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Best Workout Videos For A Better You in 2018

Best Workout Videos For A Better You in 2018


I live in a small town in northern Michigan. There really isn’t an abundance of exercise classes available that won’t break my bank account PLUS its cold outside. I know me, I’m not going to scrape windows in sub-zero temps and get bundled up to drive to an exercise class. In all honesty, I’m not a fan of exercise and…

MOTOROLA PULSE ESCAPE

A Perfect Gift for Music Lovers – Motorola Pulse Escape Headphones


Motorola has partnered with me to bring you this post on their new Motorola Pulse Escape headphones. I’m thrilled to share my headphones experience with you because, honestly, these things are awesome! I’d also like to thank Emma for modeling the headphones for me. I’ve been on the hunt for affordable headphones that provide great sound quality for a while.…

home again

Home Again Movie Review


Winter has finally arrived here. It’s been snowing the past few days and the snow just keeps piling up. It’s the perfect time to curl up with a hot mug of tea and a pile of movies and books. I received a copy of Home Again starring Reese Witherspoon to review and it arrived during a little snow squall so…

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Caregiving Tips for Aging Parents


Thank you Prevail® for sponsoring this post. Visit Prevail.com to get a free sample. Wouldn’t it be nice if life came with a guidebook? Something that would walk you through the tough parts of life and give you the answers you need when you need them most? One of the biggest things that the last two years have taught me…

cranberry gin fizz

Cranberry Gin Fizz


My friends adore gin so this recipe is for them. Personally, it makes me shudder but others love gin and I live to serve. This Cranberry Gin Fizz recipe was actually put together by my sister. She is a gin fanatic and loved the combination of gin and cranberry flavors. This cocktail is simple enough and easy to make up a…

Kitchen Remodel

Kitchen Remodel On A Budget


It’s amazing what some paint and a hammer can accomplish for a kitchen remodel on a budget. Our kitchen was circa 1970’s and was in desperate need of updating. If you’ve priced home reno projects you know that a kitchen makeover can cost a lot of money. We are so excited to reveal how we took our kitchen from outdated…

4 Reasons to Exercise Outdoors in Winter

4 Reasons to Exercise Outdoors in Winter


You all know I abhor the cold and snow. Seriously, Northern Michigan winters are not for me but this year I’m going to try my best to still exercise outdoors in winter. Now, I don’t mean subzero cold cause that is just crazy. I mean, somewhere more along the lines of 30+ degrees. Usually, my threshold is 40 degrees but…

coco

Life Lessons We Can Learn From Coco


Coco, the story of a little boy visiting the Land of the Dead, is an enchanting and beautiful story created by Disney/Pixar. Pixar has outdone themselves this time. From the set to the dialog, to the music the movie is one that engages the viewer from the opening scene at a cemetery to the closing credits. Coco is the story of a…

The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide For Everyone + Pets


This is the only holiday gift guide you’ll need this season. I’m offering up 5 different suggestions in thirteen different categories. The ultimate holiday gift guide includes gift ideas for the following: Coffee Lover Outdoor Fun Cocktail Connoisseur Unique Gifts for Literary Lovers Home Chef Practical Gifts Glam It Up Makeup Holiday Gift Guide Perfectly Posh Stocking Stuffers Hostess Gift…

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Don’t Overindulge This Holiday Season With This Easy Tip


Disclosure: I’ve partnered with Premier Protein Shakes to bring you this post. All thoughts and opinions are my own. It’s all so tempting. There are cakes, pies, cookies, loads of starches (think potatoes of every variety), gravy and all the tasty goodness that comes with the holiday. It’s way too easy to overindulge during the holidays and then have guilt. However,…