early to cook? Not me! I made Strawberry French Toast Roll …continue reading

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Self Care & Better Health Without Guilt- A Guide For Mothers

Ah, summer. The days are long, the nights are short, and the parties never seem to end. In fact, as a mother, summer might possibly be one of the busiest times for your family. Dropping kids off at camps, making endless summer plans, going on trips, and trying to find a way to keep everyone cool, fed, and entertained. It’s so exciting and exhausting all at the same time. Self …continue reading

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DIY Facial Moisturizer with Essential Oils

I recently started playing with essential oils to see if I could create my own DIY facial moisturizer at home. Why? First, in a thrifty attempt to save some money, and second, because our skin is our biggest organ and it’s just as important to put clean, nourishing products ONTO our skin as it is INTO our bodies with the foods we eat. DIY Facial Moisturizer with Essential Oils   …continue reading

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30 Minute Pasta Primavera Bowl

Who says kids won’t eat their veggies? Hey it’s Deb from Bowl Me Over and I have a super simple, easy weeknight meal to share with you that is perfect for the family and special enough for date night! 30 Minute Pasta Primavera Bowl Pasta Primavera – it’s an Italian classic and my version is light and flavorful without all the heavy cream but with all the delicious flavor!   …continue reading

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Connect with Your Child With Autism in 6 Actionable Steps

Are you wondering how to connect with your child with autism? As the owner of a learning center for children with autism in Paris, I have the joy of coaching families to better connect with their children each and every day. Increased connection with your child will lead to more communication, better eye contact and more learning opportunities daily. It will decrease difficult behaviors and frustration, both yours and your …continue reading

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Instant Pot Bacon Cheddar Ranch Potato Salad

Packed with flavor, this Instant Pot Bacon Cheddar Ranch Potato Salad will be the the star of your next summer cookout! Instant Pot Bacon Cheddar Ranch Potato Salad Hi everyone! Amanda here from Old House to New Home sharing what is definitely my new favorite easy potato salad recipe. I needed a quick recipe for a picnic last Sunday and this salad, packed with bacon, green onions, cheddar cheese, and …continue reading

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How to Organize Yourself as a Busy Mom

All winter long we dream about summer and how great it is going to be.  We think to ourselves, “there’s going to be so much time” or “we are going to get so much done.”  Then a week into our “summer vacation” has turned into a black hole of who knows what?  We find ourselves putting out “fires” all day long, entertaining our bored kids, and thinking to ourselves, “I …continue reading

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Strawberry Parfait

Simple and classic, this strawberry parfait dessert is one everyone will love. Strawberry Parfait Hi everyone! Heather here from Food Lovin’ Family sharing one of my favorite EASY summer desserts. Sometimes simple is better. I am sure you have heard the saying KISS, keep it simple sweetheart. 🙂 That is what I love about these fresh strawberry parfaits. With a few ingredients, you have a delicious dessert. Berry season is …continue reading

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Instant Pot Asparagus Risotto

  We look forward to asparagus season every spring. We have a number of dishes we love to use it in like this vegan asparagus soup. And today we’re sharing our recipe for Instant Pot Asparagus Risotto.  Instant Pot Asparagus Risotto Lately, I have become obsessed with our Instant Pot. It saves time and when you’re a busy family and there are more things in the day then you actually …continue reading

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5 Wear Sunscreen Activities

As someone who burns easily, I am very cognizant that my girls are often exposed to the sun during activities that I wouldn’t ordinarily think to have them wear sunscreen for.  Which is also why I am so thankful to Neutrogena for partnering with us to bring this content and issue to light.  Sunscreen isn’t only needed for while swimming.  It’s needed more often than you think! 5 Wear Sunscreen Activities …continue reading

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Polenta Bowl with Charred Corn Salad

Hey it’s Deb again from Bowl Me Over – I wanted to come back and share another delicious meal in a bowl that will Bowl YOU Over!   Anyway, thank you Jenny for allowing me to stop back again and share another great meal with you and your readers! Since spring is here and summer is fast approaching, I have some GREAT meals that celebrate the changing of the season! …continue reading

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