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Have a Very Merry Birthday

It’s that time of year again…the time when the weather begins to depress you, but the multiple holidays in a row boost your morale back up to smiling. First there is Thanksgiving, Hanukah, and Christmas. Right after that is Kwanza, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day. The multitude of celebrations, gatherings, and special meals […]

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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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