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Diet Diaries: My Mind is Playing Tricks on Me

I wanted to give you guys a progress update on my weight loss.  I ALMOST threw in the towel this week after two months of trying to achieve my weight loss goals.  This week the devil has been busy trying to get me to quit.   After a few weeks of not seeing any movement on the scale and then being sick, I was discouraged.  I kept thinking to myself, it would be so much easier to just let it go and buy new clothes.  I was doing all this work and nothing was changing. What was the point? Continue Reading

8 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month with Kids

Happy Black History Month!  I know I’m late but it’s still February.  I really think Black History Month should be a year-round initiative but this is the time where schools and businesses take the time to spotlight American Black History.  I’m not going to leave it up to the school to teach my daughter about Black History.  It’s my job to share with her the significant contributions that black people have made to our country.  I’ve pulled together a few kid-friendly ways you can celebrate Black History Month (year) with your kids.

 

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Stepping Up My Workout Routine with Dove

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This post is sponsored by Dove Advanced Care Antiperspirant. Thoughts and opinions are my own.

Having a baby in my late (late) 30’s has taken a toll on my body.  Not only am I tired all the time, but my snapback game is weak.  I’m working hard than I’ve ever had to in my life to get back to my happy weight.  You know, the weight that lets you fit all the clothes you have hanging in your closet.  I’m not rich so it’s either lose the weight or rock yoga pants for the rest of my life.  I choose the latter.  I wanted to share with you how with the help of Dove Advanced Care Antiperspirant, I’ve stepped up my workout routine.

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5 Ways to Fight Dry Skin in the Winter

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Today’s post is sponsored by Vaseline
® Intensive Care™ Cocoa Radiant™. Thoughts and opinions are my own.

Cold weather can wreak havoc on your skin.  It’s easy to neglect your skin during the winter because you’re covered up for a few months.  Just like they say beach bodies are made in the winter, the same thing goes for your skin.  I wanted to share with you how using Vaseline® Intensive Care™ Cocoa Radiant™ lotion and a few easy tips can help you take care of your skin this winter and be ready for spring.

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Obsessed with Ruffles

Happy Friday!  This week was a good week (if I don’t watch the news).  This week I’ve been getting my workout on, lost a few pounds and got dressed.  I would say that I slayed the week.  I wanted to share my new favorite ruffle shirt that has been in heavy rotation.  Continue Reading