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Hey guys, please meet my friend Elizabeth: Elizabeth is a wife and mom to 4 boys (yes, the picture above was taken a few years ago and doesn't show her most recent addition.) Liz and I have been neighbors for 8 years. Our boys are best buddies. She teaches my 3 oldest kids piano lessons. She taught my daughter's ballet class. We celebrate family birthdays together,  we watch the Superbowl together... we really just LOVE her and her family!!! In March of this year, Elizabeth underwent her … [Read more...]

Teeth Brushing Incentive Chart

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My kids think that adding toothpaste to the bristles of a toothbrush and sucking on it ’til it is gone counts as teeth brushing! It is quite the challenge for me to get them to brush good and to brush for longer than 3 seconds, so  I decided to come up with an incentive chart to encourage my kids to brush their teeth twice every day. It has been working out so well, I thought you might want to print one for your kids! CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD YOUR OWN COPY Once printed, you can frame it and u … [Read more...]

Get Fit in 2013

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I'll be honest, I do not LOVE exercising. I love being done with exercising 'cause I always feel better after burning calories, but finding the motivation to get up and get moving is hard for me. Last year I decided I was going to be a runner. This was a stupid big decision for me to make, seeing as though I have never ran an entire mile without stopping. Running the mile in junior high and high school rank right up there with my least favorite memories of my youth! But I realized that all of … [Read more...]

5 Health Tips That Will Change Your Life

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  Happy New Year! I just spent the past few weeks indulging in life changing experiences that got me ready to make 2013 FABULOUS! On the top of my list, I’ve included improving my health and sharing how to do this with others. Today, I am going to share 5 health tips that will change your life! If you follow along over at my blog you’ve seen my weight loss transformation….I’ve lost 65 pounds so far and totally reshaped my health all without going to a gym, being on FAD diets, or having t … [Read more...]

Exercise Block

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Anyone have a New Year's Resolution to exercise more? Here is a very simple project that should get a few laughs if you make one for your home. I call it the "Exercise Block" and before any of you tune me out, let me say that this is funny, no exercise required! Take A Look: Materials Needed: 1 block of wood (mine was a 4x4.) I bought this wood at Lowes and they cut it for me for free! Scrapbook Paper Mod Podge Sponge Brush Ribbon Printed Directions Directions: 1. Cut 6 squares of … [Read more...]