Feed Your Soul in 5 Minutes A Day

You run around in the morning, trying to keep the head on the chicken. Kids to feed and get out the door, dinner to plan, lipgloss to dab on and a hubby to kiss. Your mornings are probably the busiest time of day. With all that craziness going on how are we supposed to feed our… [Continue Reading]

Feed Your Soul in 5 Minutes A Day

Stop Getting More Done

Life is an ocean of moments in which we step into. Sometimes the moments sway one way, sometimes they sway another. If you stop and enjoy the moment you are in, you will find the gems in each day. Think about yourself standing on the ocean shore. It’s a beautiful day with the sunshine warm… [Continue Reading]

Stop Getting More Done!! by Strive For Progress

Rodeo Drive Baby!

Pretty Woman. I first saw the movie in my teens and fell in love with it.  The beauty of Beverly Hills, the sparkle of the Beverly Wilshire and who could forget Rodeo Drive?!  The best part of the movie was when she finally got to shop, right? My hubby and I  recently visited Beverly Hills.… [Continue Reading]

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3 Tips to Keep Your Family Well This Year

Yay it’s Fall! Normal routines are in full swing, work is more productive and you feel like you can take on the world. Then it starts, a few kids at school get sick and all those nasty bugs start spreading like wildfire. As a busy mom you know that when you or a family member are sick your house, family schedule… [Continue Reading]

3 Tips to Keep Your Family Well This Year

Our 2014-15 Homeschool Curriculum

Looking for homeschool curriculum ideas? Here is this year’s list of curriculums we will be using. We do not usually buy a whole program. We like to pick and chose for each subject. This will be our 7th year homeschooling! We love it more every year. Over the last few years my Mom has discovered that her… [Continue Reading]

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Feed Your Soul in 5 Minutes A Day

You run around in the morning, trying to keep the head on the chicken. Kids to feed and get out the door, dinner to plan, lipgloss to dab on and a hubby to kiss. Your mornings are probably the busiest time of day. With all that craziness going on how are we supposed to feed our [Read On]

Stop Getting More Done

Life is an ocean of moments in which we step into. Sometimes the moments sway one way, sometimes they sway another. If you stop and enjoy the moment you are in, you will find the gems in each day. Think about yourself standing on the ocean shore. It’s a beautiful day with the sunshine warm [Read On]

Rodeo Drive Baby!

Pretty Woman. I first saw the movie in my teens and fell in love with it.  The beauty of Beverly Hills, the sparkle of the Beverly Wilshire and who could forget Rodeo Drive?!  The best part of the movie was when she finally got to shop, right? My hubby and I  recently visited Beverly Hills. [Read On]

3 Tips to Keep Your Family Well This Year

Yay it’s Fall! Normal routines are in full swing, work is more productive and you feel like you can take on the world. Then it starts, a few kids at school get sick and all those nasty bugs start spreading like wildfire. As a busy mom you know that when you or a family member are sick your house, family schedule [Read On]

Our 2014-15 Homeschool Curriculum

Looking for homeschool curriculum ideas? Here is this year’s list of curriculums we will be using. We do not usually buy a whole program. We like to pick and chose for each subject. This will be our 7th year homeschooling! We love it more every year. Over the last few years my Mom has discovered that her [Read On]

Allergy Friendly Treats, Kid Approved!!

Let me say this in the quickest way possible. My family has some food intolerance issues. Someday I’ll blog about them but not today. In the mean time for any of you Mamapreneurs out there who cook allergy free here are some quick, simple and TASTY treats to add to your recipe box! BONUS only one [Read On]

Are you lacking coffee?

Seven o’clock at night and on my sixth cup of coffee. Trying to find motivation for my hour long workout session. Still feeling zero, zip. A huge wave of guilt rushed down my spine. I knew my workout was not going to happen. I look at hubby, he looks tired too. “Hey I think we [Read On]

Mompreneur in Progress…

My TRUTH: I am all about being honest so my truth today is that I suck at grammar and spelling. I am to busy to go back to school and learn about commas, than and then’s and all that jazz. I had to post this today without anyone checking it for grammatical mistakes and there may be [Read On]

[VIDEO] Pretty, Quick and Simple Make-Up Tutorial for the Mom on the Go!

I LOVE watching make-up tutorials youtube! One of my favorites is Tiffany D! She is so fun to watch! Well I am no fashionista and certainly not a make-up guru but I have created a quick, natural everyday look that I wanted to share with you! Watch the video. Below it are the products I [Read On]

Blendtec vs Vitamix Blendoff! I tested them side by side…

Looking for a high speed blender? I remember when I first bought one! I spent quite a bit of time comparing them online. I so wished I could put them side by side in my own kitchen to see how they did. Bendtec had fun videos that showed it would blend ANYTHING! Vitamix seemed to [Read On]

Mom-cation…

Recently I took a trip to see a very dear friend of mine. It was just me, no kids, no hubby. It was so nice to only be responsible for myself! I played with makeup, ate out, went shopping, walked on the beach, read an entire book and even slept in! It was really pleasant. [Read On]

Look Who’s Guest Posting at the Blendtec Blog!

  I was very flattered to be asked to write some guest posts at the Blendtec Blog! I will be honest. I have used a Vitamix for years but when the opportunity came to try the Blendtec, I jumped on it. I always had a hard time deciding which high powered blender I really wanted. [Read On]

Take Control Of Your Meal Plan!

Today I am sharing a quick video tutorial on how to use my FAVORITE meal planning program, Plan To Eat! This program has saved me time and money! It’s a fantastic way to keep things simple, all in one place and accessible from anywhere! I have been using it for about three years now. Try it [Read On]

The Yelling Must Stop! (and how it did)

  Last month, I posted a video on the blog (View it HERE) telling of a new challenge I was going to try for 30 days. I LOVE these 30 challenges. They totally work for me! The challenge was to stop yelling at my children for 30 days. Yes, I am publicly declaring that I [Read On]

BBQ Chicken Pizza & Outrageous Brownies

Recipe Review! (This is an updated blog post, I originally posted it Feb 6, 2012) Every year during the Super Bowl I crave brownies and buffalo or BBQ chicken wings. I am 100% positive it is not my own hankering that gets me craving these tasty delights! I know that it has a lot to [Read On]

My Green Smoothie & Pre-Coffee Tip!

I am so excited it’s 2014 I can hardly stand it! It’s so fun starting a new year but also awesome to end an incredible one as well! Time keeps on ticking away but the fun doesn’t end! Are you optimistic about what God has in store for you for this fabulous new year? I [Read On]

{Video} My Most Embarrassing Habit And How I’ll Overcome It…

Today I am sharing my most embarrassing habit with you. Something I have been trying to overcome for YEARS, most of my life actually! I am really nervous to share this with you but since we talk about “striving for progress” then the only way to be open and real is to put it all [Read On]