About Katharine

Katharine is a full-time mom and wife with a passion for writing. She is a teacher to a wonderful group of little people. Katharine has also worked previously as a licensed Cosmetologist. Her life revolves around blogging, writing, health, fitness, family, and faith!

Beauty Finds for Fall

Beauty Finds For Fall

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Fall Beauty Finds to add to your Must Have List

In the fall, one of my favorite pieces of clothing is a great pair of leggings. From the gym to a quick trip to the grocery store, they are definitely a perfect cool weather Beauty Find must have…. [read more]

Wine and Spirits For The Health Conscious

Wine and Spirits for the Health Conscious--FitVit Wine -- Ah-So Wine -- Batiste Rhum

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It’s the time of the year again, the kids are back to school and life begins to calm down a bit. My whole family begins to fall into a routine, and soon enough, our household starts to run like a well-oiled machine…. [read more]

Fuel Up For Fall With The Best Coffee And Tea

Fuel Up For Fall With The Best Coffee and Tea--Community Coffee-Secret Squirrel Cold Brew Coffee-Dunkin Donuts-Wendigo Tea Co.

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It’s that time again, back to school! For our family, that means picking up the pace! My son will be starting 1st grade this year, which is a big milestone for him. He’s excited to see his old friends, but a little scared of what kind of teacher he’ll receive this school year…. [read more]

Easy Breezy Summer Cocktails

Easy Breezy Summer Cocktails

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Summer is one my favorite seasons of the year! I aspire to be in a Jimmy Buffett frame of mind, wearing my flip flops and feeling relaxed. For our family, it’s a time for cookouts, birthday celebrations, reunions, and vacations…. [read more]

Natural Fragrance For Your Home

Natural Fragrance For Your Home

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It’s such a great feeling when you can find products that can naturally clean and fragrance your home effectively. With asthma and eczema both being a reality in our household, we have to choose our products very carefully. We have found that plant and essential oil based products seem to work best for us…. [read more]

My Journey To Wellness

My Journey to Wellness -- Plexus Wheel - Gurunanda Essential Oils

 

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I’m going to be honest with you. Swimsuit season completely snuck up on me this year. After I’d bought our family’s membership to the local water park, I realized in horror that my body was totally unprepared.

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Smart Gifts For Dad

Smart Gifts For Dad -- Xtra-PC -- KeySmart

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When it comes to Father’s Day gifts, I’m always on the hunt for practical, cool items that I know my husband will enjoy. Fortunately, I had much better luck this year than in previous years. I’m excited to share with you two awesome gifts that any Dad or Grandpa is sure to enjoy!… [read more]

Purify The Air Within Your Home

Purify The Air Within Your Home - Febreze Air Purifier Tower

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Freshness is a luxury for me as the only female in my household. Other than me, our family consists of my husband, our little boy, and two cats.

With asthma and allergies, my need for breathable and clean air is essential. It’s the difference between a really good day for me, or a struggling to breath and feeling exhausted kinda day…. [read more]

Natural Fragrance For Healthy Beauty

Natural Fragrance For Healthy Beauty - Luna Noel Natural Fragrances

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I love perfume, it’s one of my favorite indulgences. However, there can be many harmful ingredients hidden in our favorite bottles of fragrance.  With the popularity of natural fragrances on the rise, I thought it was time to start investigating an all-natural alternative…. [read more]

Creating A Unique Date Night In

Creating a Unique Date Night In -- Hello Fresh meal delivery subscription service

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Since being married to my husband, I’ve learned many important lessons, but there is one that seems to be one of the most valuable.

Always make time for each other.

It’s been written about in countless magazine articles and relationship books, urging parents to find time in their busy schedules to “date” each other. However, this can be easier said than done when you have a family. There are also times when we’ve both worked a long work week and didn’t feel like leaving the house. Our “date night in” usually translated into “Netflix and Pajamas” night. It was definitely time to get more creative…. [read more]