April 2014

Lately: Happy April

April 30, 2014

April is rollin’ by in the blink of an eye. Soon we’ll be sweltering in steamy days at the pool. Super excited! This Lately features the meals leading up to our big Easter weekend. It was a great week of meals, and I’m thankful that half of the time I could get out in some […]

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Is Adrenal Fatigue Making You Fat?

April 29, 2014

Today’s guest post comes from Amari Thomsen, MS, RD, LDN, who writes the blog Eat Chic Chicago! Amari owns a nutrition practice and works with clients suffering from adrenal fatigue. Her post today will illustrate the consequences of chronic stress in the body and how proper nutrition can pave the way to a healthier lifestyle. […]

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Weekend: Sunshine + Grills

April 28, 2014

We had one awesome weekend!! While it started under my umbr-ella-ella-ella it ended with an awesome two days of warm sun. Friday night we dodged rain showers to make an appearance downtown. We didn’t stay at Fridays long, but just enough to catch this video of Mazen dancin’ We had plans for a picnic, but […]

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Real Moms Love Cook Smarts

April 25, 2014

This post is sponsored by Cook Smarts. You all know my love for Cook Smarts, but did you know I have gotten lots of my friends hooked too? We are all putting delicious meals on our family tables each night and saving time in the kitchen. We even have a Voxer group where we discuss […]

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New Finds Galore!

April 24, 2014

This post includes sponsored content It’s been a long time since my last “new finds” post, and I have a lot of things to share! Both self-bought and loving and new products passed to me to review. Let’s get started! Bobalu Nuts This new-to-me brand of nuts called Bobalu are actually almonds in the shell. […]

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Eats Lately

April 23, 2014

Hi friends! What’s new? Things are on the up and up here. Mazen is loving this weather, and so am I! I took him to the park recently and he was so tuckered out by the time we walked back home that I had to carry him up the big hill to our house (“UP! […]

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Tips For Prep Day

April 22, 2014

We’ve been rockin’ the Sunday prep day since January when we dove head first into Cook Smarts. It has improved our family dynamics on the weeknights so much! More than just the time saved, I love how we have condensed the dishes we have to wash from multiple cutting boards, knives, colanders and things to […]

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