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UncommonGoods = Uncommonly Good Gifts

UncommonGoods = Uncommonly Good Gifts

This post is sponsored by UncommonGoods.  However, I’ve been a big fan of theirs for a few few years now, so you can rest assured that all opinions are genuinely grown in my own brain. March is a big birthday month in my family. My husband, my son, and my nephew will each earn a notch on their trips round the sun belt. And there’s something about these March birthday boys – they’re a little difficult … Read entire article »

Filed under: Go Green, Mommyhood, Product Reviews

January Cross Training: Week 3 #xtrainJan16

January Cross Training: Week 3 #xtrainJan16

All but one of this week’s workouts were things I had never done before.  Lots of punching and kicking this week! Here’s how it went: Friday, Jan 15 – Bob Harper’s Pure Burn Super Strength (Inside Out Method) What can you expect from a workout that has lots of fitness buzzwords in its title? Lots of fitness, that’s what. The total run time of this workout is 1:09, but that includes a nice warm up and cool … Read entire article »

Filed under: Fitness, Health & Fitness, Mommyhood, Product Reviews

Why Aren’t You Ordering Your Groceries Online!?

Why Aren’t You Ordering Your Groceries Online!?

Friends, on Saturday I went to Hy-Vee and spent $200, but I never even went inside!  I spent 5 minutes in the parking lot and went home with a trunk crammed full of groceries. Yes indeed, I ordered my groceries through Hy-Vee’s Aisles Online program. The only regret I have is that I did not know about this service sooner! If you order at least $100 worth of items, the Aisles Online service is completely free.  And if … Read entire article »

Filed under: 417 With Kids, Grocery Shopping, Homemaking, Product Reviews, Shopping

8 Apps to Make Your 2016 Goals a Success

8 Apps to Make Your 2016 Goals a Success

Happy New Year!  I have a little confession – I like the New Year holiday way more than Christmas.  It’s a great time for assessment, refocusing, and setting goals across the channels of your life.  I love assessment and goals.  Sometimes I struggle with focus though.  Thankfully, my ever present smartphone keeps me in line.  Here are the 8 apps I’m currently using to keep my 2016 goals and resolutions in check: HabitBull This is a new … Read entire article »

Filed under: Fitness, Grocery Shopping, Health, Health & Fitness, Mommyhood, Product Reviews

Stitch Fix #4: Sabotage

Stitch Fix #4: Sabotage

My friend Julie got her first Stitch Fix today, and that reminded me that I never posted my forth Stitch Fix!  If you want to learn more about Stitch Fix, check out my first stitch fix post. Here’s what came in the magic box! Abrianna Mini Striped Cardigan Filbert 3/4 Sleeve Popover Blouse Blanchette Tie-Neck Peasant Blouse Marley Split Back Knit Top Freida Corduroy And, here’s what I kept:   The Marley Split back top on the left and on the right, … Read entire article »

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Stitch Fix #3

Stitch Fix #3

I’m excited to share my third stitch fix with you!  As I mentioned in my last stitch fix post, I have heard that the third fix is supposed to be the “magic” one where things start to jive, so I was really excited to get it.  If you want to learn more about Stitch Fix, check out my first stitch fix post. Here’s what I received in fix number 3: 1. Finch Floral & Dot Tab-Sleeve … Read entire article »

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