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Wellness: Staying Healthy in Maine

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Wellness: Staying Healthy in Maine

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BalanceRewards #CollectiveBias Making healthy choices is important to me as a mom and as a woman. I believe that wellness is something we should pursue all the time, so when my family moved to Maine we started taking nature […]

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Motherhood: Who Says I Don’t Have it All?

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Motherhood: Who Says I Don’t Have it All?

Can women have it all? PepsiCo’s Chief Executive Officer Indra K. Nooyi made headlines this week when she said in an interview that she doesn’t think women can have it all. In her opinion, it’s just not possible. Well, with all due respect to Mrs. Nooyi, I couldn’t disagree more. Nooyi was responding to a […]

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A Pirate-Lover’s Guide to Connecticut

| March 27, 2014 | 3 Comments
A Pirate-Lover’s Guide to Connecticut

Psst! I’m going to let you in on a little secret: In Connecticut, we love pirates. And it’s no wonder. With a history that’s ripe with pirate lore (it’s a known fact that the notorious Captain William Kidd once walked the streets of Milford) and rumors of buried treasure (but where did Kidd bury it?!?), […]

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My 2014 Word of the Year

| January 6, 2014 | 2 Comments
My 2014 Word of the Year

We’re almost a week into the new year. That means that about 75 percent of those who made resolutions this year are still working at them. Way to go! But let’s face it, most resolutions are short-lived endeavors into weight loss, organization and better money management. And really, if you are going to make big […]

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A Look Back on My 2013 Goals (Spoiler: Nailed ‘em!)

| January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
A Look Back on My 2013 Goals (Spoiler: Nailed ‘em!)

Happy New Year! As 2013 drew to a close, I had to dig up my post from January where I outlined my goals for the year. While I was totally off-kilter when I wrote them, each one was something I really committed to and really wanted to live in 2013. Word of the Year My […]

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Stop and Breathe (30 Days to a Better You)

| October 15, 2013 | 0 Comments
Stop and Breathe (30 Days to a Better You)

Okay, I totally can’t see into your life, but if you are still following the #30Days series, than I bet you are doing great. Fabulous. Famously. Congratulations! Today, take a breather. Relax. Do some yoga, if you are so inclined. Just breathe. Sometimes a little refreshing is exactly what we all need to move ahead […]

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Say Yes (30 Days to a Better You)

| October 14, 2013 | 0 Comments
Say Yes (30 Days to a Better You)

When the school year started this year, it came with a laundry-list of new responsibilities for me. Over the summer, I said “yes” again and again. Yes to being a Girl Scout leader (actually, a co-leader). Yes to volunteering at my son’s school 1-2 times a week. Yes to teaching Sunday school at our church. […]

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Take an Honest Look Back (30 Days to a Better You)

| October 13, 2013 | 0 Comments
Take an Honest Look Back (30 Days to a Better You)

Generally speaking, I try not to look back too often. Doing so can let you get too caught up in the what-ifs and what-could-have-beens. But sometimes? Sometimes taking an honest look back is the best gift you can give yourself. This afternoon, I pulled out my portable hard drive and plugged it into my computer. […]

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Talk a Walk (30 Days to a Better You)

| October 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
Talk a Walk (30 Days to a Better You)

Last Spring, a few friends and I started walking every Friday afternoon. We paused during the summertime when we were all busy with kids and vacations. But when school started again in August, we immediately started walking again. And you know what? It feels good. It’s not just the adrenaline rush that comes with walking […]

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Smile. No Matter How You’re Feeling (30 Days to a Better You)

| October 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
Smile. No Matter How You’re Feeling (30 Days to a Better You)

Whenever I am stressed, the weight of it drags me down. From the tip top of my head to my very longest toe, it permeates through me. I’m tense and feel it in every bit of my body. I’m sure you’ve felt the oppressive weight of stress before. It stinks. And smiling? Not happening. Or, […]

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