The summer of mini-trips

July 23, 2014
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We couldn’t afford a big vacation this summer. And being that the kids were new to us, we weren’t sure we wanted a huge week-long vacation.  So we planned a few mini trips. The first was to Kennywood.  Kennywood Park is somewhere I grew up.  We went every summer. Just like Geauga Lake, it was […]

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Review: Soleus Go Fitness Band + Bit Belt {giveaway}

July 17, 2014
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I am pretty sure I start every gadget review reminding you how much I love gadgets. No joke. I happened to stumble on Woot.com the other day and saw the Soleus band and had to have it. I can’t resist. My first thoughts when I took it out of the box  – it looked a […]

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Do you have what it takes for a Spartan Race?! {giveaway}

July 11, 2014
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We all know I’m a dabbler in the walk/run program and have done 2 local 5ks, but I would never call myself a runner.  If you also remember, a while ago I so desperately wanted to do an obstacle 5k. Then, we had these three little buggers move in and change our lives forever.  My […]

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“You don’t sound like a mother”

July 7, 2014
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I mentioned last week I’m struggling to bond with the girls. I’ve gotten a ton of feedback and support,and I appreciate it.  It’s not something easy to admit. For those of you who are judging me, buzz off.  If your first instinct is to say “then give them to someone who will love them” buzz […]

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Review: Surpahs Scale

July 2, 2014
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I recently had the chance to check out the Surpahs sense-on technology scale, that’s equipped for up to 8 users, thanks to the generous company just looking for some honest feedback. I will say, I have a Withings wi-fi scale that I’ve had for years. I love it.  So this new Surpahs scale really had […]

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I eat because of stress, not because I’m bored

June 30, 2014
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First, let me start by saying I started this post a year ago and left it in my drafts.  It’s still relevant and still left unsaid. So with an update and a click of publish, here you go.  A lot of overweight people struggling to track their eats and figure out how they got they […]

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