Dealing with Anxiety, a Pandemic and Quarantine

A pandemic is enough to stress out anyone. Throw in a possible quarantine and a lot of unknowns, and it's easy to fall into the anxiety spiral. Here in Jacksonville we aren't on total lockdown yet, but you can feel it coming. Every morning I check the news and see it creeping closer and closer … Continue reading Dealing with Anxiety, a Pandemic and Quarantine

How to Turn Kid Bath Time Into Your Spa Time

My son has been very anti-bath lately. Also anti-shower and basically anti-water. I got tired of fighting about bath time and decided I was was going to make it the best bath time ever and have some fun myself. That's when I came up with the idea to create a Spa Bath Experience at home, … Continue reading How to Turn Kid Bath Time Into Your Spa Time

Fashom Styling Service Review: New Style for the New Year

Near the end of 2019, Fashom.com contacted me about trying out their styling service and doing an unboxing on Facebook Live. I was very intrigued to try a styling service because my size and weight has been all over the place since having a baby. I barely know my size or body any more and … Continue reading Fashom Styling Service Review: New Style for the New Year

Kids Smart Fish Oil Delivers a Fruity Burst of DHA

After reading about all the benefits of fish oil for kids, from brain boosting to soothing skin issues, I optimistically signed on to review Kids Smart DHA-Omega 3 Fish Oil burstlets through Moms Meet. I received this product for free to try out and post my honest opinions. Compensation for this post was provided and … Continue reading Kids Smart Fish Oil Delivers a Fruity Burst of DHA

Good Friends Can Be Better than Xanax

I got to go to dinner recently with a couple of good friends that I've known for 25 years! We used to be crazy raver kids that danced until dawn, and now I have a kid and have to get home early so I can wake up at dawn. Times sure have changed, but our … Continue reading Good Friends Can Be Better than Xanax

CBD Industry Targeting Stressed Out Moms, But Does it Really Work?

At least once a week there's a message in my in-box about collaborating with a CBD company. Everything from gummy bears to suppositories. (yeah you read that right) So in the name of research, I have sampled edibles, creams, pills, tinctures and even vapes to see if these products get results. The answer? Yes! But … Continue reading CBD Industry Targeting Stressed Out Moms, But Does it Really Work?

Would I Recommend Being a Stay-at-Home-Mom? No. Maybe. Sort Of…

After more than a decade running my own business, I closed up shop and decided to launch myself into the stay-at-home-mom world. Family and friends supported my choice, but now that the mental fog of toddlerhood is clearing and my son is in preschool, I'm not 100% sure if it was the right decision. I have … Continue reading Would I Recommend Being a Stay-at-Home-Mom? No. Maybe. Sort Of…

A Different Sort of Yoga at SaltAer Circus Arts

As I was searching for an aerial yoga class near the beaches, I ran across SaltAer Circus Arts and was immediately intrigued. I grew up in Sarasota, home of Ringling Brothers, and the circus has always been close to my heart. My high school even had its own Big Top! So when I saw they offered … Continue reading A Different Sort of Yoga at SaltAer Circus Arts

Simply Earth’s August Essential Oil Recipe Box is All About the Face

Simply Earth sent me a complimentary box from their essential oil recipe subscription box service in exchange for an unboxing, so I had my son help me mix up some fun recipes from this month's box which focused on facial skin care. Let's hope I didn't scare him too bad with that spooky sheet mask! … Continue reading Simply Earth’s August Essential Oil Recipe Box is All About the Face