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How To Use The 80-20 Rule For A Healthy Lifestyle
Disclaimer: Always seek the advice of your physician before starting or altering any exercise or dietary plan.
Advent Calendar Ideas for the Family
This free printable has fun activities to do with your family to count the days, build suspense, and keep your kids entertained each day before Christmas.
Pregnancy Checklist: 15 Things To Do In The Second Trimester - The Confused Millennial
This post is in partnership with Hancock Regional Hospital as part of their empowering women and children site. All thoughts, experiences, and opinions are my own. Be sure to check out their site for additional resources and support. The second trimester is often called the “honeymoon” phase of pregnancy. Typically your energy levels will be back to normal, your appetite has returned, and your generally feeling pretty good. Since this is the time you’ll likely feel your best, I decided to put together a checklist of things to do during the second trimester; because let’s be honest, the first trimester you just sleep! This way your third trimester can be a breeze and you can focus on just resting and preparing for baby! Pregnancy Checklist: 15 Things To Do In The Second Trimester Get your finances in check It’s no secret that babies are expensive AF. Now is the time to start planning! Make sure you understand your health insurance and whether or not where you’re delivering at will take it. Find out how much you’ll likely pay out-of-pocket and start saving towards it in your monthly budget. You may want to start looking into life insurance policies now too since there’s a …
The 2018 Reality Moms HOT Holiday Gift Guide
Math Is Fun: 6 Ways To Inspire Kids To Love Math
Convince your kids that math is fun for them! Check out these 6 ways you can inspire a love for mathematics and how you can help them succeed in an area that most consider challenging.
Since L has a peanut allergy and has been advised to avoid all nuts and coconut, a part of me has been bummed that he won't get to enjoy treats such as Almond Joy, Snickers, or Nutella. My MiL has already mentioned she doesn't know what she'll do for Christmas because all of her cookie recipes call for nuts or coconut. I don't want L missing out -- he looks so sad when Mr Boots and G indulge in candy and foods he can't have. It breaks my heart! I chatted with a friend about L's allergy one morning and
How to Use a Slow Cooker: Crock Pot Do's and Don'ts - Twins In Tow
Did you know there's tips and tricks to using a slow cooker? Check out these Crock Pot do's and don'ts, so you make the best meals possible!
How to Not Obsess Over Your Failures - Eat. Lose. Gain.
Playing the same story over and over in your head? This is how you create a negative reality. Don't obsess. Here are some things to do instead.
16 Photos of Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park in Orange County
Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park is a popular hiking and biking area located in Orange County, California. The park has AMAZING views and excellent hiking trails!
Styling a Bodycon Dress in Your 30's - Have Need Want
Styling a Bodycon dress in your 30's is a little different than in your 20's. I love to pair it with a cape or cardigan that's looser. I also look for a...
Resting Grinch Face Shirt with Free SVG Cut File
Resting Grinch Face Shirt with Free SVG Cut File
Holiday Brunch Lemon Mimosas with Discount Drug Mart
This post is sponsored by Discount Drug Mart but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. I can’t believe we’re rounding out the last part of 2018. I mean, I look back at all that has happened in this last year and I’m truly amazed at how quickly 2018 flew by. But I’m beyond
A Thankful Tree Perfect for Thanksgiving
The Holidays are all about everything we have to be thankful for. This Thankful Tree serves as a visual reminder of it all. Here's how you can make yours.
Holiday DIYs Round Up from Pop Shop America
Happy Holidays from Pop Shop America! If you love DIY and have a bit of time this holiday to relax and be creative, here are some DIY's that you don't want to miss. All of these are available at your fingertips from Pop Shop America and span all kinds of cool things. There are recipes, stylish crafts, and all kinds of good vibes that are going to get you in the holiday spirit! You can get more of these at your fingertips by signing up here. But in the meantime, let's get to making. DIY Clay Gift Tags These DIY Clay Gift Tags will upgrade any gift! This blog comes with a free template and full tutorial. Free Printable Snowflake Paper This free printable is oh so sweet! It's a pale blue with tiny blue hand drawn snowflakes. It makes great cards, gift tags, and wrapping paper. Fall Inspired Gift Box Templates Here is the perfect thing for small gifts! This blog has 2 templates to make pillow box packages and cracker box packages too! Use any paper you choose for a personalized
6 Overlooked Christmas holiday films
Looking for holiday movies that aren't playing nonstop on cable? here are 6 overlooked Christmas holiday films.
