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How to Make DIY Easter Baskets Toddlers Will Love

How to Make DIY Easter Baskets Toddlers Will Love

My oldest was born in August and by the time Easter came around, she wasn’t even one. I looked for Easter baskets for infants but had no luck. This is when I made my first Easter basket and have continued to make them since.

I also noticed that that most Easter baskets bring too much candy. This is another reason why I enjoy making the girls’ baskets myself. I can limit how much candy they get and instead substitute the candy with healthy snacks.

Making the Easter Basket

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Getting Healthy with Your Significant Other

By Christine H.

It’s hard to stick to health resolutions. It can be especially difficult to resist a soft, warm cookie if your spouse just baked them up and is eating one right in front of you.

Moments like these are why many of us choose to get healthy with the social support of a significant other. The gentle peer pressure encourages us to stay on track, and even better, you and your partner are working towards something together, which unites you with a common experience and can be a powerful bonding opportunity.

On the other hand, the potentially stressful process could also cause some friction between the two of you, especially if one is less committed to the pursuit than the other. Here are some tips to help you both be successful in your health goals!

 Know that It Can Go Differently for You

It’s a very common phenomenon: you’re both eating the same meals, you’re both doing the same workouts. And yet, somehow, he drops 2 pounds every week, and you’re not seeing any progress whatsoever on the scale. It can be incredibly frustrating, dieting with someone of the opposite sex. That’s because men’s and women’s bodies hold weight differently. Fat has different functions, and muscle mass comes into play too. This article gives a useful rundown on how men and women store fat differently.

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You should shop on Holiday, to save money!

You should shop on Holiday, to save money!

While it is true that being a stay-at-home mama gives me the flexibility to shop any day of the week and avoid the crowds. Sometimes, I wait until the weekend to do my shopping, like most normal people. Why? Because most deals are available on these days! Especially when it’s a holiday weekend.

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Product Crush – Valentine’s Day Edition

Product Crush – Valentine’s Day Edition

Honestly, I don’t wear make up 90% of the time but I do carry a few beauty essentials in my make up bag; especially on special events. As Valentine’s Day draws closer, I wanted to share some of the products I am crushing on and some that I have on my wish-list.

Lips

I have always been a little hesitant to use bold color but when I found NYX Cosmetics’ Soft Matte Lip Cremes, I snagged two colors; Ibiza and Prague. I am slowly adding more to my collection because I am seriously crushing on these.

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Intentional Prayer

This morning, I shared a simple but powerful image on Instagram, with the word Pray on it. It was something I felt in my heart but also seemed appropriate for a day like today, Sunday.

Coincidently, today’s message included these same words. Our priest advised that we set aside 15 minutes each day to dedicate to prayer. He went on to describe what the typical day for most working parents looks like and how busy our lives are. And realized that 15 minutes of prayer is not something that most of us will actually take the time to do.

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