As part of Children’s Claritin Mom Crew, I am able to bring you tips and recipes to make your life easier.  Check out for more helpful tips and advice related to your family’s allergies. 
Has exercise been part of your New Year’s resolution?  I have just the workout log for you.  Click HERE to download your very own workout log thanks to Claritin.  This log is a great way to hold you accountable, keep track of your workouts and best of all, see your progress!  This could be just the motivation you need!
Do you need more motivation to get moving????  I have TWO Pedometers to give away.  Health experts say just 10,000 steps per day will get you in better health and keep you moving.  Watching the count move up as you walk is the perfect motivation to end each day with 10,000 steps.  All you have to do is fill out the form below!
Starting your day with a healthy breakfast is another great way to kick start your metabolism!  This oatmeal will fill you up and keep you going until lunch!

Coconut Power Oatmeal
This warm bowl of comfort is a great way to start a winter’s day!
(Makes 6 servings)

  • 3 1/2 cups unsweetened vanilla soy or almond milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries, cherries or blueberries
  • 1/3 cup sweetened flaked coconut
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds
  • 4 tablespoons honey (optional)

Directions: Bring the milk and salt to a boil in a saucepan. Stir in the oats, maple syrup, raisins, and dried berries. Return to a boil and then reduce heat to medium and cook for 5 minutes. Stir in almonds and coconut, and let stand until it reaches your desired thickness. Transfer to individual serving bowls and top with honey, if desired.


Contest runs through Sunday, February 10, 2013.  Two winners will be chosen Monday, February 11, 2013, using and pedometers will be mailed out by me. Winners will have 48 hours to respond before a new winner will be chosen.  This contest is open to US residents only.

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  1. Sweetly Broken Girl on January 26, 2013 at 4:02 pm

    Stacie, I just started reading your blog and I look forward to reading your archived posts. I also see that you are a big reader and I wanted to pass onto you a free book that I wrote about my journey to becoming a "sweetly broken" child of God. It's at I hope and pray that it helps draw others closer to God's healing love. Take care, God bless, and keep writing! – Heather K

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