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Easy Indoor Plant Tips

  Love the look of indoor plants? Me too. But I just can’t seem to keep most of them alive. Apparently my give-water-every-now-and-again plant care system just isn’t cutting it. Time to learn the rules. Keeping Indoor Plants Alive I’ve killed so many plants, it’s pitiful. I’m never quite sure what I do wrong but […]

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Halloween traditions
Fun
Parenting

6 Halloween Traditions to Create Spooky Fun Memories

Halloween is one of those holidays that kids naturally gravitate towards. After all, it’s all about fun, imagination, decorations, and candy. What’s not to love, right?! Many families trick-or-treat but there are many more ways to make the most of this creepily fun time of year. Consider adding one of the following Halloween traditions into […]

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Halloween Couples Costumes
Fun

Creative Halloween Costumes for Couples 2018

Finding the perfect Halloween costume for couples can be (almost!) as difficult – as deciding on a name for your kid! Here’s a list of couple costumes (updated for 2018) that will keep you right by each other’s side the whole night. Check out #27 for my absolute favorite!!  This post may contain affiliate links […]

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Thriving with RA
Mind | Body

4 Questions that Help me Thrive with RA

Getting diagnosed with RA was terrifying. Developing symptoms of RA was heartbreaking. But people deal struggles everyday. Some people thrive. Some merely survive. Which way was I going to go? I decided I wanted to live well – RA flares or not – and these are the four questions that help me thrive with RA.  […]

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Family Movie Night List
Parenting

15 Non-Animated Movies for Family Movie Night

  I wanted to title this article, Life’s Short, Watch Good Movies, but Google wouldn’t like me if I did that. But really, I like the other title better. I don’t know about you but I get tired of watching bad movies. I don’t equate animated with bad but I can only handle so many […]

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Paddison Program RA
Mind | Body

Why I’m Trying the Paddison Program for my RA

Trying to effectively treat an autoimmune disorder like RA can be a tricky thing. Sometimes the medicines that reduce inflammation are the very medicines that harm your body in other ways. This is why the Paddison Program, a natural alternative to harsh medications, appeals to me as a natural Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment option. But there’s more to […]

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Beach Packing List
Travel

Packing List for an Epic (and Safe!) Beach Vacation

Packing for a beach vacation is not for the faint-of-heart. Besides the beach toys and other paraphernalia, you need to think about keeping everyone safe during those dangerous sun times. Oh, and keeping your hair from being a frizz ball, your skin from humidity breakouts, and everyone entertained in the car. No big deal, right?  […]

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Get Unstuck in life
Mind | Body

One Crazy Simple Tip to Get Unstuck

Sometimes, moving forward in life can feel like the most difficult thing in the world – like trying to pull an elephant with a string. This is especially true at certain transition times – after a break-up or divorce, after a serious loss, or after you feel like you’ve tried every thing you know to […]

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Travel

Two Decades In Austin – What I Haven’t Done

You don’t have to look far to find crazy long Austin bucket lists. After living in the area for over 20 years, I’ve done most of the things on those lists. But there are still a few iconic {some obscure!} Austin things I haven’t done. Here’s my list of 8 things I haven’t done but […]

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Encourage Responsibility kids
Parenting

1 Easy & Effective Way to Encourage Responsibility

This summer I need my kids to up their responsibility game. They are fantastic kids but it’s still up to me to tell them to do this and that – make your bed, put on your shoes, grab a pool towel, put on deodorant….the list goes on. I don’t like nagging but if they remember […]

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