How To Help Kids Be Kind Online - Google For Education Moms' Night Out Recap
This is a sponsored post, thanks for supporting The Mama Maven Blog Last weekend I hosted an intimate Moms’ Night Out, sponsored by Google for Education. We met at Cipollina Gourmet in Forest Hills, Queens, NY and enjoyed a delicious dinner. The topic of the night was Google for Education’s Be Internet Campaign and how...Read More »
Mediterranean Canned Tuna Pasta Toss | Homemade & Yummy
Mediterranean Canned Tuna Pasta Toss is an easy meal to make. The best canned tuna recipe we have ever tasted. Dinner is ready in under 30 minutes.
9 Fun Things to do in NYC with your Teenage Daughter
Are you looking for some fun things to do in NYC with your teenage daughter? Check out these ideas for one fun mother/daughter trip to remember.
Ultimate Gluten-Free Thanksgiving
A collection of gluten-free recipes to make your Thanksgiving spread a breeze!
20 Halloween Costume Ideas for Geeky Couples Part Two - The Geeky Fashionista
Who's pumped for Halloween?! I've researched like crazy & handpicked tons of products to help you & your boo put together the perfect geeky couples costume!
10 Things I Loved In October + A GIVEAWAY - The Confused Millennial
Happy Halloween-Eve Y’all! I hope you’re spending this spook-tacular day doing all the festive things… ya know, carving pumpkins, eating candy, talking to spirits, having a séance. All that good stuff! As for me? Well I’ll break it down in below! Oh and there’s a fun giveaway at the bottom! 10 Things I Loved In October Babymoon / Second Anniversary Getaway We just got back from a little “babymoon” second anniversary trip up to Orlando. Last year for our first wedding anniversary E surprised me with a trip to Orlando to see my all time favorite band, Hanson, play at Epcot and to spend another night at Universal Studio’s Halloween Horror Nights. HHN has been one of my favorite ways to celebrate this time of year… but being pregnant this year we had to skip that part of the trip 😩. However we still had SO much fun relaxing at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort for a day, and then hitting up some of the Disney Parks before seeing Hanson and heading home.I’ve honestly lost count how many times I’ve seen them live now… probably close to double digits if I’m not there already! I tried to be really present during …
10 Ways To Eat More Superfoods Every Day - Eat. Lose. Gain.
Superfoods are a great way to get into healthy eating. Add them to your diet in enjoyable ways. Here are 10 easy ways to eat more Superfoods!
The Alarming Reasons Why High Blood Pressure is Known as the Silent Killer
Ailments like cancer, Alzheimer’s and AIDS are at the forefront of public attention, yet for some inexplicable reason, cardiovascular diseases have become “the news of yesterday” even though they still, statistically, kill more people than any other disease. What’s worse, many people are so preoccupied with the potential symptoms of those diseases that are prevalent …
Sephora Beauty Insider Sale Recommendations
Written by Chelsea Pearl, San Francisco fashion, beauty, & travel blogger.
The Perfect Getaway in Joshua Tree, CA: Joshua Tree Acres
This amazing Airbnb hideaway is a short 2.5 hour drive from LA, with super cute vintage Airstreams in the middle of the California desert. Read my review here.
Top 20 Sweater Dresses Under $50 - Have Need Want
There's no need to overspend on updating your seasonal wardrobe. Now that it officially feels like fall I'm sharing my top 20 sweater dresses under $50!
What to do in the Salento Region of Puglia, Italy - Emma Eats & Explores
What to do in the Salento Region - Puglia, Italy. Towns, beaches, restaurants, culture, history, wine tasting. Lecce, Minervino, Otranto, Pulsano, Gallipoli
Pumpkin Spice Oreo Cheesecake Bars
A spooky delicious pumpkin spice cheesecake with real pumpkin, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, clove and all spice with an Or...
Books and Cooks
Recipe: Stuffed Acorn Squash - My So-Called Chaos
A delicious recipe for some stuffed acorn squash. Fill it with your favorite veggies and top with some delicious melty cheese. It's perfect!
Snack Tubs So Easy Kids Can Make Them
Teach kids how to prepare their own after-school snack trays that are healthy and delicious with these easy tips.
Easy and Delicious Halloween Candy Corn Protein Pancakes Recipe
Have extra Halloween candy left over? You can make this delicious Halloween Candy Corn Protein Pancakes Recipe. Delicious and easy to make.
An Amazing Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff
A comforting classic made simple. This slow cooker beef stroganoff feeds the hungriest crowd with minimal effort leaving you time to accomplish your to-do list
Homemade Onion Gravy with Red Wine | Homemade & Yummy
Caramlized onions, beef broth and red wine are the foundation to this rich and delicious Homemade Onion Gravy. Steak and gravy for dinner tonight!
Candy Corn Inspired Halloween Treats
Nothing says Halloween like Candy Corn, so why not stretch out to the theme to yummy rice krispie Halloween treats that wow.
