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Did you know that a few items from your kitchen can create the perfect natural homemade chocolate body scrub? That’s right! You can create the luxurious natural body scrub that you would buy at a specialty beauty shop. This recipe only takes minutes and costs less than a dollar to make. The following recipe was enough to create 3 small gifts. You can manipulate the measurements to create larger amounts. Homemade Chocolate Body Scrub Recipe:1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup cocoa 1/2 cup olive oil (can use less...

Mission Accomplished! YEAH! It is finally true! My son is potty trained. This has been a crazy experience for me. My daughter was so easy to train and that is what I was expecting with him but I was wrong! I am not an expert but I am a mom who made a lot of mistakes! I learned so much during this! I decided surely there are other moms like me out there thinking it will never happen! So here is what I learned while potty training a boy.  You teach twice: once sitting and once standing! So decide from the beginning how you want to do...

This is a very personal and real topic  that I am sharing with you. I was always a pretty confident girl growing up. Things started to change when I went to college and started gaining weight. In my early twenties I started taking medicines for my thyroid and depression. I have cronic depression and as a result I have been on medicines ever since then. As I get older and hormones and thyroid levels fluxuate I have to change medicines. Now I can not say 100% that it is the medicine causing it or the fact that I feel better and so I eat...

It is so hot outside and you all know that I LOVE COFFEE! So I wanted to come up with an affordable cold coffee drink. It is perfect timing since the the #RedCupShowdown is happening now! I will explain more about that shortly. But first I have to share with you this fabulous cold coffee drink that I created. I have purchased drinks simliar to this at the coffee shop but this is so much more affordable! First I went to my favorite Walmart to get some ground coffee. I heard about Seattle’s Best coffee from the Red Cup Showdown and...

It’s summertime and many times moms focus on their kids and forget about their self. I know for me I update my kids’ wardrobes each summer. I make sure they have clothes in style and that fit properly. I get “summer clothing” for each of the kids. But I can not remember the last time I bought “summer clothes” for ME! I looked at my closet this week and really examined it. I have turned into “that mom.” The one who wears the same boring thing all the time. Since I have gained weight I have...

Yummy! Time for Mommy! Frappuccino blended beverages are half off May 4-13 from 3-5 p.m. at participating stores. Find your local Starbucks here. I am so excited! I love afternoon coffee! Enjoy! ...

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