On your mark, get set … and we’re off, jogging – walking, rather – down the sidewalks of my small town, tunes from my iPod drifting out of the speakers of my Baby Trend Navigator Double Jogger Stroller. My boys, ages two and 3 months, and I are perfectly content in this roomy, two-seater stroller that offers a smooth ride. I get my exercise while they get a nice comfortable ride and a view of the world around them. Read More
Category - Beauty & Wellness
Do you love to shop but hate going to the stores? Would you love for the shops to come to you?? Market Mommies has a huge database of mom owned companies from around the world who want to showcase their products. Check out MarketMommies.com this Tuesday, October 5th from 9pm to 11pm Eastern Time for their very first Mom’s Night In Shopping Extravaganza, and if you can’t make it this Tuesday it will be an ongoing event each Tuesday, same time, same Market Mommie place. Read More
Recently, I had the opportunity to interview Kate Kincaid from No Fizz Charlotte about her role in the 60 Days of Hydration Challenge, and the importance of the program in her personal life as well. I learned a lot more about the program, the thought processes behind it, and personal goals that Kate has set for herself, and the people she cares about.
So whether you live in Charlotte, North Carolina or not please check out this great interview for more information on the 60 Days of Hydration Challenge, it’s never to late to start hydrating! Read More
A few weeks ago I wrote a fun story on why Miss A and I love The Little Gym of Huntersville and Lake Norman. If you haven’t read it, shame on you! If you want to make it up to me check it out here: http://www.mommybknowsbest.com/little-gym-of-huntersville-lake-norman/
As you may have noticed The Little Gym is a big part of our lives and many of our friends attend classes as well so I’d love to tell those of you who I don’t chat with on the phone all the time a little more about one of our favorite places in North Carolina. Read More
In case you have never heard of Scentsy here’s a brief run-down: Scentsy was born from a desire to make a wickless, flameless alternative to candles and grew into one of many direct selling companies. Scentsy is now in it’s 6th year of business, and has won several awards for both ethics and growth in their field. Scentsy has approximately 100,000 consultants around North America, Puerto Rico, and Guam.
I met with Scentsy consultant, Tracey Rominger who told me a little bit about her experiences with Scentsy and why she got involved. Read More
Before I even gave birth to Miss A I received sample products in the mail from Lansinoh, a great company that focuses on real moms and providing products to meet their nursing needs.
I absolutely love Lansinoh’s Lanolin cream (nipp
Chef, author, reality TV star, entrepreneur, mommy, and now workout buddy, Bethenny Frankel shows that no matter how busy you are you still have time to work out with her Body By Bethenny workout DVD.
Bethenny is joined by celebrity instructor Kristin McGee for this 40-minute yoga program. The purpose of the DVD is to stretch and strengthen your entire body following up with a 10-minute strength-training segment.
My thoughts on the introduction are that it is a sweet personal message from Bethenny; it’s a little scripted, but seems like her personality and own thoughts are behind it. She talks about how the workout is for everyone at every fitness stage, and that being a “Skinnygirl” isn’t about what size you are, it’s about feeling comfortable in your own skin. Read More
Thirsty?? I know with the heat we’ve been having here in North Carolina, or should I say lack of cool, I’ve been doing everything I can to stay out of the heat and keep Miss A and Baby C from turning into little gingerbread girls.
I heard about this great line of “super-fruit” juices that tout calorie-conscious, low sugars, and healthy ingredients in a unique beverage. Now that I’m leaning towards clean eating Bossa Nova fruit drinks sound like they would be a great addition to my drink selection.
In fact, after receiving samples of several flavors, Daddy B, and Little Miss A and I found out that these drinks are appropriate and healthy for the entire family to enjoy. Read More
Today was our first Farmer’s Market visit and as I sit here eating McDonald’s, yes you heard right, not food from Old MacDonald’s farm, the kind of McDonald’s that has the fries that never decompose, I wonder where it all went wrong. I guess perhaps it all started this morning…I wasn’t feeling great and Daddy B let me sleep in with Baby C, we ended up getting up around 10:30, this is crazy late for me.
Now in a perfect world I’d get up at 10:30 and the whole family would be ready to head out the door by 11:00 right? Not with us, not only did I need to get myself around, I needed to feed Baby C, get her dressed, dress Little Miss A, and then, dum…dum…dum…Mis A’s hair….this is an entity in itself. Often times I find myself wondering why I prayed for daughters with curly hair, and I love the look when it’s all pretty and done up, but it sure does take some energy, time, and product! After all of us getting ready plus 30 minutes for two puffy piggies, we were finally out the door…at lunchtime?!?! Read More
So my luncheon was a success, Baby C was good for Daddy B, she even took a nap and Little Miss A got treated to some McDonalds (long story short, we gave the lunch I packed for her to a homeless man who needed it more.) I abhor being late, but now that I’m a mom it’s something I have to get over. So, I was very tense being a few minutes late for the luncheon, but I don’t think anyone noticed.
I had no clue where to sit so I grabbed a seat next to three great women, Kathy from Kath Eats Real Food, Emily from The Front Burner, and Caitlin from Healthy Tipping Point, right away I noticed these ladies were total foodies, I felt a little weird sitting there, being a stay-at-home-mom who usually eats standing and often with my fingers, but again I don’t think anyone really noticed. From what I gathered I think I may have been the only mom blogger there, which was pretty cool. The girls and I talked a little about Virginia and DC as two of them are moving away very soon. Read More