Week 2 Complete

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Week 2 Complete

Last week was a hectic week with subbing and after school/evening activities so I am glad I got a head start to the week with getting my workouts in. I was super pumped because the week before I had attempted to do a “pyramid workout” consisting of a succession of 25-20-15-10-5 reps of squats, push-ups,…

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Book Review: The Old Rectory By Julia Ibbotson

THE OLD RECTORY Escape to a Country Kitchen By: Julia Ibbotson Published: March 8, 2013 Non-Fiction/Memoir I am bringing you this review today as part of the PUMP UP YOUR BOOK Blog Tour.  For more information or to read other reviews, check out their site, HERE. This is the memoir of Julia and her husband…

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A Bible with A Jump

This weekend we had to travel about an hour and a half each way for Patrick’s cross country meet.  He did awesome by the way….. A very hilly course, a longer race than some of the other meets (1.8 miles) and against some tough schools and he placed 8th for middle school boys and was…

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A Little Monday Inspiration and My Week 1 Check In

I finished Week 1 of the Living and Active challenge with Peak 313.  I have been pretty sore this weekend after doing some different exercises and getting out of the “treadmill box”. I’m looking forward to pushing myself forward another week.  This quote really sums up my thoughts from the week…. It’s important to remember…

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Tips for Getting Your Child Through Allergy Season from Claritin

As a member of the Children’s Claritin Mom Crew, I am happy to share with you Back-to-School tips to help your kids feel their best during this high allergy season.  I know that when your child is suffering from allergies, their performance isn’t going to be what it should be.  They are constantly interrupting their…

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Book Review: A Hundred Summers by Beatriz Williams

A HUNDRED SUMMERS By: Beatriz Williams Published: May 30, 2013 Fiction A HUNDRED SUMMERS tells the story of two friends, Budgie and Lily.  They have grown up spending their summers together on Seaview, a oceanfront community in Rhode Island.  The book begins in 1931 while the two are in college and meet two dashing football…

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Book Review: Capturing Every Day Life By Jane Goodrich

CAPTURING EVERY DAY LIFE The No-Nonsense, Cheese-Free, Read-While-They-Nap, Easy-as-Pie Guide to Taking Top-Notch, World-Class Photos of Your Kids By: Jane Goodrich Published:  July 1, 2013 Non-Fiction Jane Goodrich is one of the top New York based newborn and child photographers.  In her book she shares very simple and clear tips for getting the best out…

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Surprise! Two Winners This Morning!

I had so many people register to win the Brennan Sisters Series of books, that I decided to draw a second winner that will receive a copy of THE GOOD WIFE, the final book in the series.  Thanks to all of you who entered and to Penguin for offering this giveaway. Winner #1 of All…

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A Little Monday Inspiration

source There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. Beverly Sills, American Operatic Soprano As I begin Day 1 of my 5 Week Living and Active Challenge,(See Post HERE) this quote reminded me of my focus for this next 5 weeks.  This is exactly what I needed to hear.  No Short Cuts.  Do the…

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