Fall Workout Routine + Fitness Update - Have Need Want
Fall Workout Routine - It's been a while since I shared an update about my fitness progress so today I'm sharing what I've bee up to post wrist surgery.
Men's Fashion: Back To The Basics
Men have just as many reservations as women when it comes to fashion and style.
The Confused Baby's Gender REVEALED + How I Actually Feel About It - The Confused Millennial
ICYMI… we announced The Confused Baby’s gender on the podcast the other week! Any guesses?! We were taking bets on this photo on my Instagram feed where the majority of you thought baby was a girl… but then I polled y’all on my Insta-story and the majority thought baby was a boy… and well that basically describes exactly how our own guesses went throughout this pregnancy journey! The Confused Baby is a… GIRL! Don’t want to read? You can listen to our gender reveal and a baby Q&A where we answer your questions here: Honestly, we were both utterly shocked and not shocked. If you listened to the podcast episode, you know that E and I both had visions of our future children. We sort of always knew we’d have two kids intuitively, and then a reiki master told us that our two children’s spirits were with us already. A concept that I later learned more about in the book Spirit Babies (highly recommend if you are thinking about having kids! Or if you’ve miscarried, given a baby up for adoption, are struggling to get pregnant, and so on). When our children (one boy and one girl) came to …
Chhena Malpua Recipe|Paneer Malpua Recipe
Malpua is a traditional dessert from Odisha, an eastern state of India. Even though the preparation method of Malpua varies from Odisha to Rajasthan.., my favorite is always the one that I grew up …
Levels of Minimalism
Join us on our journey to a simpler life, we will cover many aspects of minimalism, healthy living and tips for weight loss
Easy Homemade Peanut Butter Dog Treats
It was an absolutely dark and dreary day. That's why I just had to cheer my guy and gal up with these totally irresistible Homemade Peanut Butter Dog Treats. To make these you only need 4 ingredients. They are really easy and only take a few minutes. And these are the types of treats that are going to make your dogs so happy! If you want to go straight to the recipe, scroll down to the bottom. And read along for our quick tips on making these Homemade Peanut Butter Dog Treats. The ingredients are so simple! All you need is: whole wheat flour, apple sauce, peanut butter, and one egg. You'll need to bake them in an oven and you will need a bowl for mixing. As you mix the dough it becomes really thick, you may want to use a spoon for a bit and then finish mixing with your hands. Since I wanted to cut mine into super cute shapes like bones and hearts I also used my regular cookie cutters. Cutting them into shaped treats isn't necessary, but it is really fun! If you want to just scoop
Secrets For Getting Homemade Looking Halloween Costumes
Making a homemade Halloween costume isn't easy when you have limited time. However, you can get homemade looking Halloween costumes with these simple tips!
Save Time & Money - Renew Your Prescription with 1-800 Contacts ExpressExam
Contact wearers, I've found a new way to save time & money - renew your prescription online with 1-800 Contacts ExpressExam. Find out how here!
On The Cheap - An Economical Guide To Getting Healthy - Eat. Lose. Gain.
Think getting healthy needs to cost an arm and a leg? Not true! Check out these great ways to get fit, eat well, and protect your health on the cheap!
Encouraging your little ones during Hispanic Heritage Month With Nick Jr.
This post is in partnership with Nick Jr. As a little girl my grandmother always sang me the pollito song. I always remembered it so it was only natu
Unlimited Reading, Unlimited Listening, Any Device; Kindle Unlimited
Unlimited Reading, Unlimited Listening, Any Device; Kindle Unlimited Wouldn’t it be nice to just have your go-to device you carry with you everywhere, and be able to read and even listen to your favorite books and magazines without carrying a library with you? (Your purse/backpack/brief case is full and, not to mention, heavy enough anyway). [...]
3 Holiday Sugar Scrubs you MUST Make this Winter! | No Compass Necessary
Three beautiful 5-minute easy, natural, homemade DIY holiday gift ideas in a jar. You'll absolutely love making these essential oil sugar scrubs this winter
Home For The Holidays Festive Crunchy Granola | Homemade & Yummy
Home For the Holidays Festive Crunchy Granola is not only delicious, but easy to make and healthy too. The perfect holiday food gift.
Reading List: Journey to Narnia because you are never too old for fairy tales: A Read & Gush read-along
Discover Narnia with a group of true book fanatics. Revisit this magical world of hope.
Coffee Guide: Keurig vs Nespresso
When I came home from Italy a little over two months ago, I noticed an immediate difference between the quality of my Keurig coffee versus the full-bodied, fresh and delicious expresso I had while in Italy.