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Thriving With Boys

The year was 2000. I was a blushing bride with a strapping young husband by my side. Our life stretched out before us, a mysteriously blank canvass. I have always dreamt of having kids. I envisioned myself as a mother from the moment I said, “I do.” The twist was, I always envisioned having a […]

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NatureBox – Review & Giveaway

“Mommy, I need a snack.” “Mommy, I’m starving.” “Mo-om, I’m so hungry”. If your kiddos are like mine, the word ‘snack’ can be heard multiple times daily! Big snacks… little snacks… messy snacks…crumbly snacks. That said, I wish I always had at my fingertips; healthy snacks…easy snacks…quick snacks…portable snacks. Well, mamas: Here’s a quick and […]

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Fab Abs

We all want to have a flat, toned mid-section, and after having kids this can be a challenge. To get the best potential results, we need to: 1) eat a healthy, low fat diet 2) burn calories and fat through cardiovascular exercise, and 3) train the core, not just the abs. The muscles of the […]

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cheribundi – Review & Giveaway

Today’s Giveaway is from cheribundi – the cherry people! cheribundi is made from orchard-fresh, tart cherries – the way cherry juice should be! Their products provide a refreshing, thirty-quenching experience! The cherries are sourced from Michigan and New York State and offer your taste-buds an experience, not to mention all the health benefits inside those […]

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RODAN & FIELDS REVIEW & SKINCARE GIVEAWAY

 What is Rodan + Fields Dermatologists? So if you’re like me and have never heard of Rodan & Fields Dermatologists before, or know very little about this new line of skincare, here is a little background on the company: It was started by two female Stanford trained dermatologists who created the Proactiv Solution, which, as […]

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Grace Ballet & Gymnastics- Giveaway

Grace Ballet & Gymnastics Studio’s motto is “Teaching Character Through Dance” Our goal is to teach not only quality dance and gymnastics instruction, but also to teach lasting character qualities to each and every student through example and encouragement. Owner Anna Horvath is the only teacher in Iowa qualified to teach the Royal Academy of Dance […]

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The Doula Difference

Today’s post is sponsored by the Central Iowa Doula Association. We are honored to have such an amazing group of women in our community! These ladies have a heart for our community and we can’t wait for you to learn more about this wonderful organization. They’re even offering a GIVEAWAY today as a way to […]

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It Happened On Mulberry Street Photography – Giveaway

Today’s Giveaway is from It Happened on Mulberry Street Photography!  Thoughtful. Artistic. Natural. About the Photographers “We have always loved adventures.  Whether it be on a bike, or taking a bus ride downtown with our two young daughters, our motto is that every day should feel like Christmas or your Birthday. Simple things are our favorites. […]

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