Doing Things I Enjoy and The Day I Dressed Up (Feelin’ #SoFabulous Part 2)

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Today I had several Google hangouts for work. So I did something different. I showered, put on make up, did my hair and put on real clothing. I made myself presentable. I was very productive and was less self conscience in our meetings. When my daughter got off the bus we had a conversation... Her Where did you go today? Me: No where. Why? Her: You're all dressed up Me: Oh, I had some … [Read more...]

Finding Joy and Peace: 10 Scriptures To Encourage You

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Have you ever said to yourself: "What am I doing here?" OR "Why now?" OR "I don't understand!" I have been saying that a lot lately. We moved to Louisiana in October. I can not believe it has only been 2 months! WOW it seems much longer! I miss home. I miss my friends. I miss our house. I miss my family. I miss everything! The hard thing is that the kids are sad too. I am trying to stay positive … [Read more...]

How To Make Friends In A New Place – Real Tips From Readers

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So you may have read that we moved. We moved from an area that we had been in for over 30 years to a brand new area where we do not know a soul. Back at home I knew that if I left the house I was going to run into someone that I knew. It was a guarantee! It didn't mater where I was going! After living in a 20 mile radius for 30 years we knew everyone! At times it was annoying but usually I loved … [Read more...]

The Judgement of a Work at Home Mom

I shared how I am working to find balance in being a work at home mom. When I was coming up with my list to help balance work and life I started thinking about another word: judgement. When you work from home you have certain people who so not "get it". We really work! We work hard! When I started working full time on my site and was making a monthly income I started sending my youngest … [Read more...]

Genes, Questions, Answers & Hope! Getting Your Body On The Right Track By Asking The Right Questions

This is a totally personal post but I just have to share this real chapter of my life with you. I have had health issues for months now and was finally at a breaking point. I decided enough was enough and went to my doctor. I get my thyroid check done every six months since I had radioactive iodine treatment for my thyroid years ago. My Doctor and I see each other at least that often and he knows … [Read more...]

Real Mommy Moments: A Boy, Nail Polish, Glitter, Confusion and Sleep

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Last night was special and so we went out with the whole family to eat. This does not happen very often especially on weeknights. But it was awesome and we had a blessed evening. But when we got home there was so much more excitement in store for us. Bed time had been pushed way back since we went out and the kids were more hyper than usual because of all the fun. As a result bedtime was a … [Read more...]

A Year of Faith Testers, Doubt Busters & A Dream Come {A Look Back & Moving Forward}

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The other day I was chatting with my mother in law about this year. We were discussing God's provision and timing this year. This year has been full of ups and downs. I said it had been a year of "faith testers." She said "or doubt busters." I love that! Yes it was BOTH! Here is a short recap: We updated the kitchen to get ready to sell it. We moved with the plan of reaching financial … [Read more...]

Teaching Girls and Women Good Body Image

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 … [Read more...]

From Bully to Buddy

A few months ago a family moved in near us. On our block all the kids play with each other before and after school.This little boy immediately had targets. He was so mean! He even bullied ME! As an adult I didn't take any of that! But the other kids would end up in tears. They were scared of him. He took their things, hit, insulted and was just mean! He would come to my home and insult me and my … [Read more...]

Weekly Highlights! Ice cream, Brownies, Kitchen update, Freebies and More!

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It's Friday! Yeah! I hope you are enjoying this weather. Maybe have a picnic or ice cream...or both! We did! This week I did more to my kitchen! Check out my painted countertops. Also be sure to join the Pinterest party #4xhealthier. It is awesome! $700 worth of prizes! This week on I discovered this post from The Gunny Sack : making a 60 second brownie for one ! Check out her … [Read more...]

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