HEIDI POWELL

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Valentine’s DAILY: Simple Ways to Say I Love You Every Single Day

A couple weeks back on Valentine's Day, I opened up here on the blog in a way I never had before. I talked about my sex life. And while the post did revolve heavily around how sex saved my marriage, the TRUE INTENTION of the blog actually had nothing to do with sex...

How Sex Saved My Marriage: The 30 Day Challenge

Ladies, it's time we had a talk. Not THE talk, but you'll definitely need to have had THAT talk before we have THIS talk. It's a subject that gets joked about, glamorized, and sensationalized, but it's rarely treated with the sincere power it's capable of. I'm talking...

9 Tips for Grocery Shopping Success || Meal Prep Made Easy

Today I'm going to teach you how to grocery shop. Sounds silly, right? But honestly, until very, very recently, the grocery store was completely overwhelming to me, leaving me defeated, off plan, buying lots of things I didn't need, and not enough of the things I do...

6 Daily Time-Savers (Lifesavers) for Everyday Mamas

I feel like "busy" and "mom" are basically synonymous. You may be the most put together person out there, like the color-coded closet, alphabetized books in your library, socks always match kind of person, but once you have a baby (yes, all it takes is one babe), your...

12 Lessons Failure Taught Me

The beginning of a new year symbolizes a fresh start, a clean slate. That feeling of “starting over” can be incredibly inspiring. It is the perfect time to sit down with a fresh piece of paper and…

Holiday Outfits for Busy Moms

Between meal prepping and table setting, gift wrapping and more, Mrs. Claus is busy this holiday season—and every holiday season, really. She deserves way more credit than Santa, but at the very least, she deserves some time to look the part while spreading the...

6 Best Healthy Holiday Recipes

The Christmas tree has been decorated, the stockings have been hung, and the cards have been mailed out—the most wonderful time of the year is officially under way! This time of year, eating can get kind of (okay, completely) out of control. I've fondly dubbed the...

Our 12 Month Transformation, Month Twelve: Family Traditions

The weather is getting colder, the Christmas tree has made its way out of the attic, the list of to-dos and to-buys are piling high—it's the most wonderful time of the year! And as we all are prepping for the end of this year and the fresh start of another, I can't...

Best Holiday Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List + Giveaway

This holiday season has been a whirlwind—or in my case, more like a world-wind— since the entire Powell Pack just returned from a bucket list trip to DUBAI! Traveling as a family is such a great experience, but this time of year, in a blink, it's the holiday...

Thanksgiving Crafts for the Family: Gratitude Jar for a Grateful Heart

Every single year it seems that my list of blessings doubles in size. As our kids enter into an "easier" phase of life (read: no more bottles and diapers!) our business grows, our relationship strengthens and our friendships grow thicker, sometimes I sit back in true...

Happy Birthday, Ruby || My Little Gem Turns Five

Oh Ruby Lane. You are officially 5 years old today, and I’m not too sure how I feel about it. If I had one wish on this earth, it would be that I could pause time and keep my baby a baby forever…to snuggle, love, and kiss on until the end of time. If you could read...

3 TIME-SAVING, PRE-PACKED SMOOTHIE RECIPES + $650 VITAMIX GIVEAWAY

You know the drill. 7am: Wake up the kiddos and get them showered, fed, dressed in something at least semi-suitable for public, pack the lunches, and rush out the door without a second to spare. Then it's everyone in the car and off you go, only to realize you've done...

HOW DO I KNOW IF I HAVE DIASTASIS RECTI? || AN AT-HOME SELF CHECK

I’ve been talking a lot about Diastasis Recti lately because it’s a postpartum challenge that is SO near and dear to my heart. Being a new mom comes with its own set of ups and downs, and when you add ab separation to the mix, it can be downright devastating. I had...

Building Healthy Habits: Kids’ Fitness at Every Age

It’s no secret obesity is on the rise in the United States and that an overall sedentary lifestyle is almost the standard these days. Our children are growing up in an era far less focused on physical fitness than the one we did, and the majority of kid-based hobbies...