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My First VoxBox!

My First VoxBox!

So a few days ago I got my first VoxBox in the mail from Influenster. It is called the #JadoreVoxBox! So many fun goodies inside. How fun does that look!
So, I have tried almost everything in the box and it has been a blast.
First thing was the chocolate kisses of course...and who in their right mid doesn't like chocolate kisses!? I had mine with wine. :) Looks good doesn't it :)
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Just like her mama…and not at all

Just like her mama…and not at all

Today two of my daughters demonstrated how they can be just like me or not anything at all like me. One absolutely, positively, confidently crushed her audition for AMDA. I wasn’t in the room as she danced and was interviewed; … Continue reading →... Read More

Early literacy seen as key to success

Early literacy seen as key to success

Several San Joaquin County service groups and nonprofit organizations partnered with the Family Literacy Project this summer to promote the importance of reading in a child’s early development.

2013 Weekly Challenge #30: Fuel up with a Protein Shake!

2013 Weekly Challenge #30:  Fuel up with a Protein Shake!

With the overwhelming variety of sports foods available today, it can be difficult to figure out what to eat to fuel your workouts. Before gels, bars, or sports drinks, though, it is important to note that the best way that you can prepare your body for a workout is to properly recover from your previous workout. Your recovery foods should include protein for muscle recovery along with glycogen-replenishing carbohydrates.

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WEEKLY CHALLENGE: The POWER of Encouragement!

WEEKLY CHALLENGE: The POWER of Encouragement!
2013 Weekly Challenge #23: The Power of Encouragement G. K. Chesterton, an English journalist, once wrote, “The really great person is the person who makes every person feel great.”

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Cooking with Mom

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Cooking with Mom

For many of us, some of our strongest and most treasured family memories center around the kitchen and the comfort foods that connect us to them. Does your family have a secret dish that literally has no recipe? Kimberly Noe’s family does! Kimberly shares her story in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Food and Love. After years of watching her mom cook, she finally asks for those “recipes” and learns something besides how to cook a certain dish... Read More

Weekly Challenge: "Break the Fast"

Weekly Challenge: "Break the Fast"
2013 Weekly Challenge #20: Start your day the RIGHT way You know that old saying "Breakfast is the most important meal of the day?" Its an old saying for a reason - its TRUE!