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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

Best Blogs for Beginners

Are you thinking of starting your own blog but not sure how to go about it?

Have you already started and have some questions along the way?

The following are blogs that I found that really helped me get started on my journey.


Thank you to you all!


Best blogs for beginners


It’s amazing how much goes into starting a blog!

When I started my blog I literally googled everything!  There’s so much to know!

Luckily there are some great resources to help you get started and guide you on your journey. Read more

How to Make the Perfect Homemade popcorn

Looking for a delicious and inexpensive way to make your own popcorn?

The perfect homemade popcorn can be made easily in your very own home with this awesome popcorn maker.

This popcorn maker is found in every one of my husband’s relative’s homes, which is a testament to the love of homemade popcorn which runs in my husband’s family, as well as the knowledge that this machine makes the most awesome popcorn!


how to make perfect homemade popcorn


Whenever someone in my husband’s family gets married, they inevitably receive the Stir Crazy popcorn machine in their shower gifts. Read more

Miracle Burn Treatment

Picture this:  I’m at the pool about to swim with my three big kids when my phone rings.

It’s my babysitter.

What got me was the panic in her voice.


Miracle Burn Treatment


My daughter had grabbed for her bottle when she spotted it warming in boiling hot water.
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