5 ways to use lavender oil (#NZLavender giveaway)

April 17, 2014

I’m not a great sleeper. Part of that may be my kid’s fault, but I’ve never felt I get a particularly restful sleep. I wake up easily. Every noise seems to cause me to stir. So when a former client emailed me to let me know of her newest venture, NZLavender, I was ALL about it. Relaxation! …

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Have you checked out the Healthy Essentials website yet?

April 15, 2014
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Who likes to save money? Have you checked out Johnson & Johnson’s HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® website yet? HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® offers amazing printable coupons, tips & tools and so much more for all the products you and your family love. You can save over $55 by visiting in April and signing up for HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® program, coupons and …

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Quick and easy Easter gift: no craftyness required

February 28, 2014
Celebrate with HERSHEY Easter Baskets

I know, I know!  St. Patrick’s Day isn’t even here yet and I’m talking about Easter.  But it is the next major holiday (April 20) and the stores are already stocked with all sorts of decor and goodies. How do you celebrate?  A big church celebration?  Neighborhood Easter Egg Hunt? Family dinner? Regardless, I’m sure you know …

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Prep for Valentine’s Day with #HealthyEssentials

February 13, 2014
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Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day and with all this winter weather, I’m really behind.  It’s not a big deal as we aren’t big celebrators of the day, but I’d still like to do something for the kids. I haven’t so much as purchased a box of chocolates for them.  Oh well.  I hope Target is open …

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Packing a Car Emergency Kit

January 29, 2014
Packing a car emergency kit for winter

In 2005, I left work around 4 after realizing that the snow/ice coming down here in Raleigh was making a bit of a mess. I drove slowly down some side streets and decided to avoid the highway as rumor had it, traffic was getting crazy. I almost wrecked after a major spin-out. Scared to death, I …

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3 ways I plan to clean better in 2014

January 22, 2014
3 ways to keep the cleaning stress at bay -

This New Year cleaning resolution tips post is brought to you by Mr. Clean as part of a Type-A Parent Community Sponsored Post. Oh cleaning. I wish I had that bug that makes me like to do it. My mother has it. It’s just part of who she is. I hate it. All of it. None …

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