Thursday, May 26, 2016

Nellie’s Certified Humane Free Range Eggs

Disclosure: Special thanks to Nellie’s Certified Humane Free Range Eggs for sponsoring this post.

Eggs are an important part of my family's diet. And when it comes to eggs, I am careful to select only certified human free range eggs.

Why certified humane FREE RANGE?

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Book Review: Legend by Eric Blehm

Disclosure: Special thanks to Blogging for Books for sponsoring this post. 

I have a teenage son in my home who absolutely loves to read (Thank God!), so I'm always on the lookout for good book recommendations. Here's a great, inspirational read that I'll be passing along to him this summer. 

Legend by Eric Blehm is the unforgettable account and courageous actions of the U.S. Army’s 240th Assault Helicopter Company and Green Beret staff sergeant Roy Benavidez, who risked everything to rescue a Special Forces team trapped behind enemy lines.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Review: Fast Metabolism Food Rx by Haylie Pomroy

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It's that time of year again - time to shed those extra winter pounds and get ready for swimsuit season! If you've ever followed the The Fast Metabolism Diet by Haylie Pomroy, you'll want to pick up this her latest book: Fast Metabolism Food Rx.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016


Disclosure: I was provided a review copy of this book. All opinions are as always my own.

When was the last time you a had a long, good night's sleep?

"We are in the midst of a sleep deprivation crisis," writes Arianna Huffington, the co-founder and editor in chief of The Huffington Post. No doubt lack of restful sleep affects our health, our job performance, our relationships and our happiness. In her latest book, The Sleep Revolution, Huffington calls for asleep revolution: we need to repair our relationship with sleep.

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Review: Wonderland - A Coloring Book Inspired by Alice's Adventures by Amily Shen

Disclosure: I was provided a review copy of this book. All opinions are as always my own.

Perhaps my favorite storybook character of all is Alice in Wonderland.


Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Barlean's Swirls + Stonyfield Greek Yogurt = A winning combo

Disclosure: I’m a brand ambassador for Stonyfield Organics. I am compensated and receive product samples. All opinions are always my own.

Omega-3's are truly packed with nutritional power. Research shows that omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation and may help lower risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and arthritis. Omega-3 fatty acids are highly concentrated in the brain and appear to be important for cognitive (brain memory and performance) and behavioral function. But if your kids don't really care for fish, and if you just can't get them do down a spoonful of fish oil, it's hard to get them into your kids (or let's face it - your) belly.

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Do you have a child headed off to college this upcoming fall? Check out College Rules!, 4th Edition by Sherrie Nist-Olejnik, PhD, and Jodi Patrick Holschuh, PhD

College looms on my family's horizon. My son is a freshman in high school, but as a high school teacher, I know how quickly the years fly by. My niece is headed off to college this upcoming fall, and it seems like just yesterday she was a tiny tot that played with dolls and dressed up as Buzz Lightyear for Halloween in Kindergarten.