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The Big Reveal: Mandy’s Mommy Makeover! {Plus another Mommy Makeover Giveaway!!}

Last month, we were so happy to make one mom’s holiday season a little bit brighter with an extra special holiday makeover!!  Mandy is a mother-of-four who hadn’t had her hair cut in over a year, and had never had a massage in her life.  Need we say more?  It was time for this mom to […]

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The {Skinny} On Loving Our Bodies…Just The Way They Are

Does this dress make me look {________}? Do my arms look {__________} in this shirt? Is this sweater too tight? Is everyone watching what the {___________} girl is eating at dinner? I just want to put on a big, comfy sweatshirt and hide myself. Sound familiar?  Do any of these thoughts run through your head?  […]

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Becoming a Bookworm

I am the first to admit that I don’t read as much as I probably should. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy digging into a good book, relating to the characters, and illustrating scintillating pictures in my mind. But, I also struggle with a love (and potential addiction) to the mindless entertainment known as… screen-time. […]

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Searching Outside For Something That Is Inside

{Today we are so thankful to have Dr. Ron, from Robinson Family Wellness, as a guest blogger in Part 3 of our January series entitled “Live the Life You Imagined”.  We are absolutely loving this series so far; if you missed Part 1 and Part 2, please click on them to read!}   If you are anything […]

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I Am What (and Why) I Eat | Cleaning Out the Pantry

I consider myself a “foodie”—someone who is avidly interested in food, specifically cooking and eating. I collect and read cookbooks for fun, pore over recipes when I plan my weekly menu, and consistently make time for my husband and I to enjoy dinners out at one of our many local restaurants in Iowa City. And […]

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