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How to choose paint colors for your home like a boss!

I bought a house and then I had to paint it.

The. entire. house.

Wow that’s a lot of paint!

 

 

paint palette swatch

 

 

I actually had some time to think about it as we were doing some work on the house and that dragged on for months.

There were a few things I had to take into consideration when picking paint colors.

 

#1 is that EVERYONE says the color will look different once it’s on the wall.

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Mental Health: Starting the conversation

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, together with Prince Harry, are taking the world by storm with their campaign to start the conversation around mental health and remove the stigma around opening up on personal challenges.

Are you ready to start the conversation?

Emotional pain is worse than physical pain and the high rate of suicide around the world, is testament to that.

End the pain, start the conversation.

Find someone to talk to and open up.

Watch the video below to see how it’s done.

I am proud to share this with you:

 

Delicious n’ Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

Presenting my favorite Butternut Squash soup recipe 🙂

It is a delicious hearty soup, and paired with a crusty roll it is a meal unto itself!

 

Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

 

I’ve tried different recipes and this is my favorite one.  It’s got a hint of sweetness and is packed with flavor.

I just made it for Thanksgiving and it was a big hit with the adults AND the babies! Read more

Delicious n’ Soothing Chicken Soup Recipe

When you’re really sick with a bad head cold and a sore throat, and you’re bedded down under your thick quilt, what do you really crave?

Chicken soup of course!  It is a tradition handed down by our mothers and grandmothers and for good reason:

Chicken soup has healing properties and now it’s scientifically proven!

 

Chicken soup recipe

 

Chicken soup has anti inflammatory properties which will reduce the mucous production in your nose, helping clear up your nasal congestion.

It’ll also soothe your throat and provide important hydration which your body needs to help flush out the infection.

This is the chicken soup recipe I use and it is actually the only soup my kids will eat! Read more

Easy Gift Giving Guide for all Ages & Stages

Welcome to the easy gift giving guide where finding the right gift is now so much easier!

 

easy gift giving guide

 

 

Gifts for the expectant mom:

I got this with my fifth kid- and boy do I wish I had gotten it with my first!

It made life with a new baby so much easier.  Baby was happy and I was happy 🙂

 

 

So cool!

 

 

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The One Vitamin Your Kids Should Be Taking

If there’s only one supplement you give your kids, make it vitamin D.

Vitamin D, also known as the “Sunshine Vitamin”, is crucial to the functioning of your body.

 

why is vitamin d important

What Does Vitamin D Do?

It promotes bone growth by increasing Calcium absorption.

It boosts the immune system which will protect your kids from getting sick. Read more

Best Sinus Infection Relief

Got a bad sinus infection?

When I was pregnant I had a really bad sinus infection which lasted a few weeks.

I weighed my options between going on antibiotics which might resolve the sinusitis but  would also likely lead to a yeast infection, versus taking vitamins and praying it would clear up on its own.

 

Best sinus infection relief

 

My friend happened to mention trying a saline nasal spray which had worked for her. Read more

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