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The 30 Best Non Tech Toys Your Kids Will Actually Play With

We limit our kids’ screen time a lot, and we don’t give them anything electronic for Christmas or birthdays. We live in a technology age, but they get plenty of that at school. I want my kids to be kids, have fun, and use their imaginations for as long as they can. Check out my list of 30 non-tech toys your kids will love. 

1 Simple Trick Solves the Ultimate Party Planning Problem

Thanksgiving is coming. Then Christmas and New Year’s. There is no need to panic if your guest list is large! It doesn’t matter if you are meal planning for 50 people, for a wedding, or a large family gathering. There is a simple solution to figure out the right quantities of food per person. I’ve included a free chart and some planning tips to make it even easier for you! 

How to Have a Fun, Safe Allergy-Free Halloween for Kids

As a mom of kids with tree nut and peanut allergies, Halloween is the scariest night of the year for me. I don’t want to miss out on all the photo ops, and I don’t want them to miss out on the fun. We have a plan to keep them safe so they can have a fun allergy-free halloween. Even if you don’t have food allergies in your family, I bet you know someone who does. Please share this with friends and family so they will know how to have a fun and safe night with their kids.

What You Should Know About Niacin and Depression

Depression is isolating. You keep the symptoms hidden, even from yourself. Recovery and treatment feel impossible and overwhelming. A few years ago when I realized that I was really depressed and not just having a really hard time for a really long time, I knew I had to get help fast, and that’s when I tried niacin. The results were fast and significant. It saved my life. 

35 Errands You Can Run Before 10 a.m.

I’m often out of the house early for school drop offs, sports practices, or workouts, and since I’m already out, I want to do a few errands. Most places don’t open until mid morning, but I’ve made a list of 35 errands you can run before 10 a.m. and get a jump start on the day or make the most of your time. 

How to Start and STICK TO an Exercise Routine

Getting started with a new workout plan is usually the hardest part, but once you get going, it becomes second nature. Whether your goal is weight loss or getting in shape, I have 30 tips to get you motivated to get to the gym, start that strength training program or perfect your yoga poses. I’m ready to do this. Are you?

20 Quick, Easy and Healthy Meal Starters from Costco

Our lives are so hectic that getting a healthy, delicious dinner on the table can feel impossible at the end of an already harried day. I have found 20 quick, easy, healthy meal starters at Costco that I keep on hand for the nights when the only other options seem to be fast food or fasting. Most of them are gluten-free, dairy-free, and Paleo. Some of them are also Whole30 compliant.I can get a quick and easy meal on the table in 15 minutes with most of them, and that saves us all from a life of drive-thru purgatory. 

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