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Setting Your Own Pace

I’m proud to take part in the #teamNFC program at National Fitness Center. How fast do you run your mile?  Hint: if you’re going for any sort of world record, that would have to be well under four minutes for one mile.  Under four minutes.  Incredible, isn’t it? On the other end of the spectrum, […]

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Guest Post: What Can Tennessee Moms Do Right Now?

Guest post by Lindsay Pace of Moms Clean Air Force: Dear Amazing Mamas, I’m hearing from so many people who are wondering what they can do–and worrying that we are going to have a president who wants to get rid of all our clean air protections. Here’s what you can do right now: Get in […]

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Fitness Inspiration In The Water

This post is in cooperation with the #teamNFC program at National Fitness Center. We all want to get or stay fit, feel strong and be happier, don’t we?  Swimming or any exercise in the water offers countless benefits like this. The Centers for Disease Control reports that aquatics can improve your physical as well as […]

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Falling Into Better Habits

This post is in cooperation with National Fitness Center, where I take part in the #teamNFC program! I have a confession to share. I’ve been craving chips as I write this article.  I know, frustrating as it is to admit, I’ve been in comfort food mode for a while now.  At the same time, my […]

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My Frugal Run for the Roses

My Frugal Run for the Roses This post is in cooperation with Kroger. My opinions are always my own. My children’s recitals and concerts through the years have often inspired a run for the roses, as I sought special ways to recognize their hard work in gymnastics, choir or dance. Always on a tight budget, […]

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Strong Is the New Skinny

I’m proud to take part in the #teamNFC program at National Fitness Center. The catchphrase on the pink tank caught my eye at National Fitness Center, so I decided to explore some of the conversations our society’s been having about Strong Is the New Skinny. If ever there was a loaded phrase to both motivate […]

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School Time Savers

This post is in cooperation with Stonyfield, as part of the #StonyfieldBlogger program! All families are looking to save time during busy school days, aren’t we?  One of our goals with young children is to start and finish homework as soon as possible in the afternoon.  So, I’ve always carried some form of school supply […]

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Setting The Tone for a Happy Home

This post is in cooperation with Uncommon Goods. Why do you feel at home where you do?  Is it the impressive architecture? The exact square footage? The color you chose to paint the walls? Chances are, there’s something about how you feel personally in your residential space that makes it home for you.  This is […]

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Fitness Time For Me

This post is in cooperation with National Fitness Center, where I am proud to take part in the #teamNFC program! You can’t help but smile when you see Ronnie.  He’s the gentleman at the front desk who always, always, smiles and has a kind, encouraging word to say to you when you visit National Fitness […]

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