I used these 5 simple strategies to find more time and energy to exercise. These tricks helped me learn to stick to a workout program!

5 simple ways to find more time and energy to exercise


I’m not one to do something simply because I’m supposed to. But I love working out. Luckily it’s good for me, too. As a working mom, I have to put on my creativity hat to find time for the gym. My husband and I devised a schedule so I have the flexibility to go a few times a week after work. But…

Some great ideas to put dinner on the table when you are too busy, too tired or simply don't like cooking.

6 ways to outsource dinner when you don’t want to cook


Too busy to cook dinner? Or perhaps you just don’t want to cook? I have many days like that. In today’s world, most of us no longer have the time or inclination to spend hours and hours in the kitchen to put dinner on the table. However, many people still want to eat around the table together. Research shows that families are…

This microwave omelet maker cooks your eggs in minutes!

Yes, you can make this easy omelet any day of the week


If you like omelets, you probably have your favorite go-to ingredients. For me, I love onion, ham and cheese. Sometimes I crave a little gruyere as well. I would cook an omelet every day if I didn’t have work and a family on my plate instead. Today I want to share one of my latest kitchen hacks that I am…

Five people I follow that inspire me to fly


Some people simply inspire you to do more. To be better. To fly higher. Do you know the ones I am talking about? Some people push you to examine the world through a different lens. You are now looking down at the Earth perched from the stars. It’s the same Earth but a more brilliant view. I love to be inspired by…

Traveling with an 18-month-old or toddler? Here are some tricks I found to survive!

How do you fly with an 18-month old?


Inside: Travel with an 18-month-old can be scary. Here are three simple tips that make travel with toddlers a little easier. This post contains affiliate links. Every day I am growing into a more fearless mother. Except for when I travel with my young son. I have no idea how my toddler will react when he is confined to an…

Life's little disappointments can bring unexpected surprises!

When life gives you lemons, make a meringue


I made an amazing discovery that I am sharing with everyone. Every day this week I am treating myself to a Chai latte at the coffee shop near my work. Today they were out of Chai, which was devastating. This tea grounded my day as I sorted through pangs of disappointment that life had hurled at me recently. Then, the…

You CAN have a full and engaged life with your family, without going crazy. I have found these three very simple steps can make a difference.

How you can quit being a busy mom in three life-changing steps


On your mark. Get set. Go! Every weeknight after I get home from work, we have less than three hours to get everything done before bedtime. I race to get dinner on the table, convince my son to eat, clean the house and kitchen, push my son in the bath, drag him out of the bath, dripping, and then coax him to bed…

Great recipe for pesto chicken and only four ingredients!

How to make an easy chicken pesto dish with only four ingredients!


I am always on the prowl for painless but delicious weekday dinner recipes. I love to cook but I usually don’t have time to whip up a masterpiece after working all day. Finding easy recipes is critical to survival as a mom! I ran across this Easy Italian Chicken Bake recipe from Pinning Mama that met my criteria — four ingredients, easy prep…