ReFRESHing Home Decor

Happy Spring All! Now that the weather has caught up with the calendar, I have finally found the motivation to get my home ready for spring and summer! I know we all would love to have a home that is decorated and perfectly coordinated with the seasons. However, budgets, time and well, life, happens! Here... Continue Reading →

“Do You Bravo?”

No...I am not talking about my late-night-guilty-pleasure reality t.v. channel.  I am talking about an amazing app, that I just recently discovered.  First, let me tell you the back story about how and why I stumbled across this app. How many people do we tip for their services?  Bartenders, servers, nail technicians, hair stylists and... Continue Reading →

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Get The Box - FabFitFun (use promo code "BRIGHT" to get $10 off your first box) Comfortable Mom Uniform-Mama Said Tees (use promo code "MOMSTHEBOMB" to get 25% off "Mothertasker Collection" through Wednesday! Brin and Bell (cute jewelry at a reasonable price point) New Mommies  (Target has up to 20% off strollers and car Continue Reading →

“Kid Requested” Banana Bread

Bananas do not last long in our household.  My husband is often questioned if he's feeding a small army when he buys a dozen plus bananas each visit... Well, we use bananas for three main reasons: 1.  Peel, cut in half and freeze for smoothies (which we have almost every day) 2.  It is the... Continue Reading →

What is a capsule wardrobe?

Back in my former life as a teacher, my husband occasionally joked about my wardrobe having an "Ellen Degeneres" type of style.  Funny, I know ;).  But, as time went on, I started to see the consistent wardrobe themes myself...khaki pants, comfortable shirt/sweater, scarf and of course a pair of Converse.  Although my style has... Continue Reading →

Spring Cleaning

Spring has officially arrived!  The sound of birds, the sweet smell of rain and an increased amount of sun coming through our windows is a clear reminder of how dirty our house is after a long winter hibernation.  Oh wait...we still have snow on the ground!! Soon enough, spring will FINALLY show her face! Anyone that... Continue Reading →

Working Off The Peeps

Now that all the Easter candy and Girl Scout cookies have been consumed, it's time to push the "refresh" button.  Last Monday was my first day back in the gym after a week long vacation and man did I pay for it! What's most evident to me in the fitness world, is that the most... Continue Reading →

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