Why I Am Not An Amazing Homemaker

I have a confession. I’m a horrible homemaker. I don’t bake like Patty does, I don’t have a Pinterest worthy home. Every day thousands of moms around the world talk down to themselves, myself included. Then we all wonder why we don’t

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10 Easy Ways to Improve Your Diet (and calorie count)

1.       Drink water.  Water is good for you.  Water doesn’t have calories.  And water fills you up which can help you eat less. 2.       Lighten something up.  Switch out your full-fat cheese slices with 2% slices.  Use skim milk instead

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5 More Food Journals for Your Planner

The only way to know for SURE what you’re eating is to write it down!  These five food journals can help. Food Journal 1 This food journal is especially helpful if you like to plan ahead what you’ll be eating. 

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How to Figure Calories for Homemade Food

When you’re trying to count calories, it can get pretty complicated when you’re eating homemade food.  When everything you eat is processed or packaged or simple (like fruit or bread), it’s easy.  But homemade stuff can get pretty difficult. However,

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FitBit Pedometer: A Creative (and Fun) Way to Exercise

I bought myself a new pedometer.  I’d had the old one for 10 years, and when we moved, I lost it (convenient, huh?!). I wasn’t crazy about the new one at first, especially since it wasn’t logging as many steps

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