How to Keep Healthy and Fit as a Kid

Hi!!! My name is Ella, Erica's daughter. I'm going to talk about how to keep healthy and fit as a kid. Tips on How to Keep Healthy and Fit as a Kid 1. Eat fruits and veggies regularly. I would eat them at least once or twice a day. 2. When you exercise you should   Read more 


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How to Make Healthy Popsicles at Home

Summer is nearly here and what better way to celebrate it than with popsicles! Unfortunately, many store bought popsicles are loaded with sugar, artificial flavors, colors and preservatives. After reading the labels and buying the healthiest popsicles at the store I still limit how many my daughter because I’m concerned about the sugar intake alone.   Read more 




5 Tips for Overcoming Heartbreak    

Heartbreak and break-ups are difficult no matter the circumstance. Whether it’s a marriage, a long-term or even a short-term relationship ending, feelings of loss and failure can easily surface that seem unmanageable and out of control. So what are some tips for handling heartbreak and persevering through difficult situations? How to Handle Heartbreak We’ve all been   Read more 



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My 3 Favorite Shampoos

If you’re like me your hair is everywhere; literally. I have very thick naturally curly hair. I also grew up in a family with a mom and two sisters. My mom’s hair was poker strait and thinner. And my sisters; one had hair curlier than mine and much thicker while the other one had thick   Read more 


butternut squash soup

Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

My ‘go-to’ recipe this fall and winter has been Butternut Squash soup. It literally takes 10-15 minutes to prep and cooks in the crockpot for about 4 hours total on high or 6 hours on low. Here is the recipe: How to Make Butternut Squash Soup Get one large or two small butternut squashes, and   Read more 



5 Tips for a Happier Life

This year I’m turning 35. Really I’m turning 28 for the seventh year in a row (or so I’ve been telling myself, my friends, family and anyone else who asks my age.) Age is just a number, but 35 is a number that I’ve had some difficulty settling into. I mean, what is it really   Read more 


Easy Makeup and Beauty Tips

Quick and Easy Beauty Tips

These quick and easy beauty tips are brought to you by Christine Wheaton, professional makeup artist, hair stylist, cosmetologist and blogger extraordinaire at Hip Honey Bee. Whether you're getting ready with limited time or you are just a low maintenance kind of person, what you want to look for are products that have a dual   Read more