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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5 Easy Ways to Declutter Your Life Right Now

It is January! Holy cow! Where did the last full year go??? I mean, it’s like I blinked and it was over. But I guess it’s time to move on right? So… whether you have set any new years resolutions or not, everyone wants to have their life decluttered. I know for me, my OCD doesn’t like clutter, but no matter what I do, it seems to happen. Especially right now with our renovation going on, and believe it or not, living in a 430 sq. ft. RV doesn’t help the clutter as much as we hoped it would. Why …

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What to do with Thanksgiving Leftovers

Let’s get real here… I don’t like leftovers. I try to make just enough food for Eric and I so I don’t have to put any leftovers in a container and then put it in the refrigerator. Why? Because it then usually sits in the refrigerator until it gets moldy and then I just throw out the whole container. I know…. I am probably weird and in the small minority that do not like leftovers. UNLESS it’s Thanksgiving leftovers. There is nothing more delicious than a home cooked comfort meal. One that you enjoy for the majority of your day …

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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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The Best Coffee Maker for Your RV

Coffee. I have a love, LOVE relationship with it. When we decided to travel full time having a coffee maker was an absolute necessity and non-negotiable appliance for me to bring. When we lived in a brick and mortar, I had a whole coffee station set up. Espresso machine with steam frothed, keurig, and many more coffee essentials I won’t bore you with. But bringing the espresso machine wasn’t in the cards because of the space it took up. Luckily I had a small keurig that fit perfectly on our counter in the camper. Then I found myself drinking more …

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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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10 Fall Essential Oil Diffuser Blends

Fall is one of my most favorite times of the year. Not only does the cooler weather creep in, but the show that the trees put on is spectacular. Back in 2009, I was using writing and art as a coping skill for anxiety and depression. Here is a poem I wrote during that time titled Fall’s Passion. The stream flows by and tickles my feet, the water is cool, it gives me a chill. Fall is near, I breath it in, it smells ever so sweet. The leaves give off the passion of God, with colors so vibrant, the passion …

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AMAZING News for Parents of Kids with Autism and Special Needs

Being an aunt of a niece on the autism spectrum, this is amazing news. Chuck E Cheese has opened up its doors to include kids that have autism and special needs. On their website it says, “Chuck E. Cheese’s is proud to support families who have children with autism and special needs. We now offer a sensory-friendly experience on the first Sunday of every month. Our trained and caring staff is there to make sure each guest has a fun filled visit.” The Sensory Sensitive Sundays experience includes: 1. Less crowding and noise 2. Dimmed lighting 3. Show and music …

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Sleeping on a Cloud

This article contains an affiliate link for your shopping convenience. When we decided to full time in a 5th wheel camper, there is one thing we refused to give up. Our bed. Not only did we spend hours upon hours at a mattress store testing beds and searching reviews, we found the perfect bed for us at a price tag of around $1,500. That was 5-6 years ago. We immediately changed out the factory RV mattress for our amazing mattress. Life was good. Recently we have been feeling the effects of an older mattress by waking up achey and not …

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5 Scriptures for When You Need Strength

When we’re feeling down, it’s helpful to have an arsenal of verses that remind us of the strength we find in God. Use these verses to renew your mind. 1) Philippians 4:13  I can do everything through him who gives me strength. 2) Exodus 15:2  The LORD is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation. He is my God, and I will praise him, my father’s God, and I will exalt him. 3) Matthew 11:28-30  Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and …

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5 Fun Costumes for Kids & Dogs

This article may contain affiliate links for your shopping convenience. Halloween is so much fun. I remember every year wanting to pick out my own costume and get ready to go. I grew up in the 80s though and we had very limited choices on costumes. NOW there are so many choices its amazing! So here are some fun costumes you can pair together your kid and your fur kid for maximum fun! 1) Mario & Luigi Who doesn’t love the classic game Super Mario Brothers? This is a way you can relive it and have a fun costume for …

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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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10 Scriptures to Read When Living in Fear

Every day we listen to the world shouting its troubles. On our laptops, on our televisions, and our phone, and the weight of tragedy and evil land heavily. How could anyone not be afraid? When you feel overcome with fear, read these 10 scriptures — and remember the promises God makes — to help you live free from fear: 1. Psalm 118:6 The Lord is with me; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me? The promise: God is consistent. The most important part of you is something no person can ever threaten — your soul. In Christ, …

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4 Life Lessons from Thor

There are many reasons I love my dogs. Many… like I could write a whole book about it. Oh wait! I do!  They just give me such a lively spirit and make me happy. Anyway… this post isn’t about me. This post is going to give you some life lessons from my dog Thor.  We adopted Thor on April 4th, 2015 from the Tuscarawas County Humane Society. He has been the most amazing addition to our family. He has been an amazing little brother to Pookie and an awesome fur-kid. He teaches me new things almost everyday and makes me …

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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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Strutt Your Mutt!

Hi friends and family! If you haven’t heard, I’m taking part in the 2017 Strut Your Mutt and am raising funds for Luv of Dogz Fund to help save the lives of homeless pets. And I need your help to reach my fundraising goal! Luv of Dogz Fund is dedicated to saving the lives of homeless pets. I have chosen to support this organization because every day, more than 5,500 dogs and cats are killed in America’s shelters simply because they don’t have safe places to call home. That number should be ZERO! I have worked with Luv of Dogz Fund in the past and …

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Wondering Wednesday

Feeling compelled to write today, but I don’t really have a topic in mind. I am doing a little soul searching and trying to figure out where I want my businesses to go from here. It’s not easy when you have dedicated years of your life to something and suddenly don’t feel called to it anymore. My life has taken many directions since I graduated high school in 2001. I went to college with the idea of getting my Bachelor’s in business management and a minor in music theory. That took a turn quickly when I felt called to do …

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The Glamping Housewife Idea

With becoming a housewife on the road, there are many things that I am learning. I started this blog to help other women that are in the same situation as me. Not everything is as easy as you want it to be in life, let alone life traveling from place to place. Here you will find different tips and tricks that I have found or am learning being a traveling housewife. Please follow and like us:0

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