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Why You Need an Evening Routine: The Cure for the Mombie Effect

Thanks for sharing! 8 “Mombie” – a sleep-deprived mom who is barely held together by coffee and yoga pants (or, since I ditched my yoga pants, skinny jeans).  The other morning, I woke up super late. I hadn’t completed my evening routine the night before, so I (somewhat frantically) rushed through my evening and morning routines and was feeling super proud of myself until I got to work and realized I left my coffee on the counter. Mornings happen. Sometimes, despite  ...

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Healthy Food

Eat Healthy Food for Less

Thanks for sharing! 8 Feeding a family on a budget is difficult enough. But add in specialty diets and it can be pretty impossible depending on where you live. We are pretty lucky because we live in a rather ritzy college town (which seems so silly, a ritzy college smack dab in the middle of Iowa, but whatever, I’ll go with it), so there is a small family-owned grocery store that carries more organic and otherwise healthy options. Apparently the college has a lot of vegetarians and  ...

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Healthy Food

Review: Bundle Organics juice

Thanks for sharing! 8 March is National Nutrition Month, and I’m excited to participate with a few fun product reviews! Bundle Organics was founded in 2013 with a great concept: organic juice combinations conveniently packaged for quick consumption. What sets them apart is that the juices are pasteurized. For pregnant women, the unfortunate threat of listeria can keep some women from eating as many fruits and vegetables as they should, so Bundle Organics takes away that concern. They  ...

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DIY

Skip the Salon: DIY Haircut for a Long Layered Hairstyle

Thanks for sharing! 8 I’ve done all sorts of crazy things in order to save money. My most recent? A DIY haircut for a long layered hairstyle. I have cut Peter’s hair since we were first married. Using lots of pictures and the best set of clippers ever, I have successfully managed several easy mens haircuts for him including mohawks, faux hawks, and crew cuts. When it comes to my hair, though, it’s a sad story. My last professional haircut was the big post-wedding chop  ...

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