Tag: wellness

Breastfeeding 101 From a New Mom

When I say Breastfeeding 101, I mean tips and advice that I wish I had known before starting to BF. Some of these may be obvious to you, but I knew NOTHING when I first had my baby girl and I wish someone had given me a clue as to what I was in for.

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The Willow Breast Pump Review

I am extremely lucky to have such loving and generous in laws who purchased The Willow Pump for me a few weeks ago. They saw how much my world revolved around the whole pumping schedule and how annoying it was for me to sit alone in another room to pump for 20-30 minutes at a

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Why the Peloton Bike is SO Worth The Money

I purchased my Peloton bike in April 2017. I remember when I first saw the ads for the bike and fell in love with the entire concept. I also remember learning of the bike’s cost and thinking, ” I can’t spend that much money on a bike!”. Weeks past and I kept thinking about how

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Lemon Vinaigrette

Instead of buying salad dressing, try this minimal effort vinaigrette on your next salad. Toss over some greens and enjoy! Ingredients: 2 cloves garlic 3-4 tbs. olive oil red pepper flakes salt & pepper 1 lemon   In a small bowl whisk all the above ingredients together. Use a lemon juicer to get all the

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38 Weeks Pregnant: Tips to get to the end without having a breakdown

I wasn’t sure what I wanted to name the title of this blog post, but the words typed just kinda came out, and it is how I feel so I am leavin it! Why are the last weeks of pregnancy so hard? Some may say they are even harder than those first few months with

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Easy Red Sauce Recipe

Don’t just go for the easy pre-made jarred spaghetti sauce, make your own! I promise that it is extremely simple and tastes great ( and probably even better than that processed crap.) Remember, when you make something in your own kitchen you know the exact ingredients being used and you can always bet that it

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No Refined Sugar Challenge

Sugar has always been an issue for me. Despite knowing it’s harmful effects I always seem to slowly add it back into my life. Try as I might, my sugar tooth always seems to get the best of me. While I tend to go straight for the sugar laden candy, many people suffer from sugar

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Snow Day Workout: No Equipment Needed!

What would New England be without a big snow storm just weeks before Spring? You can never count on the weather going the way you would like living in this part of the country – that is why I like to have an arsenal of at home workouts. No excuses! Just because you can’t leave the

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Constant Communication: How to Unplug

Between our smart watches, smart phones, Alexa’s and computers we are never not plugged in. I remember the days when there was one phone line that people had to take turns using and that same phone line was used to connect to dial up internet. *inserts screeching dial up tone – you know the one

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Crispy Parsnip Bites

If you are looking for a healthy side dish or snack, you must try this parsnip recipe. Did you know that Parsnips were heart healthy? It is almost Valentine’s Day so why not surprise your loved one with this delicious side dish? I am sure they will love it more than chocolate! … well maybe

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