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10 Meal Planning Tips to Help You Save Money

Figuring out what to feed your family every single day, three times a day, plus snacks can be stressful.  When I don’t meal plan properly I usually end up at someones drive through and stuffing my face with french fries. As much as I love me some fries, I can’t feed that to my kids every day. It also doesn’t help with my waistline.  Since my Walmart video dropped (HERE), I’ve received a lot of questions regarding meal planning and budgets.  Keep reading for my meal planning tips that help me save time, money and my sanity.

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Prepping Tips for Go RVing

I just returned home from a family trip that I never imagined I would be taking. If you follow me on Instagram or SnapChat you saw that we went camping. I’m so blessed that my family got to have this experience. Before I get into details of our RV trip, I wanted to share with you how I prepared. I’m from Chicago originally, a big city and I don’t know the first thing about camping.  With the help of Pinterest and some major planning, I pulled off this amazing summer trip with Go RVing.

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Getting to the Gym

This post is written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. All opinions are entirely my own. This shop has been compensated by Acorn Influence, Inc. and it’s advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.

I’ve been doing my best to make it to the gym at least 3 days a week. I’ve been doing pretty well with sticking to my routine. Some weeks, I even work out 5 days a week. Don’t get it twisted, having two kids and getting to the gym is far from easy. It takes planning, practice and having the right products in place to get me there. I wanted to share with you how I make it to the gym at least 3 times a week with some serious planning and the new Jimmy Dean Simple Scrambles.

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Peyton’s Bedroom Update & Mouse + Magpie Giveaway

It’s not often that Peyton’s room is photo worthy but once my items from Mouse + Magpie arrived, I was motived to bring her room back to life.  Mouse + Magpie is a carefully curated decor and furnishing company for kids with big imaginations.  Mouse + Magpie collections consist of artwork, throw pillows, lamps, clocks and sherpa blankets.  Peyton has a big personality and the only thing that is bigger than her personality is her imagination.  Peyton sees everything as an adventure ready to explore.  I’m happy that her room now reflects her big imagination and encourages her to dream big.  Mouse + Magpie has been so kind to allow me to give away a few items to one lucky reader.  Keep reading for giveaway details and more photos of Peyton’s room update.  Continue Reading

Weight Loss Journey Update

This post is sponsored by Poise.  Thoughts and opinions are my own.

Since it Mother’s Day weekend I thought I would update you on my weight loss progress since most of us moms (women in general) struggle with trying to lose weight.  It’s been a while since my last breakdown update.  The last time I shared about my weight loss struggle I was battle the thoughts of giving up.  I’m glad I didn’t.  Here are a few before and progress photos.  I’m not going to use the term after because I’m not done.  This is a lifestyle for me and always will be.  In addition to the progress photos, I also wanted to share what has been helping me on this journey.

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