Why I Quit My Diet and You Should Too

If you’ve followed the newest trend in weight loss, you are not alone. My whole life I have been “skinny”. I played sports, I was active. I never had to worry about my weight. So why I am writing about diets??? Stick with me, I promise this is worth it. Through my teenage years, I never weighed more than 100 pounds. I had an eating disorder in high school, so I was never comfortable with my weight. When I went off to college I weighed 100 pounds. We have all heard about the freshman 15. This is real. I ate …

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5 Relaxing Diffuser Blends You Should Try

Imagine yourself walking into a spa and immediately feeling relaxed. Do you ever wonder what they do that makes you so calm when you walk through the door? They use the sweet nectar that western medicine has used for thousands of years. The thing that can change your mood in an instant. Here are 5 Blends that you should try right now to give you that luxurious and relaxing feeling that the spas give you, but right in your own home. I suggest drawing yourself a nice hot bubble bath, grabbing your favorite book, and putting on the diffuser with …

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Hope is Real

If you know me well, or even just a little, you know that I am an advocate for hope. I have seen many friends and family go through depression and self harm and I am persistent on them knowing hope is real. There is an organization called To Write Love on Her Arms which was started in 2006 by a 19 year old girl who struggled with depression, drugs, and more. The organization is now worldwide spreading the message of hope love and acceptance through spreading awareness on mental health issues. Today is an awareness day and to join just …

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10 Amazing Diffuser Blends to Try Right Now

As Halloween comes to a close and Thanksgiving sneaks up on us, we are all thinking about the Christmas and New Years season upon us. Some have their homes decorated already. Some are dreading the season. No matter your stance, we all can enjoy the simple and lovely smells of winter. This post contains affiliate links. Here are 10 amazing diffuser blends to try right now. If you would like a FREE bottle of Simply Earth Essential Oil, please click HERE and use code REBECCAPETERSFREE. Why I use Simply Earth Essential Oils: Commitment to Quality— With the safety of your …

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How to Avoid Pet Obesity

Pet Obesity Is My Biggest Pet Peeve By Dr. Katy Nelson So you walk into your veterinarian’s office for your dog’s annual exam and you’re feeling fine. You’re within a few weeks of the due date of the necessary shots, you were on time for the appointment (almost), and you even remembered to bring the stool sample that they inevitably ask for (ew)! Score! All seems to being going well, when all of a sudden the vet says the ugliest word in the English language about your dog: overweight. You develop tunnel vision. The room spins. Surely you heard her …

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My 3 Secrets for More Energy

Have you ever just wanted to curl up in the afternoon with a pillow and blanket and take a nap? Or have you ever just wanted to stay in bed because you feel you didn’t get enough sleep? Do you feel like everyone one around you has all this energy and you wish you could also harness it to put it to good use? Being a dog mom, husband of a lineman, housewife, author & illustrator, and a full time blogger, some days I feel a bit overwhelmed and exhausted by life. Here are my 3 secrets for more energy! …

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Life’s Essentials

Just adding some of the most common essential oils like lavender, frankincense, lemon, peppermint and tea tree oil to your natural medicine cabinet can: •Fight cold and flu symptoms •Relax your body and soothe sore muscles •Heal skin conditions •Alleviate pain •Balance hormones •Improve digestion •Reduce cellulite and wrinkles •Clean your home •Used in homemade personal care products *Lavender: Helps with relaxation, improves mood and heals burns and cuts. *Frankincense: Builds immunity, reduces inflammation, heals age spots, supports brain and may help fight cancer. *Lemon: Great to use in homemade cleaning products, improves lymph drainage and cleanses the body. *Peppermint: …

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Housewife Hack: Quality Delivered to Your Front Door

Want to make your life easier? Like the answer to that will be no! Anyway… You know how all these different companies are putting together boxes to ship to you? Well, I found one that is AMAZING! I hate to grocery shop. Mostly because I end up spending WAY more than I should. And let’s face it, when I started a healthier lifestyle and stopped buying the “boxed” foods, the grocery bill went sky high! Especially for fresh items such as produce and meats. I really don’t like looking for meats because there is no real way of knowing where …

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