My husband and I just got our very first professional massage a few weeks ago, and boy I’m here to tell you I have honestly been missing out on this luxury in my life! The thing is it was a wedding gift and we honestly can’t afford to get them as much as we would like. After learning about the MyoBuddy® Pro Massager I knew it was exactly what we needed in our new journey together…. [read more]
Starting Over: Life After Tragedy
Waking up I remembered nothing. The slate was blank, then the sudden rush of pain overwhelmed me. Looking down I realized both arms were splinted; my knee had about ten stitches, and from my calf down to my toes was also in a cast.
I admit it; I love romance novels. Sound the alarms! After all, romance novels are not usually listed among the world’s most esteemed pieces of literature (even though they can tell us a lot about different cultures’ romantic ideals), and several of them certainly do lack quality writing or unique plot elements. But I love them anyway, whether they’re historical Westerns or simplistic contemporary novels–and I’m certainly not the only one who does–so I was thrilled to receive an Advance Reading Copy of Denise Grover Swank’s new book Only You as a reviewer!… [read more]
Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Joy of Less: 101 Stories about Having More by Simplifying Our Lives by Amy Newmark, with Brooke Burke-Charvet, came into my life at just the perfect time. Four years ago a tornado destroyed my family’s home, sucking up and spiriting away many of our belongings in the process. Much of what was left became water-logged due to the several days of rain that followed. We acted fast and were able to salvage a few dozen plastic totes and some trash bags full of possessions and a few pieces of heavy furniture that escaped the F3 tornado winds and the huge tree that was uprooted and catapulted through my kitchen. Our home, 2,200+ square feet worth of living space filled with personal possessions was suddenly, abruptly reduced to about the size of a couple of storage units.… [read more]
Twentieth Century Fox has released a new movie on DVD and Digital HD, A Royal Night Out, available today. Anyone who loves romantic comedies, stories based on historical events and the British royal family will enjoy this cinematic offering…. [read more]
My son became a preschooler this year and so much has changed! He is full of questions as he explores the world around him. At preschool, he soaks up everything like a sponge and is always hungry to learn something new.
By Emily Liebert
I rarely have time to sit down to read anymore. When I look back on my Facebook posts, I used to read all the time when I first started blogging. These days, I have so much going on with family, blog work, managing my review team and trying to find time for fitness, I’m having a hard time justifying just sitting down to read.
Have you thought about what you like about yourself? Do you value yourself? Here is my list of 5 Things I Like About Myself! What would your list be?
Have you ever thought about what you are grateful for? I am always thankful and grateful for what we do have. There are many other people worse off than we are, so I do appreciate our life. We are in no way rich or well off financially. Here are things that I am grateful for. I am not by any means trying to sound like I am bragging. I am truly thankful for everything. What would your list look